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Q&A
His concepts have been enormously influential in the evolution of the health care system, but the results aren't what he expected. Now he has a new program for saving the system from itself.
John Carroll
Some state officials have real doubts that health plans offer any viable solution to the problem of providing care while budget deficits grow.
Peer-Reviewed
Julian Casciano
Karine Amaya, PhD
John Doyle, MPH
Editor's Memo
John Marcille
Viewpoint
Todd Gibson
By drawing on the expertise of pharmacy benefit managers, managed care plans can teach plan sponsors and brokers the value of pharmacy, and in the process, add to their business.
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
With today's immense pressure on Medicaid budgets, states can't extend DM programs fast enough.
Legal Forum
Jack A. Rovner
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act need not endanger outcomes that depend on data access unless you let it.
Managed Care Outlook
News and Commentary