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UnitedHealth Group’s Value-Based Care Spend Hits $69 Billion

UnitedHealth Group says it’s paying almost half of its reimbursements – or $69 billion – via value-based care models.

As Blue Wave Crests, Health Insurers Brace For ‘Medicare For All’ Push

An effort to derail Medicare for All proposals is underway by health insurance lobbies Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and America’s Health Insurance Plans.

As Open Enrollment Begins, Record Medicare Advantage Growth Expected

Seniors will see a 20% increase in the number of Medicare Advantage plan choices for 2019 when they begin open enrollment Oct. 15.

Rite Aid’s PBM Key To Any Revival

Rite Aid’s EnvisionRx PBM is targeting the booming business of aging baby boomers buying Medicare Part D drug plans.

Rite Aid Shakes Up Board, Strips CEO Of Chairmanship After Failed Merger

Rite Aid unveiled new governance, stripping CEO John Standley of the company’s chairmanship and adding new board members in the wake of a failed merger and mounting financial losses.

Tax Reform No Shot In Arm For Pharma Deals

Divests are plentiful but mega-deals lag.

UnitedHealth’s Warning To ER Provider Envision More About Shift To Value

UnitedHealth Group sent a letter to more than 250 hospitals warning it may drop Envision from its network effective Jan. 1, 2019 if the insurer and the provider of emergency room services cannot come to an agreement.

Move To Population Health Hits Hospital Finances

Hospital operating margins are “under siege” amid the shift to population health and at-risk contracting, Fitch Ratings says in a new report.

Half Of U.S. Doctors Have Pay Tied To ‘Value-Based Metrics’

Nearly half of the nation’s physicians report compensation tied to “value-based metrics,” The Physicians Foundation’s biennial survey shows.

Social Determinants Impede Care Of 88% Of Patients, Doctors Say

Nearly 90% of physicians have patients impacted by social determinants of health, The Physicians Foundation 2018 survey of 9,000 U.S. doctors shows.

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