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Virtual Summit: Holding Health Plans Accountable for their Accountable Care Organization Arrangements
Join Catalyst for Payment Reform, employer-purchasers, and experts as we discuss the need to create greater transparency into the impact of ACOs as well as to standardize the reports that health plans provide purchasers so that purchasers can assess health plan strategies, ensure they are delivering on their promise, and determine whether they want to invest in ACO strategies for their populations.
This virtual summit will help employers, health care purchasers, and other stakeholders learn more about the current state of provider consolidation in the market, the impact provider consolidation can have on health care costs and quality, methods that stakeholders can use to combat the negative effects of provider consolidation, and other tactics that employers and health care purchasers can consider in their attempt to address provider consolidation.Buy
Virtual Summit: The Future Evolution of High Deductible Health Plans and Consumer Incentives in Benefit Design
This Virtual Summit will explore how high deductible health plans and other benefit design strategies might evolve to produce the right balance of incentives to encourage consumers to get the care they need, but avoid potentially harmful or wasteful care. Our panel of experts reviews trends, discusses implementation and results of benefit offerings, and engages in a dialogue focused on the consumer and payer experience with HDHPs and consumer incentives in benefit design.Buy
As health care payment reform becomes more prevalent, there is a growing need to step back and assess whether these changes to how we pay providers are achieving their intended effects of higher quality, lower cost care. Employers and other health care purchasers should strive to use a consistent and rigorous evaluation approach to assess health care payment and delivery reforms and enable comparisons of their results.Buy
As the health care system grows in complexity, employers and other health care purchasers increasingly need partners to help them navigate the changing landscape. Benefit consultants/brokers can fill this role. Listen to insights from Jeff Levin-Scherz from Willis Towers Watson, and Mark Gaunya from Borislow Insurance, on how purchasers and benefit consultants/brokers can work best together.Buy
Choosing the right health plan and negotiating a contract that ensures they will roll out a high-value purchasing strategy on your behalf is essential to success. Yet, it’s also critical to follow-up and communicate with your contracted health plan partner to monitor progress, stay informed, and assess whether your strategy is working.Buy
Innovative benefit designs like reference pricing can help you infuse value into your health care purchasing strategy. Reference pricing, especially when paired with transparency around health care prices and quality, can help reduce variation in the cost of care and help consumers make higher-value health care decisions.Buy
One way to obtain better value for your health care spending is to use alternative sites of care. This webinar will provide an overview of the ways employers and other health care purchasers are incorporating alternative sites of care into their health care purchasing strategies.Buy
As purchasers strive to achieve value in their health care spending, they can look to regional business coalitions for support. Listen to insights from Carolyn Pare from the Minnesota Health Action Group, David Lansky from the Pacific Business Group on Health, and Karen Van Caulil from the Florida Health Care Coalition.Buy
Alignment of the public and private sector can be an effective way to scale and spread health care payment and delivery reforms. By partnering with public health care entities, such as state Medicaid agencies, employers and other health care purchasers can drive forward their own purchasing strategies.Buy