Weekly Bulletins – June 2023

June 30, 2023 – The Commonwealth Fund’s 2023 Scorecard on State Health System Performance; Invitation to join the Florida Alliance Data & Research Commitee, Complimentary webinar, Raising the Bar for High-Quality Mental Health; Addressing Pharmacy Benefit Management Misalignment Playbook; Action Item: Support The PATIENT Act; Testimony from Congressional hearing on Competition and Transparency: The Pathway Forward to a Stronger Healthcare Market; Health and cultural observances resources and materials for July and August; Article about Mark Cuban’s online pharmacy adding biosimilars

June 23, 2023 – Article on conflicts of interest permeating prescription drug benefits; Article about screening for depression and suicide risk in adults; MBGH event keynote presentation by Alex Jung and panel presentation with Karen van Caulil; SDOH resource from United for Alice; Letter supported by the Florida Alliance commending a proposal to identify healthcare facilities by brick-and-mortar facility; Congratulations to Karen van Caulil’s re-election to the National Alliance Board of Governors and election to The Leapfrog Group Board of Directors; FDA’s recommendation for COVID booster; Question from Rosa Novo about offering free gym memberships to new employees

June 16, 2023 – Membership update; Report from Leapfrog on racial, ethnic, and payer disparities in adverse safety events; Offer to educate employees on Mental Health First Aid; Article on mental and financial concerns resulting from healthcare costs; Study showing nonprofit hospitals’ increased cash reserves not resulting in increased charitable care

June 9, 2023 – Request for participation in RAND 5.0 Price Transparency Study; Follow-up to All Employer Member Meeting on fiduciary duty, Invitation to Creating a Diabetes Prevention Benefit that Works for your Employees webinar; Article on court case over price-fixing conspiracy in health insurance products; Article on the fate of ACA preventative care requirements

June 2, 2023 – Leapfrog’s Maternity Care Report on C-Sections and other Key Indicators; Reminder about All Employer Member Meeting on fiduciary duty; Mental Health and Major Depressive Disorder Guidebook from National Alliance; Invitation to attend Alternative Funding Programs webinar; Recording of CPR webinar highlighting study results on High-Quality Primary Care