HOSPITAL & PROVIDER STRATEGY Eight ways Trump could change Medicaid December 11, 2016 By Tracey Walker Experts share their ideas on how President-elect Trump could change the single largest source of insurance in the country. Top 2017 challenges healthcare executives face December 08, 2016 By Karen Appold Results from Managed Healthcare Executive’s annual State of the Industry Survey reveal which issues will hit managed healthcare hardest in 2017. Three reimbursement changes to watch in 2017 December 06, 2016 By Aine Cryts CMS is adding, dropping, and expanding payment rules New funding mechanisms offer opportunity to improve access to diabetes education December 05, 2016 By David Weingard Telephonic and personalized diabetes self-education programs which fit into patient’s busy lives will make a greater impact than in-person classes only. Promising treatment developments in lymphoma immunotherapies December 05, 2016 By Bryant Furlow In this Q&A, a physician and lymphoma expert discusses treatment advances and promising signs for the future. Novel immunotherapies for leukemia could raise life-threatening syndrome December 05, 2016 By Bryant Furlow Novel immunotherapy treatments are showing promise for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), but they can trigger cytokine release syndrome. Trend to watch: Payer-provider joint ventures December 03, 2016 By Rachael Zimlich RN Joint ventures are gaining steam as health plans and providers look for new ways to work together. Four ways to prioritize women’s health December 01, 2016 By Aine Cryts From “all-in-one” healthcare appointments to coordinating women’s care for convenience, here’s how providers and researchers say plans and providers can prioritize Integrating pharmacy benefit, medical benefit cuts costs November 29, 2016 By Tracey Walker Here’s how one non-profit health plan harnessed the power of medical and pharmacy data to rein in drug costs. Five ways care management can shift to value-based care November 26, 2016 By Ron Geraty MD As fee-for-service rapidly transforms into value-based care, the industry must improve member engagement and outcomes by using targeted care management interventions that help deliver bottom-line results across a broader spectrum of the population.