James M. Case, Director, Advisory, KPMG LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group's Webcast

James M. Case, Director, Advisory, KPMG LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group's Significant Changes to CMS' Medicare Shared Savings Program: Addressing Healthcare Providers' Concerns LIVE Webcast
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NEW YORK - May 2, 2017 - PRLog -- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that James M. Case, Director, Advisory, KPMG LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: "Significant Changes to CMS' Medicare Shared Savings Program: Addressing Healthcare Providers' Concerns LIVE Webcast."  This event is scheduled for May 31, 2017 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm (ET).

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About James M. Case

James is a Director in KPMG's Healthcare Solutions practice.  He has over 10 years of experience in leading health systems and hospitals through payment model changes.  Those experiences include creating a solution to use total cost of care analytics to help hospitals and health systems implement large scale, transformational operational improvement initiatives as a means to engage with consumers in a whole new way.  This solution uses a data-driven approach to assist with organizations to redefine strategies and operation in terms of operational excellence at a transactional level, understand how technology can enable performance excellence outside of the four walls of the hospital, and also understand the lifetime value of a patient's relationship with the organization. James has a BA from University Maryland, Baltimore County and an Masters of Health Sciences from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


KPMG LLP is a leader in convergence, helping organizations across the healthcare and life science ecosystem work together in new ways to transform and innovate the business of healthcare. KPMG's Healthcare and Life Sciences practice, with more than 2,800 partners and professionals supported by a global network in 152 countries, offers a market-leading portfolio of tools and services focused on helping our clients comply with regulatory change; improve outcomes through data analytics; adapt to the consumerism of healthcare; transition to value-based outcomes; and optimize investments in clinical technologies to guide them on the path to convergence. For more information, please go to https://home.kpmg.com/us/en/home/industries/healthcare.html

Event Synopsis:

In an effort to encourage further cooperation and participation among healthcare providers, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently issued a final rule modifying the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) regulations. Under the Final Rule, the CMS has refined the MSSP benchmarking methodology and provided additional options for Accountable Care Organizations to enter performance-based risk arrangements.

In addition, the Rule also sets important requirements for reopening determinations of ACO shared savings and shared losses. As CMS continues to make significant changes in the MSSP regulations, it is crucial for healthcare providers to keep themselves abreast of the latest MSSP issues and developments to avoid potential regulatory pitfalls.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the Significant Changes to CMS' Medicare Shared Savings Program. They will also help them understand the critical elements of the final rule and its potential implications on Accountable Care Organizations. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing effective risk mitigation strategies while ensuring compliance with applicable laws.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

§  Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) – An Overview

§  Accountable Care Organizations

§  Final MSSP Rule: Key Provisions

§  Quality Payment Programs

§  Operational Effectiveness

§  Systemic Inefficiencies

§  Practical Suggestions

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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