December 22, 2016
With the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) set to take effect January 1, 2017, The American Journal of Managed Care has created a resource center, the MACRA Compendium, where payers and providers can find updates on the transition to value-based care.
December 20, 2016
The annual health information technology issue (IT) of The American Journal of Managed Care looks at the purpose for the decade-long move away from paper to technology-based infrastructure: better delivery of care to populations. As special guest editor Dr. Joshua R. Vest and other authors note, there is progress, but weíre not there yet.
December 15, 2016
The American Journal of Managed Care and the American Association of Diabetes Educators have collaborated on a special joint issue of Evidence-Based Diabetes Management, which focuses on the growing evidence for payer coverage of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support and the Diabetes Prevention Program.
November 20, 2016
President-elect Donald J. Trumpís upset win almost certainly means the end of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as we know it, but experts who spoke at Patient-Centered Oncology Care Thursday and Friday said the movement toward value-based payment will continue. The fifth annual meeting, presented by The American Journal of Managed Care, took place in Baltimore, Maryland.
November 08, 2016
With value-based reimbursement now far from its infancy, the chief medical officer for Humana will forecast whatís ahead in payment reform-and how oncology connects with what is happening in primary care, hospitals, and the pharmaceutical industry. Roy A. Beveridge, MD, will open Patient-Centered Oncology Care, which will meet November 17-18, 2016, in Baltimore, Maryland.
October 22, 2016
Despite progress, tying healthcare payments to value has proved easier in theory than in practice, according to speakers at this fallís meeting of the ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition. Experts convened October 20-21, 2016, by The American Journal of Managed Care looked ahead at the challenges the next president will face with the future of the Affordable Care Act.
Zirui Song, MD, PhD, Named 2016 Winner of Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award
October 20, 2016
Dr. Song is a resident at Massachusetts General Hospital and a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School. The American Journal of Managed Care presents the award to an early-career researcher whose achievements show the potential for exceptional long-term contributions in the field of managed care.
October 14, 2016
Today, federal officials released the final rule for the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which will overhaul the way doctors are paid. To understand what this rule means to the future of value-based healthcare, join The American Journal of Managed Care October 20-21, 2016, in Philadelphia for the fall meeting of its ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition.
September 27, 2016
Whether itís the high cost of insulin or the question of when to start combination therapy, the new issue of Evidence-Based Diabetes Management, a publication of The American Journal of Managed Care, covers up-to-the-minute topics in this special issue on therapeutics. Editor-in-chief Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD, FACP, leads off this issue featuring voices of providers, pharmaceutical leaders, payers, and patients.
August 31, 2016
At what point does the cost of cancer therapy affect the results? The current issue of Evidence-Based Oncology, a publication of The American Journal of Managed Care, takes on one of todayís biggest treatment challenges: the eye-popping prices of todayís new therapies can erect barriers to care before it begins.