December 15, 2020 • 1:00 PM - 2:00 Pm ET
The direct contracting model between employers and health systems has become more prevalent across the country as health care purchasers realize the critical role they can play in pushing the boundaries of quality, cost control, and patient-centric care. And while large employers have traditionally been leading the way with these innovative contracting strategies, self-insured employers of all shapes and sizes – including medium and large employer groups – are now realizing both the clinical and financial benefits of high-value, high-quality care, most appropriate for their employees’ needs.
- Gain insight into successful direct contracting arrangements – Why do they work, how do they work, and what do you need to do to make them work
- Describe what makes a Center of Excellence, how to differentiate between one and a “Center of Pretty Good,” and ways COEs have evolved over the years
- Understand the urgency for creating a direct contracting strategy now to prepare for anticipated health care costs from delayed or avoided care as a result of the pandemic