Last Updated: August 3, 2017
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By Blair Childs, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Premier Members of the Premier alliance appreciate CMS using the updated National Health Expenditure Accounts data in calculating the uninsured rates in the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule. This (more…)

Last Updated: July 27, 2017
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By Blair Childs, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Premier Members of the Premier alliance commend House Judiciary Subcommittee Chairman Tom Marino (R-PA) and Ranking member David Cicilline (D-RI on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust law for exploring the issues associated (more…)

Last Updated: July 18, 2017
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My name is Wayne Russell, Vice-President of Pharmacy for Premier Inc.  Premier healthcare alliance serves approximately 3,750 leading hospitals and health systems and 130,000 other provider organizations. Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of hospitals and (more…)

Last Updated: July 14, 2017
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By Blair Childs, Premier Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Members of the Premier alliance are shocked by the agency’s proposal to reduce payment rates for off-campus provider based hospital departments by an additional 25 percentage points—from 50 to 25 (more…)

Last Updated: July 12, 2017
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By Blair Childs, senior vice president of public affairs, Premier The Premier Inc. healthcare alliance strongly supports provisions in the new House prescription drug user fee authorization bill that would expedite the review of generic drug applications when there are (more…)

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…)