IN THIS ISSUE
Editor’s Memo
Peter Wehrwein
Legislation & Regulation
Richard Mark Kirkner
Social determinants of health come into focus to keep beneficiaries out of the hospital.
Medication Management
The direct-acting virals revolutionized the treatment of hepatitis C. They also ushered turbocharged pricing. At least patients—and society—got a major health benefit in return.
The Payers’ Playbook
Joseph Burns
The CNN story once again puts controversy about prior authorization into the spotlight. But is it necessary to review the entire medical record?
Book Review
Peter Boland
Victoria Sweet, MD
Tomorrow’s Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
Diabetes is the scourge of our times, but we have been chasing the wrong culprits. A simple, $40 test of insulin resistance could put us on the right track.
News & Commentary
News & Commentary