Managed Care

Managed Care Online ***

Design of this site is centered on having you join as a member, and those professionals interested in managed care are targeted. Little is available for novices. To get full rewards membership is required. However, visitors can browse timely news and reports, an upcoming seminar listing, and other available web resources and links. If you are heavily involved in managed care, then at least one visit to this site is recommended.
MCOL Stock Watch List ***

Company stock quotes from selected healthcare organizations are available by visiting this site. At a time when healthcare is ever changing, a visit here could be both strategically and financially of value.
Aetna US Healthcare ***
One of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare benefits; site provides information about the company and its products, as well as general health information for plan members and the general public.   Health Topics of use to individuals/families; check out The Best Medicine for a little laughter.
AMSO Managed Healthcare Forum ***

This page has features such as: health care and legislation, ethics, capitation, cost cutting, gossip and jokes, ways you can subscribe to the newsletter, archives, teams, deals, and about AMSO. This site is good for doctors and medical professionals only.
MetraHealth Home Page *

Merged with United Health Care; allows members to search for a provider or get answers to frequently asked questions. Of no other use.
MultiPlan Home Page ****

Information on one of the largest PPO’s, with a section devoted exclusively to practitioners. This site is laid out very well with great information in Health and Wellness, as well as a link to Reuters. Useful to physicians, Multiplan members, and anyone with health related questions.
Physicians for a National Health Program ***

This site includes information about the group itself, how to join it, press releases, newsletters, PNHP listserv, health care data updates, why the U.S. needs a single payer, medical student contacts, health care financing and policy resources, and Q & A about health insurance. This is good for anyone.
PCMS Home Page *

A HMO based in Garden City, New York. Great information for those needing insurance in New York/New Jersey, or for those who are already members, but not much for anyone else.
Prudential Healthcare Home Page ***

Nationwide healthcare and employee benefits company whose topics include research, investing, staying healthy, and many others. Massive web site with TONS of information of use to just about anyone.
PHCS Home Page **

Offers managed care products and services to employers nationwide through a group of commercial insurance carriers; lots of information about the company and what they offer, but not much more; good chart showing immunization schedule and recommended preventive procedures/tests for children and adults.
United Healthcare Home Page ***

Nationwide company providing healthcare coverage and related services to purchasers, consumers, managers, and providers of healthcare. A lot of information. The sections addressing individual and family health, fitness, and nutrition are fabulous — prepare to get lost in the articles for a while!! Useful to just about anyone.
Managed Care Market News ***

Weekly updates on managed care market happenings are included.  A special feature is the highlighting of relevant organizations to allow for fast browsing.
Managed Care Local Market Overviews ****

Presented by the Center for Healthcare Information.  Special features include a listing of areas for which reports are available, a search site, links to related sites and sample reports.
Managed Care – The Independent Monthly Magazine ****

This is the online site for Managed Care magazine.  Special features include news updates, browse for past issues with substantial full text articles, and a search through the Managed Care archives.
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