MARKET POWER

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…

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…

Consumer Shopping

We graded all 50 states on price transparency. What’s next?

May 19, 2020

Price transparency is one lever to ease the burden of rising costs, especially in today’s context where health care costs…

Christopher Koller

Christopher Koller on using insurance levers to bring down hospital prices

February 25, 2020

Suzanne Delbanco calls Christopher Koller, President of the Milbank Memorial Fund, to discuss top strategies for containing health care cost…

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…

Cheryl DeMars

Cheryl DeMars on achieving longevity in group health care purchasing

August 19, 2019

Listen in as Suzanne Delbanco calls Cheryl DeMars, President & CEO of The Alliance – a cooperative of 240 self-funded…

High Performance Network

You can’t build a network by casting a net

July 29, 2019

Unpacking the complexity of high-performance network design The National Business Group on Health (NBGH) predicted that by 2018 a staggering…

state law database overview

Fasten Your Seatbelt: CPR’s Newest Resource is SLICQH!

May 13, 2019

On top of health care’s already complex landscape, significant legislative and regulatory activity is expected over the next few years…

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.…

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