The American Journal of Managed Care®, the leading peer-reviewed
journal dedicated to issues in managed care, will host the webcast
“Implementing Alternative Payment Models for Improved Population Health:
Experiences From the Oncology Care Model (OCM)” on June 28 at noon, 3
p.m. and 6 p.m. (EST). This webcast offers payers, healthcare
practitioners, and practice administrators the opportunity to hear a
distinguished panel as they review and compare OCM implementation in
community and academic practices, discuss performance feedback from the
initial reconciliation reports, and the impact of program updates,
continuing needs, and potential next steps for the Model.
“We are excited to host this continuing program that shares practical
insights from practice leaders actively engaged in the OCM,” said Jeff
Prescott, PharmD, senior vice president, Managed Markets at AJMC®.
“Attendees will gain deep insight while exploring the effectiveness and
efficiency of this payment and care delivery model.”
The panel will be moderated by Bruce A. Feinberg, DO, vice
president and chief medical officer, Cardinal Health Specialty
Solutions. Feinberg will be joined by distinguished OCM experts Bruce
J. Gould, MD, medical director, Northwest Georgia Oncology
Centers; president, Community Oncology Alliance and Mark Liu,
director of strategic initiative for the oncology service line,
Mount Sinai Health System.
The OCM, a 5-year alternative payment model pilot designed by CMS, aims
to improve patient care by appropriately aligning financial incentives
with care coordination, appropriateness of care, and access to care for
beneficiaries receiving chemotherapy. This model is intended to deliver
quality care at an affordable cost by combining a two-part payment
system, which includes an upfront payment to support infrastructure and
opportunities for performance-based payments focused on lowered total
costs during an episode of care.
For registration and more information, visit http://www.ajmc.com/webcast/experiences-from-the-ocm.
About The American Journal of Managed Care®:
The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) is a
peer-reviewed, Medline-indexed journal that keeps readers on the
forefront of health policy by publishing research relevant to industry
decision-makers as they work to promote the efficient delivery of
high-quality care. AJMC.com is the essential website for managed care
professionals, distributing industry updates daily to leading
stakeholders. Other titles in the AJMC® family include The
American Journal of Accountable Care® and two evidence-based series, Evidence-Based
Oncology™ and Evidence-Based Diabetes Management™. These
comprehensive offerings bring together stakeholder views from payers,
providers, policymakers, and other industry leaders in managed care. To
order reprints of articles appearing in AJMC® publications,
please contact Jeff Prescott at 609-716-7777 ext. 331.
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