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States Step Up Push to Regulate Pharmacy Drug Brokers

Under pressure to rein in skyrocketing prescription drug costs, states are targeting companies that serve as conduits for drug manufacturers, health insurers and pharmacies. More than 100 separate bills regulating those companies, known as pharmacy benefit managers, have been introduced in 42 states this year, according to the National Academy for State Health Policy, which crafts model…

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Advize Celebrates Pride

As Pride Month comes to a close, Advize continues to celebrate Pride today and every day.  We invite you to celebrate the lives and achievements of LGBTQIA+ beyond this month.  In addition to the legacies of the leaders who have come before us, it’s important to celebrate growing leaders in this space today. This week our very own Ricardo…

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Biden Quietly Transforms Medicaid Safety Net

The Biden administration is quietly engineering a series of expansions to Medicaid that may bolster protections for millions of low-income Americans and bring more people into the program. Biden’s efforts — which have been largely overshadowed by other economic and health initiatives — represent an abrupt reversal of the Trump administration’s moves to scale back…

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Fact Check: Did the WHO Reverse Its Position on Kids and Covid Vaccines?

“The WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION recently reversed its stance on children getting the Covid vaccine.” Instagram post, June 22, 2021 A social media post circulating on Facebook and Instagram claims that the World Health Organization recently flipped its policy recommendation about children receiving a covid-19 vaccine. “The WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION recently reversed its stance on children…

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OIG Files: The Importance of Quality Legal Representation

We provide a lot of advisory and consulting services for the legal community.  Our Former HHS-OIG Special Agents have that very niche experience in the ability to speak healthcare fraud, waste and abuse as well as legalese.  In working with the various law firms on criminal, civil and administrative matters, it becomes clear that having…

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Leaders in Diversity; Spotlight: Gary C. Norman

Advize Health is honored to feature Gary C. Norman, a Healthcare Lawyer, Intrepid Guide Dog Handler, Mason Public Servant, Former Presidential Management Fellow, and Creative Leader and Solutions Broker. Coining the terms: “lawyer with a disability” and “Chair of Maryland Commission on Civil Rights,” would not have been possible without Mr. Gary C. Norman. For…

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Advize: Meet Ricardo

I got a chance to grab Advize’s newly minted Director of Information Technology and Compliance, Mr. Ricardo Pryce and ask him a few questions about himself… What were you doing before you joined Advize? How did you “find each other”? I have been working in the IT Security space for over 10 years. Prior to…

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