Linda Cahn
Unfortunately, most contracts practically invite the companies that health plans deal with to manipulate prices
Frank Diamond
A ‘health insurance czar’ might not make the final bill, if there is one, but the proposal evokes centuries-old tension
John Liethen
Jonathan Bakewicz
Legislators are looking closely at ways to prevent fraud and enforce new marketing and educational regulations
Editor's Memo
John Marcille
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
Just who gets paid for what — and how much — is expected to change in a big way in 2010
Medication Management
Martin Sipkoff
The FTC warns that the competition between ‘follow-on’ biologics and the pioneer products is likely to be of the brand-vs.-brand variety
Compensation Monitor
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
This competitor of clopidogrel will probably be most useful for patients in the initial phases of acute coronary syndrome
Plan Watch
Frank Diamond
Retail stores offer “young invincibles” and the working poor the chance to examine low-cost coverage options