Lola Butcher
Medicare is expected to lead payment reform, but major players in the private sector are banding together to move it along
Sandra R. Parkington, MPH, RN
Nora Faine, MD, MPH
Marcia C. Nguyen
Sharp Health Plan wanted to increase mammography screening for its at-risk female population. Thirty percent of at-risk members were non-adherent. Members’ reasons for avoiding screening were examined.
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
Legislators look for a way to help payers and patients cope with the high cost of biologics without destroying the businesses that made these products possible
Medication Management
Martin Sipkoff
The agency believes current attempts to control prescribing and distribution of opioids and other strong painkillers is inadequate
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
An electronic device is applied to the forehead in a 40-minute treatment, causing depolarization of neurons
Plan Watch
Frank Diamond
Insurers will be judged on how well they find and serve groups whose health outcomes have historically lagged
News and Commentary