IN THIS ISSUE

Kathryn J. Alexander
Convenient care clinics, as they like to be called, are spreading quickly because members and plans like them
John Carroll
Some insurers are taking tentative steps toward developing global provider networks for corporate clients
Neil Versel
Advocates say it will transform health care; detractors warn against overestimating its potential
Editor's Memo
John Marcille
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
The AMA calls it a kickback, but the industry sees it as just good practice to give doctors an incentive to get patients on equivalent generics
Medication Management
Martin Sipkoff
A recent court settlement may affect the way the PBM industry makes profits, but could it also lead to higher drug costs?
Plan Watch
Frank Diamond
Health plan offers different cost guarantees in its No Worry and SmartResults consumer-directed programs
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
When diet is not enough, a well known metabolic disorder can now be managed better through medication
News and Commentary
News and Commentary