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2020 Agenda

2020: CPR’s Agenda to Reform the Health Care Marketplace for Employers-Purchasers and their Plan Members

January 07, 2020

This is going to be quite a year.  At CPR we’ve fastened our seatbelts for full speed.  The core of…

CPR's Gifts to You

CPR’s Top 5 Free Resources

December 23, 2019

CPR’s mission is to help employers and other health care purchasers get better value for their health care dollar. While…

Emily Chen, MediQuire

Emily Chen of MediQuire on using data in direct contracting arrangements

December 17, 2019

CPR’s Program Director, Andréa Caballero, calls up MediQuire’s CEO, Emily Chen, to learn why purchasers are choosing to directly contract…

Beth Waldman on the ins and outs of Medicaid managed care

December 03, 2019

Listen in as CPR’s Director of Projects & Research, Julianne McGarry, checks in with Beth Waldman, JD, MPH, Senior Consultant…

Bob Berenson

CPR’s Top 10 Podcasts of all time

November 26, 2019

CPR is grateful for both our amazing Listening In (with Permission) guests and audience. Since CPR launched the podcast in…

Positive results from TennCare’s Innovative Payment and Delivery Reform Programs

November 26, 2019

When the health care payment reform movement began, the first thing CPR saw was an uptick in pay for performance. …

Medicaid Managed Care

Will Medicaid Managed Care States invent next-gen payment reform?

November 19, 2019

At present, 39 states plus the District of Columbia contract with managed care organizations (MCOs) to provide care for some…

Robert Smith

Robert Smith on how a purchaser alliance can change Denver’s market dynamics

November 12, 2019

Robert Smith, Executive Director of the Colorado Business Group (CBGH) on Health, checks in with Suzanne Delbanco on what’s new…

Lemon-ade

Got hospital “lemons” in your network? Ditch them or make lemon-“aid”?

October 22, 2019

A few weeks ago, we published a blog post on the challenges of building a high-performance network (HPN).  We landed…

Chapin White

Chapin White on the Employer Hospital Price Transparency Project

October 14, 2019

Price transparency is not one-size-fits-all. The optimal price information for a patient is different from the price transparency a physician…

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