June 10, 2015
In this issue, you will find:
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DSRIP Medicaid Redesign in New York—Competing Rochester Health Systems Join Forces to Revamp Care Delivery for the Community
DSRIP Medicaid Redesign in Texas—Community Care Collaborative Transforming Care in Texas
Value-Based Payment and the IPA—5 Key Considerations
Grow Your Own Work Force Through the Clinical Care Extender Program
COPE's Health Care Talent Innovations Fills a Crucial Gap on the Path to Real Health Care Reform
Team Member Spotlight: Evan King, Executive Vice President
   
 
What’s in store: June 2015
In the June 10, 2015 edition of the COPE Monthly Digest, we look at the governance structure of the newly formed Finger Lakes Performing Provider System, delve into the Community Care Collaborative in Texas—whose two corporate members are Seton Healthcare Family and Travis County Health District, share the top five considerations when creating an independent practice association (IPA), offer strategies on how to grow your own work force, and examine care coordination solutions. We’re here to empower you with the knowledge and tools to transform health care for tomorrow.
COPE Health Solutions
is proud to sponsor the
2015 CAPG Healthcare Conference
June 11 – 14, 2015
at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego.
We hope to see you there!
  Thought Leadership, Visionary Transformation
Competing Rochester Health Systems Join Forces to Revamp Care Delivery for the Community
Authors: Mallory Johnson, MHA and Allen Miller
The state of New York plans to transform health care delivery for Medicaid patients through the Medicaid 1115 Demonstration Waiver it has negotiated with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Waiver aims to save $17.1 billion of Medicaid federal money over a five-year period...
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Community Care Collaborative
Transforming Care in Texas
Author: Michael Hunter, Vice President
The Community Care Collaborative (CCC) in Travis County, Texas, demonstrates what can be accomplished through a Medicaid 1115 Waiver Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. Under the program, the Collaborative expanded access to primary and specialty care, improved care for patients with chronic conditions, and integrated behavioral health care...
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Value-Based Payment and the IPA—5 Key Considerations
Authors: Allen Miller, CEO, and Evan King, MPH, MA, Executive Vice President
One of the biggest challenges and opportunities facing providers today is the rapid shift from a fee-for-service payment model to a value-based payment model. An increasing percentage of the market is transitioning to managed care across the country and payers want to see more value for their health care dollars. However, it can be difficult for independent physicians and smaller... | Read More |
 
  Health Care Talent Innovations
Grow Your Own Work Force Through the Clinical Care Extender Program
Author: Stephanie Santos, Manager
In 2005, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, Calif., along with its sister hospital St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo, Calif., launched COPE Health Solutions Health Care Talent Innovations Clinical Care Extender (CCE) program. The program has been a significant success in training future health care workers with the advantage of keeping jobs...
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COPE's Health Care Talent Innovations Fills a Crucial Gap on the Path to Real Health Care Reform
Author: Wells Shoemaker, MD
Care management has revolutionized both quality and affordability in California’s organized systems of care—and now it’s poised to make an impact across the entire spectrum of health care. COPE Health Solutions’ Health Care Talent Innovations (HCTI) service line is in a prime position to...
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  Team Member Spotlight
Evan King, Executive Vice President
As the leader of Consulting Services for COPE Health Solutions, Evan King has been instrumental in developing the company’s key service lines, competencies and skilled workforce that have helped clients across the country, including California, Texas, Washington and New York. King has directed the strategic planning, design and implementation of complex engagements that have allowed COPE Health Solutions’ clients to prepare for health care reform by focusing on...
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