Health execs: How I feel about healthcare’s future October 18, 2016 By Tracey Walker We asked executives how they feel about the future of healthcare. Here’s what they said. Are ACA’s cost-sharing reduction plans effective? October 17, 2016 A new Commonwealth Fund study explores cost-sharing reduction plans and marketplace coverage. Health policy experts predict election outcome, healthcare changes October 06, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate While healthcare has flown under the radar for much of this election season, it’s a topic that was not ignored at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Nexus in National Harbor, Maryland. Clinton lays out healthcare plan in NEJM; Trump opts out October 05, 2016 By Tracey Walker Understanding both candidates proposals can help executives make informed decisions. Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement initiative: 3 key opportunities August 05, 2016 By By Joseph Smith MD As hospitals begin to search for key post-acute providers and implement new care pathways, providers should be aware of program waivers that afford greater flexibility in determining the most cost-effective care possible to ensure good outcomes for patients within the CJR model. Up for debate: CMS Star Ratings released August 03, 2016 By Tracey Walker Experts break down the controversy over the agency’s release of Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings. Moderate health spending growth expected July 18, 2016 By Tracey Walker Over the next decade, health spending is expected to grow at an average rate of 5.8% per year. HHS tackles opioid epidemic July 09, 2016 By Tracey Walker HHS is taking formal steps to address opioid addiction, a widely recognized national public health crisis. Find out the policy changes. Republican alternative ACA plan: 5 takeaways June 29, 2016 By Tracey Walker Is the republican alternative ACA plan a viable trade-off? Here are some key elements of the plan to consider. Eleven ways MACRA will impact your business June 25, 2016 By Tracey Walker What impact will MACRA have on your organization? We asked experts to tell us.