Managed Care

 

 

August 2008

Though they’ve generally been good for the public and the companies that spawned them, these organizations often lack direction or fall prey to government raids.
Maureen Glabman
Right now large employers are obsessed with improving health and, not incidentally, productivity, says the chief analyst of a respected survey
John Marcille
The cost-effectiveness of prevention is undeniable, yet vaccination rates for everything but influenza decline
Martin Sipkoff
Insurers are being handed some treatment responsibility for this complex disorder, but some say that it is an educational, not medical, task
Tom Reinke
Bruce Bode, MD ; Michael Silver, MD ; Richard Weiss, MS ; Kathryn Martin



Departments
Legislation & Regulation
With physicians balking at CMS’s strategy, some health care plans are taking a less controversial route
John Carroll
Medication Management
New technology is helping health plans address the problems of polypharmacy
Martin Sipkoff
Tomorrow's Medicine
As microprocessor-controlled devices are improved to help patients maintain freedom and function, insurers are divided on coverage
Thomas Morrow, MD
Plan Watch
A computer alert system and a process that steers patients toward high-performing doctors are part of Aetna’s program
Frank Diamond

Meetings

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