Trending News – June 24, 2021

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In this minisode, Mindy, Ryan, and Jen discuss a few recent newsworthy items including: the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (00:35), the announcement of additional mandatory payment models from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) (04:20), America’s Health Insurance Plans rebranding as “AHIP” (08:13), the Institute of Clinical and Economic Review’s (ICER) decision to investigate the impact of health plan policies on prescription drug costs (11:18), and finally, the FDA approval of Biogen’s Alzheimer’s therapy (15:15).

Podcast Tags: ACA, CMMI, value based care, AHIP, health insurance, ICER, drug prices, Alzheimer’s, healthcare, healthcare news

Source Links:

· https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/supreme-court-upholds-aca-in-7-2-decision-leaving-intact-landmark-us-healt/599060/

· https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/cmmis-fowler-more-mandatory-payment-models-likely/601258/

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/ahip-launching-first-rebranding-effort-nearly-2-decades

· https://www.biopharmadive.com/news/icer-insurers-scrutiny-drug-plan-design/600767/

· https://www.fda.gov/drugs/news-events-human-drugs/fdas-decision-approve-new-treatment-alzheimers-disease

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Mindy McGrath, Healthcare Industry Learning Lead

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Ryan Hummel, Executive and Head of Provider Sector

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Jen Burke, Healthcare Industry Strategist

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