Beyond Medicare Shared Savings: Effective ACO & Clinical Integration Strategies

Live Webcast

Mark E. Lutes, Member of the Firm, presented "Beyond Medicare Shared Savings: Effective ACO & Clinical Integration Strategies" at the HCPRO's Live Webcast.

On May 19, CMS requested proposals for participation in a new shared savings program, the Pioneer Program. This webcast will help attendees understand the advantages of this new CMS Pioneer shared savings program when compared to the Medicare Shared Savings/ACO program. Who will successful Pioneer applicants be? How can it complement your commercial shared savings strategies?

Program Agenda

  • Beyond the ACO regs: Alternative business approaches to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
    • Lessons learned from Physician Group Practices (PGP)
    • Understand the advantages of the new CMS Pioneer shared savings program 
      - Who will be successful Pioneer applicants
      - How it can complement your commercial shared savings strategies
  • Alternative strategies to MSSP
    • Clinical integration: Risk relationships & clinically integrated networks
    • Bundling payments
    • Value-based purchasing
    • Medical homes
    • Regulatory implications & business challenges
  • Your next steps: Future perspective of ACOs
    • Investigate value-based purchasing (inpatient & re-admissions)
    • Clinical integration: What it means & best approaches
    • Develop infrastructure and contracts
    • Putting into practice with your team
  • Q&A