Accountable Care

June 19, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Fallon Health is departing from Massachusetts’ Medicare-Medicaid managed care program, another sign that the sought-after benefits and savings will be hard to achieve.

June 9, 2015 | Anthony Brino

If the economics of running a health plan require the big to get bigger, it also seems that new models for services, risk and profits are needed.

June 8, 2015 | Anthony Brino

With near-universal health insurance and an impetus to make healthcare affordable, health systems starting their own insurance plans believe this time is different.

May 26, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Jay LaBine, MD, is a surgeon working at the forefront of America’s changing healthcare economy, the provider-sponsored health plan.

May 20, 2015 | Anthony Brino

The trajectory of cancer care is so costly and problematic that insurers are flocking in droves to the federal government’s multi-payer alignment experiment.

May 5, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Cigna is seeing benefits from its variety of accountable care in obstetrics and gynecology, and is on track to expand the model.

May 1, 2015 | Anthony Brino and Henry Powderly

Unlike many local and state governments with steadily rising healthcare costs and a looming Cadillac tax, Houston is saving a fair amount with an accountable care network and wellness program.

April 28, 2015 | Anthony Brino

For both insurers seeking value and health systems pursuing all things integration, there is a huge conundrum waiting for an intervention: the hospital facility fee.

April 28, 2015 | Anthony Brino

"We're comfortable being known as the health plan that wants to put health systems in the business of selling insurance."

April 22, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Illinois' largest health insurer is building out its accountable care network, even as some of the health system partners are consolidating.

April 21, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Taking a cue from car manufacturers and cell phone companies, some providers are starting to see value in guaranteeing a standard for quality and costs.

April 21, 2015 | Anthony Brino

In a new oncology program in Florida, Aetna is trying to combine the medical home model with access to advanced care and translational research.

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