MOCPS Participating in the Regional Symposium on Accountable Care Organizations

April 27, 2011    |   By: Calevir

The Center will be attending the Regional Symposium on Accountable Care Organizations, Thursday, April 28th at the Tiffany Greens Golf Clubhouse in Kansas City.

The symposium is important because of the great presenters who will be sharing valuable updates, strategies and more.

-Dr. Terri Postma, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Central Office, will present the most up-to-date information on the Accountable Care Organization Notice of Proposed Rule making.

We’ll also be learning about the successes of the Physician Group Practice (PGP) and Medical Home Demonstration Projects and the Future of Value-Based Purchasing in the Private Marketplace.

Presenters include:

-Dr. James Rogers, St. John’s Health System (CMS PGP Demonstration Project)
-Dr. Blake Williamson, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
-Dr. Dave Filipi, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
-Patti Grozdanich, Vice President Network Management, UnitedHealthcare
– Sandy Praeger, Kansas Insurance Commissioner & Former NAIC President

We’ll also be listening to leaders from the provider community discuss ACO’s from Conception to Reality as well as Strategies for Building Strong and Successful Collaborative.

Presenters include:

-Dr. Bruce Bagley, American Academy of Family Physicians
-Ken Klaasmeyer & Rita Potter, Accountable Care Alliance (NMHS/NMC)
-Martie Ross, Attorney, Spencer Fane Britt and Browne

Sponsored by CMS, the symposium is invitation only, but we’ll be sure to post a follow up on the symposium and the information addressed!

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