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Delivery System Reform: Transitioning from Volume to Value

WHEN: Thursday, June 19, 2014 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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Event Recap
Reforming America’s Health Care Delivery System: Transitioning from Volume-Based to Value-Based Care

The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Health Project hosted a policy forum on delivery system reform, focusing on the transition from a volume-based to value-based health care delivery system. In April of 2013, the Health Project issued a report, A Bipartisan Rx for Patient-Centered Care and System-Wide Cost Containment, which laid out policy recommendations to put our nation’s public and private health care delivery system on a pathway to improved quality and value. Over the course of the next year, Health Project leaders former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Bill Frist will be joined by former Congressional Budget Office Director Alice Rivlin and former Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means Congressman Jim McCrery (R-LA) to propose policy solutions to facilitate and accelerate the transition to a value-based health system.

The forum featured remarks by Dr. Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and Chief Medical Officer for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, followed by comments by Bob Henkel, President and CEO of Ascension Health, on the challenges and opportunities faced by health systems in the rapidly changing health care delivery environment. Following formal remarks, speakers will be joined by a panel of health policy experts in an informal discussion about what lies ahead for health care providers as they navigate the transition into alternative payment and delivery models.


Remarks by:

Patrick Conway, MD, MSc
Deputy Administrator for Innovation & Quality and Chief Medical Officer
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Robert J. Henkel, FACHE
President and CEO
Ascension Health

Panel discussion featuring:

Katherine Hayes
Director of Health Policy, BPC

Chris Jennings
President
Jennings Policy Strategies, Inc.