IN THIS ISSUE

John Carroll

Opponents say that the new rules would reduce consumer choice and industry competition

Frank Diamond

Independence Blue Cross and Aetna are two insurers that have opened special centers dedicated to finding better ways to deliver care

Focus on Biologics
Katherine T. Adams

Their cost advantage is incontrovertible, but will doctors and patients join reference product manufacturers in trying to restrict them?

Biologics in Development
Michael D. Dalzell
Robert Royce, PhD

Robert Royce, PhD

Average ED income per patient in one hospital was $184

Medication Management
Thomas Reinke

Pill hoarders, doctor shoppers, and just plain addicted patients are a growing problem for physicians — and thus for health plans, too

The Formulary Files
Krishna Rutvij Patel, PharmD

Both payers and providers benefit

Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD

Adasuve helps people with bipolar disease or schizophrenia recover from an intense state of agitation

News & Commentary
News & Commentary