Managed Care

Peer-Reviewed Articles from Managed Care

Research Articles from Managed Care

Richard C. Weiss, MS ; Gary R. Bazalo, MS, MBA ; Heather Thomson, MS ; Eric Edwards, MD, PhD
Albert I. Wertheimer, PhD, MBA ; Frances A. Brentson, MS
Santosh J. Agarwal, BPharm, MS ; Gary V. Delhougne, JD, MHA ; Levi Citrin, JD ; Jill E. Sackman, DVM, PhD ; Anthony J. Senagore, MD, MS, MBA
Angela K. Hochhalter, PhD ; Rashmita Basu, PhD ; Karim Prasla, PharmD ; Chanhee Jo, PhD
Andrea DeVries, PhD ; Gosia Sylwestrzak, MA ; Abiy Agiro, PhD ; Thomas Power, MD

UM for outpatient discretionary echocardiography appeared to reduce testing rates significantly

Kathryn S. Kolibaba, MD
Although this practice can optimize long-term patient outcomes, it is not routine in clinical practice
Navin K. Singh, MD ; Nancy L. Reaven, MA ; Susan E. Funk, MBA

There was little difference between the options in terms of the frequency and cost of return visits. Patients receiving one-stage reconstructions returned slightly less often for breast-related services during the first 18 months after reconstruction, but the difference was not statistically significant.