NAACOS ACO 2020 Preliminary Boot Camp Agenda

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Monday, February 24

1:00 p.m.  Arrival, Registration
 1:30 p.m.  Welcome, Introductions
 2:00 p.m.  Getting and Maintaining Buy-in from Leadership
  • Demonstrating value to leaders
  • Getting funding, including using Stark exemptions/safe harbors and creative ways to raise funds
  • Setting/managing expectations
Staying in the game – even if you haven’t met expectations
 3:00 p.m.  Understanding CMS Benchmarking
  • Using regional benchmarking to keep score
  • Reinsurance basics
  • Determining when to move up track
 4:00 p.m.  30-Minute Break
 4:30 p.m.  Leveraging Risk Adjustment
  • Training staff, monitoring performance, optimizing coding
  • ACO Case studies showing two different approaches
5:30 p.m. Reception


Tuesday, February 25

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m  Using the Data That’s Available
  • ACO Use Cases:  capabilities of the CMS Portal
  • NAACOS Data Sources (B-CAPA and more)
  • Lab exercises demonstrating how to perform key tasks
9:30 a.m. 30-Minute Break
10:00 a.m.

Fundamentals of Provider Networks (two one-hour sessions with 15-minute break)

  • Embracing the conversation of network leakage and keepage
  • Calculating the 5 percent MACRA bonus
  • Building a preferred SNF network
  • Structuring collaborative practice agreements 
12:15 p.m.   Lunch

1:00 pm

Identifying and Implementing Best Practices

  • Care coordination essentials
  • Distribution models for shared savings
  • Engagement strategies for providers and patients

2:30 p.m.

 Wrap Up: a facilitated discussion of lessons learned, remaining questions, and where to go from here

3:30 p.m.


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