Session Spotlight:
The Nation's First Prior Auth Automation using HL7® Da Vinci Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR®) IGs

  • A Virtual Event on Zoom
  • May 22 - 25, 2023
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WASHINGTON DC USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE™ -- MARCH 23, 2023: In this case study, Heidi Kriz, MPH, RD, the Director of Medical Policy and Medical Management at Regence Health Plans, and Raj Godavarthi, AVP of Technology & Interoperability at MCG Health, will discuss how new automation technology can be applied to reduce the burdens of prior authorization for healthcare payers and providers. These two interoperability experts are members of the HL7® Da Vinci Project and will provide an overview of prior auth automation solutions they co-implemented last October with a provider. This overview will include success metrics such as time savings, improved payer-provider communication, increased accuracy of clinical documentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Establish the process and implementation needs so you can prepare for the forthcoming CMS Final Rule.
  • How to implement scalable prior authorization automation.
  • The real-world measurements that help constitute a successful prior auth automation program.
Speaker Lineup - Learn from the Experts!

Adam Milam, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic

Ajay Jayakumar, Mayo Clinic

Alexandra Mugge, CMS

Andrew Hamilton, Alliance Chicago

Andrew Scholnick, AARP

Anna Hyde, Arthritis Foundation

Asfiya Mariam, DC Dept. of Health Care Finance

Christol Green, Elevance Health

Danielle Lloyd, America's Health Insurance Plans

Darcie Bradley, Pediatric Care Network

Dave Cassel, Health Gorilla

David Poms, DC Primary Care Assoc.

Elizabeth Fowler, PhD, JD, CMMI

Ellen Anderson- White, Evernorth

Hans Buitendijk, Oracle Cerner

James Dom Dera, MD, New Health Collaborative

Jamie Ferguson, NCVHS Standards Sub Committee

Jay Nakashima, eHealth Exchange

Joe Solicito, FindHelp

John Ohanian, CA Health and Human Services

Jolie Ritzo, Civitas Networks for Health

Jonathan Burow, Independent Health

Karen Dales, AmeriHealth CaritaS

Kristina Burnaska, CAQH
Laura McCrary, KONZA

Lukasz Nosol, Optum

Marquita Davis, Mayo Clinic

Marshall Chin, MD, University of Chicago

Mary Lynn Bushman, National Government Services

Matt Doyle, Epic TIS

Maxim Abramsky, Edifecs

Melissa Williams, National Patient Advocate Foundation

Michael Currie, UnitedHealth Group

Michelle Hood, American Hospital Association

Micky Tripathi, PhD, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Mimi Hall, Manifest Medex

Paul Wilder, CommonWell Health Alliance

Raphe Schwartz, Children's Hospital Colorado

Rebekah Angove, PhD, Patient Advocate Foundation

Rick Foerster, Privia Health

Ryan Bosch, MD, Socially Determined

Sherry Wilson, Jopari

Tammy Banks, NCVHS Standards Sub Committee

Tara Rose, OptumInsight

Teresita Oaks, Parkland Health

Therasa Bell, Kno2

Zoe Barber, The Sequoia Project

More sessions & speakers are being added daily!
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Early Bird Ends March 31st

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