Week In Review
May 29, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care news included lower insulin costs for seniors in certain plans; discussions on the future of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act; takeaways from Sharecare's Flatten the Curve Survey.
May 22, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care news included President Trump's use of hydroxychloroquine; early data on a COVID-19 vaccine trial; an inside look at physician burnout amid the pandemic.
May 15, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care news included testimony on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic; a rare inflammatory disease emerging in children with COVID-19; a novel cell replacement treatment shows promise in Parkinson disease.
May 08, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care news included FDA grants emergency use authorization to COVID-19 treatment; dapagliflozin’s new approval breaks ground in SGLT2 competition; and AJMC® gets an inside look at how The Michael J. Fox Foundation is assisting the Parkinson community during the pandemic.
May 02, 2020 –
Widespread testing targeted at the most vulnerable communities at risk of suffering complications from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is imperative to successfully managing this pandemic, said Tracey Brown, chief executive officer of the American Diabetes Association.
May 01, 2020 –
The Supreme Court says insurers are owed $12 billion under the Affordable Care Act; a study finds those with cancer are at higher risk from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); a survey shows millions would avoid seeking care for COVID-19 due to cost.
April 24, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care news included HHS' plans to allocate the remaining $70 billion in COVID-19 funding to providers; an analysis finding aggressive social distancing measures economically justified; highlights from this week's virtual Community Oncology Conference.
April 17, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care news included a report that accountable care organizations may drop out of the Medicare Shared Savings Program; states and healthcare plans address unemployment brought on by COVID-19; a sneak peek of the virtual 2020 Community Oncology Conference.
April 10, 2020 –
This week, the top managed care news includes a report on how CDC lacks data to tell the full story on disparities in the COVID-19 pandemic, Medicare Advantage gets a pay bump amid COVID-19 rule changes, and the nation’s top infectious disease expert speaks with the editor-in-chief of JAMA.
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.