Managed Care

 

Current Practice Trends and Treatment Guidelines for Reducing Hypercholesterolemia Risk

Current Practice Trends and Treatment Guidelines for Reducing Hypercholesterolemia Risk

Considering the National Cholesterol Education Program’s guidelines for treating patients with hypercholesterolemia, managed care’s greatest challenge is the underdiagnosis and undertreatment of this condition. This supplement derives from a meeting of medical and legal experts who convened to discuss these and other issues faced by those who manage and treat patients with hypercholesterolemia. These concerns are discussed from the perspectives of practitioners, health plans, employers, and health economists.

Highlights:

  • NCEP Guidelines for Treatment of Hypercholesterolemia
  • Clinical and Economic Benefits of a Cardiovascular Risk-Reduction Program
  • Employer Objectives Behind Value-Based Purchasing for Pharmacy Benefits
  • A Pharmacoeconomic Approach to Managing Lipids
  • Roundtable Discussion: Meeting the Challenges of Treating and Managing Hypercholesterolemia

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