Managed Care

 

Headlines On Deadline...

MANAGED CARE December 1998. © MediMedia USA
News and Commentary

Headlines On Deadline...

MANAGED CARE December 1998. ©1998 Stezzi Communications

Humana reported that its congestive heart failure disease management program, run by Cardiac Solutions, reduced inpatient expenses 61 percent.... Sierra Health Services finished its acquisitions of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Texas and Kaiser's Texas Permanente Medical Group. Sierra renamed the HMO Texas Health Choice.... Kaiser, meanwhile, said that its California arbitration system will now be independently administered by a Los Angeles law firm.... Seems Oxford Health Plans may be inching closer to recovery, losing only $47 million in the third quarter.... And Foundation Health Systems reported an $88 million Q3 loss. Also Cora Tellez has been named chief executive at Foundation subsidiary Health Net, after Arthur Southam resigned under pressure last month.

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