Managed Care

 

 

April 2006

While DM is now mainstream, it can still be difficult to judge a program's worth. Health plans faced with renewing DM contracts have a lot to think about.
Maureen Glabman
This Employee Benefit Research Institute official sees little change in the level of health benefits so long as unemployment remains low
With access only to claims data, health plans strive to promote the importance of screening to their providers
Tony Berberabe
Dietary supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids in U.S. males is associated with fewer cardiovascular fatalities and lower costs
Jordana K. Schmier, MA ; Nancy J. Rachman, PhD ; Michael T. Halpern, MD, PhD
Fifty bucks to fill out a questionnaire, a discount on a membership at the gym — these are some ways to get members to make a commitment
Lola Butcher



Departments
Legislation & Regulation
Many physicians question the fairness of a deal between the American Medical Association and the government that give doctors a bonus when they follow certain rules
John Carroll
Medication Management
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina is waiving its copayments for generic drugs in a unique six-month pilot program
Martin Sipkoff

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