Proactive Ways to Fight the Opioid Crisis

September 5th, 2018 by

Did you know that there are more accidental deaths from prescription opioids (20,101 in 2016) than from heroin overdoses (12,990 in 2016)? And that more than 80% of heroin users start out abusing prescription painkillers? The financial ramifications are staggering as well – with much higher work absenteeism and many times more emergency room visits, …

Colorectal screening recommendations

September 5th, 2018 by

As medical guidelines evolve, MagnaCare aims to keep you informed and recommend the best course of care for your members. The American Cancer Society recently released new guidelines regarding colorectal cancer screening for average-risk individuals, lowering the recommended age for screening from age 50 to age 45. The cost implications of these recommendations are potentially …