BUFFALO, N.Y. (PRWEB) November 12, 2018
VBP Forward will host its inaugural conference February 20-21, 2019 in Buffalo, NY at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. The conference will bring together over 200 professionals who service Medicaid and Medicare special needs or complex populations or have interest in that value chain for a two-day conference. Participants will gain insight into the next generation of value based payment and will be provided with a roadmap for their path towards effective value payment for for special needs populations.
The conference will feature three nationally recognized leaders in healthcare who will deliver keynote addresses throughout the conference. Jason Helgerson, Founder & Chief Solutions Officer of Helgerson Solutions Group and former Medicaid Director of New York, will kick off the conference on Wednesday, February 20 with a keynote framing the overall theme of the conference. Helgerson’s address will focus on why companies and organizations involved in the care of complex populations need to ready themselves for a more active role in moving the value based payment model forward. François de Brantes, SVP of Commercial at Remedy Partners, will provide an update on the fundamentals around building value based payment programs. Alisahah Cole, MD, Chief Community Impact Officer at Atrium Health, will deliver a keynote discussing the social determinants of health for vulnerable populations. The conference will also include a series of breakout sessions geared toward both companies in the early stages of business development and established organizations looking for growth opportunities.
VBP Forward was founded by five partners who set out to define the next generation of value based payment. As healthcare payment shifts to value, there are growing complexities to healthcare delivery and sustainability. VBP Forward’s founders include: Jason Helgerson, Helgerson Solutions Group; F. Duane Conners, RPRT; David Kulick, MPH, The Focus Consulting Group, LLC; Don Lee, The #HCBiz Show!; and Mark Smith, RPRT.