Tag: care management

Costs Watched as Medicaid Managed Care Begins in N. Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After six years of preparations and delays, most of North Carolina’s Medicaid recipients switched over to managed care Thursday with its...

Revisit of ISCHEMIA Bolsters Conservative Message in Stable CAD

The more complicated a primary endpoint, the greater a puzzle it can be for clinicians to interpret the results. It’s likely even tougher for patients,...

Medicaid Physician Fees Still Lag Medicare Payment Rates

Medicaid fees for physicians have continued to lag those paid by Medicare, a trend that may make it difficult for some patients to find care,...

Consensus on Diagnosis, Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis

A large group of researchers has reviewed the literature related to acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) and has summarized current knowledge of this illness in a...

PCPs Play a Small Part in Low-Value Care Spending

Primary care physicians (PCPs) generate only a small part of the $75 billion to $100 billion wasted every year on low-value care, according to a...

Harold Bornstein, Trump’s ‘Quirky’ Longtime Physician, Dies at 73

Harold Bornstein, MD, President Trump’s former physician for almost four decades, has died at age 73, according to a paid notice published Thursday in The...

Older Adults Often Underestimate Ability to Prevent Falls

An intervention designed to prevent serious fall injuries among older adults was less effective than researchers expected but did identify important ways for clinicians to...