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New HIN Webinar: Essentials of Medical Home Contracting to Build a Solid Framework
The July 8, 2009 webinar, "Medical Home Contracting: Building a Solid Framework," will ready healthcare organizations for a seat at the medical home contract negotiating table.
This session continues the summer-long Medical Home Open House series, which presents key topics in PCMH implementation — from integrating primary care and behavioral healthcare into the medical home to engaging and educating patients in their new medical homes. Visitors can customize their tour to their organization's needs, choosing one or more sessions in the series.
Learn more about contract negotiations for the medical home model and the HIN Medical Home Open House webinar series by visiting http://www.hin.com/
Scheduled Speaker: Barbara Walters, DO, MBA, Senior Medical Director, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and member of the contracting team for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center's medical home initiatives.
Conference Focus: Effective preparation, negotiation and contracting with payors for the medical home model of care and examining the core components associated with managing relationships, understanding financial models and contracting with payors to prepare organizations for a seat at the negotiating table.
Other topics in the Medical Home Open House series: Under One Roof: Integrating Primary Care & Behavioral Health in the Medical Home on 7/1/09 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern; Meet the Medical Home Neighbor: Accountable Care Organizations on July 29, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern; and Patient Engagement and Education in the Medical Home: Perspectives from Several Pilots on August 5, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern.
Webinar Formats: 45-minute live webinar on July 8, 2009 includes a 10-minute Q&A; “On-Demand”
QUOTE ATTRIBUTABLE TO MELANIE MATTHEWS, HIN EXECUTIVE VP AND COO:
“Setting reimbursement levels for services rendered by physicians in patient-centered medical homes is still one of the major challenges of the medical home model. Learning the ropes of the contracting process specific to the medical home model will result in a more equitable agreement for everyone bound by the terms of the contract and avoid disappointment or disengagement on the part of contracted providers."
Please contact Patricia Donovan to arrange an interview or to obtain additional quotes.
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