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October 2, 2008

CHASE to Host "Pay For Performance" Discussion Forum

The Center for Health and Aging Services Excellence will host a forum, “Pay for Performance: Do We Get What We Pay For?”, designed for students, faculty, and community members on Thursday, October 23 from 4:00-5:15 in the Ojibwa and Ho-Chunk rooms in Davies Center.

Pay for Performance, also known as value-based purchasing, rewards providers for meeting performance measures for quality and efficiency on the job. Panelists include Brad Shiverick, Vice President of Quality for MyInnerView, Robert Held, Director of Nursing Facility Rates and Policy Division at the Minnesota Department of Human Services, David Mills, Vice President for Midwest Operations of Golden Living, and Duncan McDougall, Managing Partner of Pathway Health Services. Douglas Olson, associate professor of management and marketing, will moderate the discussion.

Participants and Panelists will explore the positive and negative impacts of Pay for Performance, how quality is impacted by this new approach for reimbursement, intended consequences of the system, and what the future holds for Pay for Performance.

The forum will be followed by a reception with refreshments from 5:15-5:45 p.m. “Pay for Performance” is jointly sponsored by CHASE, the Western Wisconsin Regional Geriatric Education Center, and the Department of Economics. Registration is not necessary. Please contact Meredith Wolf at 715-836-3543 or wolfm@uwec.edu if you would like more information.