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Accountable Care Organization Congress

SECOND NATIONAL ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATION (ACO) CONGRESS

November 1 - 3, 2011

ONSITE
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel
Los Angeles, CA

ONLINE
In your own office or home live via the Internet with 24/7 access for six months
CAPG AND IHA ACO CONGRESS WELCOME

As ACO Congress co producers, it is the pleasure of the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) and the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) to welcome attendees to our ACO Congress. The Congress will provide an unprecedented opportunity to discuss, dissect, and identify effective ways to implement ACOs, a key component of the recently passed health care reform.



Donald H. Crane
President and Chief Executive Officer, California Association of Physician Groups, Los Angeles, CA
Tom Williams
Executive Director, Integrated Healthcare Association, Oakland, CA


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Jonathan Blum, MPP
Deputy Administrator and Director of the Center for Medicare, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, DC
Karen Davis, PhD
President, The Commonwealth Fund, Former Chairmam, Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, New York, NY
Jeff Goldsmith, PhD
President, Health Futures, Inc., Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Karen Ignagni
President and Chief Executive Officer, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Washington, DC



Ian Morrison, PhD
Author, Consultant, and Futurist, Menlo Park, CA
Hoangmai H. Pham, MD, MPH
Director of ACO Programs, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Former Co-director for Research, Center for Studying Health System Change, Baltimore, MD

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CONGRESS THEMES
  • Day I: Medicare/Government Programs
  • Day II: Commercial ACOs
  • Day III: Clinically Integrated Physician-Hospital Networks and Care Management

FEATURING THE FOLLOWING PRE-CONFERENCES
  • CMS ACO Regulations Part 2 - A Deep Dive into the Revised Regulations
  • ACO Value-Based Risk Contracting and More for Self-Funded Health Plans: Getting from Fee for Service to Fee for Value ASAP
  • ACO Coordinated Care in Action: Practical Examples to Learn From

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
  • Utah: ACOs and Medicaid
  • ACOs: California Style
  • Provider Coordination and Patient Choice: Applying ACO Principles to the Commercial PPO Population
  • The Private Sector: ACOs and Other Value-Based Arrangements
  • ACO Legal Issues Update
  • ACOs in the Safety Net: Barriers and Benefits
  • Using Individualized Guidelines to Optimize ACO Cost and Quality Objectives
  • The Evolution of a Tiered, High Performance Network into an Integrated ACO
  • Case Study: A Southern California Commercial ACO
  • Barriers or Speed Bumps? Application of the Antitrust Laws to ACOs
  • ACO Quality and Efficiency Metrics
  • Achieving Accountability in a Large, Geographically Diverse Multispecialty IPA
  • The Medical Home: The Foundation of Accountable Care
  • Lessons Learned: Transformation to a Value Care Organization (VCO) While Tripling Capacity
  • A Blueprint for Successful Cross-Industry Collaboration
  • ACO Success Factors: Building a Knowledge-Based Technology Infrastructure for Population Management
  • Engineering the Care Delivery/Management Team Across the Continuum
  • Clinical Integration Across a Group and Hospital
  • Accountable Care Solutions for Payers and Providers - What is Ready Today
  • Physician-Hospital Integration: Using Data to Bring it Together
  • Building a Culture of Accountability
  • Customized Care: Aligning Quality, Patient Experience and Affordability

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SECOND NATIONAL ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATION (ACO) CONGRESS
November 1 - 3, 2011

ONSITE
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel
Los Angeles, CA


OR
ONLINE
In your own office or home live via the Internet
with 24/7 access for six months


FEATURED FACULTY
Richard Afable, MD, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Newport Beach, CA
Gail M. Amundson, MD, FACP
President and Chief Executive Officer, Quality Quest for Health of Illinois, Peoria, IL
Bart Asner, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Monarch Healthcare, Chair, Integrated Healthcare Association, Irvine, CA
Josh Bennett, MD, MBA
Principal, Integrated Care Delivery, Premier Consulting Solutions, Charlotte, NC

Carole B. Black, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Valence Health, Chicago, IL
Peter Boland, PhD
Managing Partner, Polakoff Boland, Berkeley, CA
Ann Boynton
Deputy Executive Officer, Benefit Programs Policy and Planning, California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), Sacramento, CA
Christi J. Braun, JD, MPH
Partner, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC, Former Staff Attorney, Health Care Services & Products Division, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC

Kevin F. Brennan, CPA, FHFMA
Executive Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA
Brad Buxton
Former Senior Vice President, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Matt Chayt, JD
Legal Fellow, Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law & Social Policy, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Jay J. Cohen, MD, MBA
President and Chairman, Monarch HealthCare, Irvine, CA

Patrick Courneya, MD
Medical Director, HealthPartners Health Plan, Minneapolis, MN
Mike Cowie
Partner, Dechert LLP, Washington, DC
Molly Joel Coye, MD, MPH
Chief Innovation Officer, UCLA Health System, Los Angeles, CA
Robert M. Crane
Senior Advisor, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA

Francis J. (Jay) Crosson, MD
Associate Executive Director, The Permanente Medical Group, Senior Fellow, Institute for Health Policy, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA
Michael Cryer, MD
Senior Vice President/Medical Director, Aon Hewitt, Chicago, IL
Juan Davila
Senior Vice President, Network Management, Blue Shield of California, Woodland Hills, CA
Dennis Diaz, Esq.
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Los Angeles, CA

James Dougherty, MD
Chief Medical Officer, The Medical Group of Ohio and Ohio Health Group, Columbus, OH
Robert W. Dubois, MD, PhD
Chief Science Officer, National Pharmaceutical Council, Washington, DC
David M. Eddy, MD, PhD
Founder and Medical Director, Archimedes Healthcare Modeling, San Francisco, CA
Marv Feldman, MS, RPh
Senior Director, Medication Use Management, Premier, Inc.

Kevin FitzGerald, MPA
Chief of Staff, UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health Care System, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Bruce Merlin Fried, Esq.
Partner, Health Care Group, SNR Denton US LLP, Washington, DC
Leonard Fromer, MD, FAAFP
Executive Medical Director, Group Practice Forum, Los Angeles, CA
Nick Gettas, MD
National Medical Director, Total Health and Network Organization, Richmond, VA

Lisa Ghotbi
Chief Operating Officer, Health Service System, City & County of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Jill H. Gordon, Esq.
Partner and Vice Chair, Health Law Practice, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Kevin Grumbach, MD
Professor and Chair, UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine, Chief, Family and Community Medicine, SF General Hospital, San Francisco, CA
Michael Hales
Director, Division of Medicaid and Health Financing, Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake City, UT

Robert G. (Bob) Homchick, Esq.
Partner and Chair, Health Law Practice, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Seattle, WA
John Jenrette, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Sharp Community Medical Group, San Diego, CA
Weslie Kary, MPP, MPH
Director, Episode Payment Program, Integrated Healthcare Association, Oakland, CA
Paul Katz
President & CEO, Intelligent Healthcare, Los Angeles, CA

Charles D. Kennedy, MD
Head of Accountable Care Solutions, Aetna Inc., Hartford, CT
Paul Klein
principal in the Health & Benefits Practice, Aon Hewitt, San Francisco, CA
Sharon Levine, MD
Associate Executive Director, The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA
Daniel Liljenquist
Senator, Utah Senate and Sponsor of the Reform Legislation, Salt Lake City, UT

Theodore Lotchin, JD, MPH
Associate, Arnold & Porter LLP, Washington, DC
Ann Marie Marciarille, JD
Visiting Assistant Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA
Robert Margolis, MD
Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer, HealthCare Partners Medical Group, Los Angeles, CA
Mara B. McDermott, Esq.
Associate, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, DC

Steve McDermott
Chief Executive Officer, Hill Physicians Medical Group, San Ramon, CA
Chris McGlone
Chief Operating Officer, Sharp Community Medical Group, San Diego, CA
Peggy L. Naas, MD, MBA
Vice President, Physician Strategies, VHA Inc., Irving, TX
David Nace, MD
Vice President & Medical Director, McKesson Corporation / Relay Health, Vice Chairman, Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), Malvern, PA

Jonathan M. Niloff, MD
Founder and Chief Medical Officer, MedVentive, Inc., Waltham, MA
Samuel R. Nussbaum, MD
Executive Vice President, Clinical Health Policy and Chief Medical Officer, Wellpoint, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
W. David Patton, PhD
Executive Director, Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake City, UT
Cynthia Perazzo
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Newport Beach, CA

Phil Polakoff, MD, MPH, MEnvSc
Managing Partner, Polakoff Boland, Berkeley, CA
Denise Prince, MBA, MPH
System Vice President, Value-Based Care, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA
Alan Puzarne
Chief Operating Officer, Nautilus Healthcare Management Group/Greater Newport Physicians, Newport Beach, CA
Jeff Rideout, MD
Senior Vice President, Cost & Care Management and Chief Medical Officer, The TriZetto Group, Newport Beach, CA

James C. Robinson, PhD
Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Economics, School of Public Health, Director, Berkeley Center for Health Technology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Cástulo de la Rocha, JD
President and Chief Executive Officer, AltaMed Health Services, Los Angeles, CA
Douglas C. Ross, Esq.
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Seattle, WA
Jeffrey R. Ruggiero, Esq.
Healthcare Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP, New York, NY

Dana Gelb Safran, ScD
Senior Vice President, Performance Measurement & Improvement, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Julie Sanderson-Austin, RN
Senior Consultant, American Medical Group Association, Alexandria, VA
H. Scott Sarran, MD
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois, Chicago, IL
Ernie Schwefler
Regional Vice President, Network Management & HMO Strategy, Anthem Blue Cross, Woodland Hills, CA

Steven Sell
President, Western Region Health Plan and Health Net of California, Health Net, Inc.
Martin Serota, MD
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, AltaMed Health Services, Los Angeles, CA
Ron Smith
Vice President, Strategic Development, BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina
Barbara S. Spivak, MD
President, Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association (MACIPA), Brighton, MA

Jay Sultan
Associate Vice President, Product Manager for Value-Based Reimbursement, The TriZetto Group, Athens, GA
Martin J. Thompson
Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, Costa Mesa, CA
Aldo De La Torre
Vice President, Provider Contracting, Anthem Blue Cross, Rancho Cordova, CA
Arie van den Akker
Vice President, Business Development, MEDai, Orlando, FL

Asim Varma, Esq.
Antitrust Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP, Washington, DC
Anne Wallace, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Gabrielle White
Executive Director, Peri Operative Services and Networks, Hoag Orthopedic Institute
John P. Wiegand
Senior Staff Attorney, Federal Trade Commission, San Francisco, CA



Keith Wilson, MD
Regional Medical Director, HealthCare Partners Medical Group, Chair, California Association of Physician Groups, Torrance, CA
John Wray
Senior Vice President, Payer Strategy and Growth, Catholic Healthcare West, San Francisco, CA
Dolores Yanagihara, MPH
Director, Pay for Performance Program, Integrated Healthcare Association, Oakland, CA

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