Home
AMA
< Back
 
Win-Win-Win Approaches to Accountable Care: How physicians, hospitals, patients, and payors can all benefit from changes in the way we pay for and deliver health care
There are growing calls to make major changes in the way physicians and hospitals are paid in order to improve the quality and reduce the cost of healthcare services. But how exactly should these payment systems be designed to ensure that the quality improvements being demanded are feasible for physicians to achieve and that pressure to reduce costs doesn’t harm patients? Will reducing healthcare spending mean lower revenues for physicians or hospitals or both? Does the growing emphasis on improving payment for primary care mean lower payments to subspecialists? How can the problems physicians and patients experienced under past “managed care” initiatives be avoided? Harold Miller, Executive Director of the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform will provide an in-depth exploration of “win-win-win” strategies for healthcare reform. Specific examples will be shown of how appropriately structured payment systems can enable patients to receive better care and reduce spending for Medicare and other payers without financially harming physicians or hospitals. The types of provisions needed in payment contracts to protect physicians from inappropriate financial risk will be discussed, as well as the changes needed in healthcare benefits for patients in order to support higher-value care delivery. Should you have technical questions, please contact the AMA Unified Service Center at 800-621-8335. Should you have any questions regarding the content, please contact Katie Pajak at kathryn.pajak@ama-assn.org or 1-312-464-5450.
Win-Win-Win Approaches to Accountable Care: How physicians, hospitals, patients and payors can all benefit from changes in the way we pay for and deliver health care
Release Date: September 8, 2013
Expiration Date: September 1, 2016

Objectives

At the end of this activity, physicians should be able to:

  1. Describe how alternative payment models can support lower utilization and cost of health services.    
  2. Discuss the types of data needed to develop the business case for change and to manage payment models successfully. 
  3. Examine how payment contacts must be structured to give physicians (1) the flexibility they need to improve care and (2) manageable levels of accountability without excessive financial risk.  

Target Audience
This activity is designed for medical staff leaders (Chief of Staffs, Medical Staff Presidents, Medical Directors and Medical Staff members), medical staff service professionals and medical staff legal counsel.  

Statement of Need
There is a need to provide education with strategies for addressing healthcare reform. In specific how payment contracts should be structured to give physicians the flexibility they need to improve care and manageable levels of accountability without excessive financial risk.

Statement of Competency
This activity is designed to address the ABMS/ACGME competency systems-based practice

Accreditation Statement
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Receiving Your CME Credit
To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must; 1) view the webinar in its entirety, 2) successfully complete the quiz by answering 4 out of 5 questions correctly and 3) complete the evaluation


Planning Committee

Syed Danish, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA
James DeNuccio, MBA, FACHE - Director, Physicians in Practice/AMA
John Flores, MD -  OMSS Representative/AMA
Matthew Gold, MD - OMSS Governing Council Alternate Delegate/AMA

Mary Kelly - CME Program Committee/AMA
Lee S. Perrin, MD - OMSS Governing Council Delegate/AMA
Arthur D. Snow, Jr, MD - OMSS Governing Council Chair/AMA
John Spurlock, MD - OMSS Governing Council Secretary/AMA
K
atie Pajak, MEd - Program Development Administrator, OMSS/AMA
Keith Voogd - Senior Policy Analyst, OMSS/AMA
David J. Welsh, MD - OMSS Governing Council Vice Chair/AMA
Lambert Wu, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA

Faculty
Harold Miller - Executive Director of the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform

Disclosure Statement
The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for the planners or faculty.  

Hardware/software Requirements
Screen resolution of 800X600 or higher.
Web Browser: MS Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc. 
Browser Plug-in: Adobe Flash Player
PDF Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher.

Audio speakers or headphones

Should you have any questions regarding the content of the activity, please contact Katie Pajak at kathryn.pajak@ama-assn.org or 312-464-5450. 

Should you have any technical questions, please contact the AMA Unified Service Center at 800-621-8335.



Type:     Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
FREE
Member Price
$30.00
Non-Member Price
19 Registered Users
Credits
1 Credits> AMA> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

0 Credits> AMA> Certificate of Participation for Non-Physicians