Week In Review

This Week in Managed Care: August 7, 2020

August 07, 2020

This week, the top managed care news included CMS updates on telehealth and more; COVID-19 vaccine developments and remaining challenges; a study examines the impact of state policies on life expectancy.

This Week in Managed Care: July 31, 2020

July 31, 2020

This week, the top managed care news included top pharmaceutical executives refuse to attend a Trump meeting after executive orders on costs; a survey shows concerns about reopening schools, toll of COVID-19 split by party lines, background; a review of 20 years of data concludes vaccines are "remarkably safe."

This Week in Managed Care: July 24, 2020

July 24, 2020

This week, the top managed care news included states suing the Trump administration over an HHS rule on nondiscrimination; experimental vaccines show promise against COVID-19 in healthy subjects; diagnostic delays from COVID-19 may increase cancer-related deaths.

This Week in Managed Care: July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020

This week, the top managed care news included states facing COVID-19 spikes reporting health coverage losses; new COVID-19 data protocol raises concerns; and experts discuss key steps to reduce racial inequities in cancer care.

This Week in Managed Care: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020

This week, the top managed care news included CMS planning to pay more for at-home dialysis equipment; ACR supports continued use of telemedicine after the COVID-19 pandemic passes; AJMC®’s coverage of AIDS 2020, the 23rd International AIDS Conference.

This Week in Managed Care: June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020

This week, the top managed care news included CMS proposing rules for value-based contracting in Medicaid; claims data highlighting racial disparities in COVID-19 effects; an interview with Anthony Fauci, MD, on the progress made against HIV.

This Week in Managed Care: June 19, 2020

June 19, 2020

This week, the top managed care news included more details about the COVID-19 vaccine process; attempts to reinforce social distancing amid reopening; a recap of the American Diabetes Association 2020 Virtual Scientific Sessions.

This Week in Managed Care: June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020

This week, the top managed care news included HHS distributing COVID-19 funds to Medicaid and CHIP providers; the National Kidney Foundation issues a statement on health disparities and racial violence; a preview of our coverage of the American Diabetes Association 2020 Virtual Scientific Sessions.

This Week in Managed Care: June 5, 2020

June 05, 2020

This week, the top managed care news included Oncology Care Model timelines being extended due to COVID-19; shifting racial disparities in avoidable hospitalizations; nonprofit hospitals did not direct Medicaid expansion savings into communities.

This Week in Managed Care: May 29, 2020

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.