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Cost and Price Transparency: Building Blocks for Value, November 2011

Health care costs in America are such a mystery that often even doctors and most people who work in ... Johnson Foundation, offer their thoughts on the complex landscape of measuring health care cost and determining price in America. Cost Track - Collection - ...

Nov 15,2011

Resource Type: Article/Commentary/Opinion

Talking About the Cost of Care With Your Patient

Patients and family members are becoming more sensitive to the cost of care as they bear a greater share of health care costs. Out-of-pocket costs are a worry for most patients and a substantial financial burden for a growing number with a variety of types of insurance plans. Controlling the cost of care is now ...

Mar 20,2015

Resource Type: Tool/Utility

Quality and Cost Goal Matrix and Legend

This matrix was used to track the quality and cost goals for each Alliance. Public Fri, 2015-05-01 2015 May ...

May 08,2015


Case for Cost and Resource Use Reporting

The cost of medical care in the United States has been rising steadily over the last several decades, far outstripping the rate of inflation. While much of this cost has produced ... care. Public reporting of cost and use information can help payers (including health plans and ...

Jan 10,2012


Insights from the Field: How Reports on Health Care Cost, Resource use, and Quality Can Better Serve Local Physician Organizations

Multi-stakeholder health care collaboratives are making progress in collecting and analyzing health care cost ... role in controlling costs while delivering high-quality care, whether through direct patient care or by ... Jul (Cost & Efficiency) ...

Aug 18,2015

Resource Type: How-to

Better Care, Better Health, Lower Cost

2011 (a cost savings of $20 million). Better Health Greater Cleveland, a program of the Robert ... Highlights:   Cuyahoga County was successful in lowering costs of hospitalizations. They reported nearly 3,000 fewer ambulatory care sensitive hospitalizations between 2009 and 2011 (a cost savings of ...

Jan 30,2013

Resource Type: Report

Shared Decision-Making and Benefit Design: Engaging Employees and Reducing Costs for Preference-Sensitive Conditions

less costly—treatment alternatives. This brief introduces preference-sensitive care and SDM; ... (Cost & Efficiency) ...

Apr 03,2013

Resource Type: Primer/Brief

Talking About the Cost of Care With Your Doctor

Tool/Utility Talking to your doctor about the cost of your care may feel strange to you. You may believe that your ... patients and families are now paying more of the cost for their care in deductibles, co-pays, and bills not ...

Mar 20,2015

Resource Type: Tool/Utility

Counting Change: Measuring Health Care Prices, Costs, and Spending

price, cost, and spending. Yet each of these initiatives is hampered by the problem of defining and quantifying cost and spending, and many are trying to understand and measure economic variables in novel ways. ... experts in Washington, D.C., to discuss the difficulties of cost and spending measurement and reporting. ...

May 14,2012

Resource Type: Article/Commentary/Opinion

Physicians' Views of Comparative Information on Costs and Resource Use Findings and Implications for Report Developers

comparative data on health care costs and resource use, it is important to understand the perspective of all ... comparative information on provider-level costs and resource use.   ...

Jan 30,2013

Resource Type: Lessons Learned

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