As Part D enrollees approach their coverage limits, their decisions are significantly affected through the doughnut hole period
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A straightforward method of identifying potentially non-urgent ED visits from administrative data can be employed to calculate population-based rates, which might be applied in the development of managed care programs
The use of a single-pill combination of amlodipine/valsartan resulted in higher acquisition costs but fewer clinic visits, laboratory tests, and electrocardiograms — and therefore lower gross costs — compared with the use of individual drug components
A program that outlined the concepts of evidence-based medicine improved residents’ knowledge about treatment costs
Findings of this retrospective database study further emphasize the importance of effectively managing the side effects of opioid pain therapy and achieving optimum clinical and economic outcomes, thus improving the quality of care
MANAGED CARE’s Weekly Poll
How will the Supreme Court rule in King v. Burwell?
Any day now, the Supreme Court will hand down its decision. How will the court rule?
In favor of Burwell, upholding the subsidies and leaving the ACA intact
68% (126 votes)
In favor of the plaintiff, King, and against premium subsidies for insurance policies sold on federally facilitated exchanges
32% (58 votes)
Total votes: 184
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