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Should Health Plans Become Integrated Systems to Cut Costs?
HC Pro - Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media

Existing medical cost management systems in health plans are fragmented, and should be transformed into an integrated healthcare management system to deliver “consistent, sustainable” improvement in healthcare, a new report recommends. The Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) report, “Integrated Health Management for Health Plans,” said an integrated healthcare management system, which involves myriad level of services in least restrictive settings, addresses the needs of patients and is cost-effective.