Press Release – Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, Fall 2022

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.

Employer Group Touts “Playbook,” Data to Broker Hospital Prices

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.

Employers are Sharing Health Price Data, but Real Change is Slow

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.