November 2019 Medication Recall Update: Ranitidine

Prepared by: Andrea Winkel, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident Key Points Not all ranitidine products have been recalled at this time. Updates on recalled ranitidine products can be found online here. Patients who wish to discontinue ranitidine should talk with … Continued

Heart Failure

Heart failure documentation must include the following key elements: 1. Type of heart failure Diastolic Systolic Combined Diastolic and Systolic Note: Documentation of Systolic and/or Diastolic Dysfunction does not equate to the type of heart failure. Heart failure and dysfunction … Continued

October 2019: New 2019 FDA Drug Approvals

Written by: Jessica Woods, PharmD Candidate, Ferris State University Class of 2020 Key Points Drug approval is a costly and extensive process. Trials for drug approval include animal studies, safety studies, efficacy studies, and post-marketing research. A large number of … Continued

New Molina Prior Authorization Matrix!

Please find attached the current Prior Authorization Matrix for Molina to be utilized for Affinia Health Network. The Prior Authorization Matrix only applies to AHN members if you participate in Affinia’s Molina contract. If offices participate with Molina through a direct … Continued

Mercy Health Physician Partners Innovative Primary Care

A team-based approach designed to transform the primary care experience Current health care trends reveal an increasing number of primary care physicians and teams experiencing burnout, making it harder for patients to access quality health care. Rising health care costs, … Continued