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US alters rule on paying for end-of-life planning
The Obama administration, reversing course, will revise a Medicare regulation to delete references to end-of-life...
2 million Medicare beneficiaries aren't getting discounted drugs
More than 2 million Medicare beneficiaries have failed to sign up for a program that could save them thousands of...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Web Exclusive: Health Insurers Debate Whether Bigger is Better
WellPoint selling its pharmacy benefit management business comes as no surprise. In this difficult economy with...
Web Exclusive: Obama's Present to Population Health
President Barack Obama's $3.1 trillion budget could reinvigorate the population health industry, but there is still the...
Web Exclusive: Health Insurers Can Learn From Capitation
If these kinds of models are to work, greater collaboration between physicians and health plans is needed.
Web Exclusive: Three Takeaways from the MHS Project—So Far
CMS' second interim report on the Medicare Health Support project provided reasons why CMS ended the project last year...
Web Exclusive: Is Self-Management the Future of DM?
Empowering the individual patient to take control of his or her health could become the next frontier for disease...
Commentary: Chronic disease battle requires better tools
In his commentary published in the Wall Street Journal, Benjamin Brewer, MD, says the biggest challenge in primary-care...
Physicians 1, DM 0
Many believe a recently implemented Physician Group Practice demonstration project could be the future of quality care...
Book: Competency Evaluation Tools for Case Management Professionals, Second Edition
This second edition of a best-selling toolkit helps organizations evaluate case management professionals based on their...