A new UC Berkeley study has surprising findings about reference pricing and patient drug selection.
By using a patient-centered, physician-led model of care, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Michigan lowers recidivism and healthcare costs.
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Managed Healthcare Executive conducted its first-ever managed care pharmacy survey during the second quarter of 2016 in partnership with Access Market Intelligence. Here’s a look at some of the key findings, with experts weighing in on the results.
The Medicare Star Ratings program is one way regulators are trying to improve outcomes while reducing costs, but what is really at stake for health plans, and do consumers even care?
The transition to value-based payment has accelerated rapidly over the past two years, and payers and providers predict even more dramatic changes.
Report offers some clues regarding healthcare spending disparities
Successful healthcare systems share their strategies for reducing hospital readmissions.
Like any medication, benzodiazepines should be used with caution. However, the tremendous expenditure for these medications—just a year after Medicare Part D extended its coverage to include them in 2012—has some wondering why so many of these drugs are being prescribed.