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Mai Pham on Anthem’s goal to improve care quality through adjustments to the fee schedule

September 24, 2018

Suzanne Delbanco calls Mai Pham, MD, Vice President of Provider Alignment Solutions at Anthem Inc., and former Chief Innovation Officer…

Payment reform in oncology

Who is Catalyzing Payment Reform in Oncology?

September 18, 2018

More than 1.6 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer each year. These diagnoses led to over 600,000 deaths in 2016…


What is Maryland’s All-Payer, Global Budget Hospital System and How Can We Learn From it?

July 31, 2018

Did you know the state of Maryland is home to the nation’s only all-payer, global budget hospital system?  Despite the…

innovative state Medicaid

3 Medicaid Payment Innovations Worth Paying Attention To

July 09, 2018

Collectively, state Medicaid agencies cover 74 million Americans, more than any other insurer by a longshot, including Medicare. To manage…

selecting a new payment method

3 things to consider before selecting a new payment method

May 15, 2018

Since the early days, Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) made it part of our mission to spur and track the…

Payment reform has taken hold. Now what?

March 27, 2018

Twenty-nine percent of payments to doctors and hospitals are through “alternative payment models” (APMs), according to the Health Care Payment…

Listening In (With Permission): Bob Berenson on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

March 26, 2018

Are we really transitioning away from fee-for-service? Suzanne calls Bob Berenson, MD, Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute, to discuss…

Listening In (With Permission): Jeff Rideout and team on standardizing quality measurement

February 19, 2018

Roz Murray, CPR’s Senior Project and Research Manager, called Jeff Rideout and his team, Lindsay Erickson and Ginamarie Gianandrea, to…

Listening In (With Permission): Michael Chernew on evaluating payment and delivery reforms

February 12, 2018

Suzanne is curious to learn from Michael Chernew, Health Economist and Professor at the Harvard Medical School, about employers’ role…

What’s on CPR’s shared agenda for 2018?

January 23, 2018

CPR has always believed that if those who buy health care align their demands and send consistent signals to the…

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