November 17, 2015
C-P Alliance Comments on New Physician Payment Programs
In response to a request for information from CMS, C-P Alliance makes specific recommendations for the design and implementation of the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) tracks for physician payment in Medicare. Read our comments and suggestions here.
September 8, 2015
C-P Alliance Recommends Improvements to CMS Programs
C-P Alliance has offered suggestions to CMS about ways to improve its proposed Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model as well as the proposed changes to physician payment and accountability programs. Read the comments on CCJR here and on the Physician Fee Schedule here, and learn more about the programs here.
July 23, 2015
New Action Brief: Patient-Reported Outcomes
C-P Alliance experts Jennifer Eames Huff and David Hopkins explore how PROs add value to health care, barriers to developing and using these tools, and what consumers and purchasers can do. Read the Action Brief here.
June 25, 2015
C-P Alliance's MACRA webinar featured an overview of the new physician payment law and a discussion of opportunities for consumers and purchasers to shape the implementation of the new quality and payment programs. The slides and event recoding are available on our Forums page.
C-P Alliance Leaders Promote Consumer and Purchaser Priorities in Public-Private Collaboration
Debra Ness and David Lansky, leaders from C-P Alliance partner organizations, have been selected for the Guiding Committee for the HHS-led Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network.
Missed the launch of the network? 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.