An Update on the Rural Transition to Value Models

Event Details
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Host: 
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

This webinar provides an update on the rural transition to value-based models of health care. Also included in this webinar: Updates from the Technical Assistances and Services Center (TASC) and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP), to include both the Flex Program and policies impacting critical access hospitals (CAHs) and an update from the HRSA Office of Information Technology (OIT) on the newly redesigned Electronic Handbook (EHB) home page.

Learning objectives:

  • Learn about the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) State Innovation Models (SIM) with rural activities
  • Discover new tools for CAHs to demonstrate value to partners and participation in alternative payment models (APMs)

Speakers:

  • Tracy Morton, National Rural Health Resource Center
  • Wakina Scott & Sarah Young, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
  • Neera Agarwahl, HRSA, Office of Information Technology
  • Keith Mueller, RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis, Rural Health Value
  • Sara Leahy, Colorado Rural Health Center

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,100,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.