The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit representing hundreds of the nation’s most influential employers and purchasers of health care, driven in Florida by the Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value, has announced the fall 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.
The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions awarded Miami-Dade County Public Schools the 2022 Employer/Purchaser Excellence Award during their 2022 Annual Forum on November 8, 2022.
The quest to deliver better cancer care–with better outcomes and patient experience–is not a one-size-fits-all journey, as seen in panels during the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) Payer Exchange Summit, held in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia.
Press Release – Embold Health Announces Partnership with ICUBA to Improve Healthcare for its Members
Embold Health, a Florida Alliance affiliate member, announced a partnership with Florida Alliance employer member The Independent Colleges and Universities Benefits Association, Inc. (“ICUBA”) to provide its members with insights into physician performance and improve the quality of healthcare for their entire community.
The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalition’s “playbook” will help employers use hospital price and quality transparency data from Sage Transparency, a free online service that displays data from a variety of sources on hospital prices and quality.
Press Release – Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value Announces the “Dr. Jack Mahoney Healthcare Hero” Awardee
On August 30, 2022, Kimberly Ramos, Director of Benefits at The Mosaic Company, and Florida Alliance Board Member presented Tommy Inzina, CEO of BayCare Health System, Inc., with the “Dr. Jack Mahoney Healthcare Hero Award” for his leadership in establishing Tampa Bay Thrives.
Press Release – Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value’s 27th Annual “Best of the Best” Event Taking Place at Health Benefits Nation
The Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value, Florida’s business coalition on health, is holding it’s 27th Annual “Best of the Best” in person on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, as part of Validation Institute’s Health Benefits Nation Conference.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 raises the bar for employer-sponsored health plans to pay fair prices for services provided. The law, along with the transparency in coverage rule issued in November 2020, means employers won’t have any excuses for not knowing whether they’re paying reasonable prices.
The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchasers announced its slate of new officers at its 2022 Leadership Summits held June 27-28 in Detroit.
Health insurers and employers are pushing back against requests to increase hospital prices by as much as 15%.