November 2002

More consumers on HMO and integrated-system boards might not bring the benefits that advocates expect, yet some plans do find them helpful.

MargaretAnn Cross

If drug purchasers are so bullish on what the AMCP format can do for them, why don’t more of them use it?

MargaretAnn Cross

Proponents tout personalized care and easy access, and imply superior health care. Critics fear “elitist”practices.

Sharon Baker

A new urgency means that tiered formularies and higher copayments will become even more widespread, a recent survey indicates.

MANAGED CARE OUTLOOK

NEWS & COMMENTARY

Ellwood Puts His Faith In Technology

For Most Part, CHIP Dodges Budget Ax

Bush’s Drug-Patent Move Makes Generics Hot Topic

Tiered formularies: Giving employees more responsibility

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