Managed Care
Disease
Management

 

August 2000

Too often, health plan information is overly literal and insensitive to nuances of language, culture, and understanding. Savvy administrators can help.
Christina Zarcadoolas, Ph.D. ; Mercedes Blanco
Thanks, in part, to new federal guidelines, this "invisible player" is starting to be noticed. Can NPs do more than fill niches?
Frank Diamond
Despite the strong economy, Medicaid enrollment may be slowly rising after a three-year decline. The challenges for serving this population are huge.
CAREY LEE STRAETZ
This versatile physician holds the view that the Institute of Medicine actually understated the number of medical errors. He also doubts that the usual prescriptions for reducing errors will be effective.