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BPCA and PREA: Challenges and Recommendations

Susan Weiner, president of the Children’s Cause, presented at an FDA stakeholder meeting this week on BPCA and PREA: shorthand for the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act… 220 more words

Advocacy

FLORIDA: HB 545, House OKs telehealth bill but controversial reimbursement issue is looming

By Christine Jordan Sexton

March 12, 2015 –  A House healthcare panel approved a telehealth bill on Thursday but there were warnings that the measure isn’t “floor ready.” 278 more words

DPC News

Mississippi Becomes 8th State to Protect Direct Primary Care

By Sean Riley, American Legislative Exchange Council.

March 24, 2015 – On Wednesday, March 18, Governor Phil Bryant approved the Mississippi Direct Primary Care Act, a measure to promote innovation and affordability in health by shielding direct primary care practices from state insurance regulators. 163 more words

Business

DPCC: What are Our Most Pressing Issues? - MARCH 26th EVENT

By Direct Primary Care Coalition, Last Updated: Feb. 23, 2015

DPCC: What are Our Most Pressing Issues?

Congress and State Legislatures have recognized the need for changes in policy to help the DPC model grow and thrive in the ever-changing landscape of healthcare reform. 202 more words

DPC News

UK House of Lords: Regional cooperation key to managing North Sea marine environment

The UK House of Lords has declared the North Sea marine environment under ‘severe pressure’ from human activity and blue growth development. The North Sea urgently requires conservation measures to reduce biodiversity loss from these pressures and protect North Sea ecosystem services while allowing sustainable use by North Sea stakeholders. 954 more words

Plankton

Doctors descend on Vermont to restore patient control over health care

By Bruce Parker | Vermont Watchdog

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. | March 20, 2015 — As health care officials from Gov. Peter Shumlin’s administration fight a never-ending battle with overpriced insurance-based health systems, a quiet physician-patient revolution is under way to bypass health-care middlemen and pass the savings on to consumers. 984 more words

DPC News

Hiring and Firing the Disabled

I know what it fees like to be discriminated against at work based on a disability. I have heard the thinly veiled excuses and the felt the drastic shift in attitude towards me. 1,131 more words

Mental Illness