Week In Review

This Week in Managed Care: November 15, 2019
November 15, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included Medicaid tightening the reins on supplemental payments; employers needing more data to control benefit costs; experts saying prior authorization mostly burdens patients.
This Week in Managed Care: November 8, 2019
November 08, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included CMS started planning for life after the Oncology Care Model; a judge blocked a rule requiring immigrants to have health coverage; Election Day brought news for Medicaid work rules.
This Week in Managed Care: November 1, 2019
November 01, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care stories included a report from the FDA considering how to avoid drug shortages; a white paper finds rising comfort with telehealth even as use of digital health tools stagnates; data show a spike in the number of uninsured children.
This Week in Managed Care: October 25, 2019
October 25, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included the average Affordable Care Act premiums falling 4%; the FDA approving a triple combination treatment for cystic fibrosis; House Republicans releasing part 1 of their healthcare plan.
This Week in Managed Care: October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included a new guide that balances curbs on opioid abuse with the needs of patients with chronic pain; HHS proposed reforming antikickback rules to help boost value-based care; a report found flaws with Medicaid work requirements.
This Week in Managed Care: October 11, 2019
October 11, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included an effort by the Trump administration to bolster Medicare Advantage; an abortion case from Louisiana reached the Supreme Court; the study of adapting to changing oxygen levels wins the Nobel Prize.
This Week in Managed Care: October 4, 2019
October 04, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included Medicare cuts hospital payments over readmissions; a second-generation chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy shows promise; a diabetes drug is approved to prevent kidney failure for the first time.
This Week in Managed Care: September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care news included state and federal crackdowns on vaping that forced out the president of Juul; FDA approved a groundbreaking diabetes treatment; Medicare Advantage premiums will decline for 2020.
This Week in Managed Care: September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019 – 
This week, the top managed care stories included Purdue Pharma filing for bankruptcy; new data showing the number of people who get screened for HIV at least once falls far short of what CDC recommends; findings that most US hospital markets are now highly concentrated.
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.
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