Jill Sederstrom is a Contributing Editor


Plans, NGA examine infant mortality

July 01, 2013

Japan and the UK outrank the United States in infant mortality measures

Expect Medicaid expansion to relieve some cost shifting

September 01, 2012

Reduction in uncompensated care benefits insurers

Hawaiian plan adopts shared-risk model

August 01, 2012

A large health insurer in Hawaii is taking an aggressive step away from the traditional fee-for-service delivery system.

Employers consider direct contracts, sidestepping traditional payers

July 01, 2012

More employers are interested in exploring direct contracting arrangements with providers, according to healthcare experts.

Pricing must move beyond context of existing market

June 01, 2012

Healthcare experts say a move away from the fee-for-service payment model can't happen too soon.

Specialty drug coverage undefined for essential benefits

October 01, 2011

Four-tier formularies have emerged as one method to control the rising costs associated with specialty pharmaceuticals.