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It’s Time To Tackle Unpredictability In Health Care

Read the full op-ed on The Hill.  “Americans are almost universally worried about the cost of health care for them and their families, no matter their income level, age, gender, race or political identification. According to a new Ipsos-Consumers for Quality Care (CQC) poll, health care continues to rank highest on a list of perennial concerns […]

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Benefits Pro Highlights CQC’s Research

Benefits Pro highlighted Consumer for Quality Care’s recent research. Americans list the high cost of health care as a top concern, according to a new consumer survey. The survey, conducted by Ipsos on behalf of Consumers for Quality Care (CQC), found that no matter what the demographic group, Americans want more predictability in costs and […]

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CQC Issues Negotiator’s Guide for Policy Makers to Help Address Consumer Health Care Concerns

New CQC-Ipsos Survey Reveals Americans Want More Predictability in Costs and Appear Willing to Pay More for Higher Quality Coverage Washington, D.C. – Consumers for Quality Care has released a Negotiator’s Guide to give Members of Congress and administration officials a clearer understanding of what consumers want them to tackle when it comes to health […]

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Black AIDS Institute Joins Consumers for Quality Care Coalition

WASHINGTON – Consumers for Quality Care (CQC), an organization dedicated to ensuring that patients – and their right to affordable, quality care – remain at the forefront of the health care debate, is pleased to announce that the Black AIDS Institute has joined its coalition. “We are thrilled to have the Black AIDS Institute join […]

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Consumers for Quality Care: UnitedHealth Group and Other Insurers Should Put Consumer Health Ahead of Profits

WASHINGTON – In response to the March 5 ruling that a unit of UnitedHealth Group had internal policies aimed at discriminating against patients with mental health and substance abuse disorders, Consumers for Quality Care (CQC) is urging insurers to put an end to these and other policies that put profit considerations ahead of consumer health. […]

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CQC and Partners Call on Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Members to Retract Anti-Consumer Policies in Light of Record Profits

WASHINGTON – In a letter to the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Consumers for Quality Care, Patient Power, the Black Women’s Health Imperative and MANA, A National Latina Organization called on the association and its member companies to pass on the record profits they have been reporting to the consumers they insure. The groups called […]

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Courier Journal Highlights CQC’s Research

Louisville’s Courier Journal recently highlighted Consumers For Quality Care’s research. “Technology and mobile devices now allow customers to quickly choose a place to eat or take a trip. Sites like Yelp and TripAdvisor give them a snapshot of what they’d pay for a meal and how others rate the beds and the decor at a […]

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Cut Consumer Health Care Costs

Read the full op-ed on Morning Consult. “As the courts and lawmakers continue to argue about the future of America’s health care system, one thing is for sure: More people today are covered by health insurance than ever before. But what that coverage includes is an entirely different story. Consumers are facing higher bills, less […]

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CQC and Partners Voice Concerns Over Medicaid MCO Proposed Rule in Letter to CMS

WASHINGTON – In a letter to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Seema Verma, Consumers for Quality Care, Consumer Action, the Black Women’s Health Imperative and the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved raise concerns about problematic provisions in the new Medicaid managed care proposed rule and the negative consequences […]

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Cut Consumer Costs Campaign Launched to Address Lack of Clarity, High Costs in Health Care Experience

WASHINGTON – As the 116th Congress convenes in Washington, D.C., Consumers for Quality Care (CQC) is launching the Cut Consumer Costs campaign to further its mission of ensuring that patients – and their right to high-quality and affordable health care – remain at the forefront of the health care debate. A recent survey from Ipsos […]

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