Summary of testimony by Cheryl DeMars, President and CEO, The Alliance before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Hearing on Nov. 28, 2018.
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“Football and health care are not that different. Both are team events. We are all stakeholders in the health care system,” said Dr. Jan Berger at The Alliance’s Aug. 2017 Population Health event.
Seven years after the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the political barriers to a substantive national dialogue to advance sound health care policy are once again front and center.
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The Alliance adopted a formal policy last year barring any activity by members that impairs our ability to effectively contract with providers on behalf of the membership.
The 2016 Health Transformation Award recipients include one employer, one national initiative, one hospital and two individuals that have significantly contributed to making the health care system better in ways that matter to patients and employers.
Employers are stepping up and taking charge of rising health care costs by planning changes to their health care plans, this according to a recent survey conducted by Towers Watson, titled 2014 Health Care Changes Ahead.
Consumers have a hard time finding information about provider quality and an even harder time trusting it, according to The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research who recently released the results of a survey conducted in May and June.
If you're finding it hard to explain self-funding to your employees and colleagues, a good place to start can be sharing this fact: 59 percent of U.S. employees in the private sector already receive benefits through a self-funded health plan.
Health care spending is projected to increase by 6.8 percent in 2015, according to a recent article produced by Modern Healthcare. The analysis was done by PwC's Health Research Institute where they surveyed more than 1,000 employers from 35 different industries that in total provide health care coverage to approximately 93 million people.