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Seize the Day: free resources for benefit managers

June 17, 2019

Are you someone who manages health care benefits within a private company or a public agency, aka a “purchaser”? Have…

Cost Neutral plan by Mark Fendrick

Mark Fendrick on unveiling a cost-neutral Value-Based Insurance Design option

September 10, 2019

Listen in as Mark Fendrick, Director of the University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design and a practicing general…

Brooks Daverman

Brooks Daverman on Tennessee Medicaid’s bundled payment success

August 26, 2019

Listen in to Brooks Daverman, Deputy Director of TennCare (Tennessee’s Medicaid program), debate Catalyst for Payment Reform’s Suzanne Delbanco on…

Cheryl DeMars

Cheryl DeMars on achieving longevity in group health care purchasing

August 19, 2019

Listen in as Suzanne Delbanco calls Cheryl DeMars, President & CEO of The Alliance – a cooperative of 240 self-funded…

High Performance Network

You can’t build a network by casting a net

July 29, 2019

Unpacking the complexity of high-performance network design The National Business Group on Health (NBGH) predicted that by 2018 a staggering…

Trent Haywood

Trent Haywood on BCBSA’s role in addressing community barriers to health

July 29, 2019

Listen in as Trent Haywood, MD, JD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the Blue Cross Blue Shield…

federal proposals

Can surprise billing happen to you?

July 22, 2019

Last week, we told you about a $4,999 surprise bill. I didn’t have a $4,999 surprise, but it was close.…

Surprise billing

A $4,999.00 Surprise

July 12, 2019

What happens when a patient goes to the emergency room and gets treated by a doctor that’s out of network…

Frank Opelka

Frank Opelka on how surgeons view bundled payment

July 09, 2019

Suzanne Delbanco chats with Frank Opelka, MD, FACS, Medical Director for Quality and Health Policy with the American College of…

Project ECHO

Project ECHO is creating waves, employers should take notice

July 08, 2019

What started as a localized solution for improving access to care in New Mexico has quickly spread through the country.…

CA Maternal Care Quality

California is changing the game on maternal care quality

July 01, 2019

California is leading the charge to defy the distressing maternal mortality trends nationwide. While nationally the rate of maternal deaths…

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