The Consumer-Driven Health Care Institute (CDHCI) is a not-for-profit organization representing the leaders in consumer-driven health care. CDHCI's goal is to be the prime source for education, research and information about consumer-driven health care. The Institute actively promotes the shift to the Consumer-Driven Health paradigm.
The Member Companies have created health care models and technologies that empower individuals to make informed health care choices.
CDHCI believes that:
- Consumers will work with their physicians and health care providers to create a better health care outcome for themselves and their families.
- Health care usage is more cost efficient with empowered and knowledgeable consumers who use information tools.
- Price and quality transparency about health care professionals is a key method for effective consumer health care choices.
CDHCI is proud to sponsor and endorse the 2013 Health Care Payments and Policy Conference to be held again in Washington, DC. Together, with our member organizations, we are planning additonal events and forums designed to provide the latest industry information and future trends as well as up to the minute policy information from Washington. Please Click on the logo below to register for all of our sponsored our events and receive updates about HCON 2013.
CDHC Market Data Advisory Service
The Consumer Driven Healthcare (CDHC) Market Data Advisory is a report published quarterly by The Consumer Driven Healthcare Institute (CDHCI). The CDHC Market Data Advisory was developed to help CDHC program administrators, financial institutions, health plans, and other key players in the CDHC market eco-chain better understand both macro and micro-industry trends for use in strategy, business development, and to enable them to achieve greater efficiencies in their own programs. Click here to request information about our data services
CDHCI Sponsor Organizations
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|2015 Healthcare Payments & Policy Conference|
The 2015 Healthcare Payments and Policy Conference (HCON2013) will again be held in Washington, DC as an invitation-only event. As with past events, speaker faculty include over thirty industry leaders, leading academics and health policy makers who will discuss trends and new innovations impacting and driving the healthcare payments industry. The 2015 HCON will be INVITATION ONLY and available to members of CDHCI and sponsors. Click on the link to learn how you can participate in next year's event.... Click Here for More ...
|Poll: Californians strongly support measure regulating health insurance rates|
Californians are showing overwhelming support for one of the most hotly contested propositions on the November ballot -- a measure allowing the state's insurance commissioner to reject proposed health insurance rate hikes. A new Field Poll released Wednesday found that a stunning 69 percent of those surveyed favored Proposition 45 when the measure was explained to them, while only 16 percent said they would vote against it. Fifteen percent were undecided....
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San Jose Mercury News
|Report: Medical device tax missing revenue mark|
A tax imposed on medical devices included in the Affordable Care Act is raising roughly three-quarters of the revenue originally expected, according to a new government report. The watchdog for the Internal Revenue Service reported Tuesday that the tax collection agency was still facing problems implementing the medical device tax included in the 2010 healthcare reform law....
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|The “Failure” Of Bundled Payment: The Importance Of Consumer Incentives |
Bundled payment for orthopedic and spine surgery and other major acute interventions has many attractive features, in principle. But implementation has been difficult in practice. The recent Health Affairs paper by Susan Ridgley and colleagues, and the Health Affairs Blog commentary by Tom Williams and Jill Yegian, list quite a few practical implementation problems, and the points raised in both these pieces are well taken. Click Here for More ...
|After rate hike rejected, Anthem to decrease premiums next year|
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s individual-market customers will, on average, see a slight decrease in their premiums next year under new rates approved by the Connecticut Insurance Department. Anthem, the state’s largest insurer, initially requested approval to raise rates by an average of 12.5 percent. But the insurance department rejected the proposal and asked the company to resubmit its plan using different calculations.
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