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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—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

Optimizing Number and Timing of Doctor's Appointment Reminders: An Interview With Dr John F. Steiner

8/16/2018
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Optimizing Number and Timing of Doctor's Appointment Reminders: An Interview With Dr John F. Steiner by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:17:39

Celebrating the Important Role Health Centers Play in Providing Care to Vulnerable Populations

8/14/2018
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Health centers have been delivering comprehensive, high-quality preventive and primary healthcare to the country’s most vulnerable populations for more than 50 years. While health centers started out as a primary care safety net, they are increasingly taking a holistic approach. Kristina Wharton, of the Department of Global Health Management and Policy at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, explained that these centers quickly branched out into mental health...

Duration:00:09:30

This Week in Managed Care—Step Therapy in Medicare Advantage and Other Health News

8/11/2018
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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 allowing step therapy in Medicare Advantage plans in a bid to allow for drug price negotiation; larger practices with more resources, technology and care management processes have higher readmission rates than smaller practices; studies find that empagliflozin also reduces liver...

Duration:00:05:17

Discussing Increased Prevalence of NAFLD and NASH, and the Current Lack of Treatments

8/7/2018
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One of the most common causes of liver disease in the United States is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, affecting between 30% and 40% of adults, according to the National Institute of Diabetes, and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. It’s a condition in which excess fat is stored in the liver—a buildup that is not caused by heavy alcohol use. Despite how common nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is, there are currently no approved medications on the market. In this podcast, we talk to a...

Duration:00:34:00

This Week in Managed Care—Fraud in Medicare's Hospice Program and Other Health News

8/4/2018
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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 report that found quality issues and fraud in Medicare’s hospice program; the Trump administration expanded short-term health plans; cancer screening rates are falling short of targets. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Report Finds Medicare Hospice Program Beset With...

Duration:00:05:25

Advancing Precision Oncology With the Syapse Precision Medicine Council

8/1/2018
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Advancing Precision Oncology With the Syapse Precision Medicine Council by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:18:33

This Week in Managed Care—CMS to Resume Risk Adjustment Payments and Other Health News

7/28/2018
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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 reversing its decision to suspend the risk adjustment payment program; out-of-pocket costs and copayment accumulators put an HIV prevention drug out of reach for patients; research finds geography can determine posttreatment imaging for women with breast cancer. Read more about...

Duration:00:05:01

Nurse Practitioners: Taking on New Roles as Physician Shortage Grows

7/25/2018
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Nurse Practitioners: Taking on New Roles as Physician Shortage Grows by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:16:57

This Week in Managed Care—Stakeholders Weigh in on Drug Pricing Plan and Other Health News

7/22/2018
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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 stories included patient advocates, providers, payers, and pharma commenting on the Trump administration's drug pricing plan; a survey that found physicians and payers believe progress toward value-based care is slowing; a study that questions the standards of evidence for breakthrough therapy...

Duration:00:05:01

Site of Chemotherapy Administration Impacts Spending: An Interview With Yamini Kalidindi

7/17/2018
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There are concerns that cancer care costs may increase as the site of provider-administers cancer drugs shifts from physician officers to hospital outpatient departments. Researchers in the July issue of The American Journal of Managed Care examined chemotherapy-related spending in Medicare Part B after controlling for patient characteristics, such as cancer type, and explored differences in chemotherapy utilization patterns between the 2 settings. In this interview, lead author Yamini...

Duration:00:12:20

This Week in Managed Care—Trump Administration Continues to Unravel the ACA and Other Health News

7/13/2018
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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 stories included additional moves by the Trump administration to unravel the Affordable Care Act; Pfizer canceled a round of drug price increases after speaking to the president; advocates for 340B sound the alarm on efforts to reform the program. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Pause in...

Duration:00:04:57

Using Medication Therapy Management to Optimize Medication Regimens, Identify Opioid Misuse

7/10/2018
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Using Medication Therapy Management to Optimize Medication Regimens, Identify Opioid Misuse by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:16:44

This Week in Managed Care—Kentucky Medicaid Work Requirements Blocked and Other Health News

7/6/2018
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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 federal judge blocking Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirements; CMS announced it would launch a demonstration to encourage Medicare Advantage providers to take on more risk; and researchers identify racial disparities in HIV incidence and recommended a 5-part plan of action. Read more...

Duration:00:05:07

The Importance of Addressing Social Determinants of Health, and the Challenges Remaining

7/3/2018
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Health disparities stemming from social, economic, and environmental factors have become a growing target in healthcare with payers, providers, and policy makers turning their attention on how to address those nonmedical factors that impact an individual’s overall health and health outcomes outside of the medical setting. While the importance of addressing social determinants of health is becoming more clear, there are still challenges for this new field—delving into the arena can be...

Duration:00:15:39

This Week in Managed Care—Calls for Increased Data Sharing and Other Health News

6/29/2018
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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 in managed care, the top stories included HHS Secretary Alex Azar appearing before the Senate Committee on Finance to discuss the administration's plan to drive down prescription drug prices; FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, calling on payers to share data to aid drug innovation; and CMS calling for stricter oversight...

Duration:00:05:57

Exploring the Current State of Precision Medicine at the ASCO Annual Meeting

6/26/2018
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Exploring the Current State of Precision Medicine at the ASCO Annual Meeting by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:15:33

This Week in Managed Care—Creating Association Health Plans and Other Health News

6/22/2018
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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 in managed care, the top stories included Atul Gawande, MD, being named the CEO of the Amazon–Berkshire Hathaway–JPMorgan Chase healthcare venture; the Trump administration finalized rules for creating association health plans; an analysis found some cancer types are represented more than others in the Oncology Care Model....

Duration:00:05:03

Center for HOPE: Addressing Health Needs and Cancer Disparities Among Underserved Populations

6/20/2018
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Center for HOPE: Addressing Health Needs and Cancer Disparities Among Underserved Populations by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:14:55

Lowering Costs And Readmission Rates Through a Meal Delivery Program

6/12/2018
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Lowering Costs And Readmission Rates Through a Meal Delivery Program by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:09:57