How Trump would change healthcare May 03, 2016 By Karen Appold A look at how Trump's specific plans for healthcare could impact the industry. How Trump, Cruz, and Kasich would change healthcare May 01, 2016 By Karen Appold A look at how each GOP candidate’s specific plans for healthcare could impact the industry. Top ways Bernie Sanders would change the healthcare industry April 28, 2016 By Karen Appold Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton both vow to make healthcare more affordable, accessible, and higher quality. Here’s a closer look at two of the ways Sanders proposes to do this. M&A outlook for payers and providers A glimpse into the present and future of healthcare industry mergers and acquisitions Six ways Trump’s healthcare plan differs from Obamacare April 18, 2016 By Joseph Mack Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently unveiled his 7-point healthcare plan. Find out more. New CMS model incentivizes providers toward value-based care April 16, 2016 By Tracey Walker Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) advanced primary care medical home model aims to strengthen primary care through a regionally-based multipayer payment reform and care delivery transformation. Boutique plans aim to strengthen patient-provider bonds April 13, 2016 By Tracey Walker Experts says UnitedHealthcare’s new boutique-style health plan is designed to drive innovation in primary care. Supreme Court decision impacts price transparency efforts As a result of a recent case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, advocates of healthcare transparency may need to adjust their data collection strategies. Highmark aims to shore up ACA business after losses April 11, 2016 By Tracey Walker Following on the heels of UnitedHealthcare, Highmark weighs whether staying on the exchange marketplace will be viable. PDMP programs: 11 states to watch Some experts argue that prescription drug monitoring programs can be a game changer when it comes to curbing prescription abuse and misuse. Here are 11 states that stand out for their PDMPs (or lack thereof).