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Meet the RISE West 2019 speakers

RISE West 2019 will feature more than 50 speakers who will showcase their success stories and strategies to improve programs for leadership, risk adjustment, documentation, HCC coding, quality, social determinants of health, RADV audits, payer-provider collaboration, and member engagement. This article highlights five speakers who are scheduled to present during the first day of the main conference on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

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RISE West 2019: Speaker Stephen Shapiro on what will drive practical innovation in health care

For years people have been told during brainstorming meetings to think “outside the box” and come up with innovative ideas to solve a problem. But that’s bad advice—it’s the walls within the box that hold the answer, according to innovation expert Stephen Shapiro, who will speak at RISE West’s plenary session this fall.

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Judge gives Trump administration the green light on sale of ‘skinny plans’, ACAP vows to appeal ruling

The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) said Friday it would appeal a U.S. District Court’s ruling that the Trump administration can expand the sale and renewal of short-term limited-duration insurance (STLDI) as a substitute for comprehensive health insurance.

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RISE West speaker Shannon Decker previews can’t-miss sessions on provider engagement, social determinants of health

Shannon I. Decker, Ph.D., one of 45 speakers at this year’s RISE West, talked to RISE about her work with social determinants of health (SDoH) and provider engagement ahead of the annual conference, which will take place Sept. 9-11 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego.

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RISE West to take a deep dive into UnitedHealthcare’s housing, wraparound care model that tackles social determinants of health

Speaker Kathleen Stillo, president and chief operating officer of the clinical redesign direct care delivery unit in UnitedHealthcare’s Community & State division, talks to RISE ahead of the September conference about the organization’s mission to provide its most medically and socially complex members with better care at lower cost.

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A sneak peek at RISE West 2019

RISE West 2019 is shaping up to be bigger than ever. Our annual event returns to San Diego on September 9-11 to bring together senior leaders from Medicare Advantage health plans, commercial marketplace sponsors, Part D health plans, providers groups, pharmacy benefit managers, and accountable care organizations to discuss strategies to improve payer-provider collaboration and the member experience and address social determinants of health. We talked to Kevin Mowll, executive director of the RISE Association, and Marina Adamsky, executive director of production for RISE, to learn what’s new and what attendees can expect at this year’s premier event.

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RISE West 2018: A look at how partnerships, tools can improve your risk adjustment program

The risk adjustment track at RISE West provided attendees with useful information and innovative strategies to strengthen their programs. This article looks at the success that Brown & Toland Physicians have had with three partnerships that provided HCC Analytics, Natural Language Processing, and the Annual Health Assessment Program.

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RISE WEST 2018: How to successfully manage and survive a CMS/HHS-RADV audit

It is possible to survive a Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment Data Validation Audit, according to Deb Curry, RHIA, CCS-P, manager, risk adjustment, of Promedica, who spoke at RISE WEST 2018.

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RISE West 2018: OIG official provides insight on the potential of MA Encounter Data

RISE West 2018 featured a presentation by Joanna Bisgaier, Ph.D., deputy regional inspector general at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, on MA encounter data. Among the findings of the OIG report: The most common errors involved duplicated services, incorrect original control numbers, inappropriate codes, and missing values from other data.