Action Briefs

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions
(formerly the National Business Coalition on Health)

Bariatric Surgery – May 2019

Biosimilars in the Pharmacy Benefit – June 2020 

Breast Cancer – August 2014

Choosing Wisely® – Putting Care Back In The Hands Of Doctors And Patients – October 2018

Cannabis Products on the Formulary – July 2020 

Combating America’s Great Killer: Cardiovascular Disease – May 2016

Community Health – April 2013

Complications of Diabetes: Hypoglycemia-Low Blood Sugar – October 2015

COPD: A Major Driver of Avoidable Health Care Costs – September 2012

COVID-19 The Importance of Shared Decision-Making

COVID-19 Understanding the Spread

Depression – November 2013

Diabetes: Costs and Opportunities – February, 2012

High-Value Preventative Care During COVID-19, Special focus on immunizations – September 2020

Hope and Healing for Mental Illness Is Possible – December 2017

Hospital Patient Safety – September 2011

Hospital Payment Strategies – January 2020

Integrating Mental Health Services and Primary Care – July 2020 

Investing in Maternal Health – February 2013

Mental Health Accelerating Action for Parity and Peak Performance – August 2018

Obesity – June 2019

Oncology – April 2014

Opioid Alternatives – January 2020

Patient-Centered Medical Homes: A New Era in Primary Care – March 2012

Patient-Centered Value – November 2019

Postpartum Depression – July 2019

Prediabetes – July 2013

Price Transparency: Now More than Ever – May 2012

Prostate Cancer – December 2014

Rethinking Healthcare Consumerism Strategies in Light of Emerging Evidence -July 2017

Rheumatoid Arthritis – September 2016

Shared Decision Making – July 2012

Specialty Pharmacy – December 2013

Staying Healthy During COVID-19 (an Action Brief for Employees) – September 2020

Stem the Obesity Epidemic – October 2011

Stem the Obesity Epidemic (2015 Update) – June 2015

Stroke Awareness – September 2020

The Importance of Supporting Child Health – January 2013

The Value of Biosimilars – July 2018

Value-based Insurance Design – May 2012

Value-based Purchasing: Pharmaceutical Management – August 2014

Weigh the Benefits of Bariatric Surgery – December 2011

What Employers Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis – January 201