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MANAGED CARE July 1999. © MediMedia USA
News and Commentary

Headlines on Deadline...

MANAGED CARE July 1999. ©1999 MediMedia USA

Medicare pullouts for 2000 are mounting. Sentara plans to drop the Norfolk, Va., area's only Medicare+Choice plan next year. Harvard Pilgrim will abandon western Massachusetts, and HIP will leave Tampa.... Contraception coverage is a big state-level issue. Georgia, Hawaii, and Vermont passed coverage mandates this year; 28 states and Puerto Rico are considering them.... The AMA lost $5.4 million in 1998, a year in which it spent $16.6 million (fifth in the U.S.) on lobbying. When it pumped $8 million into lobbying in '97, AMA was the biggest spender in the nation.... The Foundation for Accountability is analyzing test results of its children's quality-of-care measures. It will ask National Committee for Quality Assurance to include them in HEDIS in 2001.

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