Managed Care

 

 

December 2013

The ACA is moving people with HIV into Medicaid and commercial health plans. Disruption of care can be bad news for people with HIV and for payers.

Michael D. Dalzell

The former national health technology ‘czar’ says that as insurers’ business models change, information systems will be critical to success

MargaretAnn Cross

Other nations use ‘quality-adjusted life-years’ to measure the cost-effectiveness of drugs, but this tool has been anathema in the United States — so far

Jack McCain

Genomic profiling in cancer may open the door to the use of unproven therapies

Thomas Reinke



Departments
Legislation & Regulation

Argument about safety reflects biosimilars and brands jockeying for market share

John Carroll
Medication Management

Comprehensive medication management may improve outcomes in medical homes

Thomas Reinke
The Formulary Files
Krishna R. Patel, PharmD, RPh

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