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In a major victory for HMOs, the Supreme Court voted unanimously on June 21 that patients may not sue health plans in state courts for refusing to pay for medical care recommended by physicians. Such lawsuits are barred under the 1974 federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the court ruled.... Managed Medicare stands to benefit greatly from reform. A Commonwealth Fund study says that the federal government will pay an average of 8.4 percent more for Medicare enrollees who are in managed care plans than for those who use traditional fee-for-service Medicare under the Medicare Modernization Act that went into effect this year.


Pharmaceutical Pricing and Contracting Conference Philadelphia, PA September 22–23, 2014
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