National Payment Reform - Follow Up Q & A

NRHI and CHQPR hosted a follow up Payment Reform Q&A session via video conference on June 22nd at 2:00 p.m. ET. The Q&A session was an opportunity to share insights, ask questions and understand how the recommendations stemming from the June 17 National Payment Reform Summit will be used moving forward.

This event was made possible through the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Please contact Mary Isabel Aromando at with any questions or comments.

Here are the 17 Recommendations the Summit participants arrived at. We hope you use them to facilitate dialogue in your region and communities, and that collectively we keep the conversations going. Together we are stronger than we are individually.

Press Release: National Health Care Summit Produces Recommendations Successful Payment Reform

National Payment Reform – Live Event


June 17
2:30-4:30p.m. EST.

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On Friday, June 17, one-hundred senior health care leaders  will convene for a special summit on payment reform. The group is comprised of healthcare leaders from all over the country, including national employers, regional employer coalitions, leaders of national and regional health plans, practicing physicians and leaders of physician organizations and hospitals, healthcare consumers, federal and state policymakers, leaders of Regional Health Improvement Collaboratives, and healthcare policy experts. With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) and the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform (CHQPR), the meeting will divide into eight multi-stakeholder work groups to tackle eight key issues related to payment reform. NRHI will live stream the final session from 2:30-4:30 p.m. EST so you can hear the discussion/recommendations and provide your feedback.

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The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) is a national organization of more than thirty-five member regional health improvement collaboratives (RHICs) across the United States. These multi-stakeholder organizations are working in their regions and collaborating across regions to transform the healthcare delivery system to improve the patient experience of care, including quality and satisfaction; improve the health of populations; and reduce the per-capita cost of healthcare.



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Delivery System Reform: Paying for What Works
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