Jan 8th, 2019
Civica Rx announced that 12 new health systems representing 250 hospitals nationwide have joined the not-for-profit generic drug company as founding members. That brings the number of hospitals that have joined the project designed to make generic drugs more accessible and less expensive to 750. Civica Rx to Solve Supply, Cost Problems Spotty supply and ...
Sep 12th, 2018
Last month, the first generic version of the life-saving EpiPen was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is celebratory news for those with anaphylactic reaction to insect bites, foods, medications, latex, etc., which occurs in one of 50 people in the United States. EpiPen consists of the drug epinephrine and an ...
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Sep 6th, 2018
Medical coders and billers will see a new name in their drug claims soon thanks to the effort of three health foundations and seven groups of facilities seeking to end generic drug shortages and lower cost. Facilities Assuring Supply Called Civica Rx, the new, nonprofit drug company will start with 14 widely used hospital drugs in short ...