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Colorado market dynamics

Headway & Headwinds in Colorado: What purchasers can do when health systems won’t budge

September 28, 2020

The new RAND Hospital Price Transparency results once again turned a spotlight on the high and disparate prices employers and…

Companion Stock Image Hospital Price Transparency

The companion to the RAND Price Transparency Data purchasers have been waiting for

September 14, 2020

In July 2019, CPR’s Executive Director Suzanne Delbanco published a commentary for Modern Healthcare likening the RAND Corporation’s Hospital Price…

Rick Abbott

Rick Abbott on lowering costs by focusing on quality

August 17, 2020

Suzanne Delbanco chats with Rick Abbott, VP of Product and Market Solutions at Premera Blue Cross. Premera Blue Cross is…

Great Delivery System Shake-Up

The Great Delivery System Shake-Up

August 11, 2020

“What I see now is confusion, disorientation, uncertainty, and anxiety.  That creates an opportunity, but it doesn’t provide a direction.”…

Chris Cigarran Imagine Health

Chris Cigarran on why the status-quo is riskier than trying something new

August 11, 2020

Suzanne Delbanco connects with Chris Cigarran, CEO of Imagine Health, an alternative to traditional health insurance plans that uses partnerships…

Ashok Subramanian

Ashok Subramanian on why unit price is still a big deal

July 28, 2020

Suzanne Delbanco interviews Ashok Subramanian, CEO and Founder of Centivo, an alternative Third-Party Administrator (TPA) that emphasizes value-based direct contracting…

Alan Muney, MD

Alan Muney, MD, on why large health plans have a total cost of care advantage

July 21, 2020

Listen in as Suzanne Delbanco connects with Alan Muney, MD, MHA, former Chief Medical Officer of Cigna, former CEO of…

bundled payment health plans

MYTHBUSTER: Health plans will lead the way in advancing bundled payments

July 01, 2020

U.S. employers are hungry for new approaches to managing health care costs and improving quality.  The average annual premium for employer-sponsored family…

Database

50 States Enacting Health Care Policy; One Searchable Database

June 22, 2020

Health care is local, and so are laws impacting health care cost and quality. If the health care system weren’t…

Referee Stock Image Reform Evaluation Framework

If you’re playing without a REF, you can’t trust the scoreboard

June 22, 2020

Imagine trying to watch or play sports without a referee.  Baseball teams could declare every at bat a home run,…

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