Changes in the Exceptions Process in Prescription Coverage [Infographic]

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Prescription drug coverage is changing in 2017, with new specific rules for the exceptions process. Take a look at our latest infographic to find out how the exceptions process may affect your prescription!  

Rural Workers’ Compensation and the Role of Telemedicine

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We’ve talked about telemedicine before on the AMR blog, outlining some of the pros and cons, as well as addressing how it might be funded. This post focuses on workers’ compensation in rural areas, and how telemedicine could play a crucial role in improving healthcare experiences for rural workers. As a refresher, telemedicine is care […]

The Latest on Obesity, Diet & Exercise

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The United States has long heard it has an obesity epidemic. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 36.5 percent of U.S. adults are obese, which leads to health problems like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers and premature death. But being overweight is not just a problem for people in […]

Workers’ Compensation: Keeping Workers Safe by Prioritizing Prevention

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Adults spend a significant amount of their lives at work. Some individuals have 9-to-5 desk jobs while others hold more physically demanding positions in agriculture, manufacturing and construction. Whatever the work environment, employees expect to be safe from unreasonable dangers and to be able to get up and go to work again the next day. […]

Days of Change – Workers’ Compensation In 2017 [Infographic]

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From the election to recent statewide regulations, Workers’ Compensation is bracing for big changes in 2017. Find out more in our infographic!

Looking Ahead: Workers’ Compensation Reforms

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The goal of workers’ compensation is to support employers and workers in offering the benefits workers need to recover from injuries or support themselves after becoming disabled. Every state has a workers’ compensation insurance system and specific guidelines within which businesses and employees must work. While the system has worked for many years, in recent […]

Universal Flu Vaccine in the Works

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We’re all familiar with the flu, the cold weather specter that sends us all scurrying to the nearest pharmacy for a yearly flu shot. The flu is mostly preventable, but the need for a yearly vaccination can become tedious, and many people skip it altogether. The reason people find themselves at the pharmacy to get […]

Issues Facing Men’s Health Today: Lack of Preventative Care

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One of the ways men stay healthy throughout their lives is by participating in continuous medical care. By going to physicians they are familiar with for regular checkups, doctors are able to guide people’s behavior and health – or more importantly, notice signs of a potential problem. The point of these checkups is preventative care, […]

Issues Facing Men’s Health Today: Treatment Options

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When people learn they have medical conditions, they naturally leap to the next step: treatment. But choosing the right treatment is not always a black-and-white process, particularly for men with prostate cancer. Each person’s injury or disease is affected by his or her gender, age, lifestyle and other medical needs. There is rarely only one […]

Wearable Tech: The Future of Healthcare

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With the advent of such handy and on-the-go wearable tech as smart watches, Fitbit, and even virtual reality, it’s no surprise that the healthcare industry is on board with these advances. Wearable tech is often seen as a luxury, but when it comes to healthcare, what is considered a convenience now could well become the […]

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