Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Rising Healthcare Spending and Other Health News

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.

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.

This week, the top managed care stories included a report from CMS that found healthcare spending will rise 5.5% over the next 8 years; the budget deal passed by Congress included a number of provisions with long-term health impact; a study found eating a low-carb could help reverse type 2 diabetes.

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Read more about the stories in this podcast:

By 2026, National Health Spending Will Climb to 19.7% of Economy, Report Says

Proposed Bipartisan Bill, 2018 Budget Deal Provide Positive Implications for VBID

Congress Includes Language Protecting the Rights of Diabetes Patients in Budget Deal

ASCO Review Finds Clinical Pathway Programs Adhere to Guidelines

After a Year, Low-Carb Diet Helps Many Patients Reverse Type 2 Diabetes, Lose Weight, and Stop Insulin

Medicare Accountable Care Spending Patterns: Shifting Expenditures Associated With Savings