The reform law has created major opportunities for disease management and wellness programs ó once you navigate the new hurdles to implementation.

Disease Management and Wellness in the Post-Reform Era charts the rapidly changing course care management and health promotion programs will take over the next several years, as they adjust to reform-law requirements and new tools like social marketing websites.

Co-edited by Al Lewis of the Disease Management Purchasing Consortium and AISís Jill Brown, with a foreword by David Nash, M.D., of Jefferson School of Population Health, the book includes chapters on health reform, medical homes, wellness incentives, behavior change, social media, outcomes measurement, behavioral economics, coordinated care, build-versus-buy decisions, building internal disease management programs, improving Medicare star quality ratings, and more.

To learn more or to order your copy today, contact HIN at 888-446-3530 or visit online at: http://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=4168

Disease Management and Wellness in the Post-Reform Era compiles perspectives from industry experts to answer questions such as:

  • Will medical homes be able to prevent enough utilization to offset the increase in reimbursement to providers?
  • How will health plans have to certify that quality improvement activities included in their medical loss ratio calculations actually show measureable results?
  • How can employers promote a culture of health in the workplace? How much will the increased incentives allowed under the reform law boost employee participation in wellness programs?
  • What are six lessons learned in implementing wellness programs in health plans?
  • How can care management programs harness the social networking movement?
  • How can Medicare Advantage plans use disease management programs to improve performance on CMSís Star Quality Ratings program?

Along with a new focus on how wellness and disease management programs are helped ó or hindered ó by the health reform law, Disease Management and Wellness in the Post-Reform Era also brings expert insight into DMís basic building blocks, including:

  • Integrating disease management and wellness programs
  • Assessing the impact of care coordination
  • Measuring disease management outcomes
  • Using health behavioral economics to optimize health decisions
  • Deciding whether to build or buy disease management programs
  • Implementing a severity-adjustment documentation and coding program for Medicare Advantage plans

For more information, please visit: http://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=4168

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