Policy & Regulation Strategy Five things to know about Trump’s FDA lead pick Gottlieb March 24, 2017 By Karen Appold On March 10, the White House announced that President Donald Trump selected Scott Gottlieb, MD, who has worked for FDA in the past, as his choice to head the FDA. Here are five things managed healthcare executives should know about the pick. Opinion: More industry-stakeholders play blame game for high drug costs March 23, 2017 By Devon Herrick PhD Our policy analyst weighs in on a new drug industry PR campaign that attempts to shift the blame for high drug costs. Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the future March 06, 2017 By Tracey Walker Health plans of the future will focus on consumers: designing products, care and services to support improved health. Cannabinoid-based drug pipeline grows: 4 ways to prepare New treatment indications are under investigation for the use of cannabinoid-based drugs. Are you ready? Opinion: It’s time to rethink how we manage, pay for care for the sickest 10% February 19, 2017 By Devon Herrick PhD Health insurance has served different purposes over the years. It may be time to rethink today’s system. Are high-value health plans the wave of the future? January 25, 2017 By Tracey Walker As the destiny of Obamacare takes center stage, two researchers have proposed the next-generation of HSAs-HDHPs, a new way to design health insurance plans that could win bipartisan support. Opinion: Why Obamacare is so difficult to repeal January 23, 2017 By Devon Herrick PhD Care for the poor and sick is costly; someone has to pay for it. 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. 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. 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.