Amendments to Title 10 NYCRR Part 80 Rules and Regulations on Controlled Substances have been adopted and became effective as final regulations on March 27, 2013.
The amendments authorize a practitioner to issue an electronic prescription for controlled substances in Schedules II through V and allow a pharmacist to accept, annotate, dispense and electronically archive such prescriptions.
Your insurance plan will often follow your doctor’s recommendations on what’s medically appropriate.
Some insurance plans may require pre-authorization from your doctor.
Before an audience Tuesday night that included female legislators dressed in white to protest his record on women, President Donald Trump told a joint session of Congress that he wanted to work with them on two policies that are key to gender equality and long the territory of Democrats: paid family leave and affordable child care.
The child care and leave ideas come at the urging of Trump’s daughter Ivanka, who holds no official position in his administration but has reportedly been pushing legislators to pass a child care tax credit as part of a larger tax overhaul.
Your health insurance plan must cover the cost of a breast pump.
Trump’s paid leave proposal leaves out adoptive parents and fathers ― and runs counter to most state and city policies that now offer paid family leave to caretakers who require time off to look after an infant or a sick relative.“The words say ‘parents’ and ‘family leave,’ but the proposal he has put forward is for maternity leave only,” said Ellen Bravo, co-director of Family Values @ Work, “leaving out non-birth parents and all the other reasons people need leave for their own serious illness or that of a family member.
In the face of this crisis, policy makers and health care providers have responded vigorously with numerous recommendations and proposed reforms to reduce the risk of harm.
While we applaud the recognition of the problem and the effort to solve it, it is imperative that recommendations, and particularly mandates, are evidence-based and are not so costly that they jeopardize alternative, proven strategies.
The European Union has no major administrative responsibility in the field of healthcare.
The European Commission's Directorate-General for Health and Consumers however seeks to align national laws on the safety of food and other products, on consumers' rights and on the protection of people's health, to form new EU wide laws and thus strengthen its internal markets.