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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.   
 
February 4, 2014
MAP Pre-Rulemaking Report Delivered to HHS
The Measure Applications Partnership has completed its third rulemaking cycle and has released recommendations for more than 20 federal programs. The Consumer-Purchaser Alliance commented on the report in January.
 
January 21, 2014
C-P Alliance Comments on Proposed Changes to Quality Rating System in Health Insurance Marketplaces
The Consumer-Purchaser Alliance urged CMS to provider accessible and meaningful information to consumers and purchasers to facilitate choice, care improvement, and payment reform.
 
January 15, 2014
HHS To Disclose Physician Payment Data 
On January 14, HHS announced it would begin responding to Freedom of Information Act requests for individual physician payment data on a case-by-case basis. CP Alliance issued a statement supporting greater data transparency.
 
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.
 
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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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.