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RAND has released its “Nationwide Evaluation of Health Care Prices Paid by Private Health Plans Findings from Round 3 of an Employer-Led Transparency Initiative” Report

At the RAND web site you can find a full report or Click here for the report, an interactive map, and a downloadable Excel file with the entire database for all of the 46 States that are included in this year’s analysis of 3,000 US Medicare-certified short-stay hospitals for which they had sufficient data (e.g., 50 or more inpatient claims […] Read Article

Spring 2020 Hospital Safety Grades Have Been Released

A total of 40 Colorado hospitals received grades. “A” represents the best Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, followed in order by “B,” “C,” “D,” and “F. 16 Colorado hospitals received an “A” grade, 9 hospitals received a “B” grade, 13 hospitals received a “C” grade, 2 hospitals received a “D” grade a no hospitals in Colorado received an “F” grade. Read Article

CHIR Report-Assessing Responses to Increased Provider Consolidation

Rising health care prices have increased concerns about hospital and health system consolidation among policymakers, regulators, employers, and other purchasers of health coverage. With support from the National Institute for Health Care Reform Rising health care prices have increased concerns about hospital and health system consolidation among policymakers, regulators, employers, and other purchasers of health coverage. […] Read Article

“Transformation of Clinical Practices Initiative”

At the September CBGH Strategy Session Andrew Forbes and Allyson Gottsman presented the results of the “Transformation of Clinical Practices Initiative” or TCPI. Andrew and Allison showed specific examples of how the TCPI improved quality, reduced costs, and increased satisfaction with the patient care experience (not to mention improved physician satisfaction). Employers who want to […] Read Article

Denver-Area Market Assessment Report Released at Denver Chambers Today!

Today the Catalyst for Payment Reform released a report on innovative approaches to paying health care providers written in collaboration with the Colorado Business Group on Health and if you missed the strategy session today at the Denver metro Chambers of Commerce, you can still download that report here.  Denver_MA_Report_WebVersion (1).9.12.2019     Read Article