Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration

Prioritizing Super Spenders: Coverage and Care for High-Need Patients

May 19, 2017 | 10:30 AM
12:00 PM ET

Super Spenders numberIn the U.S., half of all health spending goes to care for just 5 percent of patients. Any effort to improve the efficiency of our health care dollars must prioritize those patients who spend the most. But high-spending patients aren’t a single population; they can be facing advanced illness, chronic conditions or intense but temporary health problems. To be effective, strategies targeting high-cost, high-need patients must be as diverse as the patients themselves.

Speakers on this webinar covered the following:

  • The latest taxonomy of high spenders and models for high-value care that could be effective for each group
  • Tactics for identifying high-cost patients and channeling them to value-based care initiatives
  • Use of alternative care settings, such as home-based care, that can improve outcomes and lower costs
  • The future of value-based payment in Medicare


J. Michael McGinnis
National Academy of Medicine
Adam Boehler
Landmark Health
Michael Le
Landmark Health
John Espinola
Premera Blue Cross
Clare Wrobel
Health Care Transformation Task Force
Jean Malouin
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Presentation Slides

"High Need Patients: A NAM Discussion Series," by J. Michael McGinnis
"Population Health and Management of Complex Patients," by Jean Malouin
"Patients, Payers, Providers and Purchasers Committed to Better Value Now," by Clare Wrobel
Premera Blue Cross & Landmark Health, John Espinola, Adam Boehler & Michael Le

Additional Resources

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Adam Boehler, CEO
Landmark Health
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