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Leveraging your data is as easy as A-P-C-D

November 14, 2017

1-2-3 Did you know that having access to an APCD has the potential to make data analytics as easy as…

Employers need to share successes (and failures) with each other. Starting now.

November 13, 2017

No two employers are alike, especially when it comes to health care purchasing. Benefits offerings need to reflect unique characteristics,…

Good news! CMS will continue to provide oversight on physician fee schedule

November 07, 2017

In July 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule,…

Listening In (with Permission): Jennie Pao on the need for standard health plan ACO reports

November 06, 2017

Suzanne calls Jennie Pao, Manager of Health Care Planning at Pitney Bowes, to learn about her experience with the ACO…

Mapping a course to measure the impact of payment reform

October 25, 2017

While satellite images have revolutionized cartography, there is no eye-in-the-sky view available to see the impact that payment reform is…

Recommended Reading: CAPG case studies on risked based payment reforms

October 24, 2017

CAPG, an association representing physician organizations who practice capitated, coordinated care, recently put out a guide to alternative payment models…

Listening In (With Permission): Elliott Main on maternal health

October 23, 2017

Have we made headway in addressing the quality of maternity care, or haven’t we? Suzanne calls Elliott Main, obstetrician and…

Time to push health plans for the real story on ACOs

October 16, 2017

Fun fact! There are almost 1,000 active accountable care organizations (ACO) across the United States, covering more than 32 million…

For evidence based strategies, we need evidence!

October 10, 2017

By CPR’s Executive Director, Suzanne Delbanco Long before there were agreed upon standards for measuring the quality of health care,…

Listening In (With Permission): Leemore Dafny on optimism in the face of consolidation

October 09, 2017

Suzanne dials up Leemore Dafny, a Harvard professor and economist, to find out how she keeps a “glass half full”…

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