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.
The Obama administration and state insurance commissioners are developing new standards to oversee narrow networks as consumers begin to express concerns of limited physician choice and unexpected out-of-network costs.
Farzad Mostashari, MD, CEO, Aledade Inc, former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, says that the Blue Button Initiative is a concept that allows patients to receive a copy of their own health information and use it however they like.
Uncompensated care was supposed to be a thing of the past, but it's persisting in many states not expanding Medicaid eligibility. As an alternative, for some high-cost uninsured patients, hospitals are turning to a new option.
Dr. Michael Bell, previously announced as the keynote speaker for the September 25-26 live meeting hosted by The American Journal of Managed Care, this weekend discussed his role in overhauling lab safety at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Attendees at AJMCLive’s Atlanta conference, “Value-Based Decision-Making in Infectious Disease,” will have the chance to hear Dr. Bell discuss the prevention of hospital-acquired infections.