The American Journal of Managed Care® Announces Dr. Shantanu Agrawal and Clay Alspach as Featured Speakers for Fall 2017 ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition Meeting

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CRANBURY, N.J.--The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) presents Dr. Shantanu Agrawal and Clay Alspach as the featured speakers for the upcoming ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition® fall 2017 meeting on October 26-27 at the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown in Nashville, Tennessee.

“Both Dr. Agrawal and Alspach bring unique insights from the world of healthcare policies and management. We aim to offer the audience the utmost understanding of the evolution in our country’s healthcare model.” said Jeff Prescott, PharmD, senior vice president of Managed Markets.

Shantanu Agrawal, MD, MPhil, president and chief executive officer of the National Quality Forum, will deliver the plenary presentation on the first day of the meeting. Dr. Agrawal is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who has played a vital role in the evolution of U.S. healthcare policies and initiatives, including improving physician experience and value of care, and tackling the opioid epidemic. He is the former deputy administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and former director of its Center for Program Integrity, during the Obama administration.

The second day’s plenary presentation will be delivered by Clay Alspach, principal at Leavitt Partners in Washington, D.C. Alspach specializes in healthcare policy and advocacy related to the Food and Drug Administration, health information technology, Medicare, and Medicaid; he is able to address the Affordable Care Act repeal and replace efforts both from political and procedural perspectives. Previously, he served as the chief health counsel for Rep. Fred Upton (R-Michigan), chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee.


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About The American Journal of Managed Care®

The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) is a peer-reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed journal that keeps readers on the forefront of health policy by publishing research relevant to industry decision makers as they work to promote the efficient delivery of high-quality care. is the essential website for managed care professionals, distributing industry updates daily to leading stakeholders. Other titles in the AJMC® family include The American Journal of Accountable Care®, Evidence-Based Oncology™ and Evidence-Based Diabetes Management™. These comprehensive offerings bring together stakeholder views from payers, providers, policymakers, and other industry leaders in managed care. To order reprints of articles appearing in AJMC® publications, please contact Dr. Jeff Prescott at (609) 716-7777, x331.


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