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Humana launches oncology model to reward integrated care

Humana is launching a value-based oncology program to reward providers for  more integrated cancer care for Medicare Advantage and commercial members. Humana will provide compensation based on an incremental evaluation of quality and cost in several key areas: inpatient admissions; emergency room visits; medical and pharmacy drugs; laboratory and pathology services; and radiology. The evaluation… Read More »

Fixing Our Health Care System – The New York Times

To the Editor: Re “What’s Good Health Care Worth?” (editorial, Feb. 17): Thirty-six thousand Americans die prematurely each year because they are uninsured. And more than half a million households declare bankruptcy each year because of illness or medical bills. Who could possibly benefit from such an inhumane system? Private insurers. High deductibles and co-pays,… Read More »