Peter Lee, J.D.
Uwe Reinhardt, Ph.D.
The adage "all politics is local" may, in the end, become the motto that sinks ERISA. HMO executives should assume protection will evaporate.
Now that the hard part — forging quality-measurement systems for HMOs and point-of-service plans — has been done, the next step is to adapt these programs to the rest of the health care industry.
Margaret E. O'Kane
Some HMOs may be more willing than you think to help financially troubled medical groups survive. A willingness to cooperate is key.
Michael D. Dalzell
Arthur L. Baldwin III, FSA, MAAA
John La Puma, M.D.
Mark D. Abruzzo, J.D.
Managed Care Outlook