DST Health Solutions Announces "Health Insurance Marketplaces -- What You Need to Know, NOW!" Webinar Series
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Sessions to Provide Key Information Surrounding the Successful Implementation of Health Insurance Marketplaces
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Health Solutions (DSTHS), a leading provider of technology solutions and services to health plans, integrated delivery systems, and health care providers, has announced that it will be hosting an educational webinar series in conjunction with the release of DST Marketplace Elements®, a new solution designed to support plans participating in the new Health Insurance Marketplaces (HIMs). The goal of the webinar is to assist clients in meeting the challenges associated with the implementation of HIMs, which will go live on October 1, 2013.
Premiering March 20, 2013, the four-session series, titled "Health Insurance Marketplaces-What You Need to Know, NOW!" will address topics such as mission critical capabilities, health plan staff model changes, the expanding role of care management, and the '3 Rs': reinsurance, risk corridors, and risk adjustment. Industry experts, Tom Scully, Senior Counsel at Alston & Bird, LLP and former CMS Administrator (2001-2003), and Dr. Jonathan Weiner, professor in the Dept. of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and director of CPHIT, will join DSTHS associates in presenting the sessions.
"The advent of HIMs will represent a strategic shift in the way health insurance is purchased and managed. It is a completely new market model," said DSTHS President Steve Sabino. "We want to show our clients what they can expect from Marketplaces, and what they can do to position their organization for success before, during, and after the implementation."
The sessions are scheduled to be presented as follows:
"The Five Things You Can Do Today to Prepare for HIMs" Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 12pm Eastern Presented by Stephanie Leftwich, Director, Health Insurance Marketplace Strategy, with an introduction by Tom Scully,Senior Counsel, Alston & Bird, LLP and CMS Administrator (2001 - 2003) As the industry races toward the development and implementation of Health Insurance Marketplaces learn what steps your organization can take immediately to position it for success.
"The Three 'Rs' of HIMs–Reinsurance, Risk Corridors & Risk Adjustments" Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 1pm Eastern Presented by Amy Salls, Director, Population Health Strategy, and Jonathan WeinerDrPH professor in the Dept. of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Director of CPHIT Find out how to protect your organization from adverse selection processes in the market while stabilizing premiums in the individual and small group arenas, simply by using the three "Rs."
"HIMs & Your Staffing Model–Making it Work" Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 1pm Eastern Presented by Sharon Thompson, EVP, Office and Service Delivery, and Tom Scully,Senior Counsel, Alston & Bird, LLP and CMS Administrator (2001-2003) Is your organization prepared to handle the increase in potential business that will spring out of HIMs? Learn how to best prepare for new business, as well as what processes are best suited for outsourcing vs. what should remain "in-house."
"Care Management–Expanded Role in HIMs" Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 1pm Eastern Presented by Diana Kesser, Director, Care Management Strategy, and Tom Scully,Senior Counsel, Alston & Bird, LLP and CMS Administrator (2001-2003) As the industry shifts to an outcomes-based reimbursement model, explore the impact Care Management and Population Health will have on your bottom line. Learn how to best identify those patients who will benefit the most from early intervention. Additionally, understand how to manage your entire population more efficiently.
About DST Health Solutions DST Health Solutions, LLC, delivers systems and services that help improve efficiency, reduce operational costs, increase speed to market, and facilitate medical cost management and price containment. Our clients include commercial health plans, consumer-directed plans, government plans (Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Medicaid) and physician practices. DST Health Solutions' enterprise applications and outsourcing services include claims processing, member and provider management, benefit plan management, new product development, care management and medical management, and decision support/analytics. DST Health Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc. For more information about DST Health Solutions, contact 800.272.4799, email email@example.com, or visit www.dsthealthsolutions.com.
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