Press Release: Thirteenth National Value-Based Payment & Pay for Performance Summit Features CMS Value-Based Payment Update by CMS CMO Kate Goodrich, MD
  • A Hybrid Conference and Internet Event
  • February 28 - March 2, 2018
  • The Leading Forum on Pay for Performance, Value-Based Payment and MACRA
  • Onsite at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Online in Your Own Office or Home Live via the Internet with 24/7 Access for Six Months
Phone: 800-503-7382
Kate Goodrich, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Director, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, DC

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA USA -- PAY FOR PERFORMANCE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE™ -- NOVEMBER 16, 2017: The Thirteenth National Value-Based Payment and Pay for Performance Summit,, will take place February 28 - March 2, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco in San Francisco, CA. The Summit will be offered both onsite and live and archived for 6 months over the Internet.

Kate Goodrich at PfP Summit
Kate Goodrich, MD
Chief Medical Officer and Director, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, DC
John Gorman at PfP Summit
John Gorman
Founder & Executive Chairman, Gorman Health Group, Former Assistant to the Director, Office of Managed Care, HCFA, Former Press Secretary and Staff Director, US Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Washington, DC
Robert J. Margolis at PfP Summit
Robert J. Margolis, MD
Founder, Robert and Lisa Margolis Family Foundation, Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy, Former Managing Partner and CEO, HealthCare Partners, Los Angeles, CA
Harold D. Miller at PfP Summit
Harold D. Miller
President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, Member, Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee, Pittsburgh, PA
Mario Molina at PfP Summit
Mario Molina, MD
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Molina Healthcare, Inc., South Pasadena, CA
James C. Robinson at PfP Summit
James C. Robinson, PhD, MPH
Leonard D. Schaeffer Endowed Chair in Health Economics and Policy, Director, Berkeley Center for Health Technology, Division Head, Health Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Stephen M. Shortell at PfP Summit
Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MBA, MPH
Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management, Dean Emeritus, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Mark D. Smith at PfP Summit
Mark D. Smith, MD, MBA
Clinical Faculty, University of California, San Francisco, Attending Physician, Positive Health Program for AIDS Care, San Francisco General Hospital, Co-chair, Guiding Committee, Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, Founding President and CEO, California Health Care Foundation, San Francisco, CA
Arthur M. (Artie) Southam at PfP Summit
Arthur M. (Artie) Southam, MD, MBA
Executive Vice President, Health Plan Operations, Kaiser Permanente, Former Vice Chairman Board of Directors, CHRISTUS Health, Former President and CEO, Health Net, Former CEO, CareAmerica Health Plans, San Francisco, CA
Indu Subaiya at PfP Summit
Indu Subaiya, MD, MBA
Health 2.0 Executive Vice President, HIMSS, Former Co-chairman and CEO, Health 2.0, Los Angeles, CA
Deirdre Baggot at PfP Summit
Deirdre Baggot, PhD, MBA, RN
Principal and Bundled Payments, Practice Leader, ECG Management Consultants, Former Expert Reviewer, BPCI Program, Former Lead, ACE Program, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, DC
Lili Brillstein at PfP Summit
Lili Brillstein, MPH
Director, Episodes of Care, Horizon Healthcare Innovations, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey, Member, CMS Advisory Panel on Oncology Bundles, Former Senior Director, Medicare & Retirement, UnitedHealthcare, Newark, NJ
Sean Cavanaugh at PfP Summit
Sean Cavanaugh, MD
Chief Administrative and Performance Officer, Aledade, Former Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Medicare, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Washington, DC
Bill Gil at PfP Summit
Bill Gil, MBA
Chief Executive, Providence Health Network, Southern California, Former CEO, Facey Medical Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Christopher S. Girod at PfP Summit
Christopher S. Girod, FSA, MAAA
Principal, Consulting Actuary, Millilman, San Diego, CA
Jen Johnson at PfP Summit
Jen Johnson, MBA
Managing Director and Head, Professional Service Agreements Division, VMG Health, Dallas, TX
Young Joo at PfP Summit
Young Joo, MS, MA
VP, Clinical Operations, CareMore Health System, Former VP of Medicare Accountable Care, Steward Health Care System, Former Director, Health Care Data Policy and Strategy, MA Division of Health Care Finance and Policy, Los Angeles, CA
Susanna Kramer at PfP Summit
Susanna Kramer, MA
Program Evaluation Coordinator, Community Behavioral Health, Philadelphia, PA
William E. Kramer at PfP Summit
William E. Kramer, MBA
Executive Director for National Health Policy, Pacific Business Group on Health, San Francisco, CA
Suet Lim at PfP Summit
Suet Lim, PhD
Director of Research and Evaluation, Community Behavioral Health, Philadelphia, PA
Daniel Parker at PfP Summit
Daniel Parker, CPA
Director, Value-Based Strategy, Beacon Health System, South Bend, IN
Valinda Rutledge at PfP Summit
Valinda Rutledge, MBA
Vice President- Public Payor Health Strategy, Care Coordination Institute, Greenville Health System, Former Group Director of Patient Care Model Group and BPCI Lead, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Greenville, SC
Melissa Newton Smith at PfP Summit
Melissa Newton Smith
Vice President of Stars and Quality Innovations, Gorman Health Group, Former Director, Medicare Star Operations, Cigna-HealthSpring, Former Associate Director, Financial/Research Administration, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Ken Steele at PfP Summit
Ken Steele, MHA
Principal, ECG Management Consultants, Former Vice President Managed Care, Catholic Healthcare West (Now Dignity Health), Former President, St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Rebecca E. Stewart at PfP Summit
Rebecca E. Stewart, PhD
Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Cassidy Tsay at PfP Summit
Cassidy Tsay, MD, MBA
Vice President Business Development, CAPG, Former Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield California, Former Medical Director, Nautilus Healthcare Management, Los Angeles, CA
Dolores Yanagihara at PfP Summit
Dolores Yanagihara, MPH
Vice President, Analytics and Performance Information, Lead, Transition of the California Pay for Performance (P4P) Program to Value Based P4P, Integrated Healthcare Association, Oakland, CA


Simply register, travel to the conference city and attend in person.

Pros: subject matter immersion; professional networking opportunities; faculty interaction


Watch the conference in live streaming video over the Internet and at your convenience at any time 24/7 for the six months following the event.

The archived conference includes speaker videos and coordinated PowerPoint presentations.

Pros: Live digital feed and 24/7 Internet access for next six months; Accessible in office, at home or anywhere worldwide with Internet access; Avoid travel expense and hassle; No time away from the office


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Donald H. Crane, JD
President and Chief Executive Officer, CAPG, Los Angeles, CA

Jeffrey A. Rideout, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Integrated Healthcare Association, Oakland, CA





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