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AHCA/NCAL provides free webinars as a member benefit for our members to gain important industry knowledge in your own facility, office or home by participating in an effective learning opportunity for the long term care professional.  With little time to spare, participating in webinars allow you to stay up-to-date on the latest in our industry and further your knowledge and professional development in a convenient and time efficient manner.  Webinars will be archived so that they can be accessed by AHCA/NCAL members in the event that they are unable to participate in the live webinar.  If you would like to be notified when an archived webinar will be made available, register for the live event and also visit the webinars on-demand page to browse the archive library. 

Starting January 2020, non-members will now be able to register for AHCA/NCAL webinars* for a small fee. A Certificate of Attendance will be available upon viewing the live event for you to self-submit for CE credit. 

*AHCA reserves the right to open a webinar to the general public/ non-members on a case by case basis. 

  • Direct Contracting 101: Opportunity for SNF/PAC to Lead?

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 12/08/2020 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    Direct Contracting is one of the newest, voluntary Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) risk sharing models aimed at transforming care delivery and moving providers from volume to value. Direct Contracting is based on lessons learned from ACOs and features of Medicare Advantage and encourages participation by organizations serving dually eligible and complex needs populations. It provides a potential path for innovative SNF/PAC providers to lead in managing risk. Join this webinar to learn more about Direct Contracting -- key features, participation options, beneficiary criteria, payment and quality, model waivers, and opportunity for SNF/PAC.

    Direct Contracting is one of the newest, voluntary Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) risk sharing models aimed at transforming care delivery and moving providers from volume to value. Direct Contracting is based on lessons learned from ACOs and features of Medicare Advantage and encourages participation by organizations serving  dually eligible and complex needs populations. It provides a potential path for innovative SNF/PAC providers to lead in managing risk.  Join this webinar to learn more about Direct Contracting -- key features, participation options, beneficiary criteria, payment and quality, model waivers, and opportunity for SNF/PAC.

    Meet the Speakers:

    Tyler Cromer, Principal, ATI Advisory

    Nisha Hammel, Senior Director, Population Health Management, AHCA

    This webinar is available to AHCA/NCAL members only. 
    How to Register: 
    • To avoid technical problems, use Google Chrome. 
    • Members will need to log in using their existing AHCA/NCAL username and password first. 
    • Once you are logged in to the website you will be able to register by clicking the green register button at the top of the page. 
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    • If you are new to the site, you can create an account here. Answer all fields on the create an account page- especially locating your company name. You can search by name or zip code. After creating an account, you will be able to register for the webinar. 

    Need further assistance? Email educate@ahca.org

    Nisha Hammel

    Senior Director, Population Health Management, AHCA

    As Senior Director of Population Health Management for the American Health Care Association, Nisha Hammel advises on and assists members with care transformation and innovative payment models including provider-led special needs plans, bundled payments, direct contracting and other risk models.

    Nisha is a health care leader and strategic thinker with over 18 years of post-acute care experience. She has served in varied roles including Senior Vice-President of Operations, Senior Vice President of Home Health and Hospice, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategy.  Most recently, Nisha spearheaded the due diligence exploration of a post-acute provider-owned Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan and led the advocacy efforts for LeadingAge Ohio.  Nisha is skilled at building critical partnerships and strategic alliances.   

    Nisha has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame and an M.S.W. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  She also holds a Specialist in Aging Certificate from the University of Michigan.

    Tyler Cromer

    Principal, ATI Advisory

    Tyler Overstreet Cromer joins ATI after more than a decade of experience in federal health policy and budget at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). She advises clients on innovative financing and delivery models.

    Most recently, Tyler served as a senior executive at OMB providing oversight and expertise for budget development and execution across the Department of Health and Human Services. She is particularly interested in payment policy and healthcare delivery system reform and in providing insights to clients building on her years of experience shaping federal policy on these topics. Tyler was in on the ground floor of many of the reforms to traditional Medicare, having led efforts at OMB related to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) since its inception until her arrival at ATI. Tyler also worked on the initial design and regulations implementing the Medicare Shared Savings Program. She has provided oversight of and guidance to various other health programs and agencies, including the Older Americans Act programs administered by the Administration for Community Living, federal policy related to electronic medical records, and the administrative budget of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

    Tyler has a Masters of Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University.

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