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UnitedHealthcare, MD Anderson deal may spur more bundled payments in cancer

With 1.6 million people diagnosed with cancer in the United States every year, half of whom are Medicare patients, the industry also sees potential in bundled payments if it leads to better quality. M... read more

Health care: All Floridians deserve it

Today, more than 20 million of us have access to health care thanks to the ACA and Medicaid expansion. That’s the good news. Unfortunately, millions of Americans are still uninsured. Last year ... a M... read more

Projected Clinical, Resource Use, and Fiscal Impacts of Implementing Low-Dose Computed Tomography Lung Cancer Screening in Medicare

Methods: We developed a simulation model to forecast the 5-year health outcome impacts of the CMS low-dose CT screening policy in Medicare ... 0.6 to $1.4 billion) for diagnostic work-up, and $1.5 bil... read more

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How changing the way we pay for health care could save money and lives

The 3-year ... million employees work at its more than 4,700 U.S. stores, making it the country’s largest private employer. Because Walmart self-insures health coverage for about 1 million employees, ... read more

From ‘hellish’ to health care: The Affordable Care Act in Maine 1 year later

A little over a year ago, things weren’t going very well for the Affordable Care Act ... EMHS was hit with a $3 million penalty from the federal government in 2013 for failing to save enough money on ... read more

Insurers see broad market opportunities with end-of-life care

Aspire's model is "less capital ... 1980s yet by 2016 more than 50% of Medicare recipients received one day or more of care at a hospice facility. Currently, about 1.5 million beneficiaries receive ho... read more

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Start Time: 08:45 January 1 ... care system. OptumCare provides primary care in 35 priority markets and serves 80 health plans and 14 million people, up 2.6 million patients or 23% compared to a ... read more

Medicare Rule Will Harm Patient Care By Raising Costs

It is a gift to for-profit cancer clinics who shun the poor, uninsured and underinsured. It will not lower the cost of drugs to patients or providers who treat them. It will not expand access to neede... read more

Many Michigan ACOs saving millions under Medicare's

If they generate sufficient savings and hit predetermined quality targets in their second contract year, the ACOs split the savings with Medicare. Detroit Medical Center's Michigan Pioneer ACO, saved ... read more

Daily on Healthcare: Yes, ‘Medicare for all’ would do away with private healthcare plans

At that point, Section 107 of the plan says, “it shall be unlawful for — (1) a private ... Americans who rely on Medicare and Medicaid have continuous access to the care they need.” Higher taxes on to... read more

Heading for the exit: Rather than face risk, many ACOs could leave

She helped launch a rural accountable care ... has saved Medicare $6.7 million, $3 million of which went back to the ACO. Under Obama-era regulations, ACOs that started in Track 1 in either 2012 or 20... read more

Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) CEO Patrick Mahaffy on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

As noted in the news release, what seems to be the new normal for oral oncolytics, at least in the ovarian cancer space. This does not include the $7.9 million in commercial value provided to eligible ... read more

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