The ACO Show
117. Advanced Care Planning in Value Based Care

117. Advanced Care Planning in Value Based Care

February 21, 2022

Josh (@DrJIsrael), Emily Maxon, and Dr. Stephen Bekanich and Steve Wardle from @iris_healthcare discuss advance care planning and why it is such an important part of healthcare. 

116. Healthcare Investing

116. Healthcare Investing

February 7, 2022

Josh (@DrJIsrael), Brian (@chiglinsky) and Bijan (@bijans) discuss healthcare investing, including the difference between venture capital and private equity, some of the challenges of company mergers and when a venture-backed company should try to become a publicly traded stock.

115. The Future of Medicare with Dr. Rick Gilfillan

115. The Future of Medicare with Dr. Rick Gilfillan

January 24, 2022

Co-host Brian (@chiglinsky) is joined by Dr. Farzad Mostashari (@Farzad_MD), CEO and co-founder of Aledade, and Dr. Richard Gilfillan, former Deputy Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation from 2010 to 2013, for a special episode of The ACO Show. They discuss the future of Medicare and Dr. Gilfillan’s recent co-authored, two-part piece in Health Affairs, “Medicare Advantage, Direct Contracting, And The Medicare ‘Money Machine’.” 
 

114. The Value of Medicaid

114. The Value of Medicaid

January 10, 2022

Josh (@DrJIsrael) and Brian (@chiglinsky) discuss the value of Medicaid now and in the future with Chelsea Graves Aledade’s Director of Medicaid Network, and Mohamed Arif, Aledade’s Director of Medicaid Strategy. 

113. Medicare Innovation Center’s Future Vision On Health Equity

113. Medicare Innovation Center’s Future Vision On Health Equity

December 13, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) and Kisha (@kdavis) discuss the Medicare Innovation Center’s white paper on their vision for health equity over the next 10 years.

112. CMMI’s 10 Year Vision

112. CMMI’s 10 Year Vision

November 29, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) is joined by Travis Broome (@Travis_Broome) Sean Cavanaugh (@dc_cavanaugh), and Farzad Mostashari (@Farzad_MD). Together, they delve into the five strategic objectives (available below) released in CMMI’s recent white paper on their vision for the next 10 years.

1. Drive Accountable Care
2. Advance Health Equity
3. Support Care Innovations
4. Improve access by addressing affordability
5. Partner to achieve systemic transformation

111. Commercial Insurance

111. Commercial Insurance

November 15, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) and Brian (@chiglinsky) are joined by Jennifer Heffernan, Director of Commercial Payer Performance at Aledade (@AledadeACO). They discuss the difference between Medicare, Medicaid and commercial payers and how Aledade works with commercial payers. They also talk about the benefits both patients and commercial payers experience when joining an ACO.

110. Medicare Advantage

110. Medicare Advantage

November 1, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) is joined by Mike Stanzione, Director of Medicare Advantage @AledadeACO. They discuss the differences between “Traditional” Medicare and Medicare Advantage (including additional benefits offered through Medicare Advantage), some controversies about Medicare Advantage and how Aledade is bringing valued based care to patients in the Medicare Advantage program.

109. Medicaid In North Carolina

109. Medicaid In North Carolina

October 18, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) is joined by Mandy Cohen (@SecMandyCohen), Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. They discuss the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in North Carolina, ongoing Medicaid pilots to improve healthcare in the state, and how and why North Carolina continues to be a leader in healthcare innovation.

108. Healthy For The Holidays

108. Healthy For The Holidays

October 4, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) is joined by Samantha Rosenthal, Manager in New Ventures at Aledade, and Jessica Edwards, Senior Market Manager at Aledade. Together, they discuss “Healthy For The Holidays”, an Aledade initiative to remind patients about their practice’s hours during the holiday season and alternative ways to contact them should they need to speak to their provider. 

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