Last Updated: June 22, 2017
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By Blair Childs, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Premier Members of the Premier alliance commend the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for allowing individual clinicians to join Virtual Groups as a new channel to participate in Merit-based (more…)

Last Updated: June 8, 2017
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Premier submitted comments today on the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Medicare inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule, offering recommendations on various policies and payment adjustments proposed by the agency Premier focuses its comments on CMS’ proposed policies on Medicare (more…)

Last Updated: May 18, 2017
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Today, Premier and 9 other healthcare groups sent a letter to the FDA in response to the agency’s draft guidance on obtaining an interchangeability designation for a biosimilar drug. In the letter, Premier expressed support of the draft guidance, but (more…)

Last Updated: April 20, 2017
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By Blair Childs, Premier Inc., Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Members of the Premier healthcare alliance commend CMS for its proposed approach to change the hospital readmissions reduction program (HRRP), which will account for the socio-economic status of patients (more…)

Last Updated: April 6, 2017
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By Blair Childs, Premier, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Members of the Premier healthcare alliance commend Reps. Peter Welch (D-VT), David McKinley (R-WV), Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Steve Stivers (R-OH) for introducing the Fair Access for Safe and Timely (more…)