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As COVID-19 spurs expansion of payer telehealth offerings, some say initiatives begun during the pandemic could become the norm.
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The American Rescue Plan recently signed into law includes an incentive to encourage states to expand Medicaid. Will any of the 12 holdout states broaden their program for the needy, or do political divisions run so deep that compromise is out of the question?
First Report Managed Care
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to stretch the ability and capacity of health care systems—from curbing infection rates, treating severe illness, understanding new variants, to distributing and administering limited vaccine doses—gaps and vulnerabilities within those same systems continue to…
First Report Managed Care
What will the new president do with the Most Favored Nation rule he inherits from the departing administration; what other drug price initiatives are in the offing; and how should managed care stakeholders prepare?
First Report Managed Care
The end of the year is fast-approaching and with it comes several strides in the development of vaccinations for COVID-19, but there are still many hurdles to overcome.
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COVID-19 has thrown traditional cardiac rehabilitation programs a major curveball, but some experts say this crisis is also creating new opportunities to reimagine care delivery and payment for the long haul.
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A newly launched program to integrate social determinants of health into clinical care is putting into practice what many health policymakers, plans, and providers are increasingly trying to get their heads around—how to more fully and effectively address all the social factors increasingly…
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The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on November 10 in California v Texas, and render a decision early next year that will determine the future of the ACA. What are the potential outcomes, and how should payers prepare for each? Our managed care experts weigh in.
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Researchers reveal that universal screening for the total United States adult population is not cost-effective, according to their recent analysis, but focusing on people who inject drugs could be.
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As the pandemic continues and clinical trials push forward searching for answers and a vaccine, health officials are recognizing that there are many challenges still to come—including vaccine distribution.
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