Managed Care News

  • Fedor says: Change to Medicaid pharmacy pricing model overdue 20 Aug 2018 22:25 Press         Last week’s decision by the Ohio Department of Medicaid requiring its five managed care plans to terminate contracts with pharmacy benefits managers using a “spread pricing” model is long overdue, said State Representative Teresa Fedor, D-Toledo, …
  • Governor hopefuls want power to change KanCare. Colyer official says they’ll have it 20 Aug 2018 21:01 Wichita Eagle Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer just lost his primary election, but he’s still moving forward with new Medicaid contracts that could affect more than 400,000 residents. The man who defeated Colyer, Republican nominee Kris Kobach, said he doesn’t want Colyer to …
  • Addus HomeCare Announces Closing Of Public Offering Of Common Stock 20 Aug 2018 20:15 Kait Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Frankly and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you are affiliated with this page and would like it removed please …
  • After-hours telemedicine can lead to fewer hospitalizations and more savings 20 Aug 2018 20:07 News-Medical.net August 20, 2018 When doctors could be reached via telemedicine to decide whether a patient in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) should be hospitalized, 29% of the patients evaluated avoided a hospital visit, saving $1.55 million over the course of a year, …
  • Aetna (AET) Reaches 52 20 Aug 2018 16:10 Zacks.com Shares of Aetna Inc (AET - Free Report) hit a 52-week high of $199.32 in Friday’s trading session before closing a tad lower at $198.86, primarily driven by the company’s solid performance in the second quarter. The stock has rallied 28.5% in the past …
  • Corridor Named a Top 100 Global Learning Organization for CHEX eLearning Platform by ELearning! Media Group 20 Aug 2018 15:29 Odessa American OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 20, 2018--Corridor, the national market leader for revenue cycle, documentation review and business services to the home health and hospice industry, has been recognized for its market leading CHEX eLearning …
  • After-Hours Telemedicine Helps Skilled Nursing Facilities Avoid Unnecessary Hospitalizations, AJMC® Study Finds 20 Aug 2018 15:29 Odessa American CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 20, 2018--When doctors could be reached via telemedicine to decide whether a patient in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) should be hospitalized, 29% of the patients evaluated avoided a hospital visit, saving $1.55 …
  • AIDS United Elects Diverse New Trustees 20 Aug 2018 13:47 Black Star News Michael Kaplan, AIDS United President & CEO.  The AIDS United Board of Trustees has elected four new members to join the Board, bringing the total number of Trustees to 18.  AIDS United works through strategic grantmaking, capacity building, formative …
  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin plans $265 million expansion at its Wauwatosa campus 19 Aug 2018 11:50 Sheboygan Press Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin plans to spend approximately $265 million to expand and upgrade its campus in Wauwatosa. The plan includes a six-story office building for physician offices as well as expanding its emergency department. Wochit Children’s …
  • After Ohio experience, concerns raised by CVS-Aetna merger 19 Aug 2018 11:05 CantonRep.com Health care giant CVS and insurer Aetna are poised to merge into a conglomerate that would dominate three important links in the health-care chain. It would combine the nation’s largest retail pharmacy group with the third-largest health insurer. It would …