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While the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in increased morbidity and mortality rates on a global scale, it has also exacerbated and brought the mental health crisis to the forefront. More than ever, people are seeking mental health services and experts believe a population-based approach could be…
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What does this say about the affordability of health care, and are there solutions to minimize reliance on this ubiquitous tool?
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In what seems like an eleventh-hour maneuver, the Trump administration moves forward implementing its latest drug pricing model. However, experts say it is fraught with complications and may get tied up in the courts. Our panel sorts through the issue and advises how stakeholders should prepare.
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In the waning days before the election, President Trump and President-elect Biden laid out their thoughts on the pandemic. President Trump touted that COVID was all the media could speak about and added that talk of the virus would disappear November 4, but President-elect Biden said he plans to…
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Recent strains on primary care, including the COVID-19 pandemic, have inspired many practicing clinicians, administrators, and payers to examine its sustainability, reimbursement, and develop solutions to save practices.
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How is the health care landscape expected to look over the next four years? We consulted with managed care experts to analyze what has changed since 2016, what is likely to occur if the president is reelected, and how events might unfold under new leadership.
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In the face of plummeting provider reimbursement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fixed-fee pay models are getting a closer look. First Report Managed Care consulted an expert panel about capitation’s pros and cons, whether it has staying power, telehealth’s role, and more.
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Betsy Seals and Debra Devereaux, MBA, RPh, explain what motivated them to start a managed care consulting firm; how COVID-19 shifted things into hyperdrive; and the keys to success in the rapidly evolving Medicare Advantage space.
First Report Managed Care
New and improved cancer treatments have the potential to save lives, but only for those who can afford the seemingly ever-growing price tag. Experts break down the financial challenges faced by payers and predict what managed care markets may see down the road.
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We asked our experts to review and analyze payer support initiatives, cost considerations and their likely impact on claims, employer-related issues, and more in regards to the COVID-19 outbreak.
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