The Virtual MedTech Conference provides the ideal environment for medical technology professionals to learn about and discuss new payment models, value based contracting reforms and private payer coverage requirements.
Below are just a few of the Payment & Reimbursement sessions that were offered at The MedTech Conference in 2019. The 2020 conference program will be available early this summer.
CMS Town Hall
This session featured an open Q&A discussion amongst senior leaders from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Topics covered included developments pertaining to medical technologies including Medicare coverage, new payment models and patient access to new technologies.
Chasing Value: Understanding How to Work with GPOs to Introduce New Health Care Innovation in the Supply Chain
During this session, attendees heard from GPOs and suppliers who have worked with them on recent experience in
What Do Hospital Administrators Really Want?
Hospital mergers and acquisitions, group purchasing organizations (GPOs), integrated delivery networks (IDNs), accountable care organizations (ACOs) and Value-Added Committees (VACs) have high expectations that their hospital administrators (HA) skill sets are growing in sophistication. The impact on traditional medical device/diagnostic sales and marketing strategies is profound and keeping up with HA learning curves and expectations can be difficult. What are the most recent trends in HA decision-making processes and how can we integrate those into our own sales and marketing programs? How can medical device companies appeal to the economic buyer and:
- Create meaningful value propositions for disruptive
- Integrate advances in technology and analytics and leapfrog the competition?
- Identify buyer segments that will respond to a strong clinical value proposition?
- Arm a clinical champion with the tools needed to grow HA interest?
This panel will consist of a moderator and three or four HA leaders. Why was this session appealing to attendees at The MedTech Conference?
Although the pace of consolidation has slowed, hospitals continue to evolve into larger health systems, including payers, outpatient clinics, specialty services, long-term care and
Value Based Health Care in Action: Enhancing Patient Outcomes and Managing Costs
This panel discussed practical implementation of
Key topics for discussion include:
- Evidence requirements for VBHC implementation
- Examples of where and why a detailed
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- Pragmatic examples of where VBHC has been implemented
- Key challenges that arise when implementing VBHC
- Suggestions for overcoming these challenges
Articulating the Value of Diagnostics: Moving Toward Value Based Approaches
The term “value” in health care has been difficult to define, yet stakeholders – from diagnostic test
Emerging Issues Regarding the HCPCS Coding Process for Medical Devices
In the midst of