National Employer Unions Urge Large Hospitals to Participate in Leapfrog Group's Safety Grades

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  • National employer groups, including the Health Transformation Alliance, ERISA Industry Committee, National Alliance of Health Care Purchaser Coalitions, and the Business Group on Health sent joint letters to large hospitals and ASCs across the U.S., urging them to participate in Leapforg's safety surveys
  • The groups, which represent more than 12,000 employers and more than 55 million employees, gave a deadline of July 31 for providers to participate in the surveys
  • "As organizations that speak out for America's employers, who invest significantly in the health and well-being of employees, we feel that participation in Leapfrog Surveys is vital to achieving real progress towards a safer, higher-quality, more transparent health care system for all," said Ellen Kelsay, president and CEO of the Business Group on Health