Webinar: Health Care Innovation Awards Round Two - Overview of Categories Three and Four

The CMS Innovation Center held the third in a series of webinars for potential applicants interested in applying to to Health Care Innovation Awards Round Two on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Subject matter experts presented on the remaining two of the four innovation categories:

  • Transform the financial and clinical models of specific types of providers and suppliers
  • Improve health of populations through better prevention efforts

Subject matter experts from across the Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services served as guest speakers to provide details and answer questions regarding the specified innovation categories.

 

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This webinar was primarily intended for potential applicants interested in submitting proposals for innovative service and delivery payment models in the specified categories. The priority areas that these two categories addressed included:

Category Three priority areas:

  • Models for specific physician specialties and sub-specialties
  • Models for pediatric providers who provide services for complex medial issues

Category Four priority areas:

  • Models that lead to better prevention and control of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, HIV/AIDS
  • Models that promote behaviors that reduce the risk for chronic disease
  • Models that promote adherence and self-management skills
  • Models that prevent falls among older adults
  • Broader models that link clinical care with community-based interventions

Subject matter experts who served as guest speakers included:

Category Three:
Sheila Hanley
Group Director, Policy and Programs
CMS Innovation Center

Jeffrey Clough, M.D.
Patient Care Models Group
CMS Innovation Center

Category Four:
Anand Parekh, M.D., M.P.H.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Science and Medicine)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Peter Briss, M.D.
Medical Director
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
U.S. Centers for Disease Control

Naomi Tomoyasu, Ph.D
Deputy Director
Prevention and Population Health Care Models Group
CMS Innovation Center

For more information on the Health Care Innovation Awards Round Two, please visit the Health Care Innovation Awards Round Two webpage.