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Medicare Conference 2018 (EXL)
Medicare Conference 2018
CMS has published extensive long-term and short-term changes to Medicare plans for 2017 and beyond, including a new payment model, a stronger audit and enforcement strategy, and a greater emphasis on integrated care coordinated by health plans and healthcare providers. With the inauguration of a new president and the enactment of sweeping MACRA changes, 2017 will inevitably disrupt the healthcare landscape.
After a year of extensive political and healthcare change, Medicare Conference 2018 will convene healthcare systems and insurers to exchange learned best practices for stabilizing costs, integrating care and encouraging patients to proactively manage their own health, all while adjusting to CMS’ new regulations, payment models and stricter audits
Top Five Reasons to Attend
- Identify the impact of the MACRA Quality Payment Program on Medicare Advantage star ratings
- Explore innovative models that capitalize on the shift to value-based care
- Coordinate physician and insurance care to nurture a better patient experience, increase star ratings and decrease expenditures
- Uncover learned best practices to collaborate as physicians and payers on MACRA
- Create an internal culture that uses member, agent and provider feedback to drive sales and marketing
Who Should Attend
This event is ideal for professionals from payers and pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies with responsibilities in the following areas:
- CMS Compliance
- Star Ratings
- Patient Management
- Patient Care
- New Enrollee Recruitment
- Social Care Management
- Dual Eligible Plans
- Strategy Improvement
- Medication Management
- Risk Adjustment
Monday, February 26, 2018
8:00AM – 9:00AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00AM – 9:15AM Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
9:15AM – 10:00AM
Keynote: Outlook for Medicare Advantage and Dual Eligibles in 2018-2020
John Gorman, Founder, GORMAN HEALTH GROUP
10:00AM – 10:45AM Address the Challenges of Successful MACRA Implementation
John O’Shea, M.D., Surgeon and Senior Fellow, Center for Health Policy Studies, THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION
10:45AM – 11:15AM Networking Break
11:15AM – 12:00PM Bridge the Gap Between Fee-for-Service and Managed Care
Sarah Kramer, M.D., Chief Medical Information Officer, YUMA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
12:00PM – 12:45PM Set Customer Expectations Before Contracting to Promote Engaged, Educated and Long-Lasting Members
Christine Leo , AVP, Senior Products, CIGNA
12:45PM – 1:45PM Lunch
1:45PM – 2:30PM Deep Dive Into Tactics That Increase Member Engagement and Ultimately Improve Star Ratings and Decrease Costs
Peter Lymm, Chief Operating Officer, CHENMED
2:30PM – 3:15PM Panel: Evolve the Marketplace With Health Plan-Provider Value-Based Arrangements
Leah Hirsch, Government Relations Director, Medicare, ANTHEM
Scott Sarran, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Government Programs, BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ILLINOIS
3:15PM – 3:45PM Networking Break
3:45PM – 4:30PM Analyze the Skilled Nursing Facility’s Perspective in Managed and Accountable Care for Medicare Populations
Michael Perez-Mesa, Division Director Managed Care, SAVASENIORCARE
4:30PM – 5:15PM Apply Lessons Learned From Successful IDNs in the “Real World” to Re-Engineering for Value for Medicare Populations
Thomas Graf, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, HORIZON BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NEW JERSEY
5:15PM – 6:00PM Medicare 2028: What Will the Next Decade Bring?
Leonard Kirschner, M.D., MPH, former President, AARP; former Director, ARIZONA MEDICAID
6:00PM – Day One Concludes
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
8:00AM – 8:45AM Continental Breakfast
8:45AM – 9:00AM Chairpersons’ Recap of Day One
1) Health System-Plan Alignment
9:00AM – 9:45AM Utilize Data Analytics and Data Mining to Audit With Medicare’s New Payment Models
Paul Belton, Vice President, Corporate Compliance, SHARP HEALTHCARE
9:45AM – 10:30AM Utilize the EHR to Optimize Physician Documentation and Code Selection
Deann Woods Tate, Director, Coding Effectiveness, BON SECOURS HEALTH SYSTEM, INC.
10:30AM – 11:00AM Networking Break
11:00AM – 11:45AM Develop Strategies for Post-Acute Care Planning Under Medicare Advantage
Deborah Walters, Director, Case Management, ST. DAVID’S HEALTHCARE
1) Dual Eligible De-fragmentation
9:00AM – 9:45AM Case Study: BIDCO Partnership With MassHealth to Improve Medicaid/Medicare Populations
Michael Olsen, MBA, Senior Director, Network Strategy and Contracting, BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS CARE ORGANIZATION
9:45AM – 10:30AM Discover Tactics to Increase Healthcare Enrollment and Healthcare Quality for Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans
Bill Jensen, Vice President, ICARE HEALTHCARE
10:30AM – 11:00AM Networking Break
11:00AM – 11:45AM Navigate Successful Benefit Structures to Drive Members to Engage and Manage Their Health
11:45AM – 12:30PM Analyze Innovations in Healthcare for Succinct Integration and Application for the Member and the Plan
Annamarie Rakes, Director, Quality Improvement and Stars, BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF TENNESSEE
12:30PM – 1:30PM Luncheon
1:30PM – 2:15PM Develop a Specialized Medicare Advantage Plan for Long-Term Population
Curtis Stubblefield, Director, Value-Based Care, NATIONAL HEALTHCARE CORPORATION
2:15PM – 3:00PM Address Challenges With Multiple Sales Channels by Balancing Growth Through Online, Internal Sales Team and Independent Agents
Larry Baca, Director, Sales, INTER VALLEY HEALTH PLAN
3:00PM – 3:45PM Uncover Best Practices for Establishing MACRA at Your Organization
George Miller, Adjunct Professor, CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY; Former Commissioner, MEDICARE PAYMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION
3:45PM – 4:00PM Chairperson’s Closing Remarks
4:00PM – Conference Concludes
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