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MANAGED CARE October 1999. © MediMedia USA
News and Commentary

Headlines On Deadline...

MANAGED CARE October 1999. ©1999 MediMedia USA

The disease management industry worries about a bill sent to California's governor that would allow medical information to be shared only when a physician authorizes DM services.... The American Osteopathic Association won't follow the AMA's lead. It voted not to form a doctor union.... In Washington, where insurers have been dropping individual policies, only one carrier next year will sell the state's Basic Health Plan. Other insurers have frozen enrollment or quit the program, designed for people without employer benefits.... Delaware will use its share of the national tobacco settlement to fund $2,500 in annual prescription coverage for low-income elderly and the disabled without it.... The Society of Actuaries has made odds on Uncle Sam developing a government-payer system in the next 10 years: 1 in 3.

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