October 06, 2017

Health Plan Utilization Management Master Class focuses on Reducing Medical and Pharma Costs and Improving Care Quality
-- Medical Directors, Clinical Services Executives, Senior Leaders + Managers at Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and Commercial plans from around the country to discuss and share best practices, tips and tools to streamline care transitions + more. --

    CHARLOTTE, NC, October 06, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Healthcare Education Associates' 2nd Annual Utilization Management Master Class for Health Plans heads to Chicago this month on October 24-25, 2017, at The Wyndham Grand.

Medical Directors, Clinical Services Executives, Senior Leaders and Managers at Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and Commercial plans from around the country will be discussing and sharing best practices, tips and tools to streamline care transitions and reduce unnecessary readmissions, more effectively use data to drive high-value interventions, enhance determination consistency and improve authorization charts, and examine the hierarchy of clinical evidence for UM decision making.

This two-day master class will kick-off with NCQA's Policy Manager, Alan Immelman and former Assistant Director of Policy--now consultant--Frank Stelling, M.Ed., M.P.H., presenting on essential NCQA updates and guidelines. Other seasoned industry veterans will be sharing keen insights on innovative solutions for managing difficult-to-reach members, minimizing unnecessary spending while ensuring appropriateness of care, and other critical topics.

Over 13 timely information-rich session topics will be covered by 10+ industry practitioners.

Our esteemed speaking faculty includes: Thomas Culhane, MD, MMM, MS, Chief Medical Officer ATRIO HEALTH PLANS; Tracy Curtis, MHA, BSN, RN, CCM, MMA, Director of Population Health BLUECARE TENNESSEE; Megan Barton, BSN, MHA CCM, Vice President of Medical Management HOME STATE HEALTH PLAN; and, Annette Kline, RN, BSN, Director, Population Health Management UPMC HEALTH PLAN.

More information about the master class can be found at https://goo.gl/yztDpc

About Healthcare Education Associates
Since 2005, Healthcare Education Associates has provided the healthcare industry with crucial educational and networking opportunities covering issues and topics that are often news to even the news media! With the HEA partners' 65+ years of combined conference experience, our seamless operational processes and the extensive, original research that goes into each topic, HEA has established itself as the leading provider of substantive, topical information for C-suite healthcare executives. https://www.healthcare-conferences.com/.

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Contact Information:
Will White
Healthcare Education Associate
Charlotte, North Carolina
United States
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Website: https://goo.gl/yztDpc

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