Managed Care



July 2009

Managed Medicare and Medicaid especially struggle to develop improved discharge and follow-up systems
Lola Butcher
Patients are responding to online programs that help them improve or maintain their health and become better consumers
Thomas Reinke
Under new Medicare rules, searchable formulary Web sites now face tougher regulatory oversight
Jeff Mays
Higher cost sharing decreases adherence to oral diabetes drugs and worsens glucose levels
Jacquelyn Hunt, PharmD, MS, BCPS ; Yelena Rozenfeld, MPH ; Rahul Shenolikar, BS Pharm, PhD

Legislation & Regulation
“The doctor can see you this afternoon” may become the typical response when a patient calls for a same-day office visit. California leads the way.
John Carroll
Medication Management
Improve pharmaceutical control of chronic diseases by communicating with network providers and using integrated claims data
Martin Sipkoff
Plan Watch
Bonuses and the fact that doctors knew each other’s scores seem to have helped to improve outcomes
Frank Diamond
Tomorrow’s Medicine
Shoulder pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other repetitive stress injuries can be avoided with this advance
Thomas Morrow, MD


Pharmaceutical Pricing and Contracting Conference Philadelphia, PA September 22–23, 2014
Private Health Insurance Exchanges Conference Washington, D.C. October 7–8, 2014
National Healthcare Facility Management Summit Palm Beach, FL October 16–17, 2014
National Healthcare CFO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
National Healthcare CXO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
Innovative Member Engagement Operations For Health Plans Las Vegas, NV October 20–21, 2014
4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL 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