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AMA supports efforts to improve substance abuse disorder coverage

June 21, 2017

Experts from four leading nonprofits in the addiction field have determined that existing legislation does not adequately protect insurance coverage of substance abuse disorders, according to a press release.

FDA News

FDA commissioner calls for public input on lifting generic barriers

June 21, 2017
In introducing the FDA’s Drug Competition Action Plan, the commissioner announced his intent to assess ways FDA rules may be misused to create obstacles against…

CMS proposes rule to increase flexibility, reduce burdens

June 21, 2017
CMS recently issued a proposed rule to update the Quality Payment Program as required by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 to simplify reporting…
In the Journals

Lampalizumab reduces geographic atrophy lesion progression

June 21, 2017
Monthly lampalizumab, a potential therapy for patients with geographic atrophy secondary to age-related macular degeneration, reduced lesion area progression by 20%…
In the Journals

State medical licensing board questions may discourage physicians from addressing their mental health

June 21, 2017
Medical license application questions are still not treating mental and physical illness the same, and this could be impacting a physician’s decision to seek…
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Review Article

Questionnaires for Measuring Refractive Surgery Outcomes

Journal of Refractive Surgery, June 2017, Volume 33 Issue 6
To identify the questionnaires used to assess refractive surgery outcomes, assess the available questionnaires in…
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Non-infectious Uveitis: Moving Beyond the Standard of Care with an Eye on the Evidence

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc.

Uveitis is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness worldwide with a prevalence in the US of about 38 cases…
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VIDEO: Kiawah Eye helps take practice from 'good to great'

June 15, 2017
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