Which business models are most likely to succeed given these turbulent times? What does a successful Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) service provider look like, in terms of size, leadership skills, management, financing, and technology? How do you plan for the unknown, and go beyond surviving to thriving? Today’s I/DD provider organizations and executive teams need to consider these questions in order to tackle the numerous challenges in the market and position for sustainability.
One of the major challenges I/DD executives face is the changing way in which stakeholders across systems of care need to collaborate in this new arena. With the landscape morphing, stakeholders are forced to both think and work differently with Medicaid, managed care, payers, state workers, elected officials, and other partner organizations just to survive. In order to do this, executives need to understand the latest best practices in the evolving Medicaid managed care system and value-based payment market, as well as how to build a system that accurately measures performance in order to get paid. Organizations are also faced with the challenges of understanding the new financing options and meeting the increasingly demanding performance expectations of payers. Executives must prepare and understand how to evaluate if and when to consider a merger or acquisition, and what technology is needed to meet these new payer expectations in order to succeed in the ever changing value-based marketplace.
The 2017 OPEN MINDS I/DD Executive Summit is designed to provide practical, cutting-edge ideas for executives, with a clear vision on how to continue to move their organization forward successfully, despite all the turbulence. With two opportunities to attend throughout the year, this information-packed event will give your organization the strategies and tools you need to overcome the challenges of today’s changing marketplace.
After you check in for the Summit, start off the morning with breakfast and networking. Use this time to catch up with colleagues, discuss the day’s upcoming sessions with our team of expert speakers, and meet new people - you never know what doors may open when you take the time to network with your peers.
The Medicaid program is undergoing a major transformation in response to a number of influences, such as the Affordable Care Act, state budgets and policies, and larger changes in the overall health care system. One of the most significant changes has been the growth in managed care in the Medicaid population. The implementation of managed care for the long-term care population is having a wide impact on the availability, cost, reimbursement models, type, and delivery of services for long-term supports and services. In this session, we will explore the trends in this market that are directly impacting providers now and over the next few years, as well as some best practices providers are employing to keep up with these seismic changes.
Take a break to enjoy some coffee and a snack while you network with speakers, faculty, and colleagues.
All providers of services to the I/DD population are facing unprecedented changes in the market; how providers respond will determine whether they will still be in business in five years. Leading providers in the country are experimenting with newly shaped programs and innovative service offerings, creative marketing ideas, partnerships, cost containment measures, and advanced technology and integration initiatives. In this panel discussion, we will hear about from pioneers in the field, exploring what has and has not worked, and why.
Lunch is on us! Enjoy a buffet style lunch and take the time to talk with your fellow attendees as you prepare for the afternoon sessions.
One of the most complex changes underway in the I/DD provider market is the steady movement towards value-based payments. As fee-for-service payments gradually disappear, payers are replacing them with a variety of payment options, from performance-based contracting, to bundled services, episodes of care, and capitation. Each of these payment structures requires access to real time performance data, integration with primary care and payer systems, and sophisticated technology solutions. What do providers need to look for in information systems today? What resources are necessary to implement new technology and keep these technologies relevant and sustainable? Our technology savvy panelists will examine these considerations and share their perspectives on the current and future technology landscape.
Take a break and discuss the day's sessions with colleagues and peers while enjoying an afternoon dessert.
Successful I/DD provider executives are seriously evaluating the long-term viability of their organizations, given the new demands of payers, the need for hefty technology investments, and the competition organizations finds themselves in. As we wind down the day, we will take a hard look at the risks of not changing, and the potential opportunities and risks of responding to these market changes through divestment of property, merging with other organizations, or investing for growth. In this closing keynote, OPEN MINDS CEO Monica Oss will discuss the factors providers should consider when contemplating growth opportunities in this time of uncertainty.
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