April 16, 2015
Read C-P Alliance Statement on New Physician Payment Law
C-P Alliance comments on the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 here.
New C-P Alliance Analysis of ACOs Published
C-P Alliance Director Jennifer Eames Huff explores lessons learned from the early years of ACOs and the challenges to come. Will ACOs fulfull their promise? Read more in the latest issue of OUTLOOK magazine by the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism.
April 3, 2015
12 Consumer and Purchaser Organizations Comment on Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap
The Consumer-Purchaser Alliance submitted comments in response to ONC's draft Interoperability Roadmap, emphasizing our vision for interoperability as the key to care coordination across the continuum, and to the ability to measure outcomes over time and across settings.
February 6, 2015
13 Consumer and Purchaser Organizations Comment on ACOs and the Future of Health Information Technology
The Consumer-Purchaser Alliance submitted comments in response to proposed rules from CMS on the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the Federal HIT Strategic Plan.
January 12, 2015
C-P Alliance's ACO Discussion Forum featured presentations and discussions focused on opportunities to ensure ACOs reach their full potential. An agenda, speaker slides, and recoding are available here.
C-P Alliance Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule Analysis
Medicare physician quality and payment programs make steady progress toward value purchasing.
C-P Alliance Hospital Final Rule Analysis
Medicare inpatient programs outperform ambulatory programs in advancing value purchasing.
C-P Alliance Co-Chairs Promote Consumer and Purchaser Priorities in Public-Private Collaboration
Debra Ness and Bill Kramer participated in the launch of the HHS-led Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network. Missed the launch? You can see Debra's comments on the multi-stakeholder panel and hear President Obama's comments here.
The Health Care Transformation Task Force Aims to Accelerate Trend Towards Value-Based Care
C-P Alliance co-chair organizations, Pacific Business Group on Health and National Partnership for Women & Families, to paritcipate in a 28-member task force aimed at moving from volume to value.
How the Health Law is Using Medicare to Improve Hospital Quality
The C-P Alliance continues to play an instumental role in improving hospital public reporting and quality.