Managed Healthcare Executive® State of Industry Survey: COVID-19 Vaccine Worries

January 14th 2022

The biggest concern of the respondents to our State of the Industry survey was misinformation about vaccines on social media.

Is Amazon Primed to Take on a Bigger Role in Healthcare in 2022?

January 14th 2022

The company is expanding the reach of Amazon Care and partnering with health systems and senior living companies to support at-home care.

Health Insurers Offering a "Virtual-First" Option

January 14th 2022

For many people, telehealth is an inviting option. But some insurers are offering health plans that make it the main way by which people receive primary care.

Telehealth Grows, but Medicare Has Woes

January 13th 2022

Cost pressures may increase as the Medicare Hospital Insurance Trust Fund runs low, but the reliance on telehealth that the pandemic wrought is likely to continue, especially for mental health services.

Dr. Ian Tong of Included Health Addresses Racial Differences in Telehealth Use

January 13th 2022

Briana Contreras, editor of Managed healthcare Executive, spoke with Dr. Ian Tong, chief medical officer of Included Health in today’s episode. The two discussed telehealth use vs. in person care, and more specifically, the racial and ethnic differences in this use of care. They concluded the conversation with how telehealth use has continued to expose more benefits for all patients and for the industry through examples like improvements in reimbursement policies and in addressing health equity issues.