Vol. 6, No. 1
Capital District Physician's Health Plan has shown over the past two years that it's a national champ at satisfying members. But it must struggle to keep doctors happy while meeting ever-tougher competition.
We know that ACE inhibitors are a front-line treatment for congestive heart failure, but they're not prescribed often enough, says a recent study. Will managed care give physicians a nudge?
This British-trained, San Diego-based family physician says today's managed care reminds him of what his homeland went through 48 years agoand points out lessons the British experience can teach.
Physicians, plans and patients are discovering that the promise of genetic testing will be hard to fulfill. One question: Should health plans pay for the testsand for treating diseases that aren't there yet?