Survey: Healthcare price transparency tools underutilized February 02, 2017 By Tracey Walker Managed Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that tools to help consumers estimate the cost of healthcare may be underutilized. Here’s what UnitedHealthcare is doing about that. Opinion: Health reformers overlook areas that could reduce most costs December 06, 2016 By Devon Herrick PhD None of Trump’s plans, such as repealing parts of Obamacare or expanding HSAs, will rein in the rising cost of healthcare. Three healthcare questions to consider as election 2016 approaches October 08, 2016 By Don Hall MPH It’s time to step back and assess how the election could impact the managed care industry. Top 10 states with the best healthcare October 05, 2016 By Tracey Walker Here are the top 10 states that deliver the best healthcare services, according to personal-finance website WalletHub. Health costs rise for diabetes patients Healthcare spending for people with diabetes rose nearly 6% in 2014, according to a new study. Find out what contributed to the rise. Healthcare affordability remains an issue despite ACA July 09, 2016 By Tracey Walker A new KFF issue brief finds that healthcare coverage problematic for some, even as coverage is gained through the ACA. 10 tips to reduce poor quality healthcare, unjustified care costs The cure for the ills of healthcare lies within our grasp. It’s called “managed care,” which simply means care that is efficient and effective. What’s behind wide-scale hospital price variations? June 02, 2016 By Mari Edlin Report offers some clues regarding healthcare spending disparities Administrative costs are killing U.S. healthcare May 21, 2016 By Ryan Gamlin The United States faces an unenviable paradox: the healthcare sector is an important source of job growth and economic output, but healthcare costs—now comprising nearly one fifth of economic output—are dramatically higher than those in other developed nations, and continue to rise. Opinion: 6 ways to modernize federal health data policy May 15, 2016 By Joel White Creating a national data policy framework for empowered consumer choices.