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Food stamp, senior nutrition programs bring new customers to farmers market – KY3

WEST PLAINS, Mo. — The Go FARM Farmers Market in West Plains is seeing new customers this summer thanks to programs that help low-income families and seniors buy fresh food. The programs are helping both customers and vendors. “This market is growing by the week,” vendor Brian Smolnick said. “More and more people are coming.… Read More »

Middlemen Are Ripping Off State Medicaid Programs

Photographer: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg © 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Kentucky’s Democratic attorney general just launched an investigation to determine if middlemen in the prescription drug supply chain are ripping off the state’s Medicaid program. He’s almost certainly onto something. These middlemen, known as pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, administer drug benefit plans for Medicaid, Medicare Part D, and… Read More »

The digital drug: Internet addiction spawns U.S. treatment programs

CINCINNATI (Reuters) – When Danny Reagan was 13, he began exhibiting signs of what doctors usually associate with drug addiction. He became agitated, secretive and withdrew from friends. He had quit baseball and Boy Scouts, and he stopped doing homework and showering. Danny Reagan, a former patient of the Lindner Center of Hope’s “Reboot” program,… Read More »