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Contributor: Medicare Should Empower Patients With CKD to Choose Home-Based Health Therapy Options

March 12th 2022, 6:20pm

Article

Jill Hutt Explains Wilmington, DE's Success With the DPP

February 28th 2022, 11:15pm

Video

Jill Hutt, vice president of member services at the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH), outlines how Wilmington, Delaware, went about implementing the Diabetes Prevention Program.

What We’re Reading: DOJ Files Antitrust Lawsuit; CDC to Update Mask Guidance; EMA Supports Youth Boosters

February 25th 2022, 2:57pm

Article

A new lawsuit aims to block a $13 billion health insurance acquisition; the CDC is expected to release updated mask guidelines; the European Medicines Agency supports boosters among teenagers for COVID-19.

Experts Discuss How Employers Can Take on HSA HDHP Challenges While Encouraging Value-Based Care

February 20th 2022, 5:10pm

Article

Speaking during a webinar presented by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions, experts weighed the pros and cons of employer high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) and outlined steps to address challenges raised.

New California Law Addresses STI Epidemic With At-Home Test Kits

February 8th 2022, 3:15pm

Podcast

On this episode of Managed Care Cast, Amy Moy, the chief external affairs officer at Essential Access Health, outlines measures needed to address the sexually transmitted infection (STI) epidemic in the United States.

Contributor: COVID-19 Among the Top 5 Telehealth Diagnoses in the US in November 2021

February 7th 2022, 2:30pm

Article

Association of Opioid Utilization Management With Prescribing and Overdose

February 4th 2022, 5:00pm

Article

Opioid utilization management in Medicare was associated with mixed effects on opioid prescribing, and prior authorization was associated with a decreased likelihood of subsequent overdose.

Mental Health Service Utilization Review Patterns in a Medicaid Managed Care Program

February 3rd 2022, 5:00pm

Article

Medicaid managed care utilization review data for mental health services were analyzed for the calendar years 2017 and 2018. These data indicate low rates of utilization review denials for both inpatient and outpatient mental health services.

Has the Time Arrived to Incorporate Genetic Testing Into Health Care?

February 2nd 2022, 4:00pm

Article

The rise in popularity of genetic testing brings along a myriad of challenges ranging from concerns on data privacy to insurance coverage, but, when utilized correctly, it could mark a step forward for significant advancements in individual and population health.

Array CEO Geoffrey Boyce Discusses AtHome Telebehavioral Health Services

January 31st 2022, 10:00pm

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Geoffrey Boyce, CEO of Array Behavioral Care, discusses Array AtHome’s telebehavioral health services, which are now available to approximately 5 million Humana Medicare Advantage members.