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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—BRCA Testing Recommendation and Other Health News

8/24/2019
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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 news included outcomes results in treating heart failure; US prevention experts said more women should get BRCA testing; the American Heart Association offered an advisory on treating high triglycerides with prescription omega-3 fatty acids. Read more about the stories in this podcast: AstraZeneca's...

Duration:00:05:13

Costs, Quality, Access, and More: The Challenges of Providing Healthcare to Employees

8/20/2019
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Employers are the single largest provider and purchaser of healthcare insurance in the United States and they represent a potential force for change in the US healthcare system. In order to control costs and provide better care to their employees, employers have been banding together through local coalitions. Many coalitions across the country have coalesced under the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions. At the National Alliance’s recent Leadership Summit, held at the end of...

Duration:00:09:48

This Week in Managed Care—Limiting Surprising Medical Bills and Other Health News

8/17/2019
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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 the Trump administration looking to bar legal immigrants from using public benefits; a study in The American Journal of Managed Care® finding that a law to limit surprise medical bills is working; data on Affordable Care Act enrollment showing the effect of subsidies. Read more about...

Duration:00:05:43

How Are Oncology Practices Communicating Value-Based Care to Employers and Patients?

8/13/2019
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On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we’re bringing you a portion of a panel discussion about the Oncology Care Model, held in July 2019 during a meeting of The Institute for Value-Based Medicine (IVBM), an initiative of The American Journal of Managed Care®. At IVBM events, we gather thought leaders to share best practices across medicine, pharmacy, and management in regional locations around the country. This podcast is taken from our meeting focusing on Innovation and Quality in Oncology...

Duration:01:15:18

This Week in Managed Care—Pancreatic Cancer Screening and Other Health News

8/10/2019
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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 giving chimeric antigen receptor T-cell payments a boost; a US task force announcing that those at risk for pancreatic cancer should be screened; FDA revealing Novartis withheld data about a high-cost gene therapy. Read more about the stories in this podcast: CMS Gives CAR T...

Duration:00:05:28

KOL Corner: Amy Ellis Discusses Viewing Value-Based Care as a Culture With Jeff Hunnicutt

8/8/2019
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Transitioning to value-based care is a marathon, not a race, and should be viewed as a mission and a culture, Jeff Hunnicutt, chief executive officer at Highlands Oncology Group, told Amy Ellis, director of quality and value-based care at Northwest Medical Specialties. In order to successfully transform a practice, there needs to be a clear message and set values ingrained in the mindset of staff at the frontline of patient care.

Duration:00:21:29

A Discussion on Managing and Treating Type 2 Diabetes

8/6/2019
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As a progressive disease diabetes presents an ongoing challenge for physicians to provide adequate control of patients’ diabetes, and new agents with novel mechanisms of action help reduce the burden in the management of diabetes. In a recent Peer Exchange discussion, Dr Peter Salgo, of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, led a discussion on novel agents and their role in treating patients with and with cardiovascular disease. On the...

Duration:00:17:07

This Week in Managed Care—Drug Importation Plan and Other Health News

8/3/2019
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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 HHS laying out a plan for importing certain prescription drugs from other countries; a potential new standard of care for chronic lymphocytic leukemia; 3 insulin makers get subpoenaed over their pricing practices. Read more about the stories in this podcast: HHS, FDA Outline Foundation for...

Duration:00:05:41

Overcoming Challenges With Implementing Precision Medicine

7/30/2019
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While precision medicine has started to inch its way to becoming a norm in healthcare, there are still barriers holding back widespread implementation amomg providers and organizations. From reimbursement challenges to primary use in oncology to proving the return on investment of implementing a precision medicine program, addressing these barriers could open the door to more providers and oragnizations embracing precision medicine in their practice. To discuss these challenges and ways to...

Duration:00:27:46

This Week in Managed Care—Gottlieb Discusses Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs and Other Health News

7/29/2019
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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 bipartisan Senate bills taking aim at drug prices, especially insulin; a study linking payer refusal to pay for proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 inhibitors with heart attacks and deaths; and a former FDA commissioner visiting The American Journal of Managed Care®. Read more...

Duration:00:07:34

Addressing the Complexities of Value-Based Payment Models

7/23/2019
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Duration:00:18:07

This Week in Managed Care—Life Expectancy Disparities and Other Health News

7/20/2019
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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 CMS pushing for bundled payments in radiation oncology; reports detailing deficiencies in hospice care; a study finding widening disparities in life expectancy among white Americans. Read more about the stories in this podcast: CMS Proposes Bundled Payments for Radiation Oncology:...

Duration:00:06:24

Addressing the Unintended Consequences of Co-Pay Accumulator Adjustment Programs

7/18/2019
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Pharmaceutical manufacturers sought to improve patient access to treatments through the use of co-payment assistance cards. But, while these cards reduce the out-of-pocket cost for enrollees, employers worry that they could result in increased medication use and associated expenditures, thus negating efforts made with benefit designs. To mitigate the issue, pharmacy benefit managers have introduced co-pay accumulator adjustment programs, which prevent pharmaceutical manufacturer subsidies...

Duration:00:11:29

Biosimilars Are Being Approved but Not Reaching the Market

7/16/2019
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Just halfway through the year, and 2019 has been busy for biosimilars with new guidance and approvals, but the loss of a big advocate of biosimilars from the FDA. In this episode of Managed Care Cast, Kelly Davio, senior editor of The Center for Biosimilars®, a sister site of The American Journal of Managed Care®, discusses new approvals, what the loss of Scott Gottlieb, MD, as FDA commissioner means, the reality of pay-for-delay deals, and more. Learn more about biosimilars at...

Duration:00:10:44

This Week in Managed Care—ACA Individual Mandate Uncertainty and Other Health News

7/13/2019
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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 uncertainty surrounding the fate of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate; a study finding Medicare beneficiaries may be paying more for some generics than brand-name drugs; the Trump administration proposing 5 new payment models to transform kidney disease care. Read more about the...

Duration:00:05:42

Assessing the Extent of Implicit, Explicit Gender Bias in Healthcare Careers

7/9/2019
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While many women in healthcare report experiencing subtle or not-so-subtle bias and microaggressions at work, a recently published study sought to determine how healthcare professionals associate men and women with career and family, and also how surgeons associate men and women with surgery and family medicine. In this podcast, we speak with the lead author, Arghavan Salles, MD, PhD, about the findings, as well as other issues affecting women in healthcare.

Duration:00:22:54

This Week in Managed Care—The Top Managed Care News From the First Half of 2019

7/7/2019
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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, we recap the top managed care news from the first half of 2019, including outcomes from some of the biggest diabetes trials, research into the annual Medicare wellness visit, and an experimental treatment in Parkinson disease. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Association With...

Duration:00:05:33

Working Toward More Transparency in Healthcare

7/2/2019
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Duration:00:19:32

This Week in Managed Care—Hospital Pricing Transparency and Other Health News

6/29/2019
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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 President Trump issuing an executive order for more healthcare transparency; provisional data indicating that overdose deaths may be falling; the Supreme Court agreeing to hear insurers' Affordable Care Act lawsuit. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Trump Issues Executive Order...

Duration:00:05:24

What's Behind the Medical Cost Trend for 2020?

6/25/2019
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Today on Managed Care Cast, we speak with Benjamin Isgur, leader of PwC’s Health Research Institute, about their latest report, Medical Cost Trend Report 2020: Beyond the Numbers. We talk about what is making the medical cost trend start to move upwards and what employers are trying to do about it.

Duration:00:26:40