By July 2012, the administration was singing a different tune, admitting that, ‘as a useful matter, most group health plans shall lose their grandfather status by 2013.’ Which includes, of course, that employer plan you like so much. Wait – Weren’t you supposed to be able to keep employer insurance? The Government Register, dated Thursday, June 17, 2010, notes that the ‘mid-range estimate is certainly that 66 % of small employer plans and 45 % of large employer programs will relinquish their grandfather status by the finish of 2013.’ Essentially, the administration put employer health plans in a package. As the Heritage Base explains, if companies ‘make changes with their plans to regulate increasing costs, they’ll lose their grandfathered position.Clinical tools have been developed to help clinicians target x-rays to those patients who will probably have a fracture and not those that probably do not. Such clinical rules or tools must have a very high sensitivity and reasonable specificity to be useful.
A.P. Merial and Pharma sign license and development agreement for a long-acting pain management product A.P. Pharma , a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has entered into a license and development agreement with Merial, a global world leading animal wellness company, for a long-acting pain management product.