Our nation's healthcare system has experienced an alarming increase in drug prices for a range of products vital to patient care. In recent years, the frequency and impact of drug pricing spikes has risen to critical levels and is threatening patients' access to life-saving treatments, as well as adding burgeoning healthcare spending.
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Premier’s Susan DeVore discusses healthcare industry trends to expect this year, including the repeal/replacement of the Affordable Care Act, the growth and acceleration of value-based care and more.
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Healthcare Leaders to Congress and Administration: Improve the Value-Based Care Movement
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Healthcare Groups Encourage Trump and Congress to Continue the Push for Value-Based Care
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Premier Inc. Letter to Trump Administration
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