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The Time is Now: Purchasers, Give High-Performance Networks a Serious Look

June 20, 2022

At the risk of appearing tone deaf, we think it’s time for employers and other health care purchasers to give…

Peter Lee on the last twenty years in health care reform

June 20, 2022

Suzanne calls up Peter Lee, the former Executive Director of Covered California to talk about the last twenty years in…

Aneesh Chopra on Price Transparency and Data

June 13, 2022

Suzanne calls up Aneesh Chopra, Co-Founder and President of CareJourney, to talk about the current state of health care transparency…

One More Thing to Add to the Benefits Manager’s Job Description

June 06, 2022

If you go to any job search site and look at open positions for a Director of Benefits, you’ll likely…

Alice Hm Chen on Covered California’s commitment to health equity

May 25, 2022

Suzanne calls Alice Hm Chen, Chief Medical Officer at Covered California, and asks about her work in quality measurement and…

Is it Time to Throw the Book at the Health Care Market?

May 23, 2022

Purchasers, brace yourselves for a radical idea: the time has come for state governments to restore balance, competition and affordability…

Mental Health Care is Evolving. So Are Purchasers’ Strategies.

May 16, 2022

If ever there was a worldwide phenomenon that perfectly captured the concept of “two sides of the same coin” it…

Roslyn Murray on Value-Based Payment Models in the Commercial Sector

May 13, 2022

Suzanne Delbanco speaks with Roslyn (Roz) Murray, a doctoral candidate at The University of Michigan School of Public Health and…

Reunited and it Feels So Good: CPR’s April 2022 Staff Retreat

May 02, 2022

Catalyst for Payment Reform, like many employers or teams, has operated in a fully remote work environment since the start…

Black Mamas

Implicit Bias: The Outcomes Tell Us What Black Mothers Already Know

April 11, 2022

April 11-17 is Black Maternal Health Week, which shines a spotlight on the disproportionately poor maternal health care and health…

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