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Webinar - Community Hospitals Can Gain Revenue and Improve Quality Through Accountable Care Strategies

  • 10 Oct 2017
  • https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1212868363873797635

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Summary:  

The training will provide an overview of a case study of twenty-three ACOs which initiated participation in the MSSP Track 1 ACO program that have showed an average of a 7% overall gain in net revenue. The training will include an overview of ACOs and shared savings, and an overview of MACRA, QPP, and MIPs specific to community hospitals. The roles of CFOs and Finance staff in implementing APMs, and MSSP Track 1 ACOs in particular, and their role in ACO operations and fiscal measure reporting will be reviewed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the basics of ACOs and Shared Savings
  • Discuss MACRA, QPP and MIPS and implications for hospital finances, including considerations of risk for various Alternative Payment Models and Advanced Alternative Payment Models;
  • Discuss a case study of 23 ACOs that included 164 community hospitals and an analysis of cost report data, and review the role of CFOs and Finance staff in implementing APMs, and in operating including financial measure reporting.

Take Away:  

MACRA is here to stay and the march toward value based payment models continues. Health care hospitals, clinics, and other organizations need to plan now to start the transition from fee-for service. Medicare Shared Savings Program Track 1 ACOs provide a great way for organizations to gain financial bonuses and avoid risk. CFOs and finance staff can start now to help their organizations move forward in alternative payment models.

Program Level: Intermediate

Prerequisite: None

Advanced Preparation: None


Speaker Information:

Shannon Calhoun

Bio:  Shannon Calhoun is Vice President of Business Development for Caravan Health and has significant levels of experience in accountable care payment models. Shannon is responsible for engaging providers in practice transformation through Caravan’s Practice Transformation Network and value based payment programs- ACOs and Clinically Integrated Networks. During her 20 years in rural healthcare, Shannon has been responsible for developing business lines for rural networks that create sustainable solutions for both the network and the network’s rural healthcare members. These solutions included building or contracting for services that created an economy of scale and scope for rural hospitals. Her work includes development of a rural PPO network, provider/payor contracting and credentialing, fee strategy development, direct contracting with employers, and development of a strategy for CHIP and Medicaid. All of Shannon’s work is focused on programs that better position rural providers for healthcare reimbursement reform.

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Webinar ID: 523-146-635


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