Day 2: Acquiring Core Competencies for ACO Success

8:00 – 8:15 Welcome to Day 2 – and Day 1 Summary 
8:15 – 9:00 Remarks by CMS Leadership
Don Berwick, MD, MPP, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Rick Gilfillan, MD, Acting Director, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, CMS
9:00 – 10:30 Overview of Core Competencies Essential to ACO Success
Overview of Competencies Related to Organizing & Delivering Care
James Rogers, MD, St. John’s Health System, Springfield, Missouri
Overview of Competencies Related to Assuming & Managing Risk
Mark Eustis, MHA, Chief Executive Officer, Fairview Health Services
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 6:00 Learning Modules:The remainder of Day 2 will be structured as a series of break-out sessions each presenting a learning module related to one or more core competencies.

  • One track of learning modules will address the competencies related to the delivery of care. These modules will be attended by clinician member(s) of each team.
  • A second track of learning modules will address the competencies related to financial and risk management. These modules will be attended by the manager member(s) of each team.

Within each track, participants will break into two smaller groups.

  Track 1: Clinicians Track 2: Management/Operations
10:45 – 12:00 Module 1: Connecting providers (EHR/HIT)Glenn Loomis, MD, St. Elizabeth Physicians, Keith Hepp, HealthBridge, John Blair, MD, MedAllies, Susan Stuard, MBA, THINC Module 6: Describing your population’s risk profile. David Knutson, MS, Department of Health and Human Services, David E. Kelleher, MS, HealthCare Options Inc.
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch Break Lunch Break
12:45 – 2:00 Module 2: Describing your population’s clinical profile. Steve Bernstein, MD, University of Michigan, James Rogers, MD, St. John’s Health System Module 7: Risk management. Shashank Kalokhe, PhD, Everett Clinic, Greger Vigen, FSA, Independent Actuary
2:00 – 3:15 Module 3: Coordinating care for high-risk patients, Steve Bernstein, MD, University of Michigan, Barbara Walters, MD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Module 8: Financial modeling, Greger Vigen, FSA, Independent Actuary, Rob Parke, FSA, Milliman
3:15 – 3:30 Break Break
3:30 – 4:45 Module 4: Primary care and specialist services, Rich Baron, MD, CMS, Jeff Schiff, MD, State of Minnesota Public Programs Module 9: Capitalization Barbara Spivak, MD, Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association, Matthew Mazdyasni, MS, HealthCare Partners
4:45 – 6:00 Module 5: Leading care process improvementChristine Sinsky, MD, Medical Associates Clinic and Health Plans, David Moen, MD, Fairview Physician Associates Module 10: Incentive paymentsCraig Sammit, MDDean HealthBarbara Spivak, MD, Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association

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