Catalyst for Payment Reform

2013 In The News

Media Releases

New CPR Report Examines State of the Art of Price Transparency Products
November 7, 2013

New CPR Case Study Spotlights SC Birth Outcomes Initiative
November 7, 2013

CPR Unveils California Scorecard on Payment Reform
September 27, 2013

CPR Unveils National Scorecard on Payment Reform
March 26, 2013

Better Maternity Care Could Save $5 Billion Annually
January 7, 2013

News Mentions

10 Characteristics of Effective Healthcare Price Transparency Tools
November 21, 2013

Study says better price transparency online tools, apps could ease fear of lower-cost health care
Modern Healthcare, November 20, 2013

Price transparency tools: the good news and challenges ahead
Health Affairs Blog, November 20, 2013

SC early birth initiative pays off in multiple ways
The State, November 7, 2013

Summit explores potential of price transparency to lower costs
UCSF News, October 2013

Organizations release paper touting referencing pricing use with bundled payments
Modern Healthcare, October 28, 2013

Large employers demand more bang for health care buck
Benefits Pro, June 24, 2013

Employers test plans that cap health costs
New York Times, June 23, 2013

Federal government, states could foster price transparency, panel told
Bloomberg BNA, June 19, 2013

Plans develop cost tools
Managed Healthcare Executive, June 1, 2013

Health care leaders to Senate Finance: price transparency can only go so far
MedCity, June 18, 2013

California calls for more disclosure of medical costs
Los Angeles Times, May 9, 2013

Price Transparency-why its an issue and where hospitals fit in
Beckers Hospital Review, April 26, 2013

Catalyst for Payment Reform pushes price transparency, value based payments
Dallas/Forth-Worth Healthcare Daily, April 16, 2013

Moving towards value
Managed HealthCare Executive, April 1, 2013

How Fortune 500 companies plan to cut health costs: Act like Medicare
The Washington Post, March 27, 2013

Value-based insurance plans gain momentum
ModernHealthcare, March 26, 2013

9 in 10 Health Plans Still Tied to FFS Model
HealthLeadersMedia, March 27, 2013

Payment Reform: A Promising Beginning, But Less Talk And More Action Is Needed
Health Affairs Blog, March 26, 2013

Slow Progress on Efforts to Pay for Value
Kaiser Health News/USA Today, March 26, 2013

Many States Don’t Require Disclosure of Prices for Medical Procedures
Washington Post, March 26, 2013

First Ever National Scorecard on Progress With Payment Reform
Commonwealth Fund Blog, March 26, 2013
and read a response to a comment from CPR’ Executive Director

Most States Earn an “F” in Price Transparency
Modern Healthcare, March 18, 2013

California Scores Poorly on Posting Healthcare Prices
Los Angeles Times, March 18, 2013

Health Care Prices Remain a Mystery in Most States
Forbes, March 18, 2013

Most of U.S. Flunks Health Price Transparency Test
Marketwatch, March 18, 2013

Health Care Price Transparency For All: Our View
USA Today, March 5, 2013

Employers Push Price Transparency

San Francisco Business Times, January, 2013

How Cutting Costs $5 Billion Can Improve Birth Results
Bloomberg, January 8, 2013

U.S. Loses Billions in Unneeded C-Sections
The Hill, January 7, 2013