Spot Skin Cancer Early

Look Here — to Help Spot Skin Cancer   Well, check you out! No, seriously. Take a look at your skin. Check it. All of it. See anything unusual? Any new spots? Any moles that look different than you remember? Knowing how your skin normally looks is the first step to spotting a potential problem. And that’s a good thing. Skin cancer... Read More

DC Minimum Wage Increases to $13.25 Per Hour Effective 7/1/2018

Per the Fair Shot Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2016, minimum wage in the District of Columbia will increase from $12.50/hour to $13.25/hour, effective July 1, 2018.  By July 1, 2020, minimum wage will have increased to $15.00/hour. This law affects all workers, regardless of employer size. Read more from DC.gov. unsplash-logoJimi Filipovski Read More

Prior Authorization Debacle

The Death of Yarushka Rivera: Prior Authorization Run Amok   Bureaucracy claimed a 19-year-old victim in October 2009 and her case is still being litigated today.  The suddenly required prior authorization for Yarushka Rivera’s necessary-to-live Topomax defied common sense.  Caught between an unaffordable $400 out-of-pocket cost, unresponsive prescribing physician’s office, and lip service from the pharmacy, Rivera suffered a fatal... Read More