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Medicaid Fraud Bust Goes Down In New York
2012-07-18 08:19:46

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A group of individuals was recently busted in New York for a drug fraud scheme related to Medicaid prescriptions. According to NBC New York, the individuals allegedly bought medication that was legally prescribed to Medicaid participants, used a number of middlemen to move the pills, and then resold the prescription drugs repackaged to a number of pharmacies for a hefty profit. Approximately 48 people have been charged for being...

2012-07-10 23:02:06

Colorful, bilingual cards highlight program´s commitment to customer service and improving the consumers´ experience Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 The providers of the Coast2Coast Rx card, a free prescription discount program, announced today that redesigned, user-friendly cards are the latest in a series of cosmetic and practical enhancements to the company´s materials. Already a comprehensive provider of prescription discounts, Coast2Coast Rx elected to...

2012-07-09 23:02:57

Discount card is endorsed by County Board of Supervisors and United Way of San Luis Obispo County for its multi-faceted benefits Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 Coast2Coast Rx and the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors announced today that residents have collectively saved more than $1.7 million on prescriptions since the discount card was adopted in July 2010. This milestone achievement, marked by the two-year anniversary of the discount prescription program,...

2012-07-02 23:00:41

Drug testing is among the most effective ways for physicians to detect and prevent prescription drug diversion and abuse and is an essential tool in the patient treatment process today. (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 The prescription drug abuse problem has skyrocketed in the past decade. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), over 20,000 Americans die each year of prescription drug abuse. Opioid pain relievers now account for more overdose deaths than cocaine and heroin combined. The...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.