Managed Care

 

 

October 2009

Urged on by employers, the Big 3 are going beyond traditional pharmacy benefit management, stressing consumer interactions and disease outcomes and threatening the existence of captive PBMs
Thomas Reinke
Both AHIP and the AMA address ways to give better care to 75 million Americans who struggle to follow directions
Frank Diamond
Health plans weigh whether giving up control of the conversation with patients is worth all the possible benefits
Lin Grensing-Pophal



Departments
Viewpoint
Employers know that managing chronic conditions and preventing drug-drug interactions can boost productivity
Brian Solow, MD
Legislation & Regulation
Well-run MA plans that stress care coordination present a winning formula, says study
John Carroll
Medication Management
A great deal of money is at stake, to the tune of $1.7 trillion in 2030, according to the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association
Martin Sipkoff
Tomorrow's Medicine
Armed with a deeper understanding of tumor biology, insurers develop treatment algorithms to combat one of the most dreaded diseases
Thomas Morrow, MD

Meetings

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
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
6th Semi-Annual Diagnostic Coverage and Reimbursement Conference Boston December 4–5, 2014
Customer Analytics & Engagement in Health Insurance Chicago December 4–5, 2014
Pharmaceutical and Biotech Clinical Quality Assurance Conference Alexandria, VA December 4–5, 2014
9th Semi-Annual Medical Device Coverage and Reimbursement Conference San Diego December 5, 2014
8th Annual Medical Device Clinical Trials Conference Chicago December 8–9, 2014
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015