Martha Bebinger

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Name: Martha Bebinger
Date registered: October 23, 2014
URL: http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/most_popular

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  1. Addiction Medicine Mostly Prescribed To Whites, Even As Opioid Deaths Rose Among Blacks — May 8, 2019
  2. Purdue Pharma Agrees To $270 Million Opioid Settlement With Oklahoma — March 26, 2019
  3. Fentanyl-Linked Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic’s Third Wave Begins — March 21, 2019
  4. Nurse Denied Life Insurance Because She Carries Naloxone — December 13, 2018
  5. Twin’s Difficult Birth Put A Project Designed To Reduce C-Sections To The Test — November 24, 2018

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Addiction Medicine Mostly Prescribed To Whites, Even As Opioid Deaths Rose Among Blacks

A study looked at who gets Suboxone prescriptions and found that whites are almost 35 times more likely to get the addiction treatment than African Americans.

Purdue Pharma Agrees To $270 Million Opioid Settlement With Oklahoma

The maker of OxyContin will pay to settle a historic opioid lawsuit brought by the attorney general of Oklahoma. Will other drugmakers named in the lawsuit follow?

Fentanyl-Linked Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic’s Third Wave Begins

Overdose deaths involving fentanyl are rising — up 113 percent on average each year from 2013 to 2016. Dealers are adding cheap fentanyl to the illicit drug supply, and some users get it accidentally.

Nurse Denied Life Insurance Because She Carries Naloxone

The U.S. surgeon general has called on “bystanders” to be equipped with the opioid reversal drug to save lives. But when a nurse answered that call, her application for life insurance was denied. Why?

Twin’s Difficult Birth Put A Project Designed To Reduce C-Sections To The Test

A woman had twins in a hospital south of Boston last summer, right around dinner time. For doctors aiming to reduce cesareans, the second baby’s tricky arrival tested the limits of teamwork.

VA Adding Opioid Antidote To Defibrillator Cabinets For Quicker Overdose Response

The overdose antidote naloxone could soon be available in more public places. The Veterans Administration is adding it to its automated defibrillator cabinets. Other institutions are following suit.

A Setback For Massachusetts In States’ Drive To Contain Medicaid Drug Spending

Massachusetts planned to exclude expensive drugs that weren’t proven to work better than existing alternatives from its Medicaid plan. Medicaid drug spending had doubled in five years.

Families Choose Empathy Over ‘Tough Love’ To Rescue Loved Ones From Opioids

Families are starting to adopt an approach that stresses compassion instead of harsh consequences for loved ones with addiction. Their goal? Keep them alive long enough to recover.

Some Doctors, Patients Balk At Medicare’s ‘Flat Fee’ Payment Proposal

The Trump administration says its plan to overhaul the way Medicare pays doctors will save physicians time and paperwork. But critics worry the changes will hurt patients’ care and doctors’ income.

After An Overdose, Patients Aren’t Getting Treatments That Could Prevent The Next One

An overdose is a wake-up call for many people with addiction. So why aren’t patients being offered medications that could keep them from looking for the next dangerous hit of drugs?

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