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Colorado market dynamics

Headway & Headwinds in Colorado: What purchasers can do when health systems won’t budge

September 28, 2020

The new RAND Hospital Price Transparency results once again turned a spotlight on the high and disparate prices employers and…

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…

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…

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 SLICQH resource!

May 13, 2019

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

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