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What we're reading, August 22, 2016: freestanding emergency clinics come under increased scrutiny; hospitals are being more open about medical mistakes; and regulations to blame for rising generic drug prices.
This week, the top stories in managed care included Aetna's announcement that it was pulling back its participation on the Affordable Care Act exchanges, the annual meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators outlined how existing sites can help roll out the Diabetes Prevention Program nationwide, and hospital leaders gave their opinions on CMS' hospital readmission program.
What we're reading, August 19, 2016: CMS is investigating if patients are being steered away from Medicaid and Medicare to private plans; Medicare Part D paid 17% more for drugs in 2014 than in 2013; and 5 things to know about HIPAA today.
What we're reading, August 17, 2016: Walgreens looks to gamify medication adherence; Aetna warned the Department of Justice that if its merger wasn't approved, it would pull back from exchange participation; and the controversy behind numbers of medication error deaths.
Encouraging the use of generics is only one of the ways to manage the rising costs of medications, according to Karen Ignagni, president and CEO of EmblemHealth. Data and system transparency will also help both the patients and the payers better understand this growing trend.
What we're reading, August 12, 2016: CMS announces Obamacare plans saw a healthier mix of consumers last year; the number of babies born addicted to opioids tripled in 15 years; and the Obama administration will shift funding from HHS to fight Zika.
Marilyn Tavenner, president and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans, believes that while the tone of this year’s presidential election race has been interesting, the discussion among the candidates regarding issues of healthcare and coverage have generally been the same as elections in years past.
Panelists Leah Binder; Austin Frakt, PhD; Margaret E. O'Kane, MHA; and Matt Salo discussed innovation in healthcare, incentives, drug prices, and more.
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