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News and Commentary

Headlines On Deadline...

MANAGED CARE December 2001. ©MediMedia USA

More and more, PPOs are coming under scrutiny, according to InterStudy Publications, which found that 40 states have passed some level of PPO regulation. That's a big increase since 1992, when only a dozen states had regulations specific to PPOs.... Cost remains the major factor that small employers weigh when deciding whether to offer benefits, a Kaiser Family Foundation survey finds. Sixty-four percent of small companies said that high premiums were a "very important" factor in not offering benefits.... Congress Daily reports that mail order prescription drug companies are raising concerns that the U.S. Postal Service's proposal to irradiate the mail to eliminate the threat of anthrax exposure could pose dangers to medication shipments.

Meetings

Private Health Insurance Exchanges Conference Washington, D.C. October 7–8, 2014
National Healthcare Facility Management Summit Palm Beach, FL October 16–17, 2014
National Healthcare CFO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
National Healthcare CXO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
Innovative Member Engagement Operations For Health Plans Las Vegas, NV October 20–21, 2014
4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
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
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL 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