A primary care focused pay-for-performance program at Florida Blue has been transitioned this year into a statewide patient-centered medical home initiative. While the Recognizing Physician Excellence program (RPE) program had moved the bar on quality metric performance, the move to the PCMH provides a look at both the quality and efficiency factors of a patient's care.
During The Patient-Centered Medical Home: Lessons from a Statewide Rollout, a 45-minute webinar on May 10th at 1:30 pm Eastern, Barbara Haasis, R.N., CCRN, senior clinical lead, quality reward and recognition programs at Florida Blue, will share how the health plan transitioned from the RPE program into a medical home model. She will share:
- Lessons learned from the first year of a PCMH pilot program and how this shaped the statewide rollout;
- The criteria for which physician practices were selected to participate in the program;
- The shared savings approach through which practices will be reimbursed;
- The role of a nurse educator in helping the practices transform;
- Reporting practice results to drive further improvement;
- Results in total cost of care from physicians originally enrolled in the pay-for-performance program, now in the first quarter of the PCMH.
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WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS CONFERENCE?
CEOs, medical directors, health plan executives, hospital executives, clinical and quality improvement executives, disease management directors, managers and coordinators, physician executives, and business development and strategic planning directors.
ABOUT OUR PANELIST:
Barbara Haasis is the senior clinical lead for quality reward and recognition programs at Florida Blue. She has worked in healthcare for over 30 years.
Starting her career as an open-heart intensive care nurse, Haasis transitioned to Florida Blue (FB), in 1989. Her career path at FB began as a physician contractor specializing in the design and implementation of capitated networks. She now works n primarily in the field of strategy and design of healthcare solutions.
Haasis served as the clinical lead in the design and development of FB's highly successful pay-for-performance program, Recognizing Physician Excellence, and now leads the statewide implementation of the Patient-Centered Medical Home.
A graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, Haasis also studied Political Science and Philosophy at New York University.
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