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A Live-Streamed Virtual Event
January 21-22, 2021

Join us virtually for The 5th Annual CMS Bid Boot Camp 

RISE is committed to a safe and healthy conference experience, holding the health and well-being of our attendees, speakers, sponsors, and staff as top priority. With this in mind, we are pleased to bring you RISE CMS Bid Boot Camp through a virtual conference experience. The virtual event allows attendees to gain the high-quality content, experience engaged networking, and hear updates on the industry – all from the comfort and safety of your home office. Continue reading for more information on the virtual event. 

Get Critical Steps and Strategies to Optimize Your CMS Bid


For the fifth year in a row, we are bringing you the RISE Annual CMS Bid Boot Camp where product managers and CMS bid stakeholders will come together for an interactive exploration of timelines, critical steps and strategies to optimize your CMS bid. Nearly 200 companies have benefited from the vast knowledge that is shared at this boot camp.

As the only conference in the market dedicated to covering the entire bid process from start to finish, you will leave with confidence in creating and executing your own CMS bid roadmap to set your organization up for plan growth year after year.  

CMS Bid Bootcamp Who Should Attend

This conference is designed to bring together product managers with all other CMS bid stakeholders, those involved in:

  • Revenue Management and Analysis
  • Actuarial Work and Risk Adjustment
  • Risk Adjustment
  • Product Design and Development
  • Government Programs Compliance
  • Operations
  • Special Needs Plans
  • Medicare Part D
  • Formulary
  • PBMs
  • Quality and Star Ratings
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Network Development
  • Care Management 

  • Walk through a comprehensive timeline for the bid planning and development process and tackle your first, fifth or fifteenth bid with confidence
  • Inventory the recent benefits innovation spurred by the trifecta of COVID-19, increased CMS flexibility, and savings windfalls
  • Survey the business considerations for related party arrangement disclosures to CMS to avoid audit pitfalls
  • Assess whether joining the trend towards payor-provider risk sharing will safeguard your plan revenue or cut into it unnecessarily
  • Explore the key factors you should know about your market and where to find the data to strategically gain an edge on your competition
  • Hear legislative and regulatory updates to understand what's changing and how to strategically build your bid for potential impacts to your plan's revenue
  • Network with thought leaders and peers to benchmark, build helpful professional alliances and gain best practices
  • Learn how risk adjustment assumptions dial into your revenue modeling for the CMS bid to better control outcomes
  • Optimize your formulary tier structure and design a pharmacy plan to boost member retention and Star ratings