Managed Care

 

 

January 1998

Writing software that will do what you want easily is no simple task. A southeastern Virginia health system has devised an apparently effective program to track diagnoses, outcomes and care procedures.
James Schultz
Physician practice management companies are becoming more powerful — they're the "next big thing" in the field of managed care. PPMs seem to make good partners for managed care companies, but might they also be treading on health plans' turf?
Peter Wehrwein
Ever want to get past the hype and ask a physician practice management company what makes it right — or not right — for you? Managed Care invited two experts to a freewheeling discussion.
PRO: Paul Keckley ; CON: Jeff Denning
Time is up for health plans to comply with the federal Mental Health Parity Act, which took effect Jan. 1. Will the spirit of the law really be felt in its implementation?
PHYLLIS MAGUIRE
Businesses create coalitions to improve leverage on health plans' prices and policies. The head of a coalition of coalitions talks about what these groups are looking for and why they feel they need to work together.

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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