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News and Commentary

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MANAGED CARE February 2001. ©MediMedia USA

HMO premiums are lower than indemnity costs because members tend to be healthier, says a study by the National Bureau of Economic Research .... The AMA says the average physician's income dropped in 1998, for the first time in five years, by $2,200.... A sustained HbA1c reduction in diabetic patients produces significant cost savings in just one to two years, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association.... What do members say makes for a good managed care plan? Access, physician communication, and customer service, according to a Commonwealth Fund survey.

Meetings

4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL November 12–14, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Forum Alexandria, VA November 13–14, 2014
Home Care Leadership Summit Atlanta, GA November 17–18, 2014
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015