Managed Care



July 1998

Everyone involved seems to be grappling with ethical issues arising from the Human Genome Program. The science is still in flux.
What's a doctor to do when her patients embrace the untried and outlandish — sometimes with their insurers' blessings?
Doreen R. Orion, M.D.
HMOs can miss the mark for a lot of reasons. But health care experts say it's difficult to pin a scarlet letter on a health plan.
Frank Diamond ; Michael D. Dalzell
Medicare beneficiaries could gain a lot from managed care, and so could health plans. But it's not all that easy.
Peter Wehrwein
FACCT's president talks about the need for patients to take charge of their health care and the challenges of developing a set of quality measures for children.

Washington Initiatives


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