Insurance

The Myth of Average: Why Individual Patient Differences Matter

January 19th 2022, 12:00pm

Article

In the newly-updated booklet, The Myth of Average: Why Individual Patient Differences Matter, the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) explores the barriers patients face when navigating the health care system and identifies opportunities for health care decision-makers to build better health care benefits and improve patient access to needed treatments.

Biden Health Officials Tout Affordability of ACA Plans as Enrollment Deadline Looms

January 13th 2022, 3:45pm

Article

The deadline to enroll in health insurance available through the Affordable Care Act on the federal exchange is Saturday, January 15.

CMS Seeks to Pass Part D Price Reductions to Beneficiaries

January 7th 2022, 5:00pm

Article

CMS proposed rulemaking Thursday that would pass pharmaceutical price concessions to beneficiaries in Medicare Part D plans and make the medical loss ratio in Medicare Advantage plans more robust.

Primary Care During COVID-19: Looking at Payer, Provider Cooperation

January 4th 2022, 11:00pm

Podcast

On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we bring you part 1 of an 8-part video conversation with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Newton Family Physicians about how they adapted to deliver health care in 2020 and 2021.

AJMC® Conversations: BCBS NC and Newton Family Physicians—Turning to Prevention

December 31st 2021, 4:11pm

Video

This 8-part conversation with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Newton Family Physicians, moderated by The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), focuses on the role of value-based care, independent care practices, and other aspects of health care that have been and continue to be affected by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, even as we enter 2022. This is part 8.

AJMC® Conversations: BCBS NC and Newton Family Physicians—NC’s Transition to Medicaid

December 31st 2021, 4:09pm

Video

This 8-part conversation with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Newton Family Physicians, moderated by The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), focuses on the role of value-based care, independent care practices, and other aspects of health care that have been and continue to be affected by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, even as we enter 2022. This is part 5.

AJMC® Conversations: BCBS NC and Newton Family Physicians—Aligning Incentives to Lower Costs

December 31st 2021, 4:08pm

Video

This 8-part conversation with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Newton Family Physicians, moderated by The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), focuses on the role of value-based care, independent care practices, and other aspects of health care that have been and continue to be affected by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, even as we enter 2022. This is part 5.

AJMC® Conversations: BCBS NC and Newton Family Physicians—Replenishing the Health Care Workforce

December 31st 2021, 4:07pm

Video

This 8-part conversation with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Newton Family Physicians, moderated by The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), focuses on the role of value-based care, independent care practices, and other aspects of health care that have been and continue to be affected by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, even as we enter 2022. This is part 4.

AJMC® Conversations: BCBS NC and Newton Family Physicians—Health Care Consolidation and Independent Practices

December 31st 2021, 4:07pm

Video

This 8-part conversation with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Newton Family Physicians, moderated by The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), focuses on the role of value-based care, independent care practices, and other aspects of health care that have been and continue to be affected by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, even as we enter 2022. This is part 3.

AJMC® Conversations: BCBS NC and Newton Family Physicians—Impact of Value-Based Care on Primary Care

December 31st 2021, 4:06pm

Video

This 8-part conversation with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Newton Family Physicians, moderated by The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), focuses on the role of value-based care, independent care practices, and other aspects of health care that have been and continue to be affected by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, even as we enter 2022. This is part 2.