National Alliance in the News

August 28, 2019 Michael Thompson Discusses Value-Based Care Among Employers
American Journal of Managed Care Online
August 27, 2019

5 Ways Employers Can Help Tackle Healthcare Waste
Future of Business and Tech

August 23, 2019 This Week is Managed Care: August 23, 2019
American Journal of Managed Care Online
August 16, 2019 Mental health- the impact for Kentucky employers; there is a crisis 
Northern Kentucky Tribune
August 7, 2019 Key Barriers Limiting Patient Access to Mental Healthcare 
PatientEngagementHIT.com 
August 1, 2019

Financial Burden of Medicare Is Increasing as Employer Coverage Erodes for Retired Seniors
American Journal of Managed Care Online

July 25, 2019 Employers Take Steps To Rein in Rising Health Insurance Costs 
Heartland Institute
July 18, 2019 Employer Roundtable Highlights Biosimilar Knowledge Gap 
Biosimilar Development
July 15, 2019 Employers are in a position to stem opioid addiction. Why aren't they? 
Employee Benefit News Online
July 11, 2019 The trillion-dollar taboo: why it's time to stop ignoring mental health at work
Financial Times
July 6, 2019 The most important thing we can do to the de-stigmatize mental health is to "break the silence" 
Thrive Global
June 26, 2019 A New Trump Order May Make More Health Care Prices Public
The New York Times
June 21, 2019 Employer Are Ready to Step Up Their Fight Against Rising Health Care Costs 
The Fiscal Times
June 21, 2019 Mental Health Champions: The most important thing we can do to de-stigmatize mental health is to "break the silence", With Michael Thompson
Authority Magazine
June 20, 2019 Employers Are Ready to Step Up Their Fight Against Rising Health Care Costs 
Yahoo
June 20, 2019 Rising prices drive estimated 6% medical cost inflation in 2020 
Modern Healthcare
June 5, 2019 Global employers look to make progress on mental health initiatives 
Employee Benefit Adviser 
May 31, 2019 Some 2020 Election Views: Jan Berger on Single-Payer Health Care
Workforce
May 24, 2019 Senators Call for Disclosure of Perks and Fees Paid to Health Benefits Brokers
ProPublica
May 20, 2019 Artificial Intelligence in Health Care-Will the Value Match the Hype?
JAMA
May 1, 2019 It's time to remove the barriers, stigma around mental healthcare
Employee Benefit News
April 25, 2019 Employers recognize mental health as good business strategy, come up short on health strategy
BenefitsPro
April 24, 2019 Almost 80% of Employers Consider Mental Health Important to Management Strategy per National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions Survey 
TecHR Series
April 22, 2019 Employers Tackle Social Factors Imperiling Workers' Health 
SHRM
April 5, 2019 Network Adequacy, Reimbursement Key to Expanding Access, Panel Agrees 
Psychiatric Services
March 19, 2019 AHIP, Employer Groups Seek Congressional Action on Surprise Medical Bills 
American Medical Journal of Managed Care 
March 19, 2019 Insurers Ask Congress to Fix Rates to End Surprise Medical Bills 
RevCycle Intelligence 
March 18, 2019 Insurers, hospitals diverge on how Congress should address surprise medical bills 
FierceHealthcare
March 14, 2019 Inside Employers' New Health Care Playbook 
Harvard Business Review 
March 13, 2019 How Employers are Fixing Health Care 
Harvard Business Review
March 11, 2019 Improving The System of Support For Mental Health is Good For Business
Future of Business and Tech
March 11, 2019 Union, Mount Sinai Find Happiness in Center of Excellence
Managed Care 
March 11, 2019 Dispelling the stigma around mental health disorders in the workplace
Employee Benefit News 
March 6, 2019 Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan Chase alliance reveals name for healthcare company 
Employee Benefit News 
March 6, 2019 National Alliance Submits Recommendations to Senator Alexander on Reducing Waste in US Healthcare System 
American Journal of Managed Care 
March 5, 2019 Behind the scenes, health insurers use cash and gifts to sway which benefits employers choose
Northern Kentucky Tribune
Feb. 21, 2019 Webinar: Considerations for Improving Prior Authorization 
eHealth Initiative
Feb. 20, 2019

Copay Accumulator Adjustment Programs Lead to Four Times Higher Treatment Discontinuation for Patients with High Deductibles
Catalyst

Feb. 20, 2019 Behind the Scenes, Health Insurers use Cash and Gifts to Sway Which Benefits Employers Choose
ProPublica
Feb.20, 2019 Insurers Hand Out Cash and Gifts To Sway Brokers Who Sell Employer Health
National Public Radio
Feb. 19, 2019 Address the Opioid Use Crisis by Treating Depression 
Behavioral Healthcare 
Feb. 15, 2019 New 'playbook' helps employers navigate specialty drug costs
Benefits Pro
Feb. 13, 2019 Benefits Roundup: The Employer Mandate and Fair Compensation 
Workforce
Feb. 13, 2019 A 2020 vision: Is your benefits package ready for the future? 
HR Morning
Feb. 13, 2019 Precision for Value establishes value-based strategy practice 
PharmaLive
Feb. 7, 2019

Eating Disorders Belong in Your Workplace Behavioral Health Strategy
Workforce

Feb. 5, 2019 Employer Groups rally behind proposed Trump prescription drug pricing rule 
Employee Benefit Advisor
Feb. 1, 2019

Yes, it's time to kill drug rebates 
Employee Benefit News

Jan. 17, 2019 More Employers Are Minding Mental Health 
Workforce
Jan. 8, 2019 Cancer care challenges employers, health plan budges 
Benefits Pro
Jan. 7, 2019 How employers can improve cancer care and costs, based on a National Alliance roadmap 
Healthcare Finance
Jan. 7, 2019 National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions Releases Roadmap for Employers to Improve Cancer Care and Costs
BenefitsLink
Nov. 29, 2018 What benefits insiders are saying about the CVS-Aetna deal 
Employee Benefit Adviser 
Nov. 20, 2018 Drug prices are only going to go up - and other key insights from the National Alliance
Employee Benefit Advisor 
Nov. 20, 2018 West Coast Employers Eye Biosimilars
Biosimilar Development
Nov. 15, 2018 From rising drug prices to mobile clinics, 8 key healthcare trends to watch
Employee Benefit News
Nov. 14, 2018 These healthcare proposals make policy sense, industry lobbyists say - if only Congress would act
Employee Benefit Advisor
Nov. 12, 2018 Reaching Employers: How Biosimilar Makers Can Close the Gap
Biosimilar Development
Nov. 7, 2018 Healthcare waste is costing billions - and employers aren't doing anything about it 
Employee Benefit News
Nov. 6, 2018 Employers worry about healthcare waste, but a majority aren't managing it
HR Drive
Oct. 30, 2018 60% of Employers Fail to Address Healthcare Spending Waste
HealthPayerIntelligence
Oct. 29, 2018 Why healthcare wastes $750 billion every year: Few organizations analyze data to stop it
Healthcare Finance News
Oct. 26, 2018 60% of employers aren't tracking wasteful healthcare spending
Becker's Hospital Review
Oct. 25, 2018 Employers doing little about healthcare waste, report finds
Healthcare Dive
Oct. 25, 2018 Most Companies Don’t Manage Health-Care Waste
CFO
Oct. 25, 2018 5 ways employers can increase employee access to mental health benefits
Employee Benefit News
Oct. 23, 2018 Preparing Employers For Biosimilars: What Must They Know Now?
Biosimilar Development
Oct. 22, 2018 In financial crisis, Montana grandma beats health care cost
Salon
Oct. 2, 2018

A Tough Negotiator Proves Employers Can Bargain Down Health Care Prices
NPR Shots

Oct. 2, 2018

In Montana, a Tough Negotiator Proved Employers Don’t Have to Pay So Much for Health Care
ProPublica

Sept. 20, 2018 Employers boost benefits at faster pace than salaries
Employee Benefit News
Sept. 18, 2018 Payers, Purchasers Must Guarantee Mental Health Access Parity
PatientEngagementIT
Sept. 14, 2018

Digital Therapeutics: How New Approaches to Behavioral Health Boosts Healthy Profits 
Corporate Wellness

Sept. 13, 2018

Employers Could See High Financial Returns for Mental Healthcare New Approaches to Behavioral Health Boosts Healthy Profits 
HealthPayer Intelligence

August 9, 2018 Amazon plans to open health clinics for Seattle employees: report 
Employee Benefit News
August 7, 2018

GM contracts with health system for direct-to-employer option 
Employee Benefit News

July 18, 2018

Value-Based Health Insurance Design: How Much Does Socioeconomic Status Matter?
The American Journal of Managed Care

July 17, 2018

Feeling the pain, employers begin to take on the opioid epidemic 
Employee Benefit News

July 2, 2018

9 Preventive Health Exams You May Not Need 
U.S. News & World Report

June 27, 2018

Why Benefits Engagement is Employers' Biggest Problem 
AXA Benefits

June 27, 2018

New partnership aims to launch employer bundled payment programs 
Healthcare Dive 

June 26, 2018

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions, Remedy Partners collaborate to accelerate healthcare payment reform 
Healthcare Finance News

June 26, 2018

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions and Remedy Partners Collaborate 
Citybizlist Washington

June 26, 2018

Big Business Coalitions To Form National Value-Based Payment Network
Forbes

June 21, 2018

A Brilliant Selection For CEO: Here's How Atul Gawande Wins Day One
Forbes

May 23, 2018 Little Change for IRS Limits on HSAs, but Employers Still Seek Innovation 
Workforce 
May 09, 2018 Why benefits engagement is employers' biggest problem 
Employee Benefit News
May 03, 2018 Altarum's MESA Turns High-Deductible Coverage on its Head
Managed Care
April 17, 2018 Insurers ask CMS to re-issue rule to prevent dialysis facilities from steering patients into private health plans 
The Advisory Board 
April 17, 2018 Industry Stakeholders Joint Letter to Sec. Azar on Inappropriate Steering of End Stage Renal Disease Patients 
AHIP 
April 17, 2018 Debate over third-party payments for dialysis patients revived in Washington as Calif. eyes limits
Modern Healthcare
April 8, 2018 Opioid treatment costing employers big  
Employee Benefit News
April 3, 2018 How a Walmart-Humana deal could shake up benefits industry 
Employee Benefit News
March 29, 2018 Work-life balance takes effort, but rewards are worth it
FierceCEO
March 27, 2018 Employee engagement in health benefits keeping employers up at night 
Employee Benefit News
March 19, 2018 Q&A: Business Coalitions Join Choosing Wisely Campaign 
ABIM Foundation
March 13, 2018 Hope and Healing for Mental Illness is Possible
West TN Medical News
March 9, 2018 Hope and Healing for Mental Illness is Possible 
Memphis Medical News
March 3, 2018 Experts Agree - Solving the Healthcare Affordability Crisis Will Require Action by Employers, Others
The Lund Report
March 1, 2018 Apple to launch health clinics for its employees 
Employee Benefit Adviser 
Jan. 31, 2018 Will Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan coalition kickstart a benefits revolution? 
Employee Benefit News
Jan. 30, 2018  Can Amazon and Freinds Handle Health Care? There's Reason for Doubt 
The New York Times
Nov. 27, 2017 Employers Take Steps to Address Opioid Crisis 
Society For Human Resource Management 
Nov. 15, 2017 What to consider when redesigning a benefits program 
Employee Benefit News
Nov. 13, 2017 Employers can 'do better' with wellness 
Employee Benefit News 

Nov. 9, 2017

Leveraging Geographic Information Systems in an Integrated Health Care Delivery Organization
The Permanente Journal

Nov. 8, 2017

PinnacleCare's Dr. Miles Varn Presenting at National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions 2017 Annual Conference
Enhanced Online News 

Sept. 21, 2017 Taking Suicide Awareness to All Frontiers 
HuffPost
Sept. 19, 2017 While Premiums Soar Under Obamacare, Costs of Employer-Based Plans Are Stable 
The New York Times 
Sept. 19, 2017 Direct Primary Care Is About To Take Off - or Maybe Not
Managed Care
Aug. 30, 2017  Health Plans Keep Focus on Value as HHS Backs Off Bundling, Payment Reform
HealthLeaders 
Aug. 23, 2017 What damage to the individual markets could mean for employers
Employee Benefit News
Aug. 21, 2017

Seven things to know about Express Scripts' plan to limit opioids
Managed Healthcare Executive

Aug. 14, 2017 5 Trends influencing drug pricing 
BioPharmaDive
Aug. 10, 2017

Personalization is key to benefits tech
Employee Benefit News

Aug. 2, 2017 Tax reform offers new opportunities- and risks - for employer-sponsored health plans
Employee Benefit News
July 17, 2017

Revised GOP healthcare bill still good for employers
Employee Benefit News

July 12, 2017

Health Insurers Try Paying More Up Front to Pay Less Later
NPR

May 25, 2017 New Remedies
CFO 
May 25, 2017 Health-Care Purchasers Take the Wheel
CFO
May 16, 2017 Mental Health Takes on New Meaning for Millennials at Work
Workforce
May 2, 2017 Geneia & LVBCH Empowering Employers with Analytic Insights
Citybizlist
May 1, 2017 Investing in Hope & Health in the Corporate World
HuffPost
April 8, 2017 Five Rights Framework Seeks to Improve Dysfunction in Specialty Drug Marketplace
Specialty Pharmacy Times
March 31, 2017 Collaboration for a Wellbeing Revolution
HuffPost
March 7, 2017 Alzheimer's Straggering $259B Cost Could Break Medicare
Forbes
Feb. 15, 2017 Ranking the Top States for Well Being
CPA Practice Practice Advisor
Feb. 10, 2017 What Price's appointment means for employers
Employers Benefit News
Feb. 1, 2017  Fourth happiest state? It's Maine
Mainebiz