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New bill aims to improve oversight of FEHBP prescription drug benefits

Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) introduced a new bill that would improve federal oversight of the prescription drug benefits of federal employees and retirees and reduce the cost of prescription drugs.

Tags: Stephen Lynch , FEHBP , Congress , House , J. David Cox , Colleen Kelley , health care , benefits , Michael OConnell

Monday - 05/18/2015, 06:30pm EDT

Track and trace medications and lobbying

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss legislation that would strengthen the pharmaceutical supply chain, and the second quarter lobbying numbers.
August 1, 2013

Tags: Acquisition , Congress , pharmaceutical supply chain , manufacturing , lobbying , sequestration , Brian Rye , Peter Brusoe , Melissa Avstreih , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 06:52pm EDT

Analysis: White House prescription drug proposal could mean fewer options

Robert Moffit is a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation's Center for Policy Innovation.

Tags: Robert Moffit , Heritage Foundation Center , In Depth , pay and benefits , FEHBP , OPM

Tuesday - 10/25/2011, 05:14pm EDT

Air Force to expand drug testing for prescription drug abuse

The Defense Department Health Behaviors Survey found self-reported misuse of pain medication for non-medical purposes by servicemembers increased from 2 percent in 2002 to 7 percent in 2005 to 17 percent in 2008, according to an Air Force release.

Tags: Mark Oordt , Air Force , substance abuse , drug testing , DoD , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 08:27am EDT

House committee: DoD should improve Rx drug tracking

The House Appropriations Committee wants DoD to electronically find and track pharmaceutical information for troops at war.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , House Appropriations Committee , Congress , House , management , Oversight , Technology , In Depth

Monday - 06/20/2011, 08:59pm EDT

Fairfax City offers prescription drug card

The City of Fairfax is the first in Northern Virginia to offer a discount card that will save you as much as 20 percent on your prescription drugs.

Tags: Fairfax , National League of Cities , Hank Silverberg , Colleen Kelleher

Thursday - 11/04/2010, 08:55am EDT