Week In Review

This Week in Managed Care: September 13, 2019
September 13, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included a report showing the US uninsured rate rose in 2018; the Trump administration indicating it will ban all flavors of e-cigarettes except for tobacco; new research showing the prevalence of hemophilia is 3 times larger than originally believed.
This Week in Managed Care: September 6, 2019
September 06, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included a diabetes drug showing positive results in treating heart failure; new lipid guidelines promoting the use of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 inhibitors; and a study finding doctors are more likely to prescribe opioids if they are in a hurry.
This Week in Managed Care: August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care stories included a huge ruling against one opioid maker and a settlement offer from another; an expert panel calling for broader screening for hepatitis C; a review showing there are more fatal events linked to a multiple sclerosis drug than previously known.
This Week in Managed Care: August 23, 2019
August 23, 2019 – 
This week in managed care, the top news included outcomes results in treating heart failure; US prevention experts said more women should get BRCA testing; the American Heart Association offered an advisory on treating high triglycerides with prescription omega-3 fatty acids.
This Week in Managed Care: August 16, 2019
August 16, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care stories included the Trump administration looking to bar legal immigrants from using public benefits; a study in The American Journal of Managed Care® finding that a law to limit surprise medical bills is working; data on Affordable Care Act enrollment showing the effect of subsidies.
This Week in Managed Care: August 9, 2019
August 09, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care stories included CMS giving chimeric antigen receptor T-cell payments a boost; a US task force announcing that those at risk for pancreatic cancer should be screened; FDA revealing Novartis withheld data about a high-cost gene therapy.
This Week in Managed Care: August 2, 2019
August 02, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included HHS laying out a plan for importing certain prescription drugs from other countries; a potential new standard of care for chronic lymphocytic leukemia; 3 insulin makers get subpoenaed over their pricing practices.
This Week in Managed Care: July 26, 2019
July 26, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included bipartisan Senate bills taking aim at drug prices, especially insulin; a study linking payer refusal to pay for proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 inhibitors with heart attacks and deaths; and a former FDA commissioner visiting The American Journal of Managed Care®.
This Week in Managed Care: July 19, 2019
July 19, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included CMS pushing for bundled payments in radiation oncology; reports detailing deficiencies in hospice care; a study finding widening disparities in life expectancy among white Americans.
This Week in Managed Care: July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included uncertainty surrounding the fate of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate; a study finding Medicare beneficiaries may be paying more for some generics than brand-name drugs; the Trump administration proposing 5 new payment models to transform kidney disease care.
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