Day: June 17, 2021

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Colorado healthcare, prescription drug bills are now laws

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday signed into law legislation requiring insurers to offer a standard state-supervised health plan to people and small business. The law also provides for sanctions for hospitals and other healthcare providers that don’t participate in lowering costs.

What was once envisioned as a so-called “public option” to be offered by the state became a plan passed during the just-concluded legislative session that requires premium reductions by 2025 of 15% from plans now offered.

The law gives the state insurance commissioner the power to fine hospitals and healthcare providers. The plan will be developed by the state, insurers and healthcare providers by Jan. 1, 2022. It affects about 15% of Colorado’s insurance market.

Advocates argued the initiative will expand healthcare affordability, especially among underserved communities that include minorities and rural residents.

Opponents claimed it could force many physicians and specialists who refuse to participate to abandon

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Community pharmacy can play a ‘key clinical role’ in delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations

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New research published in BMJ Open shows that community pharmacy could play a ‘key clinical role’ in the future role of COVID-19 vaccination programmes, according to a study led by Aston University in Birmingham, UK, in collaboration with UK and international researchers.

The team found that community pharmacists, as a ‘skilled clinical workforce’, could positively contribute, supporting the community in which they serve—by playing a critical role in ongoing COVID-19 vaccination campaigns.

The researchers working on the PERISCOPE study found that community is uniquely placed to support individuals, because it is seen by the public as a credible, trustworthy service, which could be key to any future clinical role it might play, especially where addressing vaccine hesitancy in ‘hard to reach’ communities. They are therefore calling on decision-makers to endorse and provide their support for a clearly defined public health role for community pharmacy.

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