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MANAGED CARE November 1999. ©1999 MediMedia USA

MedPartners Inc., which made a fast fortune as the world's biggest physician practice management company, then lost it almost as quickly, changed its name to reflect the shift of its business to pharmacy benefit management. The company already owned Caremark, the PBM, so renaming itself Caremark Rx Inc. was a natural.... Tufts Health Plan will boost premiums 10 to 15 percent next year and leave Maine, thanks to a $30 million loss.... Aetna U.S. Healthcare, which has taken a PR beating from physicians, has created a unit dedicated to shoring up relations with its 250,000 contracted doctors.... The Pacific Business Group on Health chose open-enrollment season to name Blue Cross of California its 2000 Blue Ribbon health plan. PBGH's selection is based on outcomes, customer satisfaction, use of electronic health information, and willingness to collaborate with other stakeholders in health care.

Meetings

4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium 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
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015