As payers scramble to meet new CMS Prior Auth requirements, one payer has a solution that lays the groundwork to meet the CMS requirements AND saves millions in the process.

This webinar will cover:

  • The existing bureaucratic and business hurdles inherent in current prior authorizations processes
  • How BCBSMN’s solution created seamless efficiency on top of the existing system
  • The time and cost savings realized immediately for payers and providers

This session is for:

  • CM/UM Healthcare leaders
  • Anyone who manages Prior Authorizations
  • Payer call center leaders looking for savings and efficiency

Key session takeaways:

  • Learn approaches that can drive millions in administrative savings and meet elements of the CMS prior auth rule along the way
  • Understand how to implement efficiencies years before the CMS ruling takes effect

Featured Speakers

Mark Steffen, MD, MPH

Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Dr. Mark Steffen oversees medical management strategies that encompass the organization’s medical policies, clinical programs, community health, and health equity initiatives. Dr. Steffen is also responsible for leading health care quality and affordability initiatives within the company’s medical management programs.

Michael Kolber

Partner at Manatt
Phelps and Phillips, LLP

Michael Kolber is a healthcare regulatory partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, in New York, where he advises insurers, health plans and others on state and federal regulatory issues in commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid managed care. Prior to joining Manatt, Michael was an attorney at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the General Counsel, where he worked on implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Amy Rewey

Vice President Care Management
Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota

As vice president of care management, Amy Rewey is responsible for the strategic planning, development, implementation, and administration of care management programs at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Rewey supports initiatives designed to enhance member experience, reduce health disparities, advance affordability of care and improve clinical quality.

Michael Lunzer

Founder and President
Itiliti Health

Michael is a serial entrepreneur with a track record of delivering ROI through companies that leverage technology to optimize sectors plagued with inertia. He co-founded and successfully exited several companies including Warm Health, a virtual assistant care communication platform acquired by Altegra health.

Date:  Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Time:  1pm ET / 10am PT
Duration:  1 Hour

Register now for this webinar