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Mar 23, 2018
FHC responds to Senate Health Care Price Transparency Initiative Request for Information
In March 2018, a US Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Tom Carper (D-DE), Todd Young (R-IN), and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) launched the Health Care Price Transparency Initiative in preparation for developing related legislation. FHC responded to their request for information about health care price transparency, focusing on the role of multi-payer claims databases sponsored by states and regional collaboratives. FHC offered samples of APCD price and quality transparency efforts by states and regional collaboratives as well as strategies to expand and enhance these efforts.
Feb 20, 2018
FHC and CIVHC Host Joint Webinar on CMS Medicaid Match Funding for APCDs
Freedman HealthCare Senior Consultant Tanya Bernstein teamed up with Kristin Paulson of the Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC) to host a webinar discussing the ways in which two states approached and successfully received funding from the CMS Medicaid Match Program. The recording of this presentation is available here.
Jan 17, 2018
MAHP and FHC Present Analysis of Provider Price Variation and Health Costs in MA
In January 2018, FHC, on behalf of the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans (MAHP), Associated Industries of MA, the National Federation of Independent Businesses, and the Retailers Association of MA, presented an analysis of Provider Price Variation (PPV) and Health Costs with Massachusetts state and national data to the Provider Price Variation Commission of MA.
April 19, 2017
New Report Proves Value in APCD Development
The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) has published a report proving the value of implementing an All-Payer Claims Database in the state. The study suggests that employing an APCD will provide North Carolina decision makers access to data that will assist in improving health and healthcare services throughout the state.
Jul 18, 2017
New FHC Senior Consultant Brings RHIC, Communications Experience
Freedman HealthCare is pleased to welcome Mary Jo Condon to the firm as a Senior Consultant. Ms. Condon brings years of experience as a health care journalist and leader of complex, multi-stakeholder health initiatives. Most recently, Ms. Condon was Senior Director of Partnerships and Projects at the St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition and the Midwest Health Initiative. Read more about her here.