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MANAGED CARE November 1998. ©1998 Stezzi Communications

Total HMO enrollment grew 6.1 percent, to 76.7 million, during the last six months of 1997, according to InterStudy, which tracks HMO trends.... Enrollment in PPOs is soaring. The American Association of Health Plans says PPOs have added 44 million members in the last five years, while HMOs have attracted 30 million.... How many doctors are enough? A Harvard School of Public Health survey yields differing opinions. Fifty-five percent of HMO executives said there is a general oversupply of physicians; 70 percent thought there are too many specialists. Six in ten specialists disagreed.... American Osteopathic Association delegates approved a resolution that D.O.s who provide primary care and osteopathic manipulation should get higher capitations than M.D.s.

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