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MANAGED CARE September 2003. ©MediMedia USA

No great surprise here: The group Physicians for a National Health Program has come out saying that the federal government should become the single payer for health coverage in the United States. What is surprising to some is that the group put forth its proposal, which is essentially an upgraded and expanded version of Medicare, in the "generally conservative" Journal of the American Medical Association. According to the Christian Science Monitor, that puts "the idea back on the map as a serious alternative".... Employers are using financial incentives and deterrents more often in their attempt to keep workers healthy and costs down, according to a new Hewitt Associates study. Use of financial incentives/deterrents rose from 32 percent to 40 percent from 1995 to 2002 among major U.S. employers.

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