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February 4, 2014
MAP Pre-Rulemaking Report Delivered to HHS
December 12, 2013
MUCking Around for New Quality Measures
CP Alliance Co-Chair, Bill Kramer, discusses the Measure Application Partnership's review of the CMS annual 2013 report with HealthLeaders Media.
January 21, 2014
CP Alliance Comments on Proposed Quality Rating System in Health Insurance Marketplaces
The Consumer-Purchaser Alliance urged CMS to provide provide accessible and meaningful information to consumers and purchasers to facilitate choice, care improvement, and payment reform.
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 15, 2013
Reducing Hospital Readmissions: It's About Improving Care
CP Alliance Co-Chairs, Debra Ness and
Bill Kramer, highlight the importance of Medicare's Readmission Reduction Program in improving patient care.
July 25, 2013 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. July 15, 2013
Forbes Highlights CP Alliance's Work on Hospital Transparency and Accountability Forbes 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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