What's missing in hep C drugs May 01, 2017By Tracey WalkerPayers have unmet needs in the changing hepatitis C (HCV) space, according to a recent survey. The survey, from Precision for Value, highlights what can be done to encourage payers to ease coverage policies for these drugs in the next wave of HCV treatment.
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Three attributes of successful healthcare cost transparency tools May 02, 2017By Karen AppoldMany healthcare organizations’ cost transparency tools fall short on goals and member usage because they fail to incorporate these critical elements. Three top criticisms against CMS’ overall hospital star ratingsStakeholders say CMS’ hospital overall star ratings are biased and can unfairly damage the reputations of good hospitals. Keep up with patient demands: Tips for MCOs May 06, 2017By Donna MarburyPatients are demanding more from payers and providers. Here’s how technology can help. Autoimmune drug pipeline: What health execs should watch May 06, 2017By Mari EdlinNew drugs for RA, psoriasis, type 1 diabetes and Crohn’s disease—some recently approved and others coming down the pipeline—could have an impact on the industry. Top 10 up-and-coming industry leaders in managed care May 09, 2017By Karen AppoldFor the first time, Managed Healthcare Executive has identified 10 emerging healthcare industry leaders. Their backgrounds, expertise, and contributions represent four managed care sectors: pharmacy, health plans, health systems, and technology. Five imitation-worthy palliative care programs May 03, 2017By Mari EdlinHere's how five health plans are successfully approaching palliative care. Health IT trends forecast: What to watch in 2017, 2018 May 04, 2017By Aubrey WestgateJonathan Linkous of the American Telemedicine Association identifies the trends to watch Healthcare industry leaders share their favorite vacation spots May 10, 2017By Aubrey WestgateReady to pack your bags for a little R&R? Here are a few favorite spots recommended by industry leaders. Five traits emerging healthcare leaders own May 09, 2017By Don Hall MPHSuccessful organizations nurture strong performers and help them bridge the gap between the present and the future.