May 7, 2013

American Journal of Managed Care — The full-court press toward comparative-effectiveness research and results reporting has compelled health plans and insurers to sharpen their focus on incorporating this information into coverage decision making. Managed care executives have long complained that too few evidence-based data of this type are available to improve coverage decisions. If the evidence were available and payers were ready to incorporate it, widespread development of value-based formularies might result.