Payers

Commercial insurers, the employer and individual market, plus Medicare trends, Medicare Advantage, & Medicaid managed care

Seeds of Innovation
Peter Wehrwein
Our inaugural innovation issue!
Seeds of Innovation
Frank Diamond
Use apps to keep patients connected to the health care system during transitions and in between visits.
Seeds of Innovation
Lola Butcher
Emblem Health and the Coalition of Asian-American IPA, a large physician group, wants to break down the language barrier to better help Asian American patients. The idea is that traditional health plan home-visit programs can too often turn out to be disruptive, rather than helpful.
Seeds of Innovation
Timothy Kelley
Give away healthy breakfasts and dinners to people with diabetes and it will help them control their disease.
Seeds of Innovation
Joseph Burns
Develop a formulary that rules out wasteful medications.
Seeds of Innovation
Lola Butcher
Provide housing for people experiencing housing instability, some of whom are health care’s super utilizers. Their health will improve, and their utilization will go down.
Seeds of Innovation
Frank Diamond
Deal with people’s isolation and disconnection to head off physical health problems—and possibly health care costs.
Viewpoint
Candace Saldarini, MD
Monica E. Oss
Death by spreadsheet. Those three words pretty well sum up the plight of health plan managers and care coordinators today. With multiple information technology systems spewing out a vast array of spreadsheets, it’s a herculean task to pull all those data together so that populations can be analyzed,…