This call featured an overview of the different kinds of multi-payer initiatives and strategies currently underway across the country. Following the overview representatives from North Carolina presented on the multi-payer demonstration underway in the state. The first North Carolina presentation featured a representative from a Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) network, focusing on how the multi-payer demonstration is implemented on the ground and in practices using the CCNC infrastructure. A representative from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina presented on the multi-payer demonstration from a private payer perspective. The presentations were followed by a facilitated discussion during which the states in the NC IMPaCT Learning Community discussed and raised questions based on their own multi-payer initiatives.
- Mary Takach, Program Director, National Academy for State Health Policy
- Randy Barrington, Quality Improvement Coordinator, Community Care of the Lower Cape Fear
- Dr. Patti Forest, Senior Medical Director, Network Quality and Performance, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina