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Power Partnerships & Growth Strategies in an Alternative Payment Model Environment (Webinar $149*)

With the transition from fee for service to alternative payment models (APMs), is your agency prepared to develop successful growth strategies that focus on quality, data, the care continuum, and patient goals and engagement? Who are your best power partners and what do those partnerships look like? Are you a power partner? Do you know what APM agencies want in a partner and how to achieve it?

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1:00 - 2:30PM Arizona
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United States
Contact: (406) 442-2585

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Power Partnerships & Growth Strategies in an Alternative Payment Model Environment

With  the  transition  from  fee  for  service  to  alternative  payment  models  (APMs),  is  your  agency  prepared  to  develop  successful  growth  strategies  that  focus  on  quality,  data,  the  care  continuum,  and  patient  goals  and  engagement?    Who  are  your  best  power  partners  and  what  do  those  partnerships  look  like?    Are  you  a  power  partner?    Do  you  know  what  APM  agencies  want  in  a  partner  and  how  to  achieve  it?This  webinar  will  explain  the  various  APMs  and  care  designs  to  identify  the  key  elements  your  agency  must  provide  to  be  a  power  partner.    Learn  opportunities  and  strategies  to  align  your  agency  with  government  and  commercial  reimbursement  trends. 



  • Two  key  differences  of  past  and  present  APMs  
  • Why  patient  engagement  and  participation  are  critical  to  APM  growth  strategy  Is  your  agency  effectively  measuring  patient  goals,  engagement,  and  satisfaction?  
  • Why  organizational  capabilities  will  be  tested  if  APMs  remain  effective  
  • Power  partnerships  versus  value-based  contract  requirements  
  • Critical  growth  strategies  for  power  partnerships,  enabling  participation  in  narrow  payer  networks  
  • Why  payers  want  power  partnerships  building  narrow  networks,  whereas  providers  are  familiar  with  value-based  contract  details  

Take-Away Toolkit

  • Alternative  Payment  Model  Design  Toolkit  
  • HMA  Weekly  Round-up  in  Focus:    Washington  FQHC  Alternative  Payment  Methodology  
  • Chronic  Care Management Guide
  • 8  Steps  to  Becoming  an  Innovation  Powerhouse 
  • White  Paper  – Population  Health  Managemento  
  • Websites  related  to  APMs,  value-based  care,  growth  strategies,  and  power  partnerships  

Who Should Attend

This  informative  session  is  a  must  for  all  key  leaders,  including  CEOs,  directors,  administrators,  CFOs,  business  development  staff,  marketing  directors,  patient  care  service  directors,  clinical  directors,  intake  coordinators,  field  liaisons,  transitional  care  coordinators,  and  reimbursement  and  billing  specialists.  




Kathy  Ahearn,  RN,  BSN,  PHN, Ahearn Advisement Partners
Kathy  Ahearn  has  a  Bachelor’s  in  both  Nursing  and  Social  Work  and  owns  Ahearn  Advisement Partners.    With  over  30  years  working  and  serving  the  healthcare  community  the  combination  of  nursing  and  social  work  has  served  her  well  in  obtaining  her  OCN.    She  has  worked  in  a  variety  of  post-acute  care  settings  with  an  emphasis  on  home  health  and  hospice,  home  infusion,  and  homecare  and  skilled  nursing  as  a  PICC  and  compliance  expert.      Kathy  helped  develop  pain  scales  to  standardize  assessment  with  the  American  Pain  Society  and  the  Joint  Commission,  which  lead  to  identifying  pain  as  the  5th  vital  sign.    She  was  a  trailblazer  in  the  retail  pharmacy  world  introducing  the  Joint  Commission  to  the  retail  setting  for  disease  state  accreditation  and  reimbursement.    In  addition  to  developing  manuals  and  policies,  Kathy  expanded  into  medical  device  as  a  Managed  Care  Director  developing  one  of  the  first  real-time  cloud-based  disease  specific  software  programs  to  assist  patients,  clinicians,  and  managed  care  organizations  improve  outcomes  and  collect  data.      Kathy  began  healthcare  work  due  to  a  disabled  parent  and  later  a  child  with  chronic  disease  state.    She  has  experienced  healthcare  professionally  and  personally  and  has  dedicated  her  life  to  it.    



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**The archived version is a recording of the live webinar, including audio, visuals, and handouts. Includes the presenter’s email address for questions. The Archived Version is available 1 week after the Live Webinar and expires 6 months after the live program date.


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