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Managed Care Q&A

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Ben Park, MD, president and CEO, American Health Network, part of Optum Care, discusses a recent partnership with Suburban Health Organization that will improve health care quality for Medicare Advantage members and reduce costs, and shares insight into AHN’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ben Isgur, Health Research Institute Leader, PwC, leads PwC’s Health Research Institute, the think tank within the firm that looks at health industry trends that affect pharma, life sciences, payers, providers, and large employers through original research. In this interview, Mr Isgur delves into…
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Edmund Pezalla, MD, MPH, CEO of Enlightenment Bioconsult, formerly of Aetna, discusses treatment options for multiple sclerosis (MS), highlights results from the ASCLEPIOS I and II studies, and notes why this data can be useful for payers. Dr Pezalla is a payer strategy and market access consultant…
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Lynn Barr of Caravan Health, sheds light on how COVID-19 has impacted accountable care organizations, as well as offers her thoughts on the potential long-term effects on the health care system.
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Beth Roberts, senior vice president, commercial business at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, discusses the importance of communicating with members what is available to them through their plan, and how population health management is key in delivering quality care.
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Caraline Coats, vice president of population health strategy, and Andrew Renda, MD, associate vice president of population health, both from Humana, recently spoke with First Report Managed Care about their company’s Bold Goal initiative, the importance of addressing social determinants of health,…
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Gary Owens, MD, president of Gary Owens Associates and First Report Managed Care editorial advisory board member, shares a payer perspective on treatment options for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and weighs the benefits and challenges of using targeted therapy with ibrutinib compared with…
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Pramod John, PhD, CEO of VIVIO Health, discusses a recent presentation where he spoke about using real-world data to drive better outcomes and lower costs, as well as weighs the benefits of value-based care.
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Scott Vogel, partner and PBM executive, Confidio, recently spoke about the many challenges biosimilars face coming to market and where the market might be heading.
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Sonja Quale, PharmD, chief clinical officer and vice president of informatics, Confidio, recently spoke about the many challenges biosimilars face coming to market and where the market might be heading
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