News

Featured articles

Counseling by Dental Practitioners Now Reimbursed by Medicaid

Posted on: May 21st, 2014 by Glenn

Effective April 1, 2014, for Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) and July 1, 2014, for the Medicaid managed care benefit package, dental practitioners will be able to provide and receive Medicaid reimbursement for smoking cessation counseling (SCC) services as defined in their scope of practice. This coverage does not supersede or alter any regulations issued by the Read the Rest…

by:

FDA Proposed Rule Would Cover More Nicotine Products

Posted on: May 21st, 2014 by Glenn

As part of its implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act signed by the President in 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today proposed a new rule that would extend the agency’s tobacco authority to cover additional tobacco products. Products that would be “deemed” to be subject to FDA regulation are those Read the Rest…

by:

NYSDOT Highlights Heart Network in Complete Streets Report

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by Glenn

Governor Andrew Cuomo in partnership with the New York State Department of Transportation has release a report, “New York State Complete Streets Report“.  The report is in response to the Complete Streets Act which was signed into law by the Governor Cuomo on August 15, 2011. The Report explains the details of the law and Read the Rest…

by:

E-Cigarettes: Poisoning Among Young Children More Common

Posted on: April 14th, 2014 by Glenn

It is becoming more and more difficult to brush e-cigarettes off as a fad or a small niche market.  Sales of e-cigarettes have exploded over the last couple years, and this month, the CDC released national statistics from Poison Control Centers showing that poisoning calls relating to E-cigarettes have seen an alarming increase. Calls to Read the Rest…

by:

Healthcare Leadership Summit May 5-7

Posted on: April 8th, 2014 by Glenn

We have been asked to spread the word about an exciting looking summit coming up in May which will work to address many healthcare providers concerns about the Affordable Care Act. 2014 is shaping up to be a transformative year in the evolution of how we all consume, deliver and pay for healthcare.  Designed as a Read the Rest…

by:
Page 20 of 41« First...10...1819202122...3040...Last »