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Agenda Sneak Peek

POLICY UPDATE: Understand the Latest Regulations that Impact Reimbursement

Under the new administration, there has been some uncertainty about new health care policies that may be implemented. Hear an update on current CMS policy and how existing regulations affect clinician reimbursement, utilization, and value-based initiatives.

  • Understand the highlights of the recent IPPS/OPPS regulations
  • Assess key innovation center models including the CJR bundling program
  • Discuss the continuing impact of MACRA as it pertains to the Quality Payment Program

New reasons to attend this year include:

  • Manage denials amidst the lack of consistency and transparency
  • Address social determinants of health in patient care to minimize discharge barriers
  • Develop a transitional care team in the acute care setting to improve quality
  • Learn business strategies for the Physician Advisor
  • Hear a case study on managing the extreme cost outliers of opioid misuse
  • Become a contributing member of the NAPA community


As a fairly new Case Management Director I have learned so much from this summit in terms of how to work better with my physician advisor, new ideas to improve utilization of resources, how to better leverage the utilization committee and more.

–Vincent Cachuela, Director of Case Management & Social Services, St. Rose Hospital

Excellent educational and networking opportunity.

–Jason Spaulding, MD, CMO, Intermountain Healthcare

Great conference, excellent speakers and very practical and helpful content.

–Arshad Abbasi, MD, FCCP, Medical Director, Hospitalist Program PA, East Texas Medical Center, Tyler

Great sessions! The sessions were very relevant to the work that I do daily.

–Tracy Bercu, MD, Physician Advisor, Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Right size, right place (San Diego), right subjects we need to know or improve on.

–Wendy DeVreugd, Director, Case Management, UC Irvine Health

Impressed, and many takeaways that we will bring back to our team.

–Janette Dawson, Director, Case Management, Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Good summary of the state of affairs in healthcare for Physician Advisors and Case Managers.

–Cristina Mata, MD, CMO

Participating Organizations

Executive Sponsors