IN THIS ISSUE

Q&A
The health care economist says that consumers ought to share in the savings from making the right choices. Insurers, providers, and hospitals should make sure that options exist.
MargaretAnn Cross
Aetna incorporates a program developed at the University of Pennsylvania to deliver services where members live
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
Recent court ruling means that beneficiaries should be notified about insurers' decision-making powers
Medication Management
Martin Sipkoff
Changes in reimbursement patterns for obesity drugs will take several years. Lifestyle changes remain the first approach.
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
Should a new (and cheap) test for chronic lymphocytic leukemia be a component of prior-authorization protocols?