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On March 4 the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of King v. Burwell, which determines the fate of subsidies in the 34 federally facilitated marketplaces, and David Blumenthal, MD, chief executive officer of The Commonwealth Fund, outlined the potentially catastrophic effects if the Court were to side with the plaintiffs.
The goals of the new CMS Oncology Care Model align very nicely with what payers want, according to Ira M. Klein, MD, MBA, FACP, national medical director, clinical thought leadership, office of the chief medical officer, Aetna.
Some of the challenges with bringing as much focus to the mental well-being of patients as their physical conditions has to do with problems the healthcare industry created itself, according to Robin Henderson, PsyD.
The first job of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers was to dig into the data of the city’s hospitals and see who was using them. Half of the population, it turns out, according to Jeffrey Brenner, MD, chief executive officer of the Coalition.
As community oncology clinics affiliate with hospital systems to become hospital outpatient departments, patients begin to feel the burden of higher costs of care, according to Debra Patt, MD, from Texas Oncology, a community-based practice.
The concept of pathways is the most widely adopted solution to reduce the high cost of cancer care, according to Bruce Feinberg, DO, vice president and chief medical officer of oncology at Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions.
Over the last 20 years, The American Journal of Managed Care has published empirical, challenging work, according to Rajesh Balkrishnan, PhD, associate director for research and education at the University of Michigan Center for Global Health.
Among publications in the managed care field, The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) is likely the leader, according to Mitch DeKoven, principal of health economics and outcomes research at IMS Health.