Action follows ProPublica’s investigative series detailing inappropriate and wasteful prescribing, fraud in the nation’s biggest prescription drug program.
by Tracy Weber, ProPublica | Jan 6, 2014
They struggled to explain why some doctors wouldn't routinely pick cheaper generics.
by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica | Nov 21, 2013
ProPublica analyzed the prescribing habits of 1.6 million practitioners nationwide and found that a tiny fraction of them are having an outsized impact on spending.
by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica | Nov 18, 2013
Patients currently have to rely on trust that their doctors prescribe them the right drugs. Our new tool, Prescriber Checkup, for the first time allows patients to see how health care providers stack up with peers.
by Tracy Weber, ProPublica | Jul 16, 2013
Echoing a ProPublica investigation, a report finds hundreds of doctors with questionable and potentially dangerous prescribing patterns. In a response, Medicare says it will step up monitoring and review the list for fraud or abuse.
by Tracy Weber, ProPublica | Jun 21, 2013
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