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Medicaid

Utah Medicaid ACO Program: A 10-Year Review

August 3rd, 2021

In 2013, after years under managed care and a series of non-risk contracts, Utah became one of the first states in the nation to adopt an accountable care organization (ACO) model for its Medicaid program. Rather than cutting services or raising taxes when cost growth in the state’s Medicaid program became unsustainable, state leaders designed […]

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Recording of Discussion 17: Political Checkpoint – An Inflection Point

June 24th, 2021

U.S. health policy is at an inflection point as the pandemic slowly winds down and policy makers look ahead to the future. This discussion gave a glimpse behind the headlines to understand where health care policy may go over the next 6-12 months. Andrew Croshaw hosted the discussion with Josh Trent and Jennifer Colamonico, regular contributors of D.C. […]

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New Healthcare Collaborative Launches to Help Patients with Long-COVID

April 28th, 2021

Governor Mike Leavitt and Nancy-Ann DeParle Announce New, Multi-Sector Alliance to Address Long-COVID Challenges and Promote Recovery Salt Lake City, April 28, 2021—Today, Governor Mike Leavitt, former Governor of Utah and former U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services (HHS), and Nancy-Ann DeParle, former Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy […]

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Recording of Discussion 8: 2021 Investment Strategies and Growth Opportunities in Healthcare

January 14th, 2021

Andrew Croshaw, Jennifer Colamonico, and special guest Brett Glover, Partner and Healthcare Deal Advisor at KPMG, discussed the most impactful healthcare trends for investors in 2021. A recording of the discussion can be found below. Follow our company LinkedIn page to join the live broadcasts, and review upcoming topics and speakers here!

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Future Frame Discussion Blog Post: The Road Ahead

December 18th, 2020

The dominating stories of 2020 have been the pandemic and the presidential election, but will 2021 be the same kind of rollercoaster? As the vaccination campaign begins, how quickly will we see stability? As a new president takes the reins, what will his healthcare priorities look like both for COVID and beyond it? On Thursday, […]

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Recording of Future Frame Discussion Now Available HERE

December 17th, 2020

Governor Mike Leavitt, Andrew Croshaw, and healthcare futurist, Ian Morrison, had an engaging discussion reflecting on 2020 and key lessons learned as the healthcare industry prepares for 2021. A recording of the discussion can be found below. Follow our company LinkedIn page to join future broadcasts, and review upcoming topics and speakers here!

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Recording of Discussion 6: COVID-19 Vaccines

December 4th, 2020

Andrew Croshaw, Anne Marie Polak, and Chase Titensor discussed at a high-level, the COVID-19 vaccine development and distribution process. With submissions from both Pfizer and Moderna under consideration at the FDA, can we be hopeful that a vaccine on the horizon signals a return to “normal”? A recording of the discussion can be found below. […]

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Evaluating CMMI’s Latest Opportunity for Rural Payment & Delivery Transformation

November 18th, 2020

In August 2020, CMMI announced its latest rural initiative, the Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) model, a voluntary opportunity for rural communities to test care transformation supported by value-based payment reform. The CHART model includes two participation tracks, the Community Transformation Track and the ACO Transformation Track, which will offer upfront investments, predictable […]

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