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Drug pipeline: Anti-obesity medsObesity and associated comorbidities strain the healthcare system, so why has R&D for new weight loss medications been lackluster?
Marilyn Tavenner discusses AHIP’s strategyAHIP’s president and CEO Marilyn Tavenner discusses the association’s top priorities, challenges, and opportunities.
Payers, providers eye global growth: What execs should knowHealth insurers and providers are looking for ways to grow outside of the United States. Here’s a look at some of the tactics that are picking up traction.
Successful provider, plan led weight loss programsHow one health system and one health plan are fighting the obesity epidemic
CMS dual-eligible demos called into questionGAO report raises questions about programs for Medicare/Medicaid beneficiaries, but industry insiders remain optimistic.
What health execs should know about Medicare Star RatingsThe Medicare Star Ratings program is one way regulators are trying to improve outcomes while reducing costs, but what is really at stake for health plans, and do consumers even care?
CMS proposal to address antibiotic resistance: Key takeawaysTo participate in Medicare and Medicaid, hospital and critical access hospitals (CAHs) would need to meet new criteria.
Several health plans sue government over ACA paymentsSeveral lawsuits have been filed by qualified health plans offering coverage on the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges.
Medical tourism grows in popularity: What execs should knowAs payers look for growth opportunities internationally, they should watch nother growing trend: medical tourism.
Four ways providers can use coaching to treat obese patientsLosing weight requires dramatic behavioral and lifestyle changes. Here’s how physicians can get patients on board.
Ten things health plans, providers should do to combat obesityObesity affects almost 38% of U.S. adults, according to the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Here’s how plans and providers can create positive change.
Five things that keep health execs up at nightWhat has you counting sheep at night? Answers from your peers may surprise you.