Media Mentions

When The Alliance is mentioned in a news article or press release, we share it with our employer-members here.

The alliance self-funding smart health transformation awards

November 20, 2023

Leatherberry awarded 2023 Healthcare Transformation Award

October 23, 2023

4 steps toward meaningful healthcare payment reform

October 18, 2023

Employers using hospital price data to lower costs, push legislation

July 3, 2023

All-payers claims databases can move healthcare forward

November 4, 2022

11 SSM Health Dean orthopedic surgeons starting solo practice, plan specialty hospital

October 6, 2022

Keeping costs in check

May 24, 2022

Wisconsin’s Gap Between Private and Medicare Hospital Payments Among Highest in Nation, Per Study

May 24, 2022

The Alliance: Study ranks WI as 4th most expensive state for hospital prices

May 23, 2022

Private-public insurance hospital bill gap in Wisconsin 4th highest among states, study says

May 11, 2022

Brace yourselves: Hospital system price increases are coming

May 1, 2022

The Rebirth of Health Care Consumerism

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December 8, 2021

Are You Ready for September 23rd? Advice on Covering a New Wave of Dependents and Implementing Other Policy Changes

October 29, 2021

‘Sobering discomfort’: White CEOs of local businesses seek to spur change by changing themselves

September 2, 2021

The Alliance, NEHA: Two of the state’s leading employer health coalition memberships unite

June 10, 2021

Moving toward quality, affordable care: First-hand perspectives

April 4, 2021

Employer group purchasing of healthcare attracting interest of more hospitals

May 1, 2020

How the Coronavirus has Changed Health Care for Good

January 11, 2020

How state groups are working to lower healthcare prices

August 19, 2019

Cheryl DeMars on achieving longevity in group health care purchasing

March 21, 2019

Health Plans For State Employees Use Medicare’s Hammer On Hospital Bills

March 20, 2019

Health Plans For State Employees Use Medicare’s Hammer On Hospital Bills

March 4, 2019

Employers Can Save Money by Adopting Self-funded Healthcare Models, and Clinical Laboratories Have Opportunities to Support These Plans

October 24, 2023

The Alliance: Awarded two Healthcare Transformation Awards to individuals moving healthcare forward

June 19, 2023

What They’re Saying: Patients Advocacy Groups Show Support for Bipartisan E&C Health Subcommittee Hearing on Transparency and Competition

March 2, 2023

Regulations are holding up access to high-value healthcare

October 19, 2022

AkosMD & The Alliance Announce an Innovative Virtual Direct Primary Care Partnership

May 24, 2022

Illinois Ranks 24th for Gap Between Private and Medicare Hospital Payments

May 23, 2022


May 17, 2022

Cancer treatment centers to use precise, pricey proton therapy

May 8, 2022

Hospitals Look to Raise Treatment Costs as Nurses’ Salaries Increase

April 1, 2022

Tackling High Health Care Prices: A Look at Four Purchaser-Led Efforts

November 4, 2021

Sens. Baldwin & Braun Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Crack Down on Anti-Competitive Practices in Health Care

September 20, 2021

The Alliance: Announces three new members to its board of directors

July 19, 2021

U.S. Proposes Raising Penalty for Hospitals That Don’t Publish Prices

June 1, 2021

Employers must step up to control health care prices

October 1, 2020

Hospitals’ prices across central, northeast Wisconsin vary broadly, study shows

January 11, 2020

Self-insured employers go looking for value-based deals

November 13, 2019


August 9, 2019

Where Tourism Brings Pricey Health Care, Locals Fight Back

March 20, 2019

Health Plans For State Employees Use Medicare’s Hammer On Hospital Bills

November 15, 2019


MADISON, Wis. (November 13, 2019) ─ Jake Nolin, Director of Human Resources at Rice Lake Weighing Systems, has been appointed to The Alliance Board of Directors effective January 1, 2020.

February 21, 2019

Fed Up With High Health Care Costs, A Community Asks for A Better Deal