January 16, 2019 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC), one of the state’s largest insurers, and five of the state’s major health systems in North Carolina have announced a new value-based care program that encompasses hundreds of thousands of healthcare...
January 14, 2019 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Claudia Williams, CEO of California HIE Manifest MedEx and former White House technology senior advisor, discusses the organization’s strategy to provide value to network participants and the path forward for HIEs.
Two Congressional leaders are calling for greater transparency from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) as it develops new delivery and payment models, and are urging agency leaders to reform their processes to enable more input from industry...
January 9, 2019 | Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
A new report signals continued growth in value-based care and other quality initiatives, including an estimated 4-percent annual increase in value-based payments and an estimated 7-percent average annual increase in participation in major clinical registry...
December 20, 2018 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Cigna, the fifth largest health insurer in the U.S., finalized its $67 billion acquisition of pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts on Thursday, the company announced, and pledged the combined company would deliver improved affordability and choice.
December 19, 2018 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
A new research report reveals physicians’ continuing dissatisfaction with electronic health records (EHRs) and this frustration with EHRs may slow physicians’ immediate acceptance of new data and analytics tools.