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Peer-Reviewed
Santosh J. Agarwal, BPharm, MS
Gary V. Delhougne, JD, MHA
Levi Citrin, JD
Thomas Reinke

Insurers and ACOs should be able to work together to tackle a problem that wastes as much as $42 billion a year

Editor's Memo
John Marcille
Viewpoint
Al Lewis

Al Lewis

The author reviewed and rejected all four options offered by his ENT and lived to tell about it

Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll

Fewer than half of the 137 groups reported spending below Medicare’s benchmark, with total savings of $401 million

Medication Management
Thomas Reinke

Analysis of data from claims is uncovering opportunities to advise prescribers and, through them, to improve outcomes

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

The key is measuring chemotherapy agents’ efficacy based on aptosis — cell death — as reflected by cells’ changing optical density

Managed Care Outlook
News & Commentary
Frank Diamond