Managed Care

 

 

July 2002

More difficult than ever to pull off, health care on a fixed, per-capita budget has gone out of style in a number of areas. But many things are cyclical – and this trend may be, too.

Michael D. Dalzell

Lost market share and further erosion of public trust will be the long-term by-products of this short-term solution.

Frank Diamond
The pharmacy director of Blue Cross of Oklahoma shares his company's success with using three tiers and coinsurance to promote member responsibility.
Thomas Kaye, RPh, MBA
The lack of a consistent clinical strategy for treating weight gain means coverage for obesity isn't imminent. Public policy must be established first.
Diane Cook

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