Presentation on theme: "Cost Assessment of Collaborative Healthcare Shandra Brown Levey, PhD, Clinical Psychologist Emma Gilchrist, MPH, Project Manager Warren Pettine, Medical."— Presentation transcript:
Cost Assessment of Collaborative Healthcare Shandra Brown Levey, PhD, Clinical Psychologist Emma Gilchrist, MPH, Project Manager Warren Pettine, Medical Student University of Colorado Denver Department of Family Medicine Collaborative Family Healthcare Association 16 th Annual Conference October 16-18, 2014 Washington, DC U.S.A. Session #F4b Saturday, October 18, 2014
Faculty Disclosure We have not had any relevant financial relationships during the past 12 months.
Learning Objectives At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to: Describe a novel approach to calculating the cost of integration. Discuss the benefits of a multidisciplinary team in developing integrated care initiatives. Identify the policy implications of assessing cost for integrated care.
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Learning Assessment A learning assessment is required for CE credit. A question and answer period will be conducted at the end of this presentation.
CoACH Origins Prescription for Health/ACT/SHAPE Work with practices to determine the cost of integrating to determine a global payment CoACH automates this process and provide a tool for interested practices to determine financial factors and workflow associated with integration activities
Developed by multidisciplinary team –Psychology –Public Health –Economics –Actuarial Science –Biostatistics –Integrated Primary Care Practices Input from primary care providers, behavioral health providers, practice managers, medical assistants, front desk staff, CFOs, administrators
: CoACH: Cost Assessment of Collaborative Healthcare On-line tool to determine the estimated incremental expenditure of integrating behavioral health and primary care. Practices are asked to work with others in their organization for improved accuracy of estimates. Practices receive: an estimated incremental expenditure to complete the work proposed the building blocks for an accurate and adjustable workflow average reimbursed amounts across payer types based on the Colorado APCD data by month and year
Some information CoACH requires Payer mix percentages by practice Estimations for FTE of involved personnel Average monthly mid-point salaries and benefits Number of patients in the practice Types of collaborative or integrated care activities the practice currently does or plans to do Estimated time per week providers and staff participate in integrated care activities
Tips for Completing CoACH CoACH can be paused and returned to using a link sent to the address practices provide. Working with a team to complete CoACH can help improve accuracy input regarding integration activities, personnel responsible for activities, and activity time approximations.
Policy Implications All participants in the health care system need objective, evidence-based information to make critical decisions about how to allocate health care resources. o Employers o Insurers o Patients o Providers o State Policymakers o Federal Policymakers
Session Evaluation Please complete and return the evaluation form to the classroom monitor before leaving this session. Thank you!