HealthEdge CEO Steve Krupa to Moderate Keynote Panel at World Health Care Congress

Panel discussion will focus on how payment transformation and business model innovation is shaping healthcare in the U.S.

Washington, D.C., May 1, 2017 — HealthEdge®, provider of the only integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform for health insurers, today announced that Steve Krupa, CEO of HealthEdge Software, will moderate a keynote panel at the 14th Annual World Health Care Congress, taking place in Washington, D.C. from April 30 through May 3. The panel discussion, on May 2 at 9 a.m., will explore the value-based reimbursement movement and its impact on payer-provider-consumer relationships, the potential of MACRA to catalyze significant industry change, and the outlook on payment reform and what it means to industry stakeholders.

The esteemed panel includes Alefiyah Mesiwala, MD, former Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation and former Senior Policy Advisor, National Economic Council, The White House; Jose Vazquez, Co-Founder and Vice President of Solutions, University of Maryland Medical System Health Plans; and Robert Wyllie, MD, Chief Medical Operating Officer, System-wide Medical Operations, Associate Chief of Staff and Professor, Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic.

“Payment transformation is making a significant impact on the entire healthcare ecosystem, including payers, providers and consumers,” said Steve Krupa, CEO of HealthEdge. “The three panelists will each provide their unique perspective, including from policy, payer and provider points of view. There is no doubt that innovation is a key component of staying current with, and ahead of new business models in healthcare. I look forward to bringing their insights to the World Health Care Congress audience.”

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