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10 01, 2019

New Years (Insurance) Resolutions

By | 2019-01-10T20:58:19+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Adam Miller|Comments Off on New Years (Insurance) Resolutions

Each New Year brings a similar feel with it, resolutions, goals and changes.  For the medical world it means more of the same; insurance changes, deductibles and unpaid claims.  That’s not to say it’s a bad thing, it simply is the way it is.  Each year in January Medicare recipients, whether it be for medical, hospital or drug coverage, have their deductibles reset. This is also when many of the insurance company’s policies are renewed. This may be why something that was no charge December 31st now has a co pay, requires prior authorization or is simply not [...]

10 08, 2018

It’s Flu Season Already

By | 2018-08-10T12:49:36+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Adam Miller|Comments Off on It’s Flu Season Already

Flu Season Already? Adam Miller PharmD. As we wind through August, with summer still on our minds, it’s hard to fathom the rains and winds of fall, winter coats, sniffles, colds and the flu are right around the corner.  It is however nearing the time of year when your doctor will be asking, “Have you received your flu shot yet?” and the radio and TV will be advertising “Flu shots now available”.  So, who should get flu shot? When should you get a flu shot? And how do they know if the vaccine is even going to [...]

27 02, 2018

Shingles Vaccine, Adam Miller, PharmD

By | 2018-07-09T14:41:08+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Adam Miller, PharmD|Comments Off on Shingles Vaccine, Adam Miller, PharmD

What’s With This New Shingles Vaccine? As you may or may not have heard there has been a new vaccine released to protect against shingles and postherpetic neuralgia. The new vaccine is called Shingrix and has become the preferred vaccine over the previously released shingles vaccine, Zostavax.  Shingrix is recommended for all patients who are over the age of 50, including patients that have already been vaccinated with Zostavax, had shingles or if you are unsure if you have had chickenpox.  Patients who should not get the new vaccine are patients who are allergic to any of the components [...]