Workplace clinics need to emphasize care coordination, and other letters

By Modern Healthcare  |  December 19, 2015

Regarding the recent feature “Company doctoring” which focused on healthcare costs, let's not overlook another key component to managing cost: coordination of care with the employee's regular primary-care provider, if the worker has one.

Restructure ACO model so it's less punitive, more flexible

By Modern Healthcare  |  December 05, 2015

Regarding the recent online commentary “Drop Medicaid 'best price' drug rules in favor of value-based strategies,” “value-based pricing” sounds mellow until one comes to the challenge of putting a dollar value on, say, a quality-adjusted life year (QALY) for, say, a Medicaid...

Find a more equitable solution than imposing 'Cadillac tax'

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 17, 2015

Regarding the recent editorial “Keep the Cadillac tax”, the so-called Cadillac tax, unfortunately, gets caught in the cross-currents of three economic concerns, not all compatible with each other.

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