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…

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…

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…

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…

Catalyst for Payment Reform

From Political Organizing to CPR: Why the Two are not that Different

March 14, 2022

My name is Torie Nugent-Peterson and I’m the newest member of the Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) team. As CPR’s…

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Understanding the Bioethics Behind Employer Vaccine Mandates for COVID-19

September 07, 2021

An Overview of the Bioethical Implications of Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccinations We know where we’ve been. We know the devastating impacts…

Fearsome Beast or Toothless Tiger? A look at the Hospital Price Transparency Rules

August 02, 2021

Will proposed updates to the Hospital Price Transparency rules compel compliance from reluctant hospitals? Federal regulations requiring hospitals to publish…

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Feeding two birds with one seed: payment reform, telehealth, & health equity

July 27, 2021

Like so many technologies before it, telehealth is a disruptive force with seemingly limitless potential. It can be a phone…

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