Posts Tagged ‘P&T Committees

In late June 2003, the House and Senate passed separate bills addressing the longstanding void that has existed since Medicare’s inception in the 1960s regarding the provision of outpatient medications. Although the bills differed, some major features are the same; only the exact amount and percentage of coverage must be worked out in committee.

On October 30, 1991, tremendous hurricane forces converged in what the National Weather Service labeled the “perfect storm,” causing significant damage to parts of the U.S. Today we are witnessing the confluence of major factors involving U.S. senior citizens and their medications, which may represent another type of perfect storm. These factors include the increasing […]