[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED – The federal program that provides emergency prescription assistance for uninsured disaster survivors has been extended through May 15 at the territory’s request. Virgin Islanders who have no prescription insurance coverage and lost medicine or medical supplies due to hurricanes Irma and Maria may be
OPINION: We Must Open Up Virgin Islands Market To More Doctors If We Want To Improve Care, Lower Costs
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] By FREDERICK HANDLEMAN SPECIAL TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS FREE PRESS Health Care in the Virgin Islands is on life support and in critical condition. There is an urgent need for major changes to the antiquated, protectionist, draconian laws and regulations relating to the provision
Some 531 Emergency Patients Were Airlifted From The Territory To The Mainland After Irma and Maria … Where Are They Now?
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHAMBLEE, Ga. — Juanita Edwards’s children, grandchildren and pets are waiting for her here on St. Croix. The Big Island’s air would be salty and familiar: Before the monster storms of 2017, she had never left the Caribbean. But if she went home now, she would
American Medical Association Agrees With Mapp: ‘Adequately Fund Medicaid’ Programs In The Territories So Hospitals Can Support Themselves
[ad name=”HTML-68″] HONOLULU — It has been nearly two months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria, but the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico continue to struggle to recover. At the 2017 AMA Interim Meeting in Hawaii, the House of Delegates (HOD) directed the AMA to urge the Congress to pass legislation
Most doctors, pharmacists, and other health care providers who work with Medicare are honest. Unfortunately, some aren’t. It’s a bit of a confusing topic so people are often left wondering “what triggers medical insurance fraud?” Well, one common form of Medicare fraud is when Medicare is billed for health care