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6/21/18 - Challenges of Tackling Prescription Medicines' Abuse, Other Psychoactive Substances - NAFDAC
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has expressed concerns about the abuse of prescription medicines and other psychoactive substances not under international control. She said the Commission on Narcotic Drugs expects Member States to improve access to controlled medicines for medical and scientific purposes by...
6/21/18 - FSD Pharma Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Commercial Officer
Thomas Fairfull, President and Chief Executive Officer of FSD Pharma Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Ash as the Chief Commercial Officer of FV Pharma Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Michael Ash brings a wealth of pharmaceutical industry expertise to FV Pharma in the areas of domestic and international sal
6/21/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Access to Telehealth Services for Substance Use Disorders Act
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide the Secretary of Health and Human Services authority to waive certain Medicare telehealth requirements in the case of certain treatment of an opioid use disorder or co-occurring mental health disorder. Greg Walden, R- Or
6/21/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Advancing High Quality Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Medicare Act
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an opioid use disorder treatment demonstration program. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12. Raul Ruiz, to create a demonstration project to test new ways to treat opioid use disorder among the Medicare population.
6/21/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on At-Risk Youth Medicaid Protection Act (Part 1 of 2)
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to protect at-risk youth against termination of Medicaid eligibility while an inmate of a public institution. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on average 1,000 people ar
6/21/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on At-Risk Youth Medicaid Protection Act (Part 2 of 2)
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to protect at-risk youth against termination of Medicaid eligibility while an inmate of a public institution. The report was advanced by Rep. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12.
6/21/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Drug Management Programs For At-Risk Beneficiaries
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require prescription drug plan sponsors under the Medicare program to establish drug management programs for at-risk beneficiaries. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12. Sander Levin to build off of work done in the Comprehensive
6/21/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require e-prescribing for coverage under part D of the Medicare program of prescription drugs that are controlled substances. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12. Markwayne Mullin to require e-prescribing for coverage of prescrib
6/21/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Opioid Addiction Action Plan Act
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide for an action plan on recommendations for changes under Medicare and Medicaid to prevent opioids addictions and enhance access to medication-assisted treatment. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12. Danny Davis to es
6/21/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Opioid Screening, Chronic Pain Management Alternatives for Seniors Act
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require a review of current opioid prescriptions for chronic pain and screening for opioid use disorder to be included in the Welcome to Medicare initial preventive physical examination. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12.
6/21/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Post-Surgical Injections As Opioid Alternative Act (Part 1 of 2)
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for modifications in payment for certain outpatient surgical services. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 13. Peter Roskam to incentivize post-surgical injections as a pain treatment alternative to opioids by reversing a...
6/21/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Post-Surgical Injections As Opioid Alternative Act (Part 2 of 2)
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for modifications in payment for certain outpatient surgical services. The report was advanced by Rep. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 13.
6/21/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Standardizing Electronic Prior Authorization for Safe Prescribing Act
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for electronic prior authorization under Medicare part D for covered part D drugs. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12. Ben Ray Lujan to standardize electronic prior authorization for prescription drugs under Medicare Par
6/21/18 - Innovus Pharma Receives Approval from Amazon to Expand its Amazon Stores to Europe Covering the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Italy
Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an emerging commercial-stage pharmaceutical company that delivers safe, innovative and effective over-the-counter medicine and consumer care products to improve men s and women's health and respiratory diseases, today announced the approval from Amazon for the expansion of its Amazon stores to five European..
6/21/18 - Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America to Present Data on RADICAVA (edaravone) at the European Network for the Cure of ALS (ENCALS) Annual Meeting
Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc. today announced it will present three abstracts on RADICAVA in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at the European Network for the Cure of ALS Annual Meeting held June 20-22 in Oxford, England. Towards more efficient clinical trial designs in ALS: Lessons from the edaravone development program Abstract D30, Pos
6/20/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on CHIP Mental Health Parity Act (Part 1 of 2)
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure access to mental health services for children under the Children's Health Insurance Program. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on average, 1,000 people are trea
6/20/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on CHIP Mental Health Parity Act (Part 2 of 2)
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure access to mental health services for children under the Children's Health Insurance Program. The report was advanced by Rep. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12.
6/20/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on COMPASS Act
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide notifications under the Medicare program to outlier prescribers of opioids. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12. Peter Welch to require the Centers for Medicare and Me
6/20/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Medicare Clear Health Options in Care for Enrollees Act
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require prescription drug plans under Medicare part D to include information on the adverse effects of opioid overutilization and of coverage of nonpharmacological therapies and nonopioid medications or devices used to treat pai
6/20/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Protecting Seniors from Opioid Abuse Act
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand eligibility for medication therapy management programs established under part D of the Medicare program to include certain individuals who are at risk for prescription drug abuse. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12.
6/20/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on REACH OUT
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to require the secretary of Health and Human Services to provide grants for eligible entities to provide technical assistance to outlier prescribers of opioids. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12. Mike Thompson to direct the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to work wit
6/20/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Rural DOCS Act (Part 1 of 2)
Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12. The bill requires the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to carry out a demonstration project to provide an enhanced federal matching rate for state Medicaid expenditures related to the expansion of substance-use treatment and recovery services. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
6/20/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Rural DOCS Act (Part 2 of 2)
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a demonstration project to increase substance use provider capacity under the Medicaid program. The report was advanced by Rep. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12.
6/20/18 - House Energy & Commerce Committee Issues Report on Strengthening Partnerships to Prevent Opioid Abuse Act
The House Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report on legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for certain program integrity transparency measures under Medicare parts C and D. The report was advanced by Rep. Greg Walden, R- Oregon, on June 12. Scott Peters to help facilitate communication among Medicare Advantage
6/20/18 - PainReform to conduct Phase III trials for pain reliever [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]
June 20 Israeli drug development company Painreform says it will conduct two Phase III trials of its pain reliever, based on delayed release over 72 hours. PainReform was founded in 2007 by Ofer Brothers' venture capital fund, now known as XT Holdings, which no longer invests in young companies; private equity fund Viola; and Medica Venture Partn
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