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January 18, 2019
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals Against Violence Initiative has named human trafficking as a main focus area for 2019
January 17, 2019
This week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new study about opioid prescribing trends. The study found that physicians have reduced the overall frequency with which they are prescribing opioids following the CDC’s release of its Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. The rates of reductions, however, vary between urban and rural areas
January 16, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that it has completed distribution of new Medicare cards to more than 61 million beneficiaries across the country.
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