Managed Care

 

 

December 2009

The nation is in an uproar over rising medical costs, and much of the problem is excess or inappropriate utilization
Martin Sipkoff
Too often, society prods regulators into adopting new drugs and technologies without adequate scientific analysis
Pierantonio Russo, MD ; Alan Adler, MD, MS
Pay for performance is not enough. Fundamental changes in the fundamental relationship have to be taken into account.
A broad consortium of players joins with the NCQA to shine a light on the drugstore
Tom Reinke



Departments
Legislation & Regulation
Skeptics wonder if sticking sick people with high out-of-pocket costs simply encourages them to avoid care
John Carroll
Medication Management
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will make the Part D reporting process more difficult and complex
Martin Sipkoff
Plan Watch
When your domestic business is steady or even declining, what’s a giant health care company to do but look abroad?
Frank Diamond
Tomorrow's Medicine
Xiaflex may offer a better overall outcome and a much less invasive option than surgery for patients with Dupuytren’s disease
Thomas Morrow, MD

Meetings

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
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
6th Semi-Annual Diagnostic Coverage and Reimbursement Conference Boston December 4–5, 2014
Customer Analytics & Engagement in Health Insurance Chicago December 4–5, 2014
Pharmaceutical and Biotech Clinical Quality Assurance Conference Alexandria, VA December 4–5, 2014
9th Semi-Annual Medical Device Coverage and Reimbursement Conference San Diego December 5, 2014
8th Annual Medical Device Clinical Trials Conference Chicago December 8–9, 2014
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015