Vol. 9, No. 4
The best IPAs can do many good things for plans, such as jump-start new HMOs and attract new members and good physicians.
DaimlerChrysler, wanting a more streamlined approach to health care for its employees, took matters into its own hands.
How a group of not-for-profit health plans is trying to demonstrate long-term improvement for specific populations.
Inadequate systems, lack of historical data, and ambiguous language can run a risk-sharing contract off track.
Yes, says the president of the People's Medical Society. Q&A.
Physicians too often disparage their colleagues in the press.
News and Commentary
Cigna Colorado Ends Capitation For Most Primary Care Physicians
With AMAP Gone, Quality Judgments In Hands of Others
Financial Stability Of HMOs Called A Mixed Bag
NCQA To Put Report Cards On the Web
Humana Readies New Online Assessment Tool
What Drugs Are Covered? Safety, Efficacy Matter
Liability Closer; Work on Physician Bargaining Begins
Headlines on Deadline...
Fallout from the "new economy": claims payment slower than ever [chart]
Managed Care Outlook