April 2002 Health Care News

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April, 2002
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State elected officials across the country have declared war on prescription drugs, taking uplegislation that would force drug manufacturers to pay "supplemental rebates" to have their drugs ncluded in state Medicaid programs. The end result will be higher health care costs for the privately insured and uninsured, and fewer choices for doctors and their patients. The new drug war leads off the April issue of Health Care News. Also in this issue: the medical malpractice insurance crisis; prescription drugs on the Internet; an Oregon community adopts SimpleCare; the Business Roundtable's patient safety survey; a review of John Q; and more. (download PDF>

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