In the pilot episode of SOAP Notes with Dr. Jay LaBine, Jay sits down with Dr. Patrick Conway, CEO of Care Solutions at Optum, part of UnitedHealth Group. As CEO, Dr. Conway is responsible for leading a platform of innovative and value-based businesses including home-based services, care for dual eligible beneficiaries, urgent care centers, hospital and post-acute care, behavioral health and federal health services.
As the former Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and as the former Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Dr. Conway is considered one of the driving forces behind the national movement to value-based care.
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Here are the topics covered in the episode:
Transition to value-based care – 4:20
The impact of the Biden administration in the transition to value-based care – 8:18
Total cost of care arrangements vs. episodic care arrangements – 10:20
How to change the Medicare Fee-For-Service mindset – 12:22
The impact of COVID-19 on nursing homes – 17:01
Investing in the future of rehab care for seniors – 19:44
Drivers of health – 23:52
Post COVID-19 and the future health care – 31:05