Top 5 AJMC® Articles of May 2019

May 31, 2019

Here are the top 5 articles for the month of May.

Hi, this is Jaime Rosenberg for The American Journal of Managed Care®. Here are the top 5 articles for the month of May.

Number 5: An article from an AJMC® contributor detailed why Northwestern Medicine is participating in joint replacement in Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced despite projected losses.

Number 4: A study in this month’s issue of AJMC® demonstrated the feasibility of using state-based claims data sets and standardized processes to develop comparable healthcare performance measures that inform state, regional, and organizational healthcare policy.

Number 3: Studies are indicating that violence against healthcare employees is more common than most people think, and advocacy groups say it’s time to act on the growing but underreported problem.

Number 2: A study in this month’s issue of AJMC® found that the attempt to increase primary care access by reducing cost sharing did not produce a negative outcome in terms of total spending for healthcare.

Number 1: A whistleblower lawsuit against Questcor Pharmaceuticals alleges bribes and other fraudulent strategies to boost sales of HP Acthar Gel, which is approved for 19 indications, including multiple sclerosis and arthritis.

To read all of these articles and more, visit AJMC.com.