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Managed Care Cast: A Podcast From The American Journal of Managed Care provides insights from faculty at meetings, features in-depth reports, and offers a new format in which to consume the media offered on AJMC.com.

Managed Care Cast: A Podcast From The American Journal of Managed Care provides insights from faculty at meetings, features in-depth reports, and offers a new format in which to consume the media offered on AJMC.com.
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Managed Care Cast: A Podcast From The American Journal of Managed Care provides insights from faculty at meetings, features in-depth reports, and offers a new format in which to consume the media offered on AJMC.com.

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English


Episodes

This Week in Managed Care—Drug Prices in TV Ads and Other Health News

10/20/2018
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included the Trump administration unveiling plans to include drug prices in television ads; CMS touted Medicare Advantage at the beginning of open enrollment for Medicare; research found Medicare beneficiaries who live in housing with support services stay out of the hospital. Read more about the...

Duration:00:04:59

Examining Health-Related Challenges Puerto Rico Still Faces a Year After Hurricane Maria

10/16/2018
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Examining Health-Related Challenges Puerto Rico Still Faces a Year After Hurricane Maria by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:28:40

This Week in Managed Care—DOJ Approves CVS–Aetna Merger and Other Health News

10/13/2018
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included the Department of Justice giving the green light for the CVS–Aetna merger; premiums for employer insurance plans are on the rise; and the new North American trade deal includes protections for drug makers that will hurt biosimilars. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Justice...

Duration:00:05:47

Changing Physician Behavior With Feedback Reports

10/12/2018
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As healthcare costs continue to increase, health systems are trying to better understand resource utilization among providers. The use of feedback reports can document physician practice patterns and increase accountability for resource use to prevent overuse and misuse. A new paper in the October issue of The American Journal of Managed Care measured changes in ordering rates for 4 resource use measures before and after dissemination of physician feedback reports. Lead author Eva Chang,...

Duration:00:10:31

Heard at NAACOS: Focus on Proposed MSSP Changes

10/9/2018
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CMS’ accountable care organization program, the Medicare Shared Savings Program, could potentially be undergoing some big changes. During the recent fall 2018 meeting of the National Association of ACOs, the proposed changes were top of mind. Attendees were most concerned about how the faster timeline to taking on risk would impact participation, but were pleased with changes to the benchmark and risk adjustment. In this episode of Managed Care Cast, stakeholders at accountable care...

Duration:00:18:07

This Week in Managed Care—Nobel Prize for Immunotherapy and Other Health News

10/8/2018
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included the Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to 2 people for research into immunotherapy; physician-run accountable care organizations bring savings for Medicare; research highlights the health impacts of sexual harassment and assault. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Nobel Prize...

Duration:00:04:59

Employers Take a Vested Interest in Healthcare

10/2/2018
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Employers may not look forward to purchasing healthcare, but they are in the position to transform the market. Key opinion leaders like Suzanne Delbanco, PhD, MPH, of Catalyst for Payment Reform; Brian Marcotte of the National Business Group on Health; and Judy Berger of Southwest Airlines, discuss how employers are getting more involved in healthcare by championing alternative payment models and other more services to their employees. Learn more about the most recent news and updates in...

Duration:00:10:19

This Week in Managed Care—Responding to CMS and Other Health News

9/29/2018
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included comments to several proposals from CMS; Medicare advocates say voters will be motivated by healthcare cost concerns during the midterm elections; research showed diabetes drug dapagliflozin, an SGLT2 inhibitor, reduces risks of major cardiovascular events. Read more about the stories in...

Duration:00:05:49

Medicaid Transformation Project: Addressing Health, Social Needs of Vulnerable Populations

9/25/2018
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Duration:00:13:59

This Week in Managed Care—Banning Gag Clauses and Other Health News

9/22/2018
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included the Senate overwhelmingly voting to ban pharmacist gag clauses; a study found the current vaccine pipeline for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria may fall short; an expert noted a trend of healthcare cost data seeping into nonhealthcare companies’ earnings calls. Read more about the stories in...

Duration:00:04:58

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Complexities in Cancer Care

9/18/2018
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A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Complexities in Cancer Care by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:19:25

This Week in Managed Care—Pushback on Proposed Payment Rules and Other Health News

9/15/2018
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included medical groups asking CMS to halt or slow down its plans to cut physician reimbursement for evaluation and management services; the Senate weighs a package of bills to combat the opioid epidemic; new research shows the Affordable Care Act pushed the uninsured rate down to 10%. Read more...

Duration:00:04:17

Sharing Data to Provide More Precise Care for Complex Patients

9/14/2018
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The September issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® highlighted research into social determinants of health and ways to address social determnants in the health system. In a commentary, Dhruv Khullar, MD, MPP, and Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH, both of the Weill Cornell Department of Health Policy and Research, outlined how health systems can utilize data-sharing networks to deliver targeted care to high-need, high-cost patients. In this interview, Khullar outlines the idea of precision...

Duration:00:11:25

Going Below the Surface of Healthcare Cost Discussions With Dr Bobby Dubois

9/11/2018
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Going Below the Surface of Healthcare Cost Discussions With Dr Bobby Dubois by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:28:00

This Week in Managed Care—Physician Burnout Impacts Quality Care and Other Health News

9/8/2018
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care stories included a study on the impact physician burnout is having on care quality; the latest Affordable Care Act showdown took place in a Texas courtroom; the share of employers offering health coverage increased for the first time since 2008. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Physician...

Duration:00:04:50

Bringing Virtual Tumor Boards, Real-Time Data to the Point of Care

9/4/2018
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Bringing Virtual Tumor Boards, Real-Time Data to the Point of Care by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:12:30

This Week in Managed Care—Next Gen ACO Success and Other Health News

9/1/2018
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care stories included encouraging results from the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization model; concerns that CMS' new billing rules will hurt the sickest patients; a study confirms the value of daily aspirin for patients with diabetes. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Next Generation ACO...

Duration:00:05:10

This Week in Managed Care—Patient-Reported Outcomes With CAR T and Other Health News

8/25/2018
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included a panel mostly endorsed the use of patient-reported outcomes for coverage of chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy; the US Preventive Services Task Force released new recommendations for cervical cancer screening; research found accountable care organization penetration may be changing...

Duration:00:04:40

The Role of Technology in Preventing and Managing Diabetes

8/21/2018
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Currently, 30 million people in the United States have diabetes and the American Diabetes Association estimates that the total economic cost of disease was $327 billion in 2017. An additional 84 million American adults have prediabetes, and 90% of them don’t know they have it, according to the CDC. Given the high cost of treating diabetes and the large population with prediabetes, which puts them at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, prevention has become a point of focus. At...

Duration:00:21:55

This Week in Managed Care—More ACO Risk and Other Health News

8/18/2018
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care stories included CMS outlining a plan to encourage Medicare accountable care organizations to take on more risk, faster; a study found substantial growth in Medicaid managed care enrollment; an analysis showed nearly 1 in 5 inpatient hospital stays includes a claim from an out-of-network provider. Read...

Duration:00:05:04