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Four innovative ways employers can deliver healthcareA National Business Group on Health survey finds that with costs continuing to rise, employers are shifting control efforts to how healthcare is delivered and paid for.
Report sheds light on regional diabetes prevalence, costA new report by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has eye-opening findings about diabetes prevalence, severity and cost.
Four reasons payers need to embrace the digital economyConsumer and provider expectations have changed as a result of the digital economy. Here are four reasons why payers need to start migrating their businesses in that direction.
Non-adherence has big impact on Medicaid beneficiaries with HIVNew data presented at the International AIDS Society Conference examines the medical and financial burden of missing pills.
How Cigna reduced opioid use 12% in 12 monthsManaged Healthcare Executive (MHE) recently spoke with Cigna’s Chief Medical Officer for Behavioral Health Doug Nemecek, MD, about Cigna’s efforts, outcomes, and how it plans to reach its goal
How medical schools are responding to the opioid epidemicAs the opioid epidemic rages, up-and-coming physicians are seen as part of the solution. Here’s how medical schools are changing their training programs.
Nine new skills needed by health execsDo you have what it takes to succeed as a healthcare executive? Industry leaders weigh in.
Opinion: Three ways to maximize the benefits of physician assistantsHow Phoenix Children’s improved access, value and outcomes through a dedicated focus on advanced practice providers.
Opinion: Medicare for all: Imminent or pipe dream?As the nation debates the future of our healthcare system, one idea gaining attention is a “Medicare-for-all” single-payer national health insurance plan.
Health plans explain genetic testing coverage decisionsToday there are nearly 67,000 genetic tests. With so many tests available, it can be difficult for MCOs to determine what to cover.