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AHIP’s president and CEO Marilyn Tavenner discusses the association’s top priorities, challenges, and opportunities.
Health insurers and providers are looking for ways to grow outside of the United States. Here’s a look at some of the tactics that are picking up traction.
The Medicare Star Ratings program is one way regulators are trying to improve outcomes while reducing costs, but what is really at stake for health plans, and do consumers even care?
Obesity affects almost 38% of U.S. adults, according to the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Here’s how plans and providers can create positive change.
Several lawsuits have been filed by qualified health plans offering coverage on the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges.
From new outreach programs to multidisciplinary teams, here are some new strategies health plans are employing to fight the opioid epidemic
Karen B. DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, gives the best courses of action for top technology challenges and opportunities facing healthcare executives.
As asthma prevalence continues to rise in the adult and pediatric populations, U.S. healthcare spending on medications, especially branded inhalers, is expected to increase.
Payers pair with providers to manage patients with chronic disease at a distance.

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INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
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PHARMACY BEST PRACTICES
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ACCOUNTABLE CARE
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POLICY
Insurer shut down causes stir

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Zika Virus
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