brown bagging


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brown bagging

Medspeak
Putting all of a person's medicines into a brown bag and taking them to a doctor or pharmacist for review.

Vox populi
Taking one’s homemade lunch into school or work.
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The Brown Bagging for Calgary Kids program focuses on providing a healthy meal that consists of a sandwich made with fresh bread and a variety of toppings, such as cheese, turkey, tuna, egg salad, or peanut-free "peanut butter" and jam.
Baby boomers are more likely than older and younger generations to be buying more generic products, to be brown bagging and to have cut back on their visits to hairdressers and barbers.
As reimbursement continues to tighten, brown bagging will increasingly be a challenge for patients, physicians, and practice administrators," said Christian Downs, JD, MHA, ACCC's Deputy Executive Director.
Physicians are primarily concerned about how brown bagging affects patient care and safety.
Insurance companies that practice brown bagging have had medications dropped off at patients' houses or delivered to a physician's office warm to the touch and denatured because it was not properly refrigerated in transit.