Week In Review
February 08, 2019 –
This week, the top managed care news included President Trump's State of the Union address highlighting healthcare; HHS Secretary Alex Azar taking on drug rebates; and physicians asking Congress to fully implement the HITECH Act.
February 01, 2019 –
This week, the top managed care news included House and Senate hearings on the cost of prescription drugs; a study finding patients with diabetes can be safely switched to cheaper insulin; and the first non-chemotherapy combination being approved for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
January 25, 2019 –
This week, the top managed care news included the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review investigating rising drug prices; CMS expanding value-based insurance design; and researchers using a blood test to detect preclinical Alzheimer disease.
January 18, 2019 –
This week, the top managed care news included a new investigation into drug prices; FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, provided updates on how the government shutdown is impacting FDA work; research found comorbidities impede clinical trial participation for patients with cancer.
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.