MANASQUAN NJ USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE(TM) -- FEBRUARY 24, 2006: Health plans, disease management companies and even the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are testing whether care support programs can help Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions improve their health status, while reducing spending on these chronic conditions.
Medicare Disease Management: Identifying and Engaging the Elderly Population To Improve Chronic Health Status, a March 29, 2006 audio conference, will provide inside details on how Medicare disease management programs are structured from design to patient recruitment to results.
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Please reference the following customer code when ordering: MDMPGH
During this 90-minute audio conference, your expert panel of speakers, Blake Andersen, president, Chronic Care Group, Health Sciences Institute, Dr. Randall Krakauer, national medical director, retiree markets, Aetna, and Christobel Selecky, CEO, LifeMasters Inc., will provide inside details on how disease management programs can serve the needs of Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions to improve their health status, while reducing spending on these conditions.
Can't make the scheduled date and time of the conference? See the "On-Demand" or CD-ROM options described below.
You can "attend" this program right in your office and enjoy significant savings - no travel time or hassle; no hotel expenses. It's so convenient! Invite your staff members to participate.
Your registration fee covers one telephone line from your site. Include as many individuals from your organization as you wish - there is no additional charge. Gather in a conference room and use a speakerphone.
Train your entire department for one low price!!
WHO WILL BENEFIT?
CEOs, medical directors, disease management directors, managers and coordinators, health plan executives, care management nurses, business development and strategic planning directors.
Program materials, the call access number and PDF links for the presentation files will be provided approximately one week before the program date via e-mail.
Participation in the call is just $247 per site and allows access to ONE phone line for an unlimited number of listeners at the site. We offer attractive discounts for organizations calling in from more than one location. Call (888) 446-3530 for more information.
Mark your calendar now and take a moment to register either online at the program Web site:
HOW THE AUDIO CONFERENCE WORKS:
http://www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?mdmpgh Or, call (888) 446-3530.
The conference lasts approximately 90 minutes with the last 30 minutes devoted to your questions.
No special equipment is needed; a toll-free number will be provided.
A week before the conference, you will receive instructions via e-mail on how to dial into the conference and links to download the speaker's presentations. So be sure to include your e-mail address.
SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS:
You are invited to submit your questions in advance of the program to ensure that your questions are answered. Please e-mail your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than noon on March 24, 2006. We will attempt to answer your questions during the audio conference. However, time constraints limit the number of questions that can be answered during the live Q&A so be sure to get your questions in early.
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Please reference this customer code when registering: MDMPGH