Managed Care

 

 

June 2014

This key clinician executive has a lot of responsibility as CMS gets set to distribute 2015’s bonus payments

Nan Myers

A pioneering advocate for transitional care for older adults and their caregivers sees growing interest in her evidence-based approach

Touted as a cost-saving and quality improvement tool, HIEs — public and private — are just beginning to show what they can do
Michael Levin-Epstein

Alzheimer’s and other dementias pose an enormous economic threat, but for now, the task force says, routine screening is unwarranted

Susan Worley

Health care systems join NIH in studying significance of mutations

Thomas Reinke



Departments
Managing Editor's Memo
Frank Diamond
Medication Management

Is it a simple matter of pay for volume vs. pay for value, or is the situation far more complicated?

Thomas Reinke
The Formulary Files
Krishna Rutvij Patel, PharmD
Tomorrow's Medicine

Medication is aimed at leptin deficiency, but clinical trials may be hard for managed care plans to evaluate properly

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