Cost:

Free for HFMA Members
Buy HFMA Membership to Attend

Audience:

Health Plans
Hospitals and Other Providers
Physicians and Other Practitioners

Career level:

Executive

Recommended for:

Physician Practice

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:

None

Prerequisites:

None

Course Availability:

1 Year

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The impact of market structure on total cost of care

On Demand Webinar | Update | Operations Management

The impact of market structure on total cost of care

Description

Findings from a nationwide study of factors influencing total cost of care indicate that components of market structure may have significant value in explaining variations in baseline costs across healthcare markets. The findings also suggest the value of competition among well-organized, vertically aligned healthcare systems. This webinar will explore the policy and practical implications of these findings and offer recommendations for health systems, physician practices, health plans, and other key industry stakeholders interested in managing total cost of care.
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Identify factors influencing variations in baseline costs and growth in total cost of care across healthcare markets
  • Describe the potential value of competition among vertically integrated healthcare systems
  • Define the implications of market structure factors for health systems, physician practices, health plans, and other stakeholders working to manage total cost of care

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