Last Updated: December 7, 2017
Filed under:
Print Friendly

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Five leading healthcare organizations applaud the introduction of H.R. 4580, the “ACO Improvement Act of 2017” sponsored by Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Rep. Diane Black (R-TN). The American Medical Association (AMA), AMGA, Medical Group Management Association (more…)

Last Updated: November 30, 2017
Filed under:
Print Friendly

By Blair Childs, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Premier Premier and its members are extremely disappointed with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) decision to eliminate Episode Payment Models (EPMs) and the Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) Incentive Payment (more…)

Last Updated: November 21, 2017
Filed under:
Print Friendly

The Governance Institute: Mark Hiller and Guy Masters: Bundled payment models have recently generated significant financial improvements. However, with recent changes to mandatory programs and shake ups in Health and Human Services leadership, the future of these models may seem unclear. (more…)

Last Updated: November 20, 2017
Filed under:
Print Friendly

Nearly two-thirds of CJR participants in Premier’s Bundled Payment Collaborative received reconciliation payments from Medicare; BPCI participants also achieving positive results CHARLOTTE, N.C. (November 20, 2017) — Hospital participants in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Comprehensive Joint (more…)

Last Updated: November 13, 2017
Filed under:
Print Friendly

By Susan DeVore, CEO, Premier   Premier and its members commend the President in nominating Alex Azar to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Premier has worked with Mr. Azar when he served (more…)

Last Updated: November 9, 2017
Filed under:
Print Friendly

Modern Healthcare: A group of Premier member hospitals are participating in Premier’s most recently launched quality improvement collaborative, QUEST® 2020, a program where shared data, insights and best practices enable members to learn from each other and implement quality, efficiency and (more…)

Last Updated: November 8, 2017
Filed under:
Print Friendly

By Blair Childs, senior vice president of public affairs, Premier Premier and its members commend the FDA for taking important steps through draft guidance to stem drug manufacturers’ abuse of the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) – a process that (more…)