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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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The Coming Crisis For The Medicare Trust Fund

December 15th, 2020

Health Affairs Blog: David Muhlestein, chief strategy and chief research officer for Leavitt Partners, published a blog on Health Affairs titled “The Coming Crisis for the Medicare Trust Fund.” Medicare was established through legislation in 1965 to ensure that senior citizens would have access to health care in the later years of their lives. Shortly after […]

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Congratulations to David Muhlestein, recent addition to the AJMC editorial board

December 10th, 2020

AJMC: The American Journal of Accountable Care (AJMC) recently announced the addition of 9 new members to its editorial board, including David Muhlestein, chief strategy and chief research officer for Leavitt Partners. Congratulations and good luck to David in his new editorial position! Read the full article here.

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David Muhlestein co-authors a new study on Medicare ACO attribution methods

December 10th, 2020

AJMC: David Muhlestein, chief strategy and chief research officer for Leavitt Partners, recently co-authored a study on Medicare accountable care organization (ACO) attribution methods. The study examines patient survival rates and spending by Medicare for ACO populations based on whether the ACOs use prospective or retrospective claims-based attribution methods. Read the full article 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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RECORDING – Political Checkpoint Webinar: 2020 Election Results and the Road Ahead

November 10th, 2020

On November 10, Leavitt Partners hosted a biannual Political Checkpoint Webinar to share our perspective on the election results, implications for healthcare, and the road ahead to 2021. Insights included: Election Results: What we know, what we don’t know, perspectives on what has changed Health Care Impact: What lessons should we take from the results The Road […]

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Recording of Discussion 3: Economic Recovery

October 22nd, 2020

Andrew Croshaw, Sierra Smith, and Bert Zimmerli, EVP & CFO for Intermountain Healthcare, discussed the economic impacts of the pandemic on health systems and healthcare investment strategies. They also discussed their perspectives on what an economic recovery might look like. A recording of the discussion can be found below. Follow our company LinkedIn page to […]

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