National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions’ 2019 Leadership Summits offer employers a unique platform to learn from the nation’s leading experts and stakeholders. Attendees network with peers and industry leaders, while taking a deep dive on key issues including health and well-being, payment and delivery reform, and managing pharmacy benefits. 
December 09, 2019
The unique market dynamics in Michigan have contributed to lower hospital prices, but it remains to be seen if recent policy changes will reveal these prices to be artificially depressed, according to Bret Jackson, president of the Economic Alliance for Michigan.
November 25, 2019
A RAND study comparing hospital prices across states provided insights into the drivers of high healthcare spending in Michigan, explained Bret Jackson, president of the Economic Alliance for Michigan.
July 11, 2019
Congressional efforts to end surprise medical billing have a real possibility of succeeding, but recent discussions around transparency have a lot more challenges, said Lauren Vela, senior director of the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH).
July 08, 2019
Attempts to curb surprise medical may still result in patients getting costs elsewhere, said Bret Jackson, president of the Economic Alliance for Michigan.
June 27, 2019
Bringing together different stakeholders in healthcare to share the challenges they see and their own understanding of how to fix the problem can help make impossible things happen and bring change to the healthcare system, said Elizabeth Mitchell, president and chief executive officer, Pacific Business Group on Health.
June 25, 2019
Treating illnesses is important, but it would be a mistake to think that is the full extent of health. Panelists during the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions’ 2019 Leadership Summits, held June 24-26 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, discussed the impact of social determinants and past trauma on health and how employers can ensure they are addressing these issues to improve health and outcomes.
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