COST DRIVERS

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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…

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…

experts forecast COVID-19 repercussions

Experts discuss COVID-19 repercussions

May 05, 2020

It’s hard to articulate the scope and scale by which the COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted our lives. Everything has changed:…

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…

social determinants of health

How Sidewalks Can Affect Your Health Care Costs

April 07, 2019

Our neighborhoods, houses, schools, jobs, income, social lives, modes of transportation, and even our broader built and natural environments. Once…

Using Policy Levers to Drive Change: A Last Resort?

February 26, 2019

Let’s face it. Something has got to give. While employers and health care purchasers have long tried to implement market-based…

Pharmacy Prices

Tired of Déjà Vu? The Quest to Reduce Pharmacy Prices

February 12, 2019

When it comes to pharmaceutical prices, some things are certain. First, drug prices, especially for specialty pharmacy, are too high.…

aging workers

The Silver Tsunami of Aging Workers

January 28, 2019

The baby boomers are aging the United States’ population at an unprecedented rate. Some are calling it the Silver Tsunami.…

Mike Stull pharmacy

Mike Stull on employers tackling Rx costs

January 21, 2019

Suzanne Delbanco checks in with Mike Stull, Chief Marketing Officer at Employers Health Coalition, to talk all things pharmacy. Listen…

premiums

The Unsustainability of Health Care Costs- Something’s Got to Give

October 08, 2018

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, once again Kaiser Family Foundation’s 2018 annual survey of employers demonstrated…

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