Managed Care



February 2000

Not quite. In a politically driven system of management, the inevitable result was that market forces were ignored — to disastrous effect.
Robert Royce
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care learned the hard way what Oxford Health Plan and others had already found out: HMOs need good information flow.
Bob Carlson
Reducing paperwork, coordinating guidelines, and credentialing physicians are three areas being explored without damping the competitive spirit.
MargaretAnn Cross
Health plans want savings, and suspect they'll find some in hospitals — which, for their part, say the Balanced Budget Act has stripped them clean.
Frank Diamond
Gore, Bush, McCain, and Bradley differ in some of the details. None of them really stands out from the crowd.
Michael Levin-Epstein
An important voice in health care policy, who is also a practicing primary care internist, sees the group model as both efficient and high quality.
MCOs should consider adding pharmacist-managed anticoagulation clinics to the benefits of their members because both patients and physicians show a high level of satisfaction.
Algha D. Lodwick, R. Ph. ; Terrie A. Sajbel, Pharm.D.


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