Six things to know: How health execs might benefit from Trump’s plans January 16, 2017 By Karen Appold Experts discuss how managed healthcare executives might benefit from the ACA repeal and other healthcare reforms. Could we experience an economic funk over an Obamacare repeal? January 13, 2017 By Tracey Walker A repeal of key provisions of the health law could lead to significant economic disruption and substantial job losses in every state, according to a new study. Will Trump administration welcome CMS’ mandatory cardiac bundle? January 11, 2017 By Tracey Walker HHS secretary nominee Tom Price has voiced opposition to bundled payments. One expert talks about mandatory and the possibility of voluntary bundled payments. How bundled payments really do work January 10, 2017 By Tracey Walker One study shows that the way Medicare is paying for joint replacements is saving millions of dollars annually and keeping patients satisfied, too. Four things to know: Payers’ biggest ACA repeal concerns January 09, 2017 By Karen Appold Experts discuss four of the biggest concerns managed healthcare executives have about repealing the ACA. Five ways to close gaps in care and build a successful quality improvement program By deploying a proactive, year-round strategy that aligns data analytics with a focused approach for addressing gaps in care, your organization can turn routine quality measurement and reporting activities into a true strategic advantage by ensuring that quality measurably improves across key metrics. Automated health tracking boosts patient engagement, study shows January 07, 2017 By Tracey Walker Connected devices and apps eliminating the need for manual tracking drive better long-term engagement in healthy activities, a study from Walgreens and Scripps Translational Science, shows. Nine things healthcare executives should know about MACRA January 06, 2017 By Pranjali Joshi Although CMS released the final rule for MACRA in October, there is still quite a bit of confusion. Most health execs say payers should be forced to pay for telemedicine January 04, 2017 By Tracey Walker Managed Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that more healthcare executives see the value in telemedicine reimbursement. How Trump will change four major healthcare programs, initiatives January 04, 2017 By Don Hall MPH The ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and prescription drugs are in the sights of many who will soon be running Washington.