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Michigan Rx Card / OSP News
Michigan Rx Card is a free prescription savings card for patients.
What Is The Latest On Eggs And Heart Health? / OSP News
For years health professionals and the media have advised people to avoid over consumption of eggs because of their cholesterol content. Recent research published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition contradicts this recommendation.
HPV VACs “Just the Facts” June 2018 Edition / OSP News
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Some health effects caused by HPV can be prevented with vaccines.
A study published in Journal of Pediatrics found that infants that are breastfed have different gut microbiomes and decreased levels of obesity as they grow, compared to formula-fed infants.
The Aerobika® Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) Therapy System is a hand-held device that improves breathlessness and the ability to move mucus in patients with lung disease.
Effective June 1, 2018, all licensed prescribers in Michigan will be required to check MAPS when prescribing controlled substances to any patient.
Biotin May Interfere with Certain Lab Tests / OSP News
FDA warns that high biotin blood levels can cause clinically significant incorrect lab results. This has been identified by an increase in the number of reported adverse events, including one death, related to biotin interference with lab tests.
Blue Cross Complete MDHHS Newborn Enrollment Issue Notice / Health Plan News
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued a notice on March 28, 2018, to let providers know that they are aware and working on the delay in newborns being retroactively enrolled in the appropriate managed care plan.
Safe Drug Storage and Disposal / OSP News
Put your medicines up and away and out of sight!
Blue Cross Complete Provider Portal Navinet Maintenance Notice / Health Plan News
Please be advised that planned maintenance to the Care Gaps and Pre-Authorization Management platforms may occur on Thursday evenings between 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm.
Ketogenic Diet For Weight Loss: Is It Safe? / OSP News
The ketogenic diet has gained popularity among those trying to lose weight, but its long-term safety and benefits are questionable.
National Drug Take Back Day / OSP News
National Drug Take Back Day events across the country continue to collect exceedingly higher amounts of opioids and other unused medications from people’s homes, where they could be stolen and abused by family and friends.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network’s Commercial Pharmacy Will Cover Shingrix / Health Plan News
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network’s Commercial Pharmacy will cover Shingrix at zero cost share, beginning April 1, 2018, for members ages 50 and older.