Higher cost sharing decreases adherence to oral diabetes drugs and worsens glucose levels
Nine instruments were reviewed based on the extent that they measured the four attributes of primary care. Only one fully met the recommended criteria.
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Sharp Health Plan wanted to increase mammography screening for its at-risk female population. Thirty percent of at-risk members were non-adherent. Members’ reasons for avoiding screening were examined.
Capital Health Plan achieved a 79% improvement in pain scores and a 54% improvement in function scores for its members
A system in which individual insurance policies may be purchased for separate medical products and services is based on a medical options market and takes its cue from the financial sector
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A widespread approach that incorporates various stakeholders may be necessary to change adherence behavior
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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