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June 14, 2011 - Blog

Health insurance exchanges are less like one-size-fits-all suspenders and more like carefully selected Italian leather shoes. By their very nature health insurance exchanges are individualized health care plans. They require care and nurturing, careful thought and consideration. And they almost always require that you hire a specialized team to construct and implement the exchange. At […]

April 12, 2017 - Press Releases

Washington, D.C., April 12, 2017 – Leavitt Partners, a health care intelligence firm founded by former Governor and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt, announced today that Robert Horne will join Leavitt Partners as a senior director beginning on April 17, 2017. Based in Washington, D.C. Robert will advise […]

March 23, 2016 - Blog

Amid a firestorm of protest, the Obama administration announced a new test model for how it will pay for Medicare Part B drugs. According to the administration, this move is in line with recent changes to payment methodologies from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in an effort to curb escalating medical spend […]

February 25, 2016 - Blog

On Friday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced their proposed Medicare rate adjustments. Estimates forecast a 3.5% increase for Medicare Advantage plans after adjusting for coding practices. CMS also intends to “improve payment precision and encourage quality” with the possibility of some changes to the star rating system. The proposed changes represent […]

January 7, 2016 - Press Releases

Clay Alspach joins Leavitt Partners Salt Lake City, January 7, 2016 —Leavitt Partners, a health care intelligence firm founded by former Governor and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt, announced today that Clay Alspach, Chief Health Counsel for Chairman Fred Upton of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and […]

March 16, 2015 - Blog

As the health care industry feels the tightening of economic pressures, value is the pursuit.  Consolidation is perhaps the most prevalent value strategy, but just in the last few years there has been a rise in health care organizations announcing alliances aimed to generate value through collaboration and integration while maintaining autonomy.  Leavitt Partners is […]

September 26, 2013 - Blog

When fluidity exists in your market — as it does in American healthcare — careful planning and calculated execution will help your organization thrive earlier than later.

August 26, 2013 - Press Releases

In Finding Allies, Building Alliances, Mike Leavitt and Rich McKeown explain how a well chosen network can become a powerful alliance. They
provide a framework of 8 elements that will help any leader foster and maintain an effective, productive venture. Whether you’re launching a new partnership, or rehabilitating one already in progress, Finding Allies, Building Alliances will help you find workable solutions to the most
complex problems and boost competitiveness and resilience. Learn more about the book by visiting FindingAllies.com

June 20, 2013 - Blog

Douglas Hervey, Coordinator of ACO Research at Leavitt Partners, lists three technological advancements that could ‘disrupt’ American health care.

February 6, 2013 - News Press Releases

Leavitt Partners has launched LP Health Speakers, an experienced and knowledgeable selection of health care visionaries and thought leaders who are available to deliver keynote addresses, moderate and participate in panels, speak at retreats, facilitate strategic discussions and conferences, and brief senior executive teams. The firm is pleased to feature more than a dozen health care […]

April 27, 2011 - Blog

When the concept of a Health Insurance Exchange was first introduced more than five years ago, no one could have predicted the rollercoaster ride it was about to experience. The concept was first introduced by conservatives and quickly embraced by free-market supporters. Realizing the value an insurance exchange can provide to consumers, it was then […]

December 6, 2010 - Blog

The Moment of Truth, the Report of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (popularly referred to as “the Debt Commission”),* gets high marks for sounding the alarm about the “crushing debt burden” that threatens the chances of our children and grandchildren to have a better life than we currently enjoy (and perhaps, take […]

April 29, 2008 - Blog

Following on yesterday’s blog, here are some additional observations about my recent trip to Viet Nam. Observation two: While they maintain a communist structure of government, Viet Nam is obviously devoted to being part of the global market economy. As people vote with their dollars, markets are highly democratic. It seems clear they have found […]

April 17, 2008 - Blog

Written April 14, 2008 I’m in the Jakarta Airport, having just finished a day of meetings with Indonesian Government officials. I met with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Coordinating Minister for Family Welfare Aburizal Bakrie, Foreign Minister Noer Hassan Wirajuda, Agriculture Minister Anton Apriyantono, and Health Minister Siti Fadilah Supari. The meetings involved discussions on a […]

January 16, 2008 - Blog

It seems as if each day of my India trip has taken on a theme. The first day, Monday, was spent understanding our efforts on HIV/AIDS in India. Tuesday was a tutorial on the generic drug and vaccine industry in India and the role they play in providing products for the United States. I also […]

December 31, 1969 - Blog

Leavitt Partners today announced a seasoned team to advise vendors, insurance carriers, brokers and states on the process, policies, politics and people necessary to design and implement health insurance exchanges. The new national health reform law (Affordable Care Act) requires states that do not want a federally-run exchange to have functioning state or regional exchanges […]

December 31, 1969 - Blog

Two leading experts in the development and implementation of health insurance exchanges have joined Leavitt Partners. Cheryl Smith and Dan Schuyler, who directed one of only two health insurance exchanges in the country, will serve as directors in the Leavitt Partners health insurance exchange practice. They join a seasoned team of health policy experts who advise technology vendors, […]

December 31, 1969 - Blog

Leavitt Partners, Faegre & Benson LLP and B&D Consulting are joining forces to provide companies involved in the global food supply chain with a collaborative solution to food safety management. This joint effort will provide guidance for companies seeking to navigate the shifting food safety challenges of today’s systems and those required to comply with […]

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