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MANAGED CARE February 2003. ©MediMedia USA

Many young adults are choosing not to purchase health insurance, according to the Census Bureau. Some 16 million people between 18 and 34 find the costs prohibitive. Choice is not the only issue; many work in businesses that do not offer insurance. Those who have lost their jobs find COBRA too expensive as well.... Baby boomers won't put as much strain on the health care system as originally feared, according to a new report by AARP. Thanks to improved socioeconomic conditions and better education, disability rates for that generation will not go up as much as they had for previous generations. The baby boomer demand for long-term care services is 20 to 30 years off.... A new accreditation program will seek to guard the rights and safety of participants in clinical trials. The Partnership for Human Research Protection is a joint effort of the National Committee for Quality Assurance and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The standards will be made final in April and reviews will then begin.

Meetings

Private Health Insurance Exchanges Conference Washington, D.C. October 7–8, 2014
National Healthcare Facility Management Summit Palm Beach, FL October 16–17, 2014
National Healthcare CFO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
National Healthcare CXO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
Innovative Member Engagement Operations For Health Plans Las Vegas, NV October 20–21, 2014
4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
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
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL 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