Managed Care



September 1998

NCQA hopes its revamped accreditation process and documents modeled on Consumer Reports will mean more use by employers and the public.
Michael D. Dalzell
Studies show that doctors often ignore the recognized expert-tested practices of our times. Why? And how can plans encourage adherence?
Frank Diamond
Though health plans preach it, the phrase doesn't resonate with many physicians. But practicing it is not as difficult as many fear.
Michael D. Dalzell
The president of the American Medical Association ponders her organization's influence on the evolving health care industry and such hot-button issues as doctors' unions and the Patient Bill of Rights.
Although there aren't any perfect solutions to creating a formulary free of drug-drug interactions, there are things you can do to limit problems.


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