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2019 Fall National Meeting

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Gaining a Payer Perspective: United Rheumatology, our Members and Payers collaborating to build value-based offerings

Registration for United Rheumatology’s 2019 Fall National Meeting “Gaining a Payer Perspective: United Rheumatology, our Members and Payers collaborating to build value-based offerings” is now open. The Fall Annual Meeting will deliver key insights providers need to interact successfully with payers in today’s healthcare environment. Topics include how health plans view rheumatologic therapies, how traditional medical management programs will evolve under value-based contract structures, and why health plans narrow and tier networks. There is no cost to attend the 2019 Fall Annual Meeting. Attendees will be reimbursed for their coach round trip airfare, as well as their Friday and Saturday night stay at the hotel.

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2019 Fall National Meeting
Friday, October 25 to Sunday, October 27, 2019
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek | Orlando, FL


Featured Topics

A National Health Plan’s Perspective on Value-Based Care
Kjel A. Johnson, PharmD
Vice President, Specialty Strategy and Client Solutions, CVS Health/Aetna

How Payer’s Program Evolve in a Value-Based World
Richard Popiel, MD, MBA
Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Xploration Health, LLC

The Evolution of Specialist Value-Based Programs: How Specialists Can and Should Engage with Payers
Lili Brillstein
President, Brillstein Collaborative Consulting

Case-Based Controversies in Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Alan Epstein, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Chief of Rheumatology, Pennsylvania Hospital

The Past, Present and Future of Cannabinoid Therapeutics
Mark Ratner, MD
Medical Director, Chief Science Officer Theralogix, LLC

The Potential for a National Rheumatology Quality Improvement Program: Coordination with Medicare and Other Payers
Richard W. Whitten, MD, FACP, MBA
Vice President, Medical Policy Noridian Administrative Services, LLC