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The introduction of new pharmaceutical products drove a 9-percent increase in per-capita prescribing last year. Physicians wrote an average of 2,060 prescriptions each, according to a survey by Scott-Levin.... A study by the Center for Studying Health System Change says more than two thirds of people who obtain new coverage do so not by choice, but because of reasons involving their employers.... Another study, in JAMA, suggests that peer-reviewed, published pharmacoeconomic analyses often are seriously flawed.... Sterling Life, an Aon subsidiary, has launched the first Medicare+Choice private fee-for-service plan.... Health Net of Oregon has added chiropractic, acupuncture, naturopathy, and massage therapy to its core benefit package. Primarily, health plans sell complementary benefits as a rider.

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