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MANAGED CARE April 2002. ©MediMedia USA

Almost all workers with insurance have drug coverage, according to a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation. That's 99 percent in HMOs and 100 percent in PPOs.... Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America launched a major educational campaign designed to block drug formulary plans in state programs, such as Medicaid. As a price of admission, this type of formulary often demands deep cuts in prices from drug makers.... Mounds of research generated by think tanks and foundations is often ignored by state officials, a Health Affairs study says. Policy makers are overwhelmed by what they receive and often do not read one third of it. Keep it short, the article advises. State officials prefer to get their info in small, bulleted paragraphs.

Meetings

2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit 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
6th Semi-Annual Diagnostic Coverage and Reimbursement Conference Boston December 4–5, 2014
Customer Analytics & Engagement in Health Insurance Chicago December 4–5, 2014
Pharmaceutical and Biotech Clinical Quality Assurance Conference Alexandria, VA December 4–5, 2014
9th Semi-Annual Medical Device Coverage and Reimbursement Conference San Diego December 5, 2014
8th Annual Medical Device Clinical Trials Conference Chicago December 8–9, 2014
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015