NC Plenary: Transformation Through Leadership: Multi-Payer Alignment in Transforming to Shared Accountability in North Carolina

This session will feature Patrick Conway, President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Mandy Cohen, Secretary, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and a provider (TBA) contracting with BCBS, to discuss new initiatives being implemented in North Carolina that aim to shift health care payment and care delivery away from fee-for-service, towards value. They will expand on how they have overcome barriers/challenges, succeeded in building public-private partnerships, and increased alignment across these initiatives, speaking from the commercial payer, state payer, and provider voices.

Moderator:  Mark McClellan, Director, Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy – confirmed

Speakers:

  • Patrick Conway, President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, speaking to his work in North Carolina focused on multi-payer alignment and value transformation. – Confirmed
  • Mandy Cohen, Secretary, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, speaking to her work on these new initiatives in North Carolina. – Invited
  • Provider contracting with BCBS, speaking from a provider’s perspective on these issues.
    • Wesley Burks, MD UNC Health Care – Confirmed