October 2018
Employer & Healthcare Purchaser Newsletter
Kentucky and Southern Indiana's monthly compilation of important data, news, and events for employers and healthcare purchasers.
Data to Know
Employees have tripled their share of the premium burden since 1999
Infographic Source: Kaiser/HRET Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Benefits, 1999-2017; Courtesy of Families USA
Healthcare Affordability Campaign Kicks Off
Regional Health Coalitions across the country are developing actions plans to address healthcare affordability. The Kentuckiana Health Collaborative is one of those coalitions. We’re partnering with the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) to bring healthcare affordability to the forefront of healthcare transformation efforts. Affordable Care Together is focused on health, price, and waste — the three drivers of affordable healthcare. In joining this effort, NRHI and its coalitions like KHC will leverage their collective strengths on efforts to improve affordability while preserving and improving quality. In addition, partnering with other national entities committed to solving the healthcare affordability problem will strengthen the effectiveness and reach of these efforts.
Kentucky, like the rest of the United States, has a problem. Healthcare costs continue to rise. However, paying more for healthcare does not mean we get better healthcare services, and it does not mean..... Read More
I’ll do my part by collaborating with others to improve health, reduce price, and eliminate waste” was the pledge that purchasers, payers, providers, patients, and policymakers across the country committed to   ..... Read More
Noteworthy KHC Blog Posts
This week, the KHC launched a project dedicated to healthcare affordability, in partnership with NRHI. The movement, called Affordable Care Together, is focused on health, price, and waste — the three drivers.... . Read More
Last week, the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative (KHC) convened a group of employers and experts at the LG&E/KU Cane Run Power Plant to discuss the needs, goals, and challenges facing employers as they address... . Read More
Prior to last Saturday’s StAMINA Youth Mental Health Ideathon, the concept of an “ideathon” was easy enough for me to imagine, much like a danceathon but just a whole day of generating ideas around supporting..... Read More
KHC Events
Dec. 4th | 8 am - 1 pm

The Path to Affordable Healthcare

All Healthcare Stakeholders
National Alliance Offerings
The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchasing Coalitions collectively empowers purchasers to drive innovation, health and value for our companies, our communities and our country. The KHC is a member of the National Alliance.
Events
October 25 | 1 pm - 2 pm

Webinar: Healthcare Waste - Insights and Actions

November 12-14 | Washington, D.C

23rd Annual Forum: Leading the Future of Innovation, Health, and Value

This premier event brings together thought leaders, policymakers and key healthcare experts from across the country to share their insights and expertise. Interactive sessions center around emerging trends, innovations, and purchaser opportunities in the ever-changing healthcare marketplace. 

KHC members receive special discount pricing.
Kentuckiana Health Collaborative
1930 Bishop Lane, Suite 1023
Louisville, KY 40218
Phone: 502-238-3603