By Monica E. Oss Based on my work the past six months, I would describe the “path” to value-based reimbursement (VBR) for provider organizations as bumpy. I hear lots of frustrations from health plan managers about provider organization lack of ability to commit to a specific program, rates, and performance measures—and concerns about the contract management capabilities of those provider organizations. On the flip side, provider organization managers are concerned about the lack of data for developing value-based rates and the long lag times between discussions and moving ahead with actual VBR contracts. [caption id="attachment_794851" align="alignright" width="150"] Carole Matyas[/caption] I view these as “bumps…
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COVID-19 Risk Management Plan August 11, 2021

We are excited to return to sunny southern California for The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute at the picturesque Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, August 23-26, 2021. To help plan your in-person attendance, visit for a schedule of events happening throughout the week.

The resurgence of the COVID Delta variant has certainly created new challenges for the country and for our families. Fortunately, the available COVID vaccinations have been very successful in preventing symptomatic infections and illness. But I did want to let you know that our team at OPEN MINDS is committed to making our executive events as safe as possible and have an active risk management plan in place. I wanted to share with you the key elements of our plan:

We will continue to monitor any changes in the CDC recommendations for the continued safety of the public. If you have any concerns or questions, feel free to reach out to a member of our team at or by phone at 877-350-6463. We look forward to seeing you at The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute.

Monica E. Oss
Chief Executive Officer

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