Agenda Spring 2018 

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NAACOS conferences deliver valuable policy insights and operational strategies for ALL accountable care organizations. Our upcoming conference on April 26 and 27 will draw more than 650 ACO leaders from across the country and will feature presentations from noted ACO experts and CMS officials, as well as opportunities for networking and peer-to-peer learning. NAACOS conferences are the only events organized exclusively by ACOs. 

Conference Schedule  
April 25 - Pre-Conference Workshops 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET
April 26 - Main Meeting 7:30 am - 6:30 pm ET
April 27 - Main Meeting 7:30 am - 4:30 pm ET


Preliminary Highlights from the Agenda

  • Plenaries with the “Who’s Who” of the ACO World
    • Dr Rick Gilfillan, CEO of Trinity Health
    • Dr Farzad Mostashari, CEO of Aledade
  • Town Hall for ACO Q&A with CMS Staff
  • Meetings and sessions designed for various ACO tracks and models
  • Breakouts on these critical topics for ACOs:
    • Expanding to New Payers: Learn how ACOs contract with commercial payers and employers
    • Assuming Risk:  What ACOs need to know to choose correctly and transition successfully
    • Network Integration:  Tools and strategies to optimize your network
    • Top Issues for Next Generation ACOs
    • MACRA 2018: Key issues for ACOs and how to maximize the opportunities
    • ACO Leaders in Quality:  What's the secret to their success?
    • Got rural patients?  Learn how ACOs can effectively serve patients in rural settings
    • Post-Acute Care:  What do ACOs need to succeed at managing skilled nursing care?
    • ACO Compliance in the real world
    • How to master your ACO’s benchmark for financial success
    • Meet Ups for Each ACO Track
    • Winners of Call for ACO innovations
    • Late Breaking Issues: Come hear solutions to the top ACO challenges
  • Optional workshops on April 25 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm