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espite the fact that approximately 2.74 million patients used anti-obesity drugs in 2011, according to information services company IMS Health, the majority of health plans are following the lead of the Centers for Medicare and...
Two goals of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are to provide more Americans with health insurance and lower the overall cost of healthcare. Managed Healthcare Executive recently asked four stakeholders to share their thoughts on what the...
In many ways, autism is a nightmare condition for health plans. Its prevalence appears to be skyrocketing, it typically requires long-term treatment, diagnoses are being made at younger and younger ages, there is a plethora of...
It is with great excitement that we unveil our network-wide redesign. Please read further to learn more about a few of our new features, and browse around to explore the new site!
The economic impact of an Ebola pandemic could reach $32 billion by 2015, according to the World Bank, while costs to the healthcare insurance industry will depend on how quickly the disease is controlled in countries with high...
As of January 1, 2015, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid will only be awarding payments to MA plans that receive 4 stars or higher.
In 2013, the adult obesity rate was 27.1%, up from 5.5% 2008
Focusing attention on these individuals can bring both short-term and long-term clinical and economic benefits

INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
Modernizing the delivery of ...

An acute care facility replaces unproductive PCs with zero clients and No Click Access authentication and improves staff ...

Target follows Walmart into primary care
Joint Commission data show hospital ...
ACA opposition may explain uneven ...

PHARMACY BEST PRACTICES
AARP study finds sharp rise in price ...

Retail prices for brand name prescription drugs widely used by older Americans shot up by an average of nearly 13% in ...

Cigna will modify its formulary ...
Pharma Pricing Strategies: Prior ...
Hospitals protest Genentech's ...

ACCOUNTABLE CARE
Hospital and insurer join forces to ...

In 2011, Texas-based Memorial Hermann Health System and the Memorial Hermann Physician Network began exploring possible ...

Improving diabetes care through an ...
CMS launches ACO initiative to boost ...
Pioneer ACOs performance is mixed in ...

POLICY
Supreme Court will hear ACA tax ...

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a decision expected by July of 2015, will hear arguments on the legality of the federal tax ...

OIG will increase audit activities ...
ONC's plan to solve the ...
Insurers help states expand ...

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Accountable care works

In the accountable care model, providers are rewarded for taking steps that produce the best results. Accountable care ...

2014 was a year of growth and change ...
Cancer management demands ...
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