Opening Discussion Topic:
Given that the bottom lines of healthcare providers’ and suppliers’ are significantly impacted by their commercial health plan reimbursement, it’s imperative that the leaders of these organizations know the rules that payers are paid to play by.
During our Group Discussion, Jack Asher, MD, will present a quick overview of how funds flow through plans, and the role of a health plan medical director. This will be a great opportunity to bring your questions and hear Jack’s candid answers!
Go-Round Discussion: What’s Keeping You Up Nights? Issues for Member feedback.
Featured ABL Member Presenter:
Jack provides the quality management for Anthem’s five million commercial members in California, as well as the clinical strategy and insight in support of both fully insured and self-funded large group accounts, and the clinical leadership for small group and individual business lines. Previously, Jack was Cigna’s Northern California Market Medical Executive; and a head and neck surgeon with Permanente Medical Group.
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"Great discussions and networking. Thought-provoking dialogue - challenging insights."
"Setting aside time from my daily responsibilities at the office that allows me to learn and think about trends in the industry and how they may influence or impact my organization."