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November 15, 2012
Overweight women face a higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis than their normal-weight peers, according to a study presented at the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Rheumatology in Washington, DC.
Claims-based analysis using powerful algorithms, predictive sampling by aggressive ZPICs, a focus on disguised kickbacks, prepayment reviews that effectively freeze billing, and other anti-fraud measures add up to a challenging regulatory environment for rheumatologists.
Although many patients suffering with low back pain are initially focused on pain relief, convincing them to shift their focus to prevention and functional improvement can lead to better clinical outcomes and greater patient satisfaction.
November 13, 2012
Forty percent of patients treated with the uricase drug pegloticase saw complete resolution of one or more gouty tophi within 25 weeks.