Week In Review
May 12, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories included the Senate began working on its own Obamacare replacement bill; Scott Gottlieb, MD, was confirmed as FDA commissioner; and coverage from Digestive Disease Week.
May 05, 2017 –
This week in managed care, the top stories included a surprising shake-up in leadership at Molina Healthcare; feedback for the Oncology Care Model; and Healthy Vision Month is focusing on women.
April 28, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories included President Donald Trump's nominee passing a Senate committee; community oncologists meet to discuss the Cancer Moonshot; and a study finds obesity shortens more lives than cigarettes.
April 21, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories included a new rule from CMS to end abuse on the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges; a study that indicates type 2 diabetes may possibly be reversed; and CareMore unveils a new care model that takes place in the dentist's chair.
April 14, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories include an update for prostate cancer screening guidelines; the consequences of conflicting breast cancer guidelines; and Florida seeks work requirements for Medicaid.
April 07, 2017 –
This week, the top stories in managed care included the president's pick to lead the FDA testified before a Senate committee; Mylan recalls EpiPen batches and faces a class action lawsuit; and a study ties being a night owl to increased depression in patients with diabetes.
March 31, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care news included new radiology guidelines for early-stage breast cancer; 4 continuing healthcare challenges for President Donald Trump; and Medicare coverage for Dexcom's continuous glucose monitor.
March 24, 2017 –
This week, the top stories in managed care included last-minute changes to Republicans' bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act; a lack of votes to pass the GOP health bill; and promising study results on PCSK9 inhibitors and SGLT2 inhibitors.
March 17, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories included the Congressional Budget Office releasing its rating of the GOP's health plan, the Senate voted to confirm Seema Verma for CMS administrator, and Scott Gottlieb, MD, was nominated to lead the FDA.
March 10, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care news included a bill from House Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, a new program at Walgreens to train pharmacists on an advanced cancer-care curriculum, and findings that health coaching helps the neediest patients most.