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Karen Appold
AHCA next steps: 4 things MCOs should know
What are the next steps for the bill, and how likely is it that it will become law? Here’s are four things MCOs should know.
Rising diabetes rates in children: Four things health execs should know
Here are four things MCOs should know about a new study focusing on young patients with diabetes.
Top 10 up-and-coming industry leaders in managed care
For the first time, Managed Healthcare Executive has identified 10 emerging healthcare industry leaders. Their backgrounds, expertise, and contributions represent four managed care sectors: pharmacy, health plans, health systems, and technology.
Three attributes of successful healthcare cost transparency tools
Many healthcare organizations’ cost transparency tools fall short on goals and member usage because they fail to incorporate these critical elements.
Zika vaccine progress: Five things to know
To date, the CDC reports 5,234 Zika virus disease cases in the United States and 36,526 cases in U.S. territories. Here’s where we are in the vaccine development process.
Five advancements in diabetes treatment to watch
Five advancements in diabetes treatment to watch
The healthcare industry continues to focus efforts on treatments that work better, and ideally are less expensive and less invasive for patients.
Four reasons GOP ACA replacement failed without a vote
What exactly did House representatives on both sides of the aisle dislike about the AHCA? Here’s a look at what MCOs should know.
Bariatric surgery costs vs. benefits: Plan coverage considerations
From a healthcare perspective, bariatric surgery is considered one of the most effective options for short-term and sustained weight loss. But does the investment pay off?
Five things to know about Trump’s FDA lead pick Gottlieb
On March 10, the White House announced that President Donald Trump selected Scott Gottlieb, MD, who has worked for FDA in the past, as his choice to head the FDA. Here are five things managed healthcare executives should know about the pick.
GOP ACA replacement plan: 4 things health execs should know
What should managed care executives know about the GOP ACA replacement plan? Find out.

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