Managed Care

 

 

March 2003

Purchasers, health plans and, to some extent, enrollees are pressuring providers to use information technology to improve care.
Martin Sipkoff
In a marketplace fraught with downsizing and restructuring, many top administrators find themselves having to change careers.
MargaretAnn Cross
The 11 new measures — as is the case with those already in place — focus on problems that greatly affect their employees, and therefore overall costs.
Frank Diamond
His concepts have been enormously influential in the evolution of the health care system, but the results aren't what he expected. Now he has a new program for saving the system from itself.
Some state officials have real doubts that health plans offer any viable solution to the problem of providing care while budget deficits grow.
John Carroll
Julian Casciano ; Karine Amaya, PhD ; John Doyle, MPH ; Steve Arikian, MD ; Neil Shear, MD



Departments
Editor's Memo
John A. Marcille
Viewpoint
By drawing on the expertise of pharmacy benefit managers, managed care plans can teach plan sponsors and brokers the value of pharmacy, and in the process, add to their business.
Todd Gibson
Legislation & Regulation
With today's immense pressure on Medicaid budgets, states can't extend DM programs fast enough.
John Carroll
Legal Forum
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act need not endanger outcomes that depend on data access unless you let it.
Jack A. Rovner

Meetings

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