Sessions powered by Optum
Wednesday, June 20, 4:40–5:25 p.m.
Bradford S. Curtis, MD, FAAP, Vice President, Senior Medical Director, Clinical Services, OptumRx
Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhoff, MD, Senior National Medical Director, Optum Behavioral Health
Jon Friedman, MD, FAST, CMO, Population Health, Optum
Ethan Berke, MD, MPH, CMO, Population Health Solutions and VP, Clinical Innovation, Optum
Health plans seek new, innovative strategies to treat the small number of medical conditions that account for a large, fast-growing share of total health care spending. These include complex medical conditions such as cancer, heart disease, chronic kidney disease, infertility and musculoskeletal issues.
Managing care for treatment of complex medical conditions is integral to ensuring members can make informed decisions regarding their health. Join this panel discussion. Learn how a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to treating complex conditions can improve clinical outcomes for members and contain costs for health insurance providers.OR
Thursday, June 21, 11:25–12:10 p.m.
Rob Mayer, Vice President, Product Strategy, Optum
Andy Merrill, Vice President, Payment Integrity, Optum
In this session, speakers will discuss how and why health plans are harnessing data, analytics and clinical expertise to focus on medical expense behavior. By using new technology and techniques, innovative health plans are transforming their payment integrity model from a group of disparate departments to a strategic center of excellence, uncovering medical expense savings opportunities in the process.OR