Articles for Business
October 12, 2016 |
Payment reform in the United States is moving quickly, but there are still a lot of unknowns among providers. Meetings like the ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition help accountable care organizations (ACOs) and providers share best practices and figure out how to succeed, said Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and keynote speaker at the ACO Coalition's fall meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 20-21. Learn more about the meeting and register.
October 10, 2016 | Mary Caffrey
A letter from CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt that was made public said that Mylan had been warned repeatedly that it was not using the right classification for the EpiPen, at taxpayers' expense.
September 20, 2016 |
Ideally, the healthcare industry needs to be more consumer driven, so that solutions and programs are built with the patient in mind, said Jay Sheehy, senior vice president of product innovation at EmblemHealth.
September 19, 2016 | AJMC Staff
What we're reading, September 19, 2016: the government update rules on reporting clinical trial findings; hospitals say they aren't receiving discounts for Valeant's heart drugs; and the FDA approved the first treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
September 18, 2016 | Priyam Vora
Accountable care organizations are becoming increasingly common in the United States, but they are more likely to be formed in regions of the country with populations that have a higher socioeconomic status.
September 13, 2016 |
Large insurers reducing their involvement in the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges doesn't necessarily indicate failure, but success is not guaranteed, said Michael E. Chernew, PhD.
September 9, 2016 | AJMC Staff
What we're reading, September 9, 2016: Walgreens believes it may need to unload more stores to ease antitrust concerns over its Rite Aid purchase; the Senate may be nearing a Zika funding agreement; and American dissatisfaction with their healthcare system.
September 2, 2016 |
Marilyn Tavenner, president and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), explains some of the biggest transitions she faced in moving from the public sector of working with HHS to the private sector of now working with AHIP.