Medicaid, Accountable Care Organizations, Integrated Delivery Networks And Evolving Payer Strategies Are Key Topics at Pinsonault Managed Markets Summit

Spring Conference Draws on Expertise Of National Healthcare Executives

Jan 09, 2013, 10:00 ET from Pinsonault

MT. OLIVE, N.J., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinsonault's spring 2013 Managed Markets Summit, February 26-28, is a three-day conference in Miami, Fla. aimed at bringing together thought-leaders from around the globe to discuss the critical trends impacting the nation's healthcare landscape. The conference program features fifty, high-value break-out sessions covering topics including Medicaid, accountable care organizations, integrated delivery networks, evolving payer strategies and specialty pharmacy.

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"With the Affordable Care Act now the law of the land, focus has turned to how health plans will change how they pay for healthcare services and products to reward value as opposed to volume," said Michael Sherman, MD, MBA, MS, CPE, FACPE, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc.  "At the Pinsonault Managed Markets Summit, discussion will take place about the various frameworks that payers are implementing in order to drive value, including Medical Homes, capitation, bundled payments and other models that will dramatically change the game for providers, pharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders."

Some examples of breakout sessions and speakers at this year's Summit include:

"Effective Management of Medicaid Beneficiaries," presented by Cynthia Pigg, Magellan Medicaid Administration

"A Different Strategy for Cancer Care," presented by Stephanie Padoan, RN and Amy Supraner, RPh of Aetna Pharmacy Management

"New Payer Reimbursement Models: The New Normal in Risk-Sharing Arrangements," presented by Michael Sherman MD, MBA, Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc.

"Management Use of Specialty Pharmaceuticals: Balancing Medicine with Customer Services," presented by Raechele McMahan, Prime Therapeutics

For a full list of breakout sessions go to

The Summit takes place at The InterContinental Miami, February 26-28, 2013. The cost is $2,595 per person with discounts available to groups of five or more. For more information and to register, go to

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