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Episodes

Promoting Equitable Access to Telemedicine During the COVID-19 Crisis

1/19/2021
The authors of a Clinical research article in the January 2021 Health IT issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® discuss their findings and suggestions for making telehealth access more equitable for all.

Duration:00:12:28

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—CDC Guidance on State Vaccine Supply and Other Health News

1/17/2021
This week, the top managed care news included new CDC guidance to base state COVID-19 vaccine supply on administration rates; a report finds record drop in cancer mortality but persistent disparities; Jardiance moves 1 step closer to FDA approval for use in heart failure.

Duration:00:08:32

Examining the Shift to Value-Based Kidney Care Delivery in 2021

1/12/2021
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with the new chief financial officer of Strive Health, a value-based kidney care company that works with payers and providers to create an integrated care delivery system for chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage renal disease (ESRD). We discuss the changes coming to nephrology practices as well as new ways of looking at the whole patient to try and halt the slide to irreversible ESRD.

Duration:00:09:58

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—FDA Address Vaccine Dose Schedules and Other Health News

1/10/2021
This week, the top managed care news included FDA advising against changes to vaccine dose schedules; drop in mammography screenings during the first months of the pandemic; first anti-TIGIT therapy granted Breakthrough Therapy designation by the FDA.

Duration:00:06:44

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—First COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments and Other Health News

12/20/2020
This week, the top managed care news included the first coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine shipments arriving nationwide; FDA panel votes to expand use of heart failure drug; efforts to address social determinants of health amid the pandemic.

Duration:00:07:56

Addressing Social Determinants of Health During COVID-19

12/15/2020
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with Bechara Choucair, MD, the chief health officer of Kaiser Permanente, about their social health playbook, which guides clinicians about how to help patients with their social health needs during the pandemic.

Duration:00:20:02

Advice for the Biden Administration About the Challenges in Health Care

12/15/2020
As 2020 ends, the last interview in a year-long series running during the 25th anniversary of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) is with the journal’s co-editors-in-chief: Michael E. Chernew, PhD, and A. Mark Fendrick, MD. This episode of Managed Care Cast is a preview of that conversation, which appears in the December issue. Chernew and Fendrick discuss which issues they think President-elect Joe Biden should prioritize, including the sustainability of Medicare, a continued way...

Duration:00:10:00

Database Helps Clinicians Determine Whether COVID-19 Causes Diabetes

12/1/2020
Diabetes is an established risk factor for more severe cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). But recently reported cases of COVID-19-related diabetes among those with no preexisting risk factors suggest the 2 conditions may have a bidirectional relationship. Interested in these rare cases, which don’t appear to fit the typical 2 types of diabetes, Francesco Rubino, MD, a professor of metabolic and bariatric surgery at King’s College London, along with a cohort of clinicians from...

Duration:00:20:52

Dr Jewel Mullen Discusses NASEM's Framework For an Equitable Distribution of a COVID-19 Vaccine

11/24/2020
Recently released vaccine data from both Pfizer and Moderna indicate encouraging steps forward in the global fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). But both vaccines are still a long way from becoming readily available to the wider public, prompting the question, who should be prioritized once doses become available? To provide guidance on this front, The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requested The National Academies of...

Duration:00:28:41

This Week in Managed Care—COVID Vaccines' Efficacy and Other Health News

11/21/2020
Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week. This week, the top managed care news included reports of 2 vaccines’ efficacy against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); a study finds no risk reduction in cardiac events with fish oil; calls for long-term follow-up to understand effects of lingering COVID-19. Read more about the stories in this podcast: What We’re Reading: Pfizer Vaccine 95% Effective; At-home COVID-19 Test Approved; Amazon...

Duration:00:07:12

A Medical Home Visit Program’s Takeaways From COVID-19

11/19/2020
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has required health care systems to overhaul their ways of delivering care to patients in order to keep patients, families, and clinicians safe. For medical home visit programs accustomed to visiting patients in person, this task has required creative use of new technologies and relied on regulatory flexibility to facilitate their work. On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we’re talking with the authors of a Commentary article published in...

Duration:00:28:48

Driving Transparency, Payment Reform in Employer Health Care Coverage

11/17/2020
As the health care industry continues to combat health and cost-related issues exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, employers remain a key figure in the pursuit for higher value care. Recently, the Leapfrog Group partnered with the Health Transformation Alliance, or HTA, to help delineate high-value health care services with a particular focus on transparency and payment reform. On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with Leah Binder, president and chief executive officer of the...

Duration:00:26:15

This Week in Managed Care—SCOTUS Indicates a Willingness to Uphold the ACA and Other Health News

11/14/2020
Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week. This week, the top managed care news included the Supreme Court signaling willingness to uphold the Affordable Care Act; Pfizer’s coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine shows 90% efficacy; racial disparities in lung cancer screenings and prescribing biologics. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Supreme Court Signals Willingness to Uphold ACA:...

Duration:00:08:36

Reforming Oncology Care Payments: Interviews From the QCCA Leadership Summit

11/10/2020
As the costs of cancer care continue to rise in the United States, eyes are increasingly turning to payment reform. Research by the Northeast Business Group on Health found that in 2015, employers spent $125 million on cancer care, and since then, cancer therapy costs have increased substantially with greater use of immunotherapy and the introduction of chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapies that can easily cost half a million dollars for treatment. The federal government is taking the...

Duration:00:09:12

This Week in Managed Care—Health Care Takeaways From the Election and Other Health News

11/7/2020
EDIT: This podcast has been updated as of 11:45 am EST. Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week. This week, the top news in managed care included top health care takeaways from the 2020 general election; a Q&A with William Shrank, MD, MSHS, on connecting Medicare Advantage providers and patients; Managed Care Cast discusses balancing evidence with action amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Read more about the stories in this...

Duration:00:06:01

Balancing Evidence With Action: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Dr Denise Basow

11/3/2020
With the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, new research is quickly being released as more and more is learned. However, the flood of new research needs to be balanced with appropriate review before action is taken. In the latest Managed Care Cast, Denise Basow, MD, president and CEO of clinical effectiveness at Wolters Kluwer, speaks with Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs In, about the onslaught of information, the risk of misinformation, the wide range of information sources...

Duration:00:25:01

This Week in Managed Care—An Update on COVID-19 Vaccine and Therapies and Other Health News

11/1/2020
Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week. This week, the top managed care news included updates on coronavirus disease 2019 therapies and vaccine candidates; a discussion on keeping physicians independent through value-based care; an overview of the 2020 Community Oncology Alliance Virtual Payer Exchange Summit. Read more about the stories in this podcast: What We’re Reading: COVID-19 Vaccine Trials to Restart; Record 2-Day Infections;...

Duration:00:06:48

Keeping Physicians Independent: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Dr Farzad Mostashari

10/27/2020
The company Aledade was created 6 years ago to help physicians stay independent by implementing a value-based care business model. In this episode of Managed Care Cast, Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs in, speaks with Aledade co-founder, Farzad Mostashari, MD, about what his company has accomplished and why these efforts are important for all stakeholders. Read more about Aledade, accountable care organizations (ACOs), and value-based care: Mostashari, Gilfillan Highlight the...

Duration:00:30:02

This Week in Managed Care—COVID-19 Delays Cancer Care and Other Health News

10/24/2020
Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week. This week, the top managed care news included coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) delays in breast cancer surgery; targeted therapies associated with decreased mortality risk for non–small cell lung cancer; an inside look at a patient’s perspective of early-onset Parkinson disease. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Cancer Care Delays in COVID-19 Could Lead to Higher Morbidity,...

Duration:00:06:51

Over Time, Health Care Costs Move to Forefront for All Patients

10/22/2020
2020 is the 25th anniversary of The American Journal of Managed Care® and October’s edition of the journal features an interview with Kavita Patel, MD, MS, a nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution and a primary care physician.

Duration:00:08:17