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Health Policy Commission (HPC) Update on Provider Organization Registration Requirements

The HFMA MA-RI Chapter is pleased to announce the following opportunity for you to participate in an informative and educational audio webcast. Your participation can be from your office or any other convenient setting and is free for HFMA members.

Per Chapter 224, the Health Policy Commission (HPC) is required to develop and administer a provider registration process.  Kara Vidal, HPC’s Program Manager for the Registration of Provider Organizations will be discussing the overall requirements, the recently completed first phase of this process, the plans and timing for Phase 2, and how the HPC and the state plans to use the results.


Kara Vidal
Program Manager, Registration of Provider Organizations
Health Policy Commission, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Kara Vidal joined the Health Policy Commission (HPC) in 2013 to lead the agency’s Registration of Provider Organizations Program. Before joining the HPC, Kara worked at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, where her responsibilities included regulation development and program design, with a focus on patient safety and quality of care issues in hospitals and long-term care. Prior to her role at the Department, Kara worked as a policy analyst for the Ministry of Health of Chile. Kara received her MPH with a concentration in Health Services Management and Policy from Tufts University.

02-10-2015Audio Webcast  
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Integration and Innovation - Challenges and Results
- Currently only online registration is available.

Joint Program Presented by: The Enterprise Performance Management and Physician Practice Management Committees

Register today for this timely program highlighting the state of healthcare INTEGRATION and showcasing the promise and potential of INNOVATION. Our healthcare system is characterized by rising integration and innovative practices.  The morning will focus on state of the art, and state of the states (MA and RI) in INTEGRATION strategy and options.  We’ll take stock of where we are and where high performing organizations are heading.  The afternoon will showcase INNOVATIONS in healthcare, including practical ways to adapt them for local use.  Hear how organizations empower patients to become more active agents in managing their health using a variety of tools including portals, telemedicine, wearables and social media.

03-20-2015Four Points Sheraton, 1125 Boston-Providence Turnpike, Norwood, MA 02062 Roger Price, Stephen Saudek, Amy Guay, CHFP & Annamarie Monks 
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Annual Award Wine Dinner Social

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05-14-2015Downtown Harvard Club  
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HFMA Region 1 Conference
- 5/19/2015-05/21/2015

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05-19-2015Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut  
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Managed Care Conference
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06-05-2015Four Points Sheraton, 1125 Boston-Providence Turnpike, Norwood, MA 02062 James Donohue, MBA & Jan Costa 
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