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News and Commentary

Headlines On Deadline...

MANAGED CARE October 2002. ©MediMedia USA

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld three suits filed against HMOs under Texas's right-to-sue law, based on assertions that the plans refused to cover medically necessary care. Two of the decisions reverse a federal court's finding of ERISA pre-emption.... A URAC survey indicates that while 74 percent of health care organizations can link claims and medical management data, only 33 percent can link claims and pharmacy data.... Drexel University College of Medicine, in Philadelphia, has appointed David J. Shulkin, MD, as chief quality officer. Shulkin founded Doctor Quality Inc.

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