Managed Care


October 2009

Urged on by employers, the Big 3 are going beyond traditional pharmacy benefit management, stressing consumer interactions and disease outcomes and threatening the existence of captive PBMs
Thomas Reinke
Both AHIP and the AMA address ways to give better care to 75 million Americans who struggle to follow directions
Frank Diamond
Health plans weigh whether giving up control of the conversation with patients is worth all the possible benefits
Lin Grensing-Pophal

Employers know that managing chronic conditions and preventing drug-drug interactions can boost productivity
Brian Solow, MD
Legislation & Regulation
Well-run MA plans that stress care coordination present a winning formula, says study
John Carroll
Medication Management
A great deal of money is at stake, to the tune of $1.7 trillion in 2030, according to the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association
Martin Sipkoff
Tomorrow's Medicine
Armed with a deeper understanding of tumor biology, insurers develop treatment algorithms to combat one of the most dreaded diseases
Thomas Morrow, MD