Week In Review
July 21, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories included more twists in Senate Republicans' efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act; a Medicare fraud sweep targeted opioid distribution; and the CDC reported 30 million Americans now have diabetes.
July 14, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care news included insurers staying away from HealthCare.gov, where you live can affect your chance of surviving cancer, and a new deal could help people on Medicare with diabetes.
July 07, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care news included Senators hearing from their constituents about the healthcare bill; a dispute with a health insurer shut down a state government for 3 days; and the FDA approved a new test for leukemias and lymphomas.
June 30, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care news included the Senate announcing it would delay voting on the healthcare bill until after July 4; the FDA outlined a plan to expedite drug approvals; and Joe and Jill Biden launched the Biden Cancer Initiative.
June 23, 2017 –
The top managed care stories this week included proposed rule changes to the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act; a study found Medicaid expansion increased emergency department utilization; and a diabetes drug received a new cardiovascular indication.
June 16, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care news included a report from CMS that found 2 million people dropped Obamacare coverage after failing to pay their premiums; a study found the diabetes drug canagliflozin reduced cardiovascular risk; and the Supreme Court of the United States rules in favor of biosimilars.
June 09, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories included findings that some cancers are being diagnosed earlier after people gain coverage under the Affordable Care Act; a new poll gauged Americans' views on Medicaid; and JDRF launched a new campaign to meet the needs of people with type 1 diabetes.
June 02, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories include an announcement that CMS will take Social Security numbers off Medicare cards; a national plan to combat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease was released; and a nutrition advocacy group calls on FDA to stick with the schedule for a new nutrition facts label.
May 26, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care news included the Congressional Budget Office's new score for the American Health Care Act; the White House released its fiscal year 2018 budget; and a cancer drug approval that is a first for the FDA.
May 19, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories included the White House budget director hinting at mandatory drug rebates in Medicare; a global cyberattack locked physicians out of patient records; and the National Diabetes Prevention Program released promising data from the first 4 years.