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October 17, 2013
CP Alliance: New Name, Expanded Focus
Consumer-Purchaser Alliance, formerly known as the Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project, today announced its new name and a stronger focus on transforming the way health care is purchased and paid for in the United States.
September 6, 2013
CP Alliance Asks CMS to Strengthen Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Programs in its response to the proposed rule. 27 organizations urge CMS to improve the quality of physician care, payment and reporting.
September 6, 2013
Consumers and Purchasers Ask CMS to Continue to Improve the Medicare Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Center Quality Reporting Program, in a letter joined by 29 organizations.
August 27, 2013
CP Alliance Offers Support for Approach to Assessing Consumer Purchasing Experience in the Health Exchange Marketplace, in a lettersubmitted to CMS with the support of 19 co-signors.
July 11, 2013
CP Alliance hosted a webinar on patient-reported outcomes (PROs), including an overview of PRO measures, examples of applications, and discussion of opportunities for embedding PROs in the nation’s performance measurement infrastructure. Please click here to access materials and additional information.
June 25, 2013
CP Alliance Pushes for Rapid Inclusion of Important Outcome and Patient Safety Measures in Medicare Hospital Quality and Reporting Programs, in a letter submitted to CMS with the support of 25 co-signors.
|August 15, 2013Reducing Hospital Readmissions: It's About Improving CareCP Alliance Co-Chairs, Debra Ness and Bill Kramer, highlight the importance of Medicare's Readmission Reduction Program in improving patient care. July 25, 2013The Results Are In: Promising Performance among Pioneer ACOs Despite Inevitable ChallengesIn this Health Affairs blog, CP Alliance Co-Chairs reflect on the encouraging results from the first year of testing Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), including evidence of improved quality and reduced costs. July 15, 2013
Forbes Highlights CP Alliance's Work on Hospital Transparency and AccountabilityForbes contributor, Leah Binder, reports on CP Alliance's advocacy for greater reporting on critical measures to help address patient safety gaps in hospitals. June 17, 2013
This Year's Health Transformation Oscar Goes To...Mike Painter blogs about the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's report on CP Alliance's work to help the consumer and purchaser voice become a powerful demander of high-value health care.
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