Walgreens to Pay $200K, Change Opioid Procedures
BOSTON (AP) - The nation's largest drugstore chain has agreed to pay $200,000 and change some of its procedures after state investigators determined that multiple stores in Massachusetts failed to track the opioid use of some high-risk patients in the state's Medicaid program...
Mass. Insurer Ends Coverage of Compounded Drugs
The second largest health insurer in Massachusetts has announced that it will no longer cover specialty medications known as compounded drugs, months after a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak was traced to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.
Sen. Montigny Questions Compounding Pharmacy Oversight
New Bedford State Senator Mark Montigny is calling for federal oversight of compounding pharmacies in Massachusetts.
Senator Montigny, Chairman of the Post Audit and Oversight Committee attended the latest hearing over rules governing the compounding industry...