Medicare Advantage (MA) Learning Collaborative
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) push towards value-based care,
and the growing popularity of Medicare Advantage (MA), now is the time to ensure
your organization is poised for success with MA. AMGA is proud to announce its
MA Best Practices Collaborative, an 18-month peer-to-peer shared learning
program, where participants will gain a deeper understanding of how to maximize
the effectiveness of MA and other value-based contracts.
More information about the collaborative can be found in the
Participation brochure [PDF].
Enrollment is on a first come,
first-serve basis. Members must enroll no later than 5:30 p.m. PT on Monday, May
What You’ll Learn
Organizations participating in this Collaborative will be positioned to excel
in value-based contracts, including MA. You’ll learn how to be successful with
- Aligning with the Triple
Aim + 1 (improve quality, total cost of care, patient experience, physician
- Discover how to develop the
risk-based infrastructure necessary to be successful in MA and other value-based
- Understand and manage your
population through risk stratification, data analytics, clinical programs, and
- Explain how provider groups
transform care delivery systems to meet the social needs of patients with MA
- Ensure compliance with
documentation regulations and engage physicians in the process.
Why Should You Join?
In addition to these learning objectives, participants will:
- Develop best practices and
- Optimize and standardize
operational tips and tools.
- Receive regular updates
from AMGA’s public policy team about changes to MA and other value-based
- Access educational and
engagement approaches and tools from leading experts.
- Create an organizational
culture that enables you to implement programs that improve quality and
- Receive public recognition
- Develop case studies of
- Access an exclusive white
paper summarizing the collaborative’s learnings.
What is a Best Practices Learning Collaborative?
AMGA’s Best Practices Learning collaboratives are shared-learning programs
that compile evidence of best practices and are designed specifically for
medical groups and health systems striving to improve the care of patients and
drive organizational performance. AMGA has led collaboratives on chronic disease
management, MIPS and ACOs.
To help participants succeed, AMGA’s collaborative offer a wealth of
resources and support, such as:
- Pre- and post-assessment
- Two in-person meetings
- Monthly webinars
- Resources, including the
Advisory Committee, AMGA’s Public Policy and Consulting teams, a dedicated
website for material-sharing, and a listserv for idea-sharing and collaboration
- Action plans and outreach
We have convened an advisory committee of industry and clinical experts that
will provide guidance to the Collaborative on the development of objectives and
educational content. The Committee includes:
Michael Castellano, M.B.A.
Chief Executive Officer
Beth Honan, M.H.A.
Chief Contracting Officer
Kent Hu, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Director of Quality and Safety
The Everett Clinic
Lloyd Kuritsky, D.O., FACP
Medical Director, Population Health
Sharp Community Medical Group
Philip M. Oravetz, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
Chief Population Health Officer
Ochsner Health System
Enrollment and Tuition
Members interested in participating in the Collaborative are required to
enroll. Enrollment is on a first-come, first served basis. The tuition rate for AMGA members is $22,000 per organization. Tuition is
due by May 22, 2019. Enroll by close of business (5:30 p.m. PT), May
If you have questions or need further information, contact Erin
Leaver-Schmidt via email or by
phone at 703.838.0033 ext. 390.