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Health plans are taking steps to implement this promising payment system, but it sure ain’t easy

Health plan clinical administrators can take much better advantage of the low prices of pharmaceuticals that become untethered to a brand name

The program is not for everyone, but patients who qualify appear to have superior outcomes and lower costs

We invited experts from around the country to weigh in on the strengths and weaknesses of Hospital at Home and what would be required for the concept to succeed in nonintegrated health care settings.

Using case studies, researchers assess the effect of rebate rates on the cost-effectiveness of two oral bisphosphonates that are competing for tier 2 positioning

Departments

Stribild, a four-drugs-in-one agent, makes a once complex drug regimen more manageable with better outcomes

The idea is that selling policies across state lines will lower costs and increase the number of insured, but it hasn’t worked that way yet

With acquisition costs so low, pharmacies are almost giving away generic statins. How this affects the structure of the pharmacy benefit is yet to be determined.

Meetings

Pharmaceutical Pricing and Contracting Conference Philadelphia, PA September 22–23, 2014
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