Podcast

How Do Medicaid Beneficiaries Benefit From Complex Care Management?
March 24, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care cast, we speak with Farhad Modarai, DO, on a recent paper he co-wrote, entitled, "Impact of Complex Care Management on Spending and Utilization for High-Need, High Cost Medicaid Patients." The study can be found in the February issue of The American Journal of Managed Care®.
Opportunities to Address Female Veterans' Unique Healthcare Needs
March 20, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with the lead author of a recent study who explored gender differences in veterans’ healthcare after leaving the military.
Accelerating the Prior Authorization Process: How a 2-Day Rule Can Optimize Efficient Care
March 03, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with April Todd, senior vice president, CORE and Explorations for CAQH. We discuss CAQH CORE’s recent approval of a 2-day rule for health plans in requesting additional supporting information from providers and making final determinations on prior authorization requests.
Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Setbacks for Medicaid Work Rules and Other Health News
February 22, 2020 – 
Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast.
Why Are Benefits of Preventive Drug Lists Not Fully Realized for Patients With Asthma?
February 14, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with 2 authors of a recent study who researched how useful preventive drug lists are for patients with asthma and parents of children with asthma.  
Biomarker Testing in Advanced Colon Cancer: Why It's Still Lagging
January 24, 2020 – 
We speak with one of the authors of a recent study examining why overall biomarker testing rates remain poor for metastatic colorectal cancer.
Predicting Healthcare Utilization With Applied Machine Learning
January 16, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with John Showalter, MD, chief product officer at Jvion and an internal medicine physician, and Soy Chen, MS, director of data science at Jvion and part of their data science team. We discuss their research about using applied machine learning to predict healthcare utilization based on social determinants of health, appearing in the January 2019 Health IT issue of The American Journal of Managed Care®.
Concerns of Healthcare Stakeholders in the Runup to 2020 Election
January 07, 2020 – 
On this episode of the podcast, we speak with Peter Bonis, MD, chief medical officer, Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health, which recently released the survey, Mending HealthCare in America 2020: Consumers & Cost.
What Are the Next Steps for Collaboration, Accountability in Oncology Care First?
December 24, 2019 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with Kashyap Patel, MD, the chief executive officer of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates—a leading OCM practice—and associate editor of Evidence-Based Oncology™ (EBO), as well as Tennessee Oncology’s Stephen M. Schleicher, MD, MBA, to discuss Oncology Care First.
Patients' Understanding of What Constitutes a Preventive Care Visit
December 13, 2019 – 
While efforts to abate surprise medical billing, such as the kind that come from out-of-network emergency department visits, are currently being debated in Washington, DC, the kind of billing discussed here occurs when patients struggle to understand the difference between preventive health services, which are covered at no cost under the Affordable Care Act, and billing for services at a doctor’s visit for an illness, condition, or injury.
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