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Quarterly Medical Manager's Forum - 8/16/18
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Quarterly Medical Manager's Forum - 8/16/18

Join us either in-person or via webinar for our upcoming Medical Manager's Forum, sponsored by our 2018 Education Series Sponsor, PacificSource. These events seek to equip practice managers in Idaho with valuable tools and knowledge to enhance practice management statewide.

When: 8/16/2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Where: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center - McCleary Auditorium
1055 N. Curtis Road
Boise, Idaho  83706
United States
Presenter: Jeff Crouch, Regional Director, Idaho Department of Health & Welfare
Contact: 208-344-7888 ext. 102

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"The Business Case for Payment Reform and What Idaho Medicaid is Doing"

Value is created when costs are reduced or quality is increased. It’s really that simple. But in the US, and here in Idaho, providers get paid more when they do more, and there is no change in payment when clinical outcomes are poor.

Medicaid’s payment reform initiative rearranges these dynamics into a system where providers are held accountable to manage cost and quality, and where payment amounts change based on a provider’s ability to deliver good results for both metrics. In this presentation we will review how Idaho compares to the rest of the nation and learn about three payment reform initiatives Medicaid will launch in 2019.

Presented By:

Jeff Crouch, MPH
Regional Director, Idaho Department of Health & Welfare

Jeff has been working in healthcare finance and administration for over thirty years. His background includes leadership positions within health plans and hospitals and in California, Washington, and Idaho. For the past 20 years, his work has focused on provider payment systems and value-based contracting. Jeff is currently with the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare organizing value-based payment initiatives for Idaho’s Medicaid program. Jeff holds a Masters of Public Health Degree from UCLA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Brigham Young University.

If you plan to join this educational event via webinar, please refer to the registration confirmation email sent at the end of the registration process for instructions and links on how to join the webinar. Please email us at if you have any questions.

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