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Web Exclusive: CMS Releases Value-Based Purchasing Incentive Plan
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a long-awaited proposal on so-called value-based purchasing...
CA insurance commissioner to Blue Shield: Delay rate hike
California's new insurance commissioner called Thursday for health insurer Blue Shield of California to delay...
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: Consumerism Could Be Private Health Insurers' Waterloo
It's been six years since health insurers started offering health reimbursement arrangements, but are consumer-directed...
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: Health Insurance—Coming To a Mall Near You
The move into retail marketing channels might seem strange at first blush, but it is a natural progression in...
Web Exclusive: A Necessity, Not an Option: Rethinking ED Systems
Emergency departments nationwide deserve gold stars for their creativity in mitigating the effects of overcrowding by...
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...
Web Exclusive: Health Insurers Take Bite Out of Dental
Offering dental benefits not only helps health plans maintain customers, it also allows them to take a more holistic...
Web Exclusive: CDHPs Doomed Without Physician Support
A recent study showed that most primary care physicians don't understand CDHPs and medical savings accounts, and don't...