Managed Care


June 2010

The health reform law makes collaboration between groups that are sometimes historically at odds not only easier, but necessary
Frank Diamond
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will bring in new members, and states will look to managed care to control costs
John Carroll
As more and more patients are finding their coinsurance or copayments to be beyond their means, payers are weighing the options
Ed Silverman
They are part of PPACA’s effort to cover as many people as possible. Insurers will be forced to remake their businesses.
Martin Sipkoff
Medicare demonstration projects and reform legislation should lead to ‘no outcome, no income’ policies, this population health expert says
John Marcille

Legislation & Regulation
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act gives the FDA the authority to approve these long-awaited medications after rigorous review
John Carroll
Tomorrow's Medicine
This is the first time that a simple blood sample from a vein has replaced an invasive biopsy of a major organ
Thomas Morrow, MD
Plan Watch
UnitedHealth Group joins with the YMCA and Walgreens in tackling one of our most vexing chronic conditions
Frank Diamond