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June 30, 2014
Consumers and Purchasers Advocate for Continued Alignment  and Advancement across Federal Inpatient Quality and Reporting Programs
26 consumer, labor and employer organizations signed on to support C-P Alliance’s comments to CMS on the FY 2015 proposed rule for the Inpatient Prospective Payment System.
May 15, 2014
Momentum for Increased Transparency in Health Care is Undeniable, Very Welcome
A statement from the C-P Alliance Co-Chairs on the Health Care Cost Institute's data tool announcement. 
April 17, 2014
C-P Alliance Comments on NQF Risk Adjustment Draft Report
C-P Alliance states that further testing and additional evidence is needed before NQF considers a change in its policy. 
April 1, 2014 
Medicare to Release Doctor Payment Information
C-P Alliance statement: Increased transparency in health care costs will help improve care and reduce costs.   
MUCking Around for New Quality Measures        
CP Alliance Co-Chair, Bill Kramer,  discusses the Measure Application Partnership's review of the CMS annual Measures Under Consideration   2013 report with HealthLeaders Media.
Reducing Hospital Readmissions: It's About Improving Care
CP Alliance Co-Chairs, Debra Ness
and Bill Kramer, highlight the importance of Medicare's Readmission ReductionProgram in improving patient care.
The Results Are In: Promising Performance among Pioneer ACOs Despite Inevitable Challenges
In 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.