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Agenda: Preconference
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

8:00 am Registration (Registration Optional; Choose one)

(Presented by The Camden Group)
9:00 am -
12:00 pm
This session will provide leaders of hospitals, health systems and physician groups a comprehensive understanding of the dual eligible population and the financial imperatives, resource use, and care coordination requirements this population creates for their organizations. Industry leaders will gain insight on how to restructure their care management processes, build appropriate infrastructure, and align incentives in order to effectively manage dual eligible patients across the continuum of care. Topics include:
  • The size and scope of the dual eligible population, including a typical profile of a dual eligible beneficiary and how to identify and target dual eligible sub-populations
  • The economic impact dual eligibles have on the current healthcare system, including a detailed look at dual eligible spend for Medicare and Medicaid and insights into acute and post-acute utilization
  • The challenges associated with serving the dual eligible population, coordination of care difficulties, and the wide range of conditions and health needs
  • Care delivery transformation and reimbursement models tailored specifically for the dual eligible population with a discussion of current models in use
  • Preparing your organization for the impact of the dual eligible population and specific actions and capabilities that should be developed
Jeff Flick
National Vice President, Government Programs, HealthCare Partners, Torrance, CA
Marge Mercury, RN, MS, CMCE
Senior Manager, The Camden Group, Rochester, NY
James R. Smith, FACHE
Senior Vice President, The Camden Group, New York, NY
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
12:00 pm Pre-Conference Adjourns (Lunch on Own)

(Presented By HealthCare Partners)
10:00 am -
12:00 pm
As one of the nation's largest providers of managed Medicare, Davita HealthCare Partners is poised to be a health delivery system of choice for the huge wave of new dual eligible patients being auto-enrolled into managed care. In preparation, the organization underwent a concentrated effort to successfully develop and implement a care management structure redesign that focused on home and community based services, long term care prevention, and special collaborative care centers focused on the chronically mentally ill.

This session will demonstrate how to ensure success in treating the most challenging patient population enrolled in managed care. It will teach attendees about successfully collaborating with health plans, government, the provider community, and most importantly patients and their families. Topics of discussion will focus on best practices in marketing, patient experience, intake and empowerment of patients and families, integrating medical and psychosocial treatment with long term care coordination, and breaking the cost curve while improving care quality and clinical and fiscal outcomes.
Karol Attaway, MHA
Vice President, Operations, HealthCare Partners, Torrance, CA
Keith Wilson, MD
Regional Medical Director, HealthCare Partners, Torrance, CA
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12:00 pm Pre-Conference Adjourns (Lunch on Own)

Agenda: Day I
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

1:00 pm

Welcome and Introductions

Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH
Chief Executive Officer, MLK Jr. Community Hospital; Chair, Integrated Healthcare Association, Los Angeles, CA
1:15 pm

Keynote Address: An Overview of the Dual Eligibles Landscape

Marsha R. Gold, Sc.D.
Senior Fellow, Mathematica Policy Research; Former Director for Research and Analysis, Group Health Association of America (now the AHIP), Washington, DC
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
1:45 pm

Keynote Address: An Overview of the Policy Alternatives for the Coverage and Treatment of the Dual Eligible Population

Alan Weil, JD
Executive Director, National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP); Former Director, Assessing the New Federalism (ANF) Project, Urban Institute, Portland, ME
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2:15 pm

Keynote Panel: Health Plan Approaches to Managing the Dual Eligible Population and the Key to Improving Innovation-Driven Outcomes

Matt Cowley
Head of Medicare, Mercy Care Plan, Phoenix, AZ
George Fields, DO
Senior Medical Officer, CareMore, Cerritos, CA
Rhys W. Jones, MPH
Vice President, Medicare Policy and Market Development - Specialty Products Group, Amerigroup Corporation, Virginia Beach, VA
David T. Ford
Associate Director, Center for Medical and Regulatory Policy, California Medical Association, Sacramento, CA (Moderator)
3:15 pm Refreshment Break
3:45 pm

Keynote Address: California Duals Demonstration: Bringing Coordination to a Fragmented System

Hector Flores, MD
Medical Director, Family Care Specialists Medical Group, Los Angeles, CA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
Howard A. Kahn
Chief Executive Officer, L.A. Care Health Plan, Los Angeles, CA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
Jane Ogle
Deputy Director, Health Care Delivery Systems, California Department of Health Care Services, Sacramento, CA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
Martha Smith
Chief Program Officer, Dual Eligible Demonstration, Health Net, Inc., Oakland, CA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
Tom Williams, DrPH
President and Chief Executive Officer, Integrated Healthcare Association, Oakland, CA (Moderator)
5:15 pm Day 1 Adjourns followed by Opening Networking Reception

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