Last Updated: December 21, 2017
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If all Medicare ACOs performed at the level of Collaborative member Medicare ACOs, Premier projects that Medicare could have doubled its savings since 2012 to $4 billion CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Since 2012, Medicare accountable care organizations (ACOs) that participate in (more…)

Last Updated: December 18, 2017
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Federal, state and local government agencies can now engage Premier on health IT needs, as part of a federally-approved list of select IT providers CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, has been awarded a (more…)

Last Updated: December 14, 2017
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In-depth data report identifies 10 diagnoses with the highest levels of unjustified variation within the ICU; cardiac procedures and sepsis are biggest opportunity areas CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, has identified 10 diagnoses (more…)

Last Updated: December 7, 2017
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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
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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
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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…)