A coalition of 28 large U.S. employers said it will create hospital and physician report cards on quality and cost measures and distribute the report cards to its members' 2 million employees. The Care Focused Purchasing initiative will use data from employee health claims, government databases and participating health plans. Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Humana have agreed to supply data and expertise to the project, and Mercer Human Resource Consulting will provide staff support, the coalition said. Members include Capital One Financial Corp., PepsiCo, Sprint Corp., Texas Instruments and Xerox Co. -- by Modern Physician/MP Stat
Employers group plans hospital, doctor report cards
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