IN THIS ISSUE

Editor’s Memo
John Marcille
Viewpoint
Ray Desrochers
The new schedule will burden health plans with extra costs, but will also allow a smoother transition
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
Attempts to force hospitals to make prices public often fail for lack of standardization
Plan Watch
Frank Diamond

Though ROI is hard to calculate, insurer says that its on-site clinics are changing employee behavior for the good

Tomorrow’s Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD

A tiny new implantable heart pump transmits speed, power consumption, and blood flow data directly to the cardiac center

News & Commentary