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Seize the Day: free resources for benefit managers

June 17, 2019

Are you someone who manages health care benefits within a private company or a public agency, aka a “purchaser”? Have…

Beth Waldman on the ins and outs of Medicaid managed care

December 03, 2019

Listen in as CPR’s Director of Projects & Research, Julianne McGarry, checks in with Beth Waldman, JD, MPH, Senior Consultant…

Bob Berenson

CPR’s Top 10 Podcasts of all time

November 26, 2019

CPR is grateful for both our amazing Listening In (with Permission) guests and audience. Since CPR launched the podcast in…

Positive results from TennCare’s Innovative Payment and Delivery Reform Programs

November 26, 2019

When the health care payment reform movement began, the first thing CPR saw was an uptick in pay for performance. …

Medicaid Managed Care

Will Medicaid Managed Care States invent next-gen payment reform?

November 19, 2019

At present, 39 states plus the District of Columbia contract with managed care organizations (MCOs) to provide care for some…

Robert Smith

Robert Smith on how a purchaser alliance can change Denver’s market dynamics

November 12, 2019

Robert Smith, Executive Director of the Colorado Business Group (CBGH) on Health, checks in with Suzanne Delbanco on what’s new…

Lemon-ade

Got hospital “lemons” in your network? Ditch them or make lemon-“aid”?

October 22, 2019

A few weeks ago, we published a blog post on the challenges of building a high-performance network (HPN).  We landed…

Chapin White

Chapin White on the Employer Hospital Price Transparency Project

October 14, 2019

Price transparency is not one-size-fits-all. The optimal price information for a patient is different from the price transparency a physician…

Finding value with CPR’s Data Warehouse & Analytics Evaluation project

October 07, 2019

Data warehouse and analytics vendors are important partners for the employers and other health care purchasers who self-fund health care…

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Tricia McGinnis on how Medicaid MCOs approach Social Determinants of Health

September 24, 2019

How and why are social determinants of health programs making their way into the Medicaid managed care realm? To find…

Cost Neutral plan by Mark Fendrick

Mark Fendrick on unveiling a cost-neutral Value-Based Insurance Design option

September 10, 2019

Listen in as Mark Fendrick, Director of the University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design and a practicing general…

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