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Tracey Walker
Insurer expands hep C drug coverage
Nationwide class action suit spurs new coverage decision for hepatitis C medications.
Genetic testing raises difficult questions for payers
A new database helps payers understand which genetic tests are available, which genes they test for, and which tests would be appropriate to use to inform patient management.
Don't overlook vaccines in value-based benefit design
A new study highlights why vaccination costs should be a top consideration when evaluating benefit offerings.
CMS grants docs reprieve from MACRA implementation
Here’s how you can take advantage of this breathing room.
Integrated pharmacy model improves adherence, reduces costs
Study shows that an integrated pharmacy approach with community mental health centers produces higher adherence rates and lower overall healthcare costs.
Risky antibiotic use threatens patients
Patients are willing to use antibiotics without contacting a medical professional, according to a study published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.
Walgreens-Prime alliance: A new breed pharmacy strategy?
This model, touted as “next-generation,” combines retail and specialty and mail services and PBM along with immediate care clinics.
Thirteen healthcare apps to watch
Managed Healthcare Executive asked industry experts to share their favorite mobile apps for healthcare. Here’s 13 of their top picks.
My biggest career mistake: 5 healthcare executives weigh in
My biggest career mistake: 5 healthcare executives weigh in
Learning how to appreciate the value of experiences is key for these execs, who share their biggest career mistake was and how they learned from it.
Remicade will now have a biosimilar
Expert: Expectations are high that biosimilars can control overall biologic cost growth.