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Bill Would Eliminate Medicare Co-Pays for Polyp Removal During Colonoscopies

Currently, screenings are covered, but Medicare bills patients for excisions.

Posted 03/13/17 | Post a comment

Former Head of Sales Testifies NECC President Knew His Company Was to Blame for Tainted Steroids Outbreak

Ron Ronzio told jurors that as soon as they got word that a patient was ill after being injected with an NECC steroid, president Barry Cadden "knew right away it was us."

Posted 03/06/17 | Post a comment

Bill Would Lift Moratorium on Construction and Expansion of Physician-Owned Hospitals

Texas Congressman continues to fight for repeal.

Posted 02/22/17 | Post a comment

Emails Show Barry Cadden Tried to Cover His Tracks After His Lab Shipped Contaminated Steroids

"No more fudging. No more BS. We must clean up all of our processes," NECC President Barry Cadden wrote in one email.

Posted 02/15/17 | Post a comment

Judge Blocks Further Testimony by Victims of the 2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

"The emotional impact on the jurors has been visible to the court," judge writes in his ruling.

Posted 02/07/17 | Post a comment

New England Compounding Center Produced Drugs That Were Superpotent and Subpotent

Quality control manager testifies at deadly meningitis trial that some compounded drugs were too strong, others too weak.

Posted 02/01/17 | Post a comment

Legal Update: The Legal Burden of Workplace Bullying

Staff-on-staff hostility puts your facility at risk for litigation.

Posted 01/31/17 | Angela T. Burnette, Esq.; Rebecca Kennedy, Esq.; Genta Iwasaki | 3 comments

As Business Boomed at Compounding Pharmacy, Disinfection Practices Slid

At meningitis trial, pharmacy tech testifies that hoods in clean room where tainted steroids were made weren't disinfected for a month.

Posted 01/25/17 | Post a comment

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