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…)

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…)