The Medicare Star Ratings program is one way regulators are trying to improve outcomes while reducing costs, but what is really at stake for health plans, and do consumers even care?
Health plans must find new and meaningful ways to connect with patients of diverse backgrounds.
Boosting patient engagement is critical as the industry shifts toward value-based payments. For payers and providers, higher engagement increases the likelihood of positive outcomes at lower costs.
There are more than 165,000 health- and wellness-related apps for iOS, but overall engagement remains low outside the top 10. To best benefit users, who should be responsible for health and wellness apps—employers, healthcare insurers or individual consumers? It depends.
Physicians need to be well-versed in the evolving government requirements for billing, reimbursement and overall healthcare delivery/patient experience. One expert outlines these important items for physicians to watch.
Medication non-adherence is a growing issue for patients, physicians and health plans. Here’s one effective solution.
Insurers are gaining trust while pharma moves backwards in trust. Find out why.