Managed Care

 

 

October 1998

Though the common perception is "consumer advocate," an ombudsman can help doctors and health plans get to the bottom of members' problems.
Charles Downey
A simple idea with huge implications: Let employees purchase their own health insurance with the help of "defined contributions" from employers.
Frank Diamond
The executive director of Kaiser's Care Management Institute says guidelines have a place in every HMO, but there's more to care than that.
For many, HIV/AIDS can now be a chronic, not necessarily fatal, disease. But some plans don't provide optimum drug therapy and care by experts.
Jean Lawrence
Relations were already poisoned by the time a PPM had bought a thriving group. But where things started to go downhill is a matter of conjecture.
Bob Carlson

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