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Discover the challenges and opportunities associated with implementing value-based care at the HMA Spring 2024 workshop

Policymakers have been working to move the U.S. healthcare system away from the costly and inefficient framework of fee-for-service to patient-centered structures focused on value and quality. Financial pressures, government regulation, and improvements in managed care all contribute to the drive toward value-based care, and that creates challenges for providers, payers, manufacturers, government, and others supporting the industry. Though some stakeholders are hanging on to the old ways of doing things, others are rightly moving toward putting their emphasis on value, changing their payment and workforce structures, and improving quality.  

Health Management Associates will host the spring workshop, Getting Real About Transforming Healthcare Quality and Value, March 5−6, 2024, at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Hotel in Chicago. The workshop starts with a kickoff event the evening of March 5 designed to foster meaningful connections for attendees, regardless of their role as a government official, provider, health system representative, payer, or vendor in public or private healthcare markets.  

The full-day program on March 6 will feature a compelling keynote speaker and include multiple interactive workshop sessions focused on four key pillars of value-based care: Policy & Strategy Frameworks, Payment & Risk Management, Data & Technology, and Care Delivery Measures. HMA has expertise in working with commercial payers; primary, specialty, and behavioral healthcare providers; and publicly sponsored health plans at the local, state, and federal levels. Session discussions will help participants adapt to the new value-based market and are designed to provide a comprehensive exploration of the intricacies involved in healthcare transformation. Attendees will discuss what to expect during the early phases of transformation, as well as strategies, collaborations, and actions that have moved them closer to adding value on the ground.  

Participants will be challenged to think critically about their organization’s cultural and operational readiness to create additional value for patients within the healthcare ecosystem. Drivers of policy, innovation, population health, risk management, IT, and data, as well as enablers and other stakeholders working in public and commercial markets, will meet in smaller groups to discuss and analyze scenarios, pose challenging questions, and identify tactical steps and solutions to thorny issues.  

Other groups focusing on value will address multi-sector issues and perspectives that affect value-based care, including behavioral health, primary, and specialty care. From navigating the complexities of employee insurance plans for businesses to advocating for the needs of individual consumers, this workshop will address the formidable challenge of reshaping the healthcare landscape.  

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and contribute to genuine and productive discussions that will shape the future of healthcare.  

Whether you attend on behalf of your organization or with a team of colleagues whose roles touch upon different links in the value-based chain, you will bring back ideas and strategies that can be implemented upon your return. Register today!