ASHP discusses efforts to educate professionals on non-controlled drug abuse

The American Society of Health-System Professionals (ASHP) recently announced that Michael Cohen, operations officer for the investigations branch of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) in Washington, D.C., believes clinicians need to not just look at opioids but also at non-controlled drugs when trying to understand drug abuse. Read More »

Rep. Collins leads anti-PBM 'rant' on House floor, introduces controversial drug price 'transparency' bill

U.S. Congressmen Doug Collins (R-GA) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA) last week introduced a bill -- H.R. 1316, the Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act -- that they say would "require greater transparency from pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)." In introducing the bill, the congressmen, along with Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) and others, took to the House floor to deliver what Drug Channels' Dr. Adam Fein referred to as a "60-minute rant" against PBMs. Read More »