Managed Care



November 1998

Proponents say ISO 9000 standards are a less prescriptive, ponderous and costly way to review hospitals. But are they truly applicable to health care?
Frank Diamond
The government had hoped that PSOs would spur the spread of managed Medicare. So where is everybody?
Michael D. Dalzell
CPT and ICD-9 codes are being used to select candidates for disease management programs. Are they the right tools for the job?
Jean Lawrence
The executive director of the Foundation for Managed Care Pharmacy speaks of the challenge of reining in escalating drug costs.


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