Agenda Spring 2019


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NAACOS conferences deliver valuable policy insights and operational strategies for ALL accountable care organizations. Our upcoming conference on April 25 and 26 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. Pre-conference workshops draw more than 150 ACO leaders for a deeper understanding of specific issues.  NAACOS conferences are the only events organized exclusively by ACOs. 

New this conference:  Three Content Tracks for Different Audiences

For ACO Administrators:

  • ACO Innovations, chaired by Jen Moore, MaineHealth
  • Adapting your ACO to Pathways to Success, chaired by Allison Brennan and Jennifer Gasperini, NAACOS
  • Managing the Total Cost of Care for Your Patient Population
  • Curbing the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic
  • Fundamentals of Compliance, chaired by Kim Busenbark, Wilems Resource Group

For the Clinical Team:

  • Clinical Models for High-Need, High-Cost Patients, chaired by Rob Mechanic, Institute for Accountable Care
  • Using Technology in Case Management, chaired by Tony Reed, Geisinger
  • Redesigning Clinical Care for Value
  • Post-Acute Care Best Practices, chaired by Denise Prince, Mt. Sinai Health System
  • Optimizing Care in a Physician-led ACO
  • Tools for Managing End-of-life Care

For Advanced ACOs:

  • Negotiating Effectively with Private Payers
  • Maximizing Opportunities at the Intersection of ACOs and other VBC models
  • Current Issues for Next Gen ACOs, chaired by Emily Brower, Trinity
  • Hot Topics for Track 3 ACOs
Conference Schedule  
April 24 - Pre-Conference Workshops 1:00 - 5:00 pm 
April 25 - Main Meeting 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
April 26 - Main Meeting 7:30 am - 3:00 pm