November 2009

Diet and exercise are increasingly seen as only the first steps in a journey that should include medication for weight maintenance

Tom Reinke

You don’t have to be an experienced psychiatrist to puzzle out the ethical dilemmas of health care delivery today. But for this ethics-program pioneer, it helps.
The government committee charged with helping health plans and providers choose best treatments suggests 100 areas of interest

Frank Diamond

Alan Adler, MD, MS Craig Lipkin, MS Lisa Cooper, MSW Michael Agolino, MSW Violet Jones, RN

Departments

EDITOR’S MEMO
John Marcille
LEGISLATION & REGULATION
The state’s experience is that providers are unwilling or unable to buy into the process
John Carroll
MEDICATION MANAGEMENT
Narrowing the coverage gap will help beneficiaries, health plans, and even pharmaceutical companies. Just how to do that is debatable.
Martin Sipkoff
PLAN WATCH
The historically strong relationship between Rocky Mountain Health Plans and its doctors helps contain costs
Frank Diamond
TOMORROW’S MEDICINE
Health plans can benefit when these therapeutic ATMs are used because of their ability to track dispensing data
Thomas Morrow, MD

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