Managed Care



March 1999

External-review processes are all the rage. But what approach should be used: Developing a new medical opinion, or assessing the validity of the old one?
Karen L. Trespacz, J.D.
Liability is advancing on many fronts and, as recent court decisions indicate, juries can make some extreme awards. What can you do?
Frank Diamond
PSOs have gotten off to a slow start, but physicians can still play a big role in managed Medicare. Careful planning is essential, says this consultant.
Robert L. Dawson
Leaving health care in the hands of a market groping for direction is feeding a public outcry that this physician says is...
Many physicians know little about HEDIS or how it relates to everyday practice. New measures grounded in clinical guidelines may change that.
Michael D. Dalzell


Private Health Insurance Exchanges Conference Washington, D.C. October 7–8, 2014
National Healthcare Facility Management Summit Palm Beach, FL October 16–17, 2014
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2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
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World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
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Home Care Leadership Summit Atlanta, GA November 17–18, 2014