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Episodes

Removing Barriers to Mental Health Care for Children and Teenagers

4/20/2021
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with the chief strategy officer for Well Being Trust, one of the authors of a recent report about how well health insurers and state Medicaid programs are covering mental health care for children and compliance with federal law. We discuss the unique challenges that youth face, the health disparities, racism, and community trauma that has been experienced in the past year, and some creative ways that organizations and communities can consider...

Duration:00:24:26

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Clotting Links to J&J COVID-19 Vaccine and Other Health News

4/18/2021
This week, the top managed care news included a pause in distribution of J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine; FDA clears first AI device to find possible cancerous hot spots during colonoscopies; lessons from years of public health budgetary neglect.

Duration:00:07:40

How Not to Prepare for a Pandemic: Can We Learn From Public Health Budgetary Neglect?

4/13/2021
Neglecting public health in state budgets for more than 10 years created an environment that was ill-suited to deal with the challenges of COVID-19 as well as other issues. On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with one of the authors of a recent paper that examined state funding trends from 2008 to 2018 and discuss what could be done in the future to avoid past mistakes. In an article published this month in Health Affairs, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of...

Duration:00:15:09

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—AZ Vaccine Linked With Rare Clotting Events and Other Health News

4/11/2021
This week, the top managed care news included a European safety committee finding very rare blood clot links with AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine; new report predicts shifts in the cancer landscape by 2040; the connected nature of type 1 diabetes with other autoimmune diseases.

Duration:00:07:52

Community Outreach Is Enabling CeSHHAR to Close HIV Care Gaps in Zimbabwe

4/6/2021
The Centre for Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Research Zimbabwe, or CeSHHAR, was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Harare (hurrahree), Zimbabwe. CeSHHAR conducts evidence-based research related to HIV/AIDS, its prevention, and policy making, along with providing and implementing sexual and reproductive health education and interventions among several at-risk populations. On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with the executive director of CeSHHAR, Frances Cowan, MD, MSc, MRCP,...

Duration:00:16:16

Managed Care Cast Presents: COPD Stakeholder Summit—Individualizing Treatment, Part 2

4/5/2021
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim. Today, we are bringing you part 2 of a 2-part podcast series discussing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In part 2, moderator Neil Minkoff, MD, chief medical officer of Coeus Healthcare, leads a discussion with a panel of experts about personalized approaches to COPD management and treatment efficacy.

Duration:00:29:13

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—US COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Expands and Other Health News

4/4/2021
This week, the top news in managed care included COVID-19 cases surging as vaccine eligibility expands nationwide; Senate bill seeks to limit use of step therapy in employer health plans; a look into local and global awareness of the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Duration:00:06:21

Leveraging Health Data and AI to Predict COVID-19 Hotspots

3/30/2021
Early on in the pandemic, having the ability to predict where outbreaks were going to take place was something to be desired. Cotiviti developed a COVID-19 tracker map using big data models and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, which can accurately predict where in the United States new COVID-19 outbreaks would occur and show the relative risk of infection for people with underlying health conditions. On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with Nicole Neumarker, the...

Duration:00:15:27

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—AZ Updates Vaccine Efficacy Data and Other Health News

3/28/2021
This week, the top managed care news included efficacy data on AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine questioned; coverage from the NCCN 2021 Virtual Annual Conference; COVID-19 poses risks to children with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes.

Duration:00:06:26

Designing Multimedia Patient Education to Overcome COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

3/23/2021
Addressing vaccine hesitancy, which may take the form of refusing a vaccine or putting oneself in the “wait and see” camp while thinking it over, has never been more urgent as health authorities race to try and vaccinate as much of the population as possible against the virus that causes COVID-19 in 2021. On this episode of Managed Care Cast, Pat Salber, MD, MBA, of the Doctor Weighs In, discusses education for patients on the topic of vaccine hesitancy and COVID-19. Her guest is Eve Gaus,...

Duration:00:30:36

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—AZ Refutes Blood Clot Links to Vaccine and Other Health News

3/21/2021
This week, the top managed care news included AstraZeneca refuting blood clot links to COVID-19 vaccine; 2021 V-BID Summit celebrates 20 years of policy achievements for value-based insurance design; Managed Care Cast discusses 4 strategies payers can use to ensure opioid use disorder care.

Duration:00:06:26

How Payers Can Use 4 Strategies to Ensure Opioid Use Disorder Care

3/16/2021
The upheaval created by the pandemic over the past year has particularly affected individuals struggling with opioid use disorder (OUD) and other substance use issues in the United States, which set an unfortunate record in the first half of last year. More than 81,000 people died of drug overdoses between June 2019 and May 2020, largely driven by illicit fentanyl, as synthetic opioid overdose deaths increased 38%. The March issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® includes a...

Duration:00:19:28

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—CDC Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People and Other Health News

3/14/2021
This week, the top news in managed care included CDC guidance on safe activities for fully vaccinated individuals; American Rescue Plan signed into law; new lung cancer screening criteria expand eligibility.

Duration:00:08:01

Managed Care Cast Presents: COPD Stakeholder Summit—Individualizing Treatment, Part 1

3/11/2021
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim. Today, we are bringing you part 1 of a 2-part podcast series discussing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In part 1, moderator Neil Minkoff, MD, chief medical officer of Coeus Healthcare, leads a discussion with a panel of experts about the burden of COPD, available treatments, and more.

Duration:00:23:53

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Updates on Nationwide Vaccine Availability and Other Health News

3/7/2021
This week, the top managed care news included President Biden updating production timeline for nationwide vaccine availability; efforts by the National Quality Forum to measure telehealth quality and value; FDA approves first treatment for rare genetic metabolic pediatric disorder.

Duration:00:06:06

How the National Quality Forum Plans to Measure Telehealth Quality, Value

3/2/2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a nation-wide boom in telehealth use, new questions are emerging regarding reimbursement, accessibility, data protection, and quality measurement. Although the practice has greatly aided in maintaining care for many Americans throughout the past year, several challenges have been reported. To create a measurement framework linking quality of care delivered by telehealth, health care system readiness, and health outcomes in rural areas specifically, the...

Duration:00:17:52

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—FDA Committee Discuss EUA for J&J Vaccine and Other Health News

2/28/2021
An FDA panel meets to discuss J&J's COVID-19 vaccine ahead of an expected emergency use authorization decision, cemiplimab approved for first-line advanced non–small cell lung cancer with PD-L1 expression, and real-world outcomes contrast cancer clinical trial results in Medicare patients.

Duration:00:06:56

Why US Communities of Color Carry Heaviest Burden of COVID-19

2/24/2021
On this edition of Managed Care Cast, we present a short excerpt from a January webinar titled “Color and COVID-19: The Virus’ Disproportionate Impact” hosted by the MJH Life Sciences™ COVID-19 Coalition about how the pandemic has had an unequal, devastating impact on communities of color.

Duration:00:10:03

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Entresto First FDA Approved Drug in HFpEF and Other Health News

2/21/2021
This week, the top managed care news included Entresto winning the first FDA nod in a hard-to-treat type of heart failure; President Joe Biden nominates a new CMS administrator; experts discuss the potential for Biden health reforms.

Duration:00:07:12

Spotlight on Clinical Specialties Kicks Off With COPD, SCLC, CAR T

2/17/2021
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we highlight a new feature on AJMC.com, the website of The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC®) called Clinical Spotlight, where our editors provide a series of interviews with leading experts in certain specialties. Over the past few months, we’ve talked with specialists in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), small-cell lung cancer, and chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy. The first interview excerpt is with Rose McNulty, editor...

Duration:00:08:24