Six things to know: How health execs might benefit from Trump’s plans January 16, 2017 By Karen Appold Experts discuss how managed healthcare executives might benefit from the ACA repeal and other healthcare reforms. Four things to know: Payers’ biggest ACA repeal concerns January 09, 2017 By Karen Appold Experts discuss four of the biggest concerns managed healthcare executives have about repealing the ACA. How Trump will change four major healthcare programs, initiatives January 04, 2017 By Don Hall MPH The ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and prescription drugs are in the sights of many who will soon be running Washington. Three issues to watch at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017 January 03, 2017 By Marc O'Connor This year’s J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference will address some of the biggest managed care trends, including next-gen at-risk contracts and access to therapy as cancer trends towards a chronic condition. Post-election top policy changes to watch in 2017 January 02, 2017 By Karen Appold While every new year brings change, with Donald Trump elected to become the next president, managed healthcare executives will see more changes than usual in 2017. Looking back at 2016 Before the new year gets too far along, let’s take a brief look at the happenings in the pages of Optometry Times during 2016. New president new path forward for managed care plans December 10, 2016 By Margaret Murray In the aftermath of the presidential election, health policy experts have less to go on than they have after any election in memory. 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. How Trump’s victory will change healthcare consolidation December 05, 2016 By Christian Auty Will President-elect Donald Trump affect the outcome of the Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers?