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Now in our third year in Los Angeles, and our fourth year in Southern California, the 2018 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference convenes one of the largest, most diverse gatherings of senior health care executives and health policy leaders from across the state. Join us on September 19th to connect, network, and discuss the most pressing, most practical health care issues facing the system today.
Presenter: Cindy Ehnes

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The APG Inland Empire regional committee is comprised of Administrators, CEO's, Medical Directors and other senior leaders of APG member physician organizations located in the Inland Empire. The Committee serves as a forum to share information, support CAPG advocacy and identify opportunities to work together to increase access, quality and promotion of cost effective health care. Unique challenges faced in the Inland Empire are also discussed and addressed.
Presenter: Tom Dougherty and Carla D'Angelo

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Publications | The Wharton Healthcare Quarterly PDF Logo Available also at https://www.whartonhealthcare.org/fee_for_service_to_value_based_payment_transformation_part_5_successful_population_health_management_installment_1

The transition from fee-for-service to value-based contracts is a challenge faced by the health care industry. The ability to succeed in value-based payment contracts is critical for public hospitals that are often the primary safety net for a given community. Without the right operational foundation and data-driven strategy, organizations can easily jump into a risk […]

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By now, it is well documented that a small percentage of “super users” account for over half of the health care costs in the country. A concept first brought to mainstream attention by Atul Gawande’s oft-cited 2011 article Hotspotters, identifying these super users and establishing targeted interventions has the potential to both vastly improve these […]

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Recent announcements from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) indicate that the current administration sees cost savings opportunities when providers, including hospitals, take downside financial risk. HHS Secretary Alex Azar commented, “There is no turning back to an unsustainable system that pays for procedures […]

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ACOs that started in the Medicare Shared Savings Program’s Track 1 in either 2012 or 2013 must determine whether to move to a risk-based model by their third contract periods, which begin in 20191. A number of the MSSP ACOs are making strides in improving quality, reducing hospitalization and waste in Medicare. The Centers for […]

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Publications | The Wharton Healthcare Quarterly PDF Logo Available also at https://www.whartonhealthcare.org/fee_for_service_to_value_s_part_3_part_b

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