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    Statement on the Healthcare Leadership Council and the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Report “Advancing Interoperability, Information Sharing, and Data Access”

Statement on the Healthcare Leadership Council and the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Report “Advancing Interoperability, Information Sharing, and Data Access”

By Susan DeVore, President and Chief Executive Officer, Premier Healthcare Alliance Premier Inc. has a vision for smarter, more responsive healthcare that is efficient...

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    Statement on CMMI’s Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) Model

Statement on CMMI’s Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) Model

By Blair Childs, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Premier Curbing unnecessary emergency department (ED) use presents an opportunity to reduce costs and deliver...

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    Premier Statement on the Patient Affordability Value and Efficiency Act

Premier Statement on the Patient Affordability Value and Efficiency Act

By Blair Childs, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Premier The Premier healthcare alliance applauds Senators Cassidy and Warner for proposing legislation to remove...

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    Premier Urges Congressional Committees to Adopt Sustainable Solutions to Address Rising Drug Prices

Premier Urges Congressional Committees to Adopt Sustainable Solutions to Address Rising Drug Prices

Premier submitted statements for the record for today’s drug pricing hearings in the Senate Finance Committee and House Committee on Oversight and Reform. As...

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    Premier Responds to Federal Strategy to Reduce Burdens Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs

Premier Responds to Federal Strategy to Reduce Burdens Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs

Premier submitted comments in response to the Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs. Required...

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    Premier Provides Input on FDA Proposed Framework for Regulating Drug-Use-Related Software

Premier Provides Input on FDA Proposed Framework for Regulating Drug-Use-Related Software

Premier submitted comments to the FDA in response to its proposed framework for regulating prescription drug-use-related software applications. Premier cautioned the FDA to ensure...

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    ​Premier Offers Solutions to FDA to Eliminate Drug Shortages

​Premier Offers Solutions to FDA to Eliminate Drug Shortages

Premier provided input to the Food and Drug Administration on the underlying systemic causes of drug shortages and recommendations for actions to prevent or...

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    Statement on the Final Medicare Shared Savings Program Redesign

Statement on the Final Medicare Shared Savings Program Redesign

While CMS finalized some improvements to the Medicare Shared Savings Program​, the Premier healthcare alliance is extremely concerned that these are overshadowed by unrealistic expectations.

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    Advisor Live® Webinar: Medicare Part B International Pricing Index (IPI)

Advisor Live® Webinar: Medicare Part B International Pricing Index (IPI)

In late October, CMS announced a new “International Pricing Index” payment model to reduce the cost of prescription drugs. Premier previously put together a...

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    Statement on the Framework for FDA’s Real World Evidence Program

Statement on the Framework for FDA’s Real World Evidence Program

Premier wholeheartedly applauds the FDA’s recognition of the importance of gathering real-world evidence to gain insight into safety, efficacy, patient outcomes and cost-effectiveness of drugs...

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    Industry Experts, Clinicians Seek Solutions to Drug Shortages

Industry Experts, Clinicians Seek Solutions to Drug Shortages

MedPage Today | Blair Childs discusses four common problems that lead to drug shortages.

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    Premier Comments on Medicare Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction

Premier Comments on Medicare Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction

Premier responds to CMS’ proposals to resolve redundancies in the Medicare program by reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens and costs for providers.

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    Advisor Live® Webinar: Reviewing the CY2019 OPPS and MPFS Final Rules

Advisor Live® Webinar: Reviewing the CY2019 OPPS and MPFS Final Rules

Learn about the new payment and quality policies hospitals, clinicians, ACOs and APMs will face under these rules.

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    What We're Watching: November, 13, 2018

What We’re Watching: November, 13, 2018

THE DIVIDE Premier CEO Susan DeVore gave her take on the healthcare implications of last week’s midterm election results on Cheddar TV. She explained...

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    Healthcare Costs: The Silver Bullet for Congressional Consensus

Healthcare Costs: The Silver Bullet for Congressional Consensus

A divided government will create a new political reality with real implications for healthcare. But one thing is for sure.

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    Susan DeVore Discusses the Fate of Healthcare With a Divided Congress

Susan DeVore Discusses the Fate of Healthcare With a Divided Congress

Cheddar TV | Susan DeVore joined Cheddar TV to discuss the road ahead for healthcare, including implications for healthcare providers.

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    What We're Watching: November 6, 2018

What We’re Watching: November 6, 2018

WINNING THE FIGHT A CDC report found strong progress by hospitals between 2015 and 2016 in reducing infections. What we’re saying: We’re so proud...

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    Premier Statement on the CY 2019 OPPS Final Rule

Premier Statement on the CY 2019 OPPS Final Rule

By Blair Childs, senior vice president of public affairs, Premier The administration’s decision to pay physician fee schedule rates, instead of outpatient rates, for...

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    Premier Statement on the Home Health Final Rule

Premier Statement on the Home Health Final Rule

We are extremely disappointed that CMS is moving forward with its proposal in the final home health rule.

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    Premier Statement on the Medicare Shared Savings Program Provisions Included in the CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

Premier Statement on the Medicare Shared Savings Program Provisions Included in the CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

By Blair Childs, senior vice president of public affairs, Premier Premier is encouraged that CMS has finalized a voluntary six-month extension for existing ACOs...

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    What We're Watching: October 30, 2018

What We’re Watching: October 30, 2018

MORE PUMPKINS IN THE PATCH A new report suggests that nearly 34% of payments to healthcare providers were made through alternative payment models (APMs)...

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