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KANSAS: Changes coming to Medicare, Medicaid

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July 19, 2018

“… each candidate seems to have a unique opinion on the future of KanCare.” By Adam Blake JULY 18, 2018 – Ongoing changes in the realm of state health care may prove to be a continuing trend in coming months, especially as Kansas begins preparing for its 2018 election cycle. The federal government has already… Read More ›

FORBES | Rite Aid-Albertsons Comeback Hinges On Narrow Pharmacy Networks

By Bruce Japsen, FORBES, Contributor | Jul 19, 2018 An Albertsons plan to create narrow pharmacy networks with the addition of Rite Aid could limit customer choices to their stores, but may help the larger retailer in the competitive U.S. prescription business. Albertsons disclosed plans to escalate the narrow pharmacy network strategy as the grocery store chain readies… Read More ›

DATA | ‘Social Determinants of Health’ Draw Insurers’ Interest

By Marshall Allen, ProPublica July 17, 2018 | Sucking up data on customers’ buying and social habits — but for what purpose? To an outsider, the fancy booths at last month’s health insurance industry gathering in San Diego aren’t very compelling. A handful of companies pitching “lifestyle” data and salespeople touting jargony phrases like “social… Read More ›

Solutions, DPC Voicemail hell and Resolving Underwhelming DPC Patient Experiences

Trending: Comment Cards Inside Your Practice Can Reassure Your Subscription-based Patients You Are Listening By Michael Tetreault, Editor-In-Chief Last Updated: July 19, 2018 | Originally Posted: MAY 31, 2013 – Patients don’t speak with their mouths, they speak with their feet and quietly on the Internet. Every heard the phrase that social media and online… Read More ›

EDITORs REVIEW: My Personal Pharmacogenomic (PGX) Journey {Watch}

Concierge Medicine Today supports Concierge Medicine Doctors in working with pharmacists and pharmacogenomic companies to develop clinical decision support tools that will assist and guide prescribers in the use of pharmacogenomic information. Concierge Medicine Today further supports them in preparing and distributing materials for patient education and beginning to frame institutional guidelines for pharmacogenomic implementation… Read More ›

POLL: Does Your DPC Practice Charge A Fee for An Immunization History or Sports Physical Form?

STUDY | Publish Your Prices, Boost Your Bottom Line

Study of ambulatory surgery centers backs transparency By Alexandria Wilson Pecci, HealthLeaders Media July 08, 2018 – Publicly listing prices for common surgeries helped to boost revenue and patient satisfaction. That’s the finding from a small study of ambulatory surgical centers across the country by researchers from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. READ FULL STORY… Read More ›

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