During this session, Partner Jeremy Earl moderated a panel that discussed how value-based care models are delivering care to individuals with complex conditions and those with significant healthcare and social needs. The panel also provided perspectives from executives at companies that are revolutionizing the delivery of care to high-needs populations and demonstrating how doing good can also be a successful business model.
Session panelists included:
- Christopher Aguwa, Executive Vice President & Head of Growth and Business Development, Cityblock
- Benjamin Kornitzer, MD, Chief Medical Officer, agilon health
- Hank Watson, Chief Development Officer, American Health Partners
- Lea Tompsett, Head of Provider Enablement, Waymark
Top takeaways included:
- Focus on Empowering and Elevating Providers. The companies that are successfully delivering care to complex populations are those that are focused on empowering and elevating providers to fill in gaps in care; such entities also succeed on cost and outcome goals as a result. These companies primarily focus on primary care providers (PCPs), nursing homes and related front-line providers. The panelists who focus their efforts on primary care do so in the belief that primary care can have the greatest impact on outcomes. Traditionally, primary care has been delivered within the four walls of a PCP’s office, with fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursement. Companies take different approaches to moving outside of this traditional model: Some focus on extending services outside of the PCP’s office to fill in gaps in care, such as deploying nurses to the home. Others seek to enable PCPs with data and [...]