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RISE’s 2020 Block Award to honor health care providers who have died from COVID-19

Each year RISE presents an award to an individual who exemplifies the life work of Dr. Martin L. Block, an expert in the risk adjustment industry who had a passion to improve patient care. This year RISE National will forgo the traditional criteria of the award and present it in honor of health care professionals within our affiliated provider networks who contracted and died from COVID-19.

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RISE National: New name, new virtual format—same amazing content

The annual event, formerly known as RISE Nashville, will now stream live on June 29-30 with pre-conference workshops on Friday, June 26.

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RISE Nashville, National Summit on Social Determinants of Health postponed to late June 2020

RISE reschedules national conferences due to concerns over COVID-19.

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CMS, OIG officials to speak at RISE Nashville 2020

Speaker update: Erin Sutton, Kelly Drury from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have been added to a roster of more than 100 speakers at RISE National, a virtual event, June 29-30.

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Emmy-Award winner John Quiñones named keynote speaker at RISE Nashville 2020

The broadcast journalist and host of the popular television show, What Would You Do?, will speak at RISE National Summit, a virtual event, on Monday, June 29.

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RISE Nashville 2020: Keynote Allison Massari to offer an inside look into the patient experience

An executive coach and celebrated artist, Allison Massari survived a devastating car accident that left her severely burned. She’ll share her health care experience, the importance of compassionate care, and how to transform lives through the art of person-centered care at RISE National.

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Risk adjustment: 6 legal and compliance issues to watch in 2020

Expect the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to take a closer look at retrospective chart reviews this year, says Jason Christ, a member of the health care and life sciences practice of Epstein Becker & Green.

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Brain Scientist Dr. John Medina returns to lead pre-conference workshop at RISE Nashville 2020

Back by popular demand! Brain Scientist Dr. John Medina, last year’s top keynote speaker at RISE Nashville, will return for our 2020 conference to lead a half-day virtual workshop on the brain science behind delivering powerful and engaging presentations.

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Award-winning Celebrity Chef Jeff Henderson to share his inspirational life story, lessons for success at RISE Nashville 2020

You may know him as the star of the nationally syndicated series, Flip My Food with Chef Jeff, where he prepares healthier versions of favorite family and restaurant recipes. But before he discovered his passion for culinary arts, Jeff Henderson was a drug dealer and spent nearly a decade incarcerated in federal prison. He’ll tell his emotional story of how he overcame all odds during a virtual keynote presentation at RISE National (formerly known as RISE Nashville) on June 30th.

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Learning at its finest: 5 reasons to attend RISE Nashville 2020

Early bird registration is now open for RISE Nashville 2020, the mega-conference for professionals of all levels in the Medicare Advantage and Affordable Care Act market. Read on to find out why people return year after year and why you don’t want to miss the 2020 event at Music City Center, March 15-17.

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RISE Nashville highlights: Inspiring keynotes, engaging sessions, and networking opportunities galore

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— More than 1,400 executives and senior leaders from hundreds of health plans, provider groups, integrated health systems and service providers across the country came together last week in Nashville to share strategies to address regulatory challenges, the latest trends and developments in the industry, member engagement strategies, and care outcomes.

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RISE recognizes Dr. Mark Dambro with Martin L. Block Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mar. 18, 2019) – RISE announced today that Mark Dambro, M.D., senior vice president of health informatics for Signify Health, was awarded the Martin L. Block Award for Clinical Excellence and Innovation at the 13th Annual RISE Nashville Summit.

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What to expect at RISE Nashville 2019: Can’t-miss sessions, exhibit hall activities, and networking opportunities

A St. Patrick’s Day party will kick off this year’s RISE Nashville Summit—the #1 ranked conference in the industry. The 13th annual event is designed for professionals of all levels in the Medicare Advantage and ACA market and will be our biggest one yet. We’ve compiled highlights, so attendees can make the most out of sessions and networking opportunities. For those who haven’t registered yet, don’t despair. There are a few delegate spots left. Take a look at what we’ve planned next week at the Gaylord Opryland.

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RISE recommended reading: The promise and pitfalls of Medicare Advantage encounter data

For the fourth installment of our semi-regular series that recommends articles, white papers, or issue briefs of importance to RISE members, we suggest a recent Health Affairs blog post written by leaders at Avalere Health and Better Medicare Alliance. The post reviews the issues around Medicare Advantage (MA) encounter data, including its limitations to evaluate plan performance and its potential to offer new insights into MA.

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RISE-Cotiviti to reveal survey results on risk adjustment and quality integration at RISE Nashville

This year RISE partnered with health care analytics company Cotiviti to conduct research (both surveys and in-depth interviews) on risk adjustment and quality integration. More than 55 health plan systems contributed insights into the reasons for integration. Fifty-four percent of respondents were from smaller-sized health plans (less than 500,000 members) and 18 percent were from larger-sized health plans (more than 2 million members). In this article RISE previews highlights of the findings. The complete results will be unveiled during the 13th Annual RISE Nashville Summit, March 17-19 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort.

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RISE Nashville Speaker John Bandler on cybersecurity risks and the basic steps health plans can take to protect their members’ information

John Bandler, author of the book, “Cybersecurity for the Home and Office: The Lawyer's Guide to Taking Charge of Your Own Information Security,” will be a speaker at the 13th Annual RISE Nashville Summit in March 2019. In this article, RISE talks to Bandler about the four pillars of cybersecurity that health plans must follow to protect their organizations and members from fraud, identity theft, and cyber attacks.

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RISE Nashville 2019: Q&A with Keynote Speaker John Medina

Brain Scientist Dr. John Medina, author of the New York Times bestseller, “Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving at Work, Home and School,” will be the keynote speaker on the first day of RISE Nashville on Monday, March 18, 2019. In this exclusive Q&A, Medina answers questions about his research and common misconceptions about the brain.

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RISE Nashville 2019: Speakers preview the must-attend conference of the year

The 13th Annual RISE Nashville Summit will take place March 17-19, 2019 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. Here are six reasons why you don't want to miss the event of the year.