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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – November 16, 2018


Posted on November 16, 2018 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Democrats Set to Control Key Health Committees in Next Session of Congress The Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives following the recent midterm elections will significantly change the political landscape for health care issues when lawmakers return for the 116th Session of Congress next year. Overall, the election results will mean divided government... READ MORE

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CMS Proposes Regulation Limiting the Ability of LTC Pharmacists to Consult Facilities


Posted on October 10, 2011 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Bufford, David W.

CMS has published a proposed regulation that would limit the ability of institutional pharmacies to offer pharmacist consultation services to facilities.  CMS believes that relationships between nursing homes and pharmacy suppliers could result in “recommendations that conflict with the best interests of nursing home residents.” The proposed regulation would require facilities to hire independent pharmacists to... READ MORE

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