Spring 2023 Conference Agenda
May 3–5
Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor

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NAACOS conferences are the only events organized exclusively by ACOs.
Wednesday (pre-conference workshops): 1:00–5:00 pm ET
Thursday (Main Meeting): 7:30 am6:00 pm ET
Friday (Main Meeting): 7:30 am–2:30 pm ET

In addition to plenaries with CMS officials and other value-based care leaders, 16 breakout sessions will deliver actionable knowledge for new ACOs joining the MSSP and REACH models, rural ACOs, independent primary care ACOs, and experienced ACOs in all models. Conference breakouts will cover these topics:

  • Addressing Health Equity in Multiple Models led by Laura Larssen, MaineHealth ACO
  • Benchmarking for ACO REACH led by David Pittman, NAACOS
  • Care Management and Patient Service Support led by Jessica Martensen, Essentia Health
  • Compliance and Waivers in ACO REACH led by Kim Busenbark, Wilems Resource Group
  • Critical Policy Updates for ACOs led by Aisha Pittman, NAACOS
  • Innovations in Quality led by Ashish Parikh, Summit Medical Group - NJ
  • Pharmacy Strategies that Improve Patient Care
  • Primary Care in Multiple Models led by Arshad Rahim, Mount Sinai Health System
  • REACH Primary Care Capitation and Payment within Total Cost of Care led by Valinda Rutledge, Upstream
  • Risk Management and Coding: "Your Patients are Risk Stratified, What's Next?" led by Henish Bhansali, Duly Health and Care
  • Rural Health System Value-based Care Strategies and Insights led by Debbie Welle-Powell
  • Specialist Integration led by Rob Mechanic, Institute for Accountable Care
  • Successful Strategies for New MSSP ACOs led by Bob Rauner, OneHealth Nebraska
  • Update on Benchmarking led by Stephen Nuckolls, Coastal Carolina Quality Care
  • Understanding Federally Qualified Health Systems led by Margarita Ollet, Health Choice Care