Press Releases

USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics: How Surprise Billing Increases Premiums—and How New Policies Could Help Consumers

September 14, 2020

New research from the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy finds that services for which surprise billing is common make up 10% of health plan spending – a surprisingly high share.

Evolent Health: Data: Remote Care Management Lowered Hospital Visits, Health Costs for High-Risk Medicare Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions

August 03, 2020

Inpatient admissions and medical spend were reduced by more than 40% for the most engaged patients in Evolent's population health program.

Ohio State's Daniel Walker, Ph.D., MPH, to Edit Annual Health IT Issue of The American Journal of Managed Care®

June 22, 2020

Walker’s work highlights why multistakeholder perspectives are critical for health IT used by both clinicians and patients

The American Journal of Managed Care® Kicks Off 25th Anniversary With an Unprecedented Lineup of Top Health Care Leader Exclusive Interviews

June 18, 2020

Drs. Anthony Fauci, Donald Berwick, and more discuss COVID-19, health coverage, and costs of care

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute: Effect of High-Deductible Insurance Use in Bipolar Disorder

June 16, 2020

A new study led by the Department of Population Medicine finds that individuals with bipolar disorder who switched to high-deductible health plans experienced a moderate decrease in nonpsychiatrist mental health outpatient visits, but rates of psychiatrist visits, medication use, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations did not change.

MDVIP: MDVIP Membership Medicine Model Significantly Cuts Diabetes Care Costs

June 03, 2020

Study from MDVIP shows personalized primary care reduces ER visits, hospitalizations and outpatient expenditures for diabetic population.

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health: Medical Home Care Has Mixed Effect on Patients With Mental and Physical Illnesses, UNC Research Shows

May 28, 2020

For those with both mental and physical illnesses, the medical home model could decrease hospital admissions and increase access to outpatient services, according to findings from a new study that includes research from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.

The American Journal of Managed Care® Opens Nominations for 2020 Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award

May 01, 2020

Annual awards program recognizes rising leaders who are making exceptional early career achievement in the field of managed care.

The American Journal of Managed Care® to Host Patient-Centered Oncology Care® 2020 Conference in Nashville

April 22, 2020

Annual, two-day conference will bring together world-renowned experts to deliver insights on the future of value-based oncology care

Authors in The American Journal of Managed Care® Call for Embracing Telemedicine Amid ​“Uncontained Spread” of COVID-19

April 04, 2020

Two members of the law firm Jones Day say even healthcare providers who have not used telemedicine should plan for it as the novel coronavirus spreads, now that rapidly changing laws erase the red tape that has limited use.