Disease Management: Legal ImplicationsJohn Barlament
February 1, 2006 — 1,113 views
Health plans and employers in general continually struggle to control health care costs. Over the past several years, many plans have turned to disease management and wellness programs (collectively,"DM Programs") to control health care costs. However, the legal aspects of DM Programs are frequently not fully appreciated when a DM Program is implemented. This article provides an overview of the legal issues associated with a DM Program.