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Update: FDA formally requests recall of AmEx Pharmacy sterile products

UPDATE: FDA issues formal request to AmEx Pharmacy to recall sterile products. AmEx issues voluntary recall. This is an update to OMIC’s earlier guidance on the FDA’s recommendation of a voluntary recall. The FDA has now issued a formal request to the outsourcing facility to recall all non-expired lots of drugs intended to be sterile. Here are excerpts from the August 27, 2019 FDA press release, which is available at https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-requests-recall-sterile-compounded-drug-products-produced-pacifico-national-inc-dba-amex. AmEx issued the voluntary recall on August 30, 2019: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/pacifico-national-inc-dba-amex-pharmacy-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-all-lots-bevacizumab.  Excerpts from the FDA press release “An FDA...

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OMIC declares another large dividend to be paid in 2018

We are pleased to announce a 20% dividend for policyholders renewing in 2018. Since 2007, OMIC has declared dividends totaling more than $80 Million. To put this into perspective, on average, each of our physician policyholders has received cumulative credits equal to twice their annual premium. We are thrilled that our insureds have received two of the past ten years of coverage at essentially no...

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