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We're making news and tracking news, and you can read about it here. We're working with the media, publications, blogs and more to share information as we work to transform our health care delivery system, so vulnerable older adults with multiple health conditions will finally get the care they deserve and their families can find peace of mind.

News Releases & Statements

Consumer Groups Say New Accountable Care Organization Rule is a Reasonable Compromise, Urge All Parties to ...
Washington, D.C. | 10.20.2011

Consumers and Physicians Together Applaud Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative
Washington, D.C. | 9.28.2011

Consumer Leader Applauds New Rule Giving Patients Access to Lab Test Results
Statement of Christine Bechtel, Vice President, National Partnership for Women & Families, Member, Health IT Policy Committee and Leader, Campaign for Better Care | 2011

Consumer Groups Cheer New Rule on Accountable Care Organizations, Warn that the Change Won't Be Achieved if Bar is Set Too Low
Campaign for Better Care Organizes Comments to be Filed Today | 06.06.2011

Health Expert Lauds Proposed CMS Rule to Make Medicare Claims Data Available to Consumers and Employers
Statement of Debra L. Ness, Leader, Campaign for Better Care | 06.03.11

Dr. Don Berwick, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services To Meet with Health Care Providers, Patients and ...
Washington, D.C. | 6.03.2011

Campaign for Better Care Leader Lauds New Federal Rule on Value-Based Purchasing
Statement of Christine Bechtel, Campaign for Better Care | 04.29.2011

"Ryan Budget Proposal Would Cause Grave Harm to Oldest, Sickest Americans"
Statement of Debra L. Ness, Leader, Campaign for Better Care | 04.14.2011

Campaign for Better Care Lauds Partnership for Patients; Launches Its Own 'Healthy Hospital' Initiative to Advance Safety...
Washington, D.C. | 04.12.2011

Ryan Approach Would Cause Real Harm to Vulnerable Patients
Statement of Debra L. Ness, Campaign for Better Care | 04.05.2011

'National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care' Reflects an Unprecedented Commitment to More Patient-Centered Care...
On First Anniversary of Affordable Care Act, Broad-Based Coalition Lauds First-Ever National Quality Strategy as Step Forward in Improving Care For Vulnerable Older Patients and Their Family Caregivers | 03.22.2011

MEDIA ALERT: Better Care at Lower Cost for Low-Income Patients -- Learn How Camden, New Jersey is Leading the Way
Lunch Forum Friday Will Feature Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, Leader of Innovative Medicaid ACO Model | 03.10.2011

Innovation Center Launch Is Good News for Patients, Leading Consumer Advocate Says
Statement of Debra L. Ness, Campaign for Better Care | 11.16.2010

Health Care Expert Applauds NCQA for Developing New Quality Measures for ACOs with Consumer Input
Current Draft Reflects Patient-Centered Vision for New Health Care Model | 10.19.2010

Six Months after Health Reform, New Law Offers Promise and Potential, But Leaders Say Effective Implementation is Key
Applause & Optimism are Well-Deserved, But Must be Coupled with Commitment to Ensure that Reform Helps Those Who Rely on our Health Care System the Most | 09.23.2010

What Do America's Grandparents Need Most?
On Grandparents Day Sunday, Campaign for Better Care Urges Those Who Care about Seniors to Help Ensure that Health Reform Helps Those Who Need It Most | 09.10.2010

"Building Better Care Forum" Features Lawmakers, Providers, Experts, Patients & Caregivers...
"Building Better Care Forum" Features Lawmakers, Providers, Experts, Patients & Caregivers From Around Country Discussing What Older Patients, Families Need From Health Reform | 07.28.2010

"Building Better Care Forum": What Do Older Patients, Families Need Most from Health Reform?
Wednesday's "Building Better Care Forum" to Feature Lawmakers, Providers, Experts, Patients & Caregivers from Around Country | 07.27.2010

"New Meaningful Use Rule Can Improve Patient Safety & Coordination of Care, Make Health System More Efficient"
Statement of Christine Bechtel, Vice President, National Partnership for Women & Families | 07.13.2010

Members and Friends of the Campaign for Better Care Speak Out on Berwick Appointment
Statements of members and friends of the Campaign for Better Care | 07.07.2010

"Recess Appointment of Donald Berwick Is Best and Only Choice," Leading Consumer Advocate Says
Statement of Debra L. Ness, Campaign for Better Care and President, National Partnership for Women & Families | 07.06.2010

Purchasers, Providers and Consumers Urge Congress to Reject Distortions and Quickly Confirm CMS Nominee Donald Berwick
90 Organizations Say Berwick Rejects Rationing, Supports Better Care | 06.29.2010

"Nation is about to Start Realizing Promise of Health Reform," Ness Says
Statement of Debra L. Ness, President National Partnership for Women & Families | 06.22.2010

Health Survey Shows Older Adults Suffering Due to Poor Care Coordination, Inadequate Communication Among Doctors
Campaign for Better Care Aims to Improve Health Care System For Older Adults and Their Family Caregivers | 05.03.2010

Ten Things to Know About Health Reform: Pointing the Way to Better Care
New Fact Sheet Describes How Reform Will Improve Care for Older Adults, Family Caregivers | 04.22.2010

Consumer and Employer Groups Tell Officials to Stand Strong Against Industry Attempts to Weaken Meaningful Use Definition
Elements of Proposed Rule As Written Likely to Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Costs; New Fact Sheet from National Partnership Describes Consumer Benefits from Robust Rule | 04.20.2010

Campaign for Better Care Ads Tell Lawmakers: The Hard Work of Implementing Health Reform Begins Now
Leading Consumer, Health, Aging and Labor Organizations Say Reform Must Translate to Better Care for Older Patients and Their Family Caregivers | 04.13.2010

Consumer Experts Laud New National Survey; Stress Importance of Access to Health Records to Empower Patients & Consumers
Results Demonstrate Need for Providers to Engage Patients in Meaningful Ways | 04.13.2010

America Needs Better Care | New Campaign Aims to Focus On Improving, Coordinating Care for Vulnerable Older Adults
Survey Finds Older Adults Suffering Due to Poor Coordination, Communication | 04.08.2010

EE UU Necesita Mejorar el Sistema de Salud
Nueva Campana Intenta Enfocar la Reforma de Salud en el Mejoramiento y la Coordinacion del Cuidado de Personas Vulnerables Mayores de Edad | 04.08.2010

"Fixing Our Broken Health Care System Begins Now," Women's Leader Says
Statement of Debra L. Ness, President National Partnership for Women & Families | 03.30.2010