Week In Review
March 20, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care news included the COVID-19 crisis bringing changes to telehealth and testing; presentations of science in virtual formats; the Affordable Care Act turns 10.
March 13, 2020 –
This week, top managed care news included WHO declaring coronavirus a pandemic; CMS’ creation of an insulin savings plan for seniors; racial bias from professionals as a factor in low minority participation in clinical trials.
March 06, 2020 –
This week, the top stories in managed care included a study finding key drug prices are soaring; Congress providing funds for coronavirus; alcohol-related deaths rising.
February 28, 2020 –
This week, top managed care stories included the United States grappling with coronavirus; oncologists warning that a new payment model represents a major shift; findings that Medicaid expansion did not always result in community investment.
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.