Kimberly Westrich on Micro-, Macro-Level Approaches to Improve Value-Based Benefit Design

January 6th 2022, 5:30pm


Kimberly Westrich, MA, vice president of health services research at the National Pharmaceutical Council, discusses opportunities for growth regarding value-based benefits.

Kimberly Westrich Reviews Effective Strategies for Constructing Value-Based Benefits

December 24th 2021, 8:00pm


Kimberly Westrich, MA, vice president of health services research at the National Pharmaceutical Council, discusses value-based benefit design strategies for high-deductible health plans.

Past, Present, and Future of Workplace Mental Health: How Employers Are Responding

December 23rd 2021, 4:00pm


Key opinion leaders discuss the state of mental health in the US workforce, persistent unmet needs, and efforts to improve coverage and uptake of behavioral health services.

CVS Health’s Theresa Juday on Direct, Indirect Cost Implications of Chronic Insomnia

December 10th 2021, 1:00pm


Theresa Juday, RPh, director, Specialty Product Development, CVS Health, discusses the indirect and direct cost burden associated with chronic insomnia.

Daniel Wolfson Discusses Mistrust, Quality Implications in the Health Care System

November 24th 2021, 12:00am


Daniel Wolfson, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the ABIM Foundation, speaks on factors influencing mistrust of the health care system and efforts to improve quality care.

Greater Work Impairment, Comorbidity Burden Linked With Concomitant Psoriasis, PsA

November 20th 2021, 7:00pm


Findings presented at the 2021 American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting showed that patients with concomitant psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) reported greater incidence of obesity, hypertension, and diabetes, as well as a higher likelihood of work inability than those with only psoriasis.

What We're Reading: Vaccine Mandate Hold Extended; Medicare Premiums Spike; Booster Eligibility Expands

November 15th 2021, 3:21pm


Appeals court affirms decision to place a hold on the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for large employers; rising Medicare premiums linked with controversial Alzheimer drug; 3 states expand COVID-19 booster shot eligibility to all adults.

What We're Reading: Pfizer May Seek Booster EUA in All Adults; Employer Vaccine Mandate; COVID-19 Misinformation Trends

November 9th 2021, 3:47pm


Pfizer and BioNTech expect to seek emergency use authorization for their COVID-19 booster vaccine in all adults 18 years and older; the Biden administration urges appeals court to not block employer vaccine mandate; nearly 8 in 10 Americans believe or are unsure of false COVID-19 information.

Dr Rajesh Rajpal on Recovery From Cataract Surgery, Employer Considerations

October 29th 2021, 1:00pm


Rajesh Rajpal, MD, chief medical officer, global head of clinical medical affairs, Johnson & Johnson Vision, speaks on the timeline of recovery for patients with cataract undergoing corrective surgery.

Key Issues Influencing 2022 Employer Health Care Strategy and Plan Design

August 31st 2021, 3:00pm


On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with Ellen Kelsay, president and CEO of the Business Group on Health, on the findings from her organization's 2022 Large Employers’ Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey.