A table showing the dollar amounts physicians may bill Medicare for administering vaccines under various CPT codes.
A summary of the most common adult and pediatric vaccines, their brand name, cost per dose, and manufacturer
Experts offer best practices related to smart purchasing, inventory control, and reducing waste of vaccines.
GlaxoSmithKline changes its sales and marketing practices to put more focus on patients, CEO says.
Changing Medicare's policy to permit patients to self-administer injectable drugs in their homes could create "substantial savings" without inhibiting patient safety or treatment effectiveness, according to a recent NEJM editorial.
Canaglifozin (Invokana, Janssen Pharmaceuticals) tablets, recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the improvement of glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes, is the first diabetes treatment approved in a new class of drugs known as sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors.
Walgreens is ready to take retail clinics a step further, with an announcement yesterday that the pharmacy chain will begin offering chronic care in addition to immunizations and acute care.