Securing Coverage via Proactive Collaboration with Private & Commercial Payers to Fulfill Evidence Expectations all while Clarifying HTA Processes, Robust & Impactful Clinical Evidence Generation Strategy Development & Achieving Successful Transitions from Level 3 to Level 1 CPT Codes
With sessions addressing the main areas of challenge in securing coverage for device products, the 13th Annual Medical Device Coverage & Reimbursement conference is the most established and well attended reimbursement program available for the medical technology industry. Among the most critical challenges, developing and continuously optimizing scientific and economic evidence necessary to exhibit product value in relation to the target population to payers of various nature continues to create difficulties for the industry, in need for further clarification on HTA and payer expectations. In addition, transitioning form a level 3 to level 1 CPT code to enhance coverage opportunities represents an area of common interest yet hurdle. Finally, establishing a holistic approach to various payer markets and involving the right stakeholders is a critical step in the route to coverage. Manufacturers, HTA’s, AMA, ACO’s, healthcare providers, commercial payers and further key stakeholders from across the country will gather to address significant issues and strategic solutions to secure coverage for innovative medical device technologies.
This year’s conference will feature discussions surrounding commercial payer policies and processes, addressing impacts of the upcoming administration, formulating a value-based reimbursement strategy, Medicare competitive bidding program and shared perspectives on proactively preparing for bundled payments. Sessions will also address coding and coverage decision mechanisms, ensuring positive recommendations from HTAs as well as strategies to best gain access in international markets. As with all Q1 conference programs, the focus of the program will be not only educational, but also enable formal and informal networking opportunities. Through a variety of payer, industry and stakeholder perspectives, this program will deliver an unparalleled networking and knowledge share opportunities.