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Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network

Standley sheds light on value-based care

Standley sheds light on value-based care

Rite Aid Corp. chairman and chief executive officer John Standley recently explained how retail pharmacies can promote value-based care in an opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News on Philly.com. Standley stresses that new payment models and value-based payments, which focus on the quality rather than the quantity of care, can help the nation grapple

Pharmacy gets involved in HHS reimbursement project

Pharmacy gets involved in HHS reimbursement project

WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, a public-private initiative to foster the adoption of value-based health care models. Rite Aid, Walgreens and Walmart are among the network’s more than 2,800 participants, which include payers, providers, states, consumer groups and employers. The

Health care: A cautionary tale

Health care: A cautionary tale

A column in the metro New York newspaper Newsday illustrates the type of scenario that the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, announced last week by the Department of Health and Human Services, is targeting in its efforts to promote health payment models based on the quality and efficacy of care, rather than the

President Obama speaks up for value-based care

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama gave remarks Wednesday at the kick-off meeting for the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, a new initiative that aims to bring public and private-sector stakeholders together to build on the Affordable Care Act’s efforts to transition the U.S. health care system to models that provide the best care

Chain drug industry backs ‘better, smarter’ care

Chain drug industry backs ‘better, smarter’ care

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores joined President Barack Obama and Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell at the White House to launch the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, whose participants include Rite Aid, Walgreens and Walmart. Announced Wednesday, the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network brings