Medicare

Four steps managed care can take to promote antimicrobial stewardshipThe call for antimicrobial stewardship is growing. Enact these steps to prevent a return to the pre-antibiotic era.
Inside the $100 Million Opioids Ring
Inside the $100 Million Opioids RingHow physicians made millions and fed the opioid epidemic.
The poor will always be with us, and they want and need healthcareThe most vulnerable deserve care and coverage for preventative health services.
Five advancements in diabetes treatment to watch
Five advancements in diabetes treatment to watchThe healthcare industry continues to focus efforts on treatments that work better, and ideally are less expensive and less invasive for patients.
Legislation Benefits Patients in Medically Underserved Communities
Legislation Benefits Patients in Medically Underserved CommunitiesPharmacists could become providers helping serve patients with limited healthcare access.
What providers need to do to improve chronic careA West survey finds that an overwhelming number of chronic care patients say they need help managing their disease.
ACA reform must preserve mental health pharmacy accessACA repeal or replacement must focus on how to preserve mental health services and pharmacy access.
Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the future
Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the futureHealth plans of the future will focus on consumers: designing products, care and services to support improved health.
CMS' new bundled payment program: 3 things to knowCMS launched the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR) in 2016.
Health Spending to Reach Nearly 20% of GDP in 2025
Health Spending to Reach Nearly 20% of GDP in 2025An ageing population and an increase in government spending mean that NHE will only be growing in the coming decade.