Dr Sharon Discusses How Insurers Have Responded to the Availability of Therapies for RLS
In this video, Denise Sharon, MD, PhD, Clinical Director and Founding Partner, Comprehensive Sleep Medicine Center of the Gulf Coast, discusses how insurers have responded to the availability of therapies and changes in clinical practice guidelines for RLS.
This video was taken on June 4, 2013, at the Sleep 2013 Meeting in Baltimore, MD.
Having people from different parts of the diabetes care equation talking together at the 3rd Annual Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Meeting is what will move the industry forward, according to Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD, chief medical officer and senior vice president at Joslin Diabetes Center and the editor-in-chief of Evidence-Based Diabetes Management journal.
To help them spread out their bills in a more manageable way Covered California, the state's insurance exchange, may require insurers to cap the monthly cost of each expensive specialty prescription at $500.
Missouri already spends $1.2 billion on Medicaid managed care in less than half its counties. The new plan would extend managed care to all Medicaid clients except the blind, disabled, and elderly. Meanwhile, in North Carolina, the CEO of the Medical Society argued against moving Medicaid to managed care, citing problems in other states.