National Alliance in the News

National Alliance in the News

Oct. 2, 2018

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

Oct. 2, 2018

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

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

Digital Therapeutics: How New Approaches to Behavioral Health Boosts Healthy Profits 
Les C. Meyer, Corporate Wellness

Sept. 13, 2018

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

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

GM contracts with health system for direct-to-employer option 
Kathryn Mayer, Nick Otto, Employee Benefit News

July 18, 2018

Value-Based Health Insurance Design: How Much Does Socioeconomic Status Matter?
Bruce W. Sherman, Carol Addy, The American Journal of Managed Care

July 17, 2018

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

July 2, 2018

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

June 27, 2018

Why Benefits Engagement is Employers' Biggest Problem 
Kathryn Mayer, AXA Benefits

June 27, 2018

New partnership aims to launch employer bundled payment programs 
Les Masterson, Healthcare Dive 

June 26, 2018

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions, Remedy Partners collaborate to accelerate healthcare payment reform 
Jeff Lagasse, 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
Bruce Japsen, Forbes

June 21, 2018

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

May 23, 2018 Little Change for IRS Limits on HSAs, but Employers Still Seek Innovation 
Andie Burjek, Workforce 
May 09, 2018 Why benefits engagement is employers' biggest problem 
Kathryn Mayer, Employee Benefit News
May 03, 2018 Altarum's MESA Turns High-Deductible Coverage on its Head
Michael D. Dalzell, 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 
April 17, 2018 Debate over third-party payments for dialysis patients revived in Washington as Calif. eyes limits
Susannah Luthi, Modern Healthcare
April 8, 2018 Opioid treatment costing employers big  
Nick Otto, Employee Benefit News
April 3, 2018 How a Walmart-Humana deal could shake up benefits industry 
Kathryn Mayer, Employee Benefit News
March 29, 2018 Work-life balance takes effort, but rewards are worth it
Karen Talley, FierceCEO
March 27, 2018 Employee engagement in health benefits keeping employers up at night 
Kathryn Mayer, 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 
Nick Otto, Employee Benefit Adviser 
Jan. 31, 2018 Will Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan coalition kickstart a benefits revolution? 
Kathryn Mayer, Employee Benefit News
Jan. 30, 2018  Can Amazon and Freinds Handle Health Care? There's Reason for Doubt 
Margot Sanger-Katz, Reed Abelson, The New York Times
Nov. 27, 2017 Employers Take Steps to Address Opioid Crisis 
Stephen Miller, Society For Human Resource Management 
Nov. 15, 2017 What to consider when redesigning a benefits program 
Nick Otto, Employee Benefit News
Nov. 13, 2017 Employers can 'do better' with wellness 
Nick Otto, Employee Benefit News 

Nov. 9, 2017

Leveraging Geographic Information Systems in an Integrated Health Care Delivery Organization
Kathryn Clift, Luther Scott, Michael Johnson and Carlos Gonzalez, The Permanente Journal

Nov. 8, 2017

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

George Cohen, Enhanced Online News 

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

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

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

Personalization is key to benefits tech
Kathryn Mayer, Employee Benefit News

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

Revised GOP healthcare bill still good for employers
Victoria Finkle, Employee Benefit News

July 12, 2017

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

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