Week In Review
January 11, 2019 –
This week, the top managed care news included the FDA commissioner discussing boosting drug competition; BMS offering details on its acquisition of Celgene; and cancer mortality rates declining for the 25th consecutive year.
January 04, 2019 –
This week, the top managed care news included a government shutdown affects healthcare; Democrats take control of the House; and The American Journal of Managed Care® names its most influential person in healthcare.
December 31, 2018 –
Here are the top 5 articles for the month of December.
December 28, 2018 –
This week, we recapped the top news from 2018 with a look at policy changes, new research, decisions at the polls, and more.
December 21, 2018 –
This week, the top managed care news included a federal judge ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional; new diabetes standards address cardiovascular risk; efforts targeting loneliness show improved health outcomes.
December 14, 2018 –
This week, the top managed care news included a report that found uninsured rates were on the rise in 2017; an analysis of rising health insurance costs for families; predictions for cardiology trends in 2019.
December 07, 2018 –
This week, the top managed care news included a CDC report that found life expectancy in the United States declined again; telemedicine use among physicians remains low; another study added to the debate over who should take statins.
November 30, 2018 –
This week, the top managed care news included a CMS plan for changes in drug coverage that brought a wave of criticism; a government task force recommended more people at risk for HIV take pre-exposure prophylaxis, known as PrEP; the American College of Cardiology issued an Expert Consensus Pathway on treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
November 23, 2018 –
This week, the top managed care news included HHS Secretary Alex Azar hinting that the government may get more involved in addressing social needs impacting health; work rules in Arkansas cost thousands their Medicaid coverage; research finds a shorter course of hepatitis C treatment may be just as effective as the full course of treatment.
November 16, 2018 –
This week, the top managed care news included research that showed cancer surpassed cardiovascular disease to be the leading cause of death in high-income counties; HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced a new mandatory payment model is coming to oncology; a policy change could make mental health treatment more available.