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May 15 Webinar: Using Care Compacts to Drive Accountability Between Primary Care and Specialist Teams


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2014-04-10 00:08:28 - WellPoint will share how care compacts guide primary care-specialist relationships in its medical neighborhood pilot during a May 15, 2014 webinar.

SEA GIRT, NJ, USA, April 9, 2014 --- WellPoint's medical neighborhood pilot for three specialties uses care compacts to define primary care-specialist relationships and accountability. These care coordination or referral agreements will be examined during a May 15, 2014 webinar, "Care Compacts: Forming the Foundation of PCP/Specialists Care Teams" sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

Learn more about primary care-specialist care compacts in the medical neighborhood at www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?carecompacts.

NEWS FACTS:

*Scheduled Speaker: Robert Krebbs, director of payment innovation at WellPoint, Inc.

*Conference Focus: Why WellPoint chose the specialties and specialists participating in the pilot program; how WellPoint aligns incentives between PCPs and specialists; the key elements of the care compact and how it guides the PCP/specialist relationship; and early lessons

learned since pilot kick-off, along with how the program will evolve in 2015. Ample time for Q&A will be provided.

* Webinar Formats: 45-minute live webinar on May 15, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, including Q&A; "On-Demand" replay available May 19, 2014; 45-minute training DVD or CD-ROM with printed transcript available June 5, 2014. Participants may add an on-demand, DVD or CD to their live session registration to share with colleagues.

Learn more about primary care-specialist care compacts in the medical neighborhood at www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?carecompacts.

QUOTE ATTRIBUTABLE TO MELANIE MATTHEWS, HIN EXECUTIVE VP AND COO:

"WellPoint's care compacts build accountability between primary care and specialists in care delivery collaborations like the medical neighborhood, but also provide great lessons for any practices or health systems that refer patients to specialists and wish to formalize that referral and reporting arrangement."

Please contact Patricia Donovan to arrange an interview or to obtain additional quotes.

About the Healthcare Intelligence Network --- HIN is the premier advisory service for executives seeking high-quality strategic information on the business of healthcare. For more information, contact the Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442, Wall Township, NJ 07719-1442, (888) 446-3530, fax (732) 449-4463, e-mail info@hin.com, or visit www.hin.com.

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Sea Girt, NJ 08750

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Managing Editor
Phone: 732-449-4468
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