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Health Policy

Assessing Current and Expected Growth of Alternative Payment Models: A Look at the Bold New Goals for Downside Risk

November 18th, 2019

Ambitious Goals for the Future of Value The Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (HCP-LAN or LAN) recently released aggressive new goals for moving the broader market from fee-for-service (FFS) to value-based payment (VBP). The new goals aim to shift all Medicare payments and half of Medicaid and commercial health care payments into downside-risk […]

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Political Checkpoint Webinar

November 14th, 2019

On November 6, Leavitt Partners held its biannual Political Checkpoint webinar hosted by Health Intelligence Partners (HIP) and the Leavitt Partners’ Federal Insights and Advocacy team. Governor Mike Leavitt and Vince Ventimiglia previewed Leavitt Partners’ 2020 presidential election scenarios and likely impact on health policy. The three most likely election scenarios: Status Quo: The White […]

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Pharmaceutical Distribution Security Alliance Releases Proposal for Governance of DSCSA Interoperability

March 25th, 2019

Washington, D.C., March 25, 2018 — The Pharmaceutical Distribution Security Alliance (PDSA), a coalition of more than 25 pharmacies, distributors, logistics operators, manufacturers, and associations, committed to strengthening the nation’s pharmaceutical distribution supply chain through implementation of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), has released a proposal for Governance of DSCSA Phase II Interoperability. […]

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Health Intelligence Partners: February Market Signals Briefing

March 18th, 2019

Amidst a constant stream of new health care headlines and developments, sound bites on health care from 2020 candidates, and state and federal health care policy activity, which are the stories and the signals that matter? In February, Leavitt Partners launched its first Market Signals Briefing webinar—a new bimonthly webinar series produced by Health Intelligence […]

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2018 Midterm Elections: Implications for Health Policy in the United States

November 14th, 2018

The midterm elections present the opportunity to reset the health policy agenda in Congress and in states across the country. On November 14, 2018, Leavitt Partners’ team of experts talked through the policy agendas for the incoming majority and minority parties in the next Congress. We also discussed changes that could potentially impact states across […]

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