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Drug Rebates: New Executive Order Only Addresses Part of the Problem

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Drug rebates often mean consumers pay more for drugs. Manufacturers raise list prices to cover PBM rebates. We pay a percent of list price.
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Reshaping Healthcare: What We Can Learn From Alaska

Southcentral Foundation in Alaska provides excellent healthcare for half the money spent on other patients in that state. What can we learn from them?
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Health Care Companies’ Critical Role in Responding to COVID-19 

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Richard Migliori MD, EVP & Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealth Group describes the health care company's multi-pronged response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Value of Transparency in Payer-Provider Relationships

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Doctors, patients, and insurers can all benefit from improved transparency in payer-provider relationships in areas ranging from costs to care management.

Opening a Medical Practice? Here’s How to Overcome the Challenges

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If you are thinking about opening a medical practice, you need to know about these three common challenges and how to overcome them.
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What is the Impact of Dementia on Comorbid Conditions?

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New research finds that dementia has a substantial impact on the costs and prevalence of certain common comorbid conditions compared with matched individuals without dementia.
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The Promise of Failure Analysis in Healthcare

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The makers of Learjet collect data & program what is learned about critical system failures in order to improve flight safety. Healthcare should do the same.
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Quality is the Key to Healthcare Value

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America’s healthcare value crisis is rooted in the failure to focus on managing quality. However, some providers have systematically improved quality with outstanding results.
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How to Fix Part B Drug Fail-First Policies that Harm Seniors

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Adding step-therapy to Medicare Advantage Part B drugs can delay access to effective medications putting patients at risk. 3 easy tweaks can mitigate the risk.
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Lowering Cost-Share for High Value Meds Improves Adherence

A recent study shows that value-based insurance desig reduces consumer cost-sharing for clinically indicated medications and increases adherence without changing total spending.
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High-Value Healthcare: Is It the Wave Of The Future?

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There's a growing number of providers committed to delivering high-value care & a group of purchasers willing to go around traditional arrangements to access it.
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The State of U.S. Healthcare: An Iron Cage of Bureaucracy

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Even as Americans are forced to resign to healthcare costs that have reached an all-time high, it is indisputable that patients continue to pay more while receiving less. Administrative costs related to wasteful bureaucracy is a major contributor.