Solutions Library Summaries

Webinars and conference presentations are summarized in our Solutions Library.

AMGA Advocacy
Taking Risk, 2.0: Is the Transition to Value Slowing?
AMGA’s Second Annual Survey on Taking Risk

Chester A. Speed, J.D., LL.M., Vice President, Public Policy, and Alison Graziano, M.S., Population Health Analyst, AMGA
November 2016

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA): What You Need to Know, Part 1 of 3
David Introcaso, Ph.D., Senior Director, Regulatory and Public Policy; Darryl M. Drevna, Director, Regulatory and Public Policy; and Garrett Eberhardt, Manager, Government Relations, AMGA

AMGA’s regulatory experts offer a primer on what medical groups can expect from MACRA. The first of three webinars devoted to helping medical groups succeed under MACRA lays out the basic framework of the law.
April 26, 2016

Understanding New Payment Models in a World of Value-Based Care
AMGA 2016 Annual Conference Pre-conference Immersion Session

Fee-for-service payments are rapidly declining as a percentage of medical group revenues and are being replaced with value-based payments. How medical groups navigate and ultimately engage in these new payment models may be the most important challenge we collectively face. This session featured case studies and best practices from AMGA member groups sharing the mechanics and the pros and cons of several value-based payment models. Featuring Atrius Health; HealthCare Partners, a DaVita Medical Group; Mayo Clinic; UnityPoint Health; Virginia Mason Medical Center.
March 10, 2016

Taking Risk: Where Healthcare Financing Is Going and How to Get There
Chester A. Speed, J.D., LL.M., Vice President, Public Policy, Nikita Stempniewicz, Research Associate, and Grant Couch, Director of Government Relations, AMGA

September 2015

St. Luke's Health System
Medicare Advantage 101: How It’s Different, Tips for Getting Started (and Paid)
Sandy Stevenson, Senior Director for Primary Care, St. Luke’s West Region, and Bill Jonakin, MD, Medical Director, Population Health, St. Luke’s Health System

In its active pursuit of clinical integration, St. Luke’s is participating in the Medicare Advantage program-a payment model that differs from the traditional fee-for-service model for Medicare reimbursement.
July 29, 2015