Week In Review
August 11, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories included a look at the politics of right-to-try legislation; the success of FDA's expedited review programs; and a review on the best way to prevent cardiovascular risk in patients with diabetes.
August 04, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories included bipartisan proposals for fixing the Affordable Care Act (ACA); FDA approved a targeted therapy for patients with acute myeloid leukemia who have a rare genetic mutation; and a study found that more patients have gained access to clinical trials after the ACA was implemented.
July 28, 2017 –
This week, the top managed care stories included the Senate rejecting multiple measures to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act; calls for new payment models in behavioral healthcare; and 2 studies on empowering consumers to find the best prices for medications.
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.