Week In Review
February 21, 2020 –
This week, top managed care stories included an additional setback for Medicaid work rules; another study finding more benefits from SGLT2 inhibitors; researchers finding unwanted end-of-life care causes stress.
February 14, 2020 –
This week, top managed care stories included CareMore Health successfully managing complex patients; HHS standing by its rules on interoperability; healthcare costs rising faster than wages.
February 07, 2020 –
This week, top managed care stories included survey results on oncology practices’ willingness to take on risk; a warning of flu among children in detention centers; study findings establishing a link between circadian rhythm and type 2 diabetes.
January 31, 2020 –
This week, top managed care stories included a new plan for Medicaid block grants; federal officials’ response to the novel coronavirus; FDA offers guidance for gene therapies.
January 24, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care stories included a case involving health coverage for birth control reaching the Supreme Court; polls on healthcare anger President Trump; a popular diabetes drug receives a new indication.
January 17, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care stories included AJMC®’s annual health information technology issue; a debate over the value of PrEP; rates of heart disease falling among survivors of childhood cancer.
January 10, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care stories included cancer deaths falling for the 25th straight year; a study finding no link between talc powder and ovarian cancer; a poll finding 1 in 4 patients with Parkinson disease may be misdiagnosed.
January 03, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care stories included the FDA announcing a ban on flavored e-cigarettes; Google’s artificial intelligence system can find breast cancer as well as experts; new diabetes guidelines including 2 new drug classes to treat comorbidities.
December 24, 2019 –
AJMC® presents the results of our online poll of the top healthcare stories of 2019.
December 20, 2019 –
This week, top managed care news included a federal appeals court overturning the individual mandate; the Trump administration unveiling a plan to import low-cost drugs; FDA approving a popular fish oil pill to prevent heart attacks and strokes.