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AAPPO Launches Short Course Conference Call Series on Value-added Strategies for PPOs
Date:7/31/2008

es: Strategies To Engage Patients in Healthy Behaviors -- Speaker: Neal Sofian, Resolution Health

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Other topics will address the application of incentives, value based insurance design, and developing value-based products and services.

"This series will lay the foundation for PPO delivery of value-added activities around diabetes care and other chronic diseases. Value-driven health care and benefit design are the way of the future -- it puts purchasing power and incentives behind wellness approaches and evidence-based care. We're pleased to host national thought leaders in bringing this information to AAPPO members," said Greenrose.

The AAPPO Adding Value initiative is sponsored by sanofi-aventis. For more information on the series visit: http://www.aappo.org/AAPPO_VALUE/AV_01.cfm

AAPPO (http://www.aappo.org) is the leading national association of preferred provider organizations (PPOs) and affiliate organizations. PPOs put control for medical decisions in the hands of the physician and patient, resulting in easy access to the right care, provided by the right doctor, at the right time. AAPPO creates a forum for discussion and dissemination of best practices in PPO delivery systems.


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