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How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »

Californians increasingly concerned about access to mental healthcare and rising cost of care

Mental healthcare access remains a top priority for nine in 10 Californians, while the rising cost of physical and mental healthcare is causing increasing numbers of Californians to struggle to pay for prescription drugs, medical bills, and healthcare premiums, finds a new poll from the California Health Care Foundation. The poll, Health Care Priorities and… Read More »

Out-of-Pocket Costs for Diabetes Medicine Eliminated – Managed Healthcare Executive

CVS Health recently announced a new solution eliminating member out-of-pocket costs associated with all diabetes prescription medications, including insulin, according to a news release. Offered through the company’s pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), CVS Caremark, RxZERO enables employers and health plan sponsors to leverage formulary and plan design approaches which will offer all categories of diabetes… Read More »

5 technologies that are poised to disrupt the healthcare supply chain

The supply chain has carved out a critical role for itself as the healthcare industry shifts to a value-based model. In today’s evolving business environment, a data-rich supply chain contains the fuel that will help healthcare stakeholders tackle big industry challenges, including reducing variation through insights into which products work best for which patients. In… Read More »