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Aubrey Westgate
Health execs share their most trusted advisors
Industry leaders share who they call when they need advice.
CMS proposal could improve risk adjustment model for health plans
The proposed HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2018 indicates CMS is focusing on refining the risk adjustment model to better compensate plans.
CMS releases first CJR bundled payment results: What to know
CMS just released the first Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) data feed. Find out what the preliminary results show.
Are exchanges failing? Five plan participation updates
As Aetna bows out of health insurance exchanges, more questions about viability are cropping up. Find out which other plans are exiting the health insurance exchanges.
Marilyn Tavenner discusses AHIP’s strategy
Marilyn Tavenner discusses AHIP’s strategy
AHIP’s president and CEO Marilyn Tavenner discusses the association’s top priorities, challenges, and opportunities.
Payer mega mergers in question: Industry expert weighs in
Michael Abrams of Numerof and Associates healthcare consulting firm discusses how the DOJ’s actions to block the Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers could affect the industry.
DOJ attempts to block health plan mergers: What to know
The government recently filed lawsuits to block Aetna-Humana and Anthem-Cigna mergers. Here’s how experts say this will impact the industry.
Top 7 leadership deficiencies in healthcare
The Managed Healthcare Executive editorial advisory board says healthcare executives should watch out for these seven leadership deficiencies.
Karen B. DeSalvo on the top tech changes health execs should watch
Karen B. DeSalvo on the top tech changes health execs should watch
Karen B. DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, gives the best courses of action for top technology challenges and opportunities facing healthcare executives.
Eight patient engagement trends to watch
Boosting patient engagement is critical as the industry shifts toward value-based payments. For payers and providers, higher engagement increases the likelihood of positive outcomes at lower costs.