Managed Care

 

 

October 1998

Though the common perception is "consumer advocate," an ombudsman can help doctors and health plans get to the bottom of members' problems.
Charles Downey
A simple idea with huge implications: Let employees purchase their own health insurance with the help of "defined contributions" from employers.
Frank Diamond
The executive director of Kaiser's Care Management Institute says guidelines have a place in every HMO, but there's more to care than that.
For many, HIV/AIDS can now be a chronic, not necessarily fatal, disease. But some plans don't provide optimum drug therapy and care by experts.
Jean Lawrence
Relations were already poisoned by the time a PPM had bought a thriving group. But where things started to go downhill is a matter of conjecture.
Bob Carlson

Meetings

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
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
6th Semi-Annual Diagnostic Coverage and Reimbursement Conference Boston December 4–5, 2014
Customer Analytics & Engagement in Health Insurance Chicago December 4–5, 2014
Pharmaceutical and Biotech Clinical Quality Assurance Conference Alexandria, VA December 4–5, 2014
9th Semi-Annual Medical Device Coverage and Reimbursement Conference San Diego December 5, 2014
8th Annual Medical Device Clinical Trials Conference Chicago December 8–9, 2014
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015