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February 17th, 2017

A USA Today article entitled “Obamacare overhaul proposals create uncertainty for patients, providers” includes commentary from Governor Leavitt regarding ACA repeal and replace options for Medicaid. Governor Leavitt, referencing a request he received from Republican members of Congress to come up with a formula to divide block grant money among the states during his time […]

February 17th, 2017

Governor Leavitt commented on the Republican ACA repeal and replace strategy for a Modern Healthcare article entitled “GOP conservatives and moderates hit discordant notes on ACA repeal.” Governor Leavitt said, “There’s no question we’ll see a repeal-and-replace bill. But how do you define repeal and replace?”

February 17th, 2017

On Tuesday, the Population Health Alliance announced that Clay Alspach will be a keynote speaker at the PHA Forum on March 27, 2017 in Philadelphia. The release includes a quote from Governor Leavitt: “Population health is a foundational component of our strategy for Leavitt Partners,” says Governor Mike Leavitt, founder and chairman of Leavitt Partners […]

February 17th, 2017

During a podcast from the University of Chicago Institute of Politics and CNN, Governor Leavitt shared his prediction that the GOP’s ability to fully repeal the ACA will be constrained by the realities of health care economics. “There will be some new things, but for the most part it’s going to be finding ways to […]

February 3rd, 2017

Health Affairs Blog published a Leavitt Partners piece entitled  “Changing Payments: The Landscape of Current CMS Payment Models Foreshadow Future Plans.” The blog outlines Historical Evolution of Medicare Payment Models and recent Medicare activities, as well as an analysis of portfolio programs and future directions.

February 2nd, 2017

A HealthPayerIntelligence article entitled “Should Accountable Care Organizations Include Social Services?” references the Leavitt Partners and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation “Measuring Total Investments in Health: Promoting Dialogue and Carving a Path Forward” paper. The article states, “Accountable care organizations and healthcare payers looking to reduce medical spending as well as improve health outcomes should consider […]

February 2nd, 2017

A MedPage Today article entitled “AAP: Learn from Early Adopters in Pediatric ACOs” highlights the “Pediatric Accountable Care Organizations: Insight From Early Adopters” research conducted by Leavitt Partners and the American Academy of Pediatrics. The article cites the five case students and four main areas where there are opportunities for the AAP to assist pediatric […]

February 2nd, 2017

A HealthPayerIntelligence article entitled “Stakeholders Offer Key Principles for Alternative Payment Models” quotes Governor Leavitt, “I am confident that the migration toward value-based care will continue regardless of what happens in the next few months. There is a remarkable amount of bipartisan agreement when it comes to payment and delivery reforms, as evidenced by legislation […]

January 31st, 2017

An article entitled “Pediatric Accountable Care Organizations: Insight From Early Adopters,” which was co-authored by Tom Merrill and David Smith, was published in the January edition of Pediatrics. The article highlights research findings from a study conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Leavitt Partners, including a series of five case studies of diverse […]

January 31st, 2017

Roll Call published an op-ed co-authored by Governor Leavitt and former Senator Tom Daschle. The piece, entitled “Ensuring an Ongoing Return On Health Care Investment” encourages Congress to consider Community Health Centers as they begin collaboratively looking for the best health care solutions for the American people.

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