Press Release: Thirteenth National Value-Based Payment & Pay for Performance Summit Features MACRA Implementation Update by AMA President-Elect Barbara L. McAneny, 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
Barbara L. McAneny, MD, FASCO, MACP, Board-Certified Medical Oncologist / Hematologist, Co-founder and Managing Partner, New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants Ltd., President-Elect, American Medical Association, Albuquerque, NM

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA USA -- PAY FOR PERFORMANCE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE™ -- NOVEMBER 27, 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.

Francois de Brantes at PfP Summit
Francois de Brantes, MBA
Vice President and Director, Center for Payment Innovation, Altarum, Former Program Leader, Health Care Initiatives, GE Corporate Health Care, Newtown, CT
Barbara L. McAneny 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
Arnold Milstein, MPH, MD
Clinical Excellence Research Center Director and Professor of Medicine, Center for Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Former Chief Medical Officer, Pacific Business Group on Health, Former National Health Care Thought Leader, William Mercer, San Francisco, CA
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
  • Redesigning Care Delivery for Success in Value-based Payment: Steps from A-Z

  • CMS/CMMI Value-based Care Initiatives Update
  • Nat'l Payment Reform: CMS/CMMI Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN)
  • MACRA Implementation Update
  • Medicare Advantage Update
  • The Challenges of Managing Risk and Clinical Quality
  • The Role of Health Plans in Value-based Care
  • Health Care Delivery Innovations from the Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center
  • The Role of Analytics, Big Data and Technology in Value-based Care
  • Reference Pricing in Insurance Design: From Surgery to Diagnostics to Drugs
  • Beyond Payment Reform: Transformational Performance Improvement?
  • CHCF/CHHS/IHA California Regional Health Care Cost & Quality Atlas Update
  • What to Expect in the Future for Healthcare Payment and Delivery Reform

  • Advanced Strategies in Negotiating Capitation Contracts
  • Advanced Strategies in MACRA APM Development
  • Provider Directory Utility and Encounter Data
  • Standard ACO Measure Set and Benchmarking Initiative Updates
  • How to Align Physicians Incentives in a Value Based World
  • Primary Care Strategies for Success in a Value-based Payment Environment
  • Advanced Strategies in Managing Benefits and Care Coordination
  • Value-Based Payment Across Business Segments
  • Value-Based Specialty Care: It's an Evolution
  • Value is a better Business Model than Maximizing Volume
  • Financial Modeling of Value-Based Payment Arrangements
  • Case Studies in Employer-driven Value-Based Care
  • Case Studies in Successful Value-Based Transformation
  • Advanced Strategies in Medicare Advantage/Part D Star Ratings
  • Pay-for-Performance at Community Behavioral Health
  • Value-Based Behavioral Health and Integrated Care
  • Incorporating Post-acute Care into Value-Based Contracting
  • Improving Quality and Reducing Costs through Optimized Post-Acute Care

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
Toni J. Brayer at PfP Summit
Toni J. Brayer, MD
Internist, California Pacific Medical Center, Chief Executive Officer, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, San Francisco, CA
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
Deirdre Baggot at PfP Summit
Courtney (MacFarlane) Dalury
Manager, GE Healthcare Camden Group, Boston, MA
Gerard I. Duprat at PfP Summit
Gerard I. Duprat, MD
Medical Director, Beacon ACO, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Beacon Medical Group Vascular Interventional Radiology, South Bend, IN
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
Deirdre Baggot at PfP Summit
Leannette C. Henagan, MSW, DBH
Chief Integration Officer, Partners in Recovery, CEO, Concierge Wellness, LLC, Phoenix, AZ
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
Deirdre Baggot at PfP Summit
Mark Krivopal, MD, MBA
Vice President, GE Healthcare Camden Group, Former Vice President & Medical Director, Clinical Integration & Hospital Medicine, Steward Health Care, Boston, MA
Suet Lim at PfP Summit
Suet Lim, PhD
Director of Research and Evaluation, Community Behavioral Health, Philadelphia, PA
Mark McAdoo at PfP Summit
Mark McAdoo, MBA
Vice President, Value Based Payment Division, Change Healthcare, Former Vice President, Value Base Payments, McKesson, Former President, CEO and Co-Founder, HealthQX, Philadelphia, PA
Deirdre Baggot at PfP Summit
Marc Mertz, MHA
Vice President, GE Healthcare Camden Group, Former President, Health Check Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Esther M. Moas at PfP Summit
Esther M. Moas, MS, RN
Senior Director of Care Continuum, Mount Sinai Health System, Former Director, Business Development, ArchCare, Executive Director of Certified Services, Premier Home Health Care Services, Inc., New York, NY
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
Erin Smith at PfP Summit
Erin Smith, JD
Director of Public Policy, Cardinal Health, Former Director, Division of Technical Model Support and Lead Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Initiative, CMMI, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, DC
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
Deirdre Baggot at PfP Summit
Mark Stephan, MD, MBA
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Equality Health Network, Former Chief Medical Officer, Arizona Care Network, Former Vice President of Clinical Integration for Physician Integration, Dignity Health, Phoenix, AZ
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
Sally Welborn at PfP Summit
Sally Welborn
Founder and President, Welborn Advisory Services, Board Member, The Leapfrog Group, Former Senior Vice President - Global Benefits, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., San Francisco, 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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Physicians: Pending Approval for PRA Category 1 Credits™.



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