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Did your health plan deny you care? You can fight back. Here’s how – Los Angeles Times

Binchet, a resident of Napa County, has a rare, disabling illness called myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Because none of the doctors in her Medicare HMO network has expertise in the disease, she says, she has requested referrals to outside specialists on numerous occasions over the past 22 years, been turned down each time and appealed… Read More »

Quality Improvement Strategies Benefit Care Delivery in Pediatric Headache – Clinical Pain Advisor

Using Pediatric Migraine Disability Assessment (PedMIDAS) and headache action plans (HAPs), key quality measures in the treatment of pediatric headache were improved and provided measurable cost savings, according to a study published in Neurology: Clinical Practice. In 2014, the American Academy of Neurology identified 10 areas of underperformance in the prevention and treatment of headache,… Read More »