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MANAGED CARE April 2001. © MediMedia USA
News and Commentary

Headlines On Deadline...

MANAGED CARE April 2001. ©MediMedia USA

High demand, looser access controls, and greater provider clout are driving health care cost increases, according to an issue brief prepared by the Center for Studying Health System Change.... With demand for ER services on the rise, emergency physicians' compensation is up sharply, according to Physician Compensation Report.... A William M. Mercer report finds that most employers don't calculate indirect costs associated with absences, and give poor oversight to managing disability costs .... Ignorance is bliss: Satisfaction with pharmacy benefits is high, though the people who are happiest are least knowledgeable about their benefits, says a study in the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy.

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