20 episodes

Experts Meg Koepke and Melissa Cohen – Vice Presidents at Aurrera Health Group –dive deep into the healthcare program millions of people across the country rely on Medicare. Join Meg and Melissa as they meet up with patients, clinicians, policymakers, insurers, caregivers, advocates, and disruptors to talk about the evolution of this crucial program and what lies ahead. Find new episodes here or subscribe on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

Medicare Meet-Up Meg Koepke and Melissa Cohen

    • Government
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Experts Meg Koepke and Melissa Cohen – Vice Presidents at Aurrera Health Group –dive deep into the healthcare program millions of people across the country rely on Medicare. Join Meg and Melissa as they meet up with patients, clinicians, policymakers, insurers, caregivers, advocates, and disruptors to talk about the evolution of this crucial program and what lies ahead. Find new episodes here or subscribe on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

    Season 3 Episode 2

    Season 3 Episode 2

    The Medicare Team catches up with special guests Ashley Fitch, Director of Community Partnerships and Innovation from Mount Sinai and Kathy Vesley, President and CEO of Bay Aging to learn more about how they are addressing social determinants of health through building networks of community-based organizations. Meg and Melissa also discuss Medicare Open Enrollment, the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A) extension, and all things flu season.

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    • 49 min
    Season 3 Premiere

    Season 3 Premiere

    In the first episode of Season 3, Meg, Melissa, and Brede catch up on all the Medicare news that happened over summer break including the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, the Physician Fee Schedule proposed changes for MSSP, and the many new Requests for Information. Meg also checks in with Jason Rose, Chief Executive Officer of AdhereHealth, a healthcare technology solutions company centered on improving medication adherence, to get his take on the changes to Part D in the Inflation Reduction Act.

    • 29 min
    Medicare Meet-Up Health Equity Mini-Series Part 2

    Medicare Meet-Up Health Equity Mini-Series Part 2

    In this second installment of the Medicare Meet-up Health Equity Mini-Series – and the last episode of Season 2 – Meg, Melissa and Brede chat about the latest Medicare news and the recent Aurrera Health Group webinar – Making Sense of Payment Mechanisms in ACO REACH. They continue the discussion of health equity and interview Leon Caldwell, Ph.D., American Hospital Association’s senior director for health equity strategies and innovation at the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity about how hospitals can be community leaders in advancing equity.

    • 37 min
    Medicare Meet-Up Health Equity Mini-Series Part 1

    Medicare Meet-Up Health Equity Mini-Series Part 1

    In this episode of the Medicare Meet-up, Meg, Melissa and Brede talk Health Equity.  They interview Megan Thomas of Aurrera Health Group around a report prepared for the California Health Care Foundation, Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity in California and speak to Spencer Pratt from Unite Us about the importance of social care as a key component of healthcare.

    • 43 min
    March Episode

    March Episode

    The team talks about the ACO REACH Model and shares insights from the HLTH ViVE conference. Subscribe to our newsletter here.

    • 33 min
    February Episode

    February Episode

    The team from Meet Up talks all things Direct Contracting. Sign up for our weekly Medicare newsletter.


     
     

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

halllm1 ,

Very informative

Great information about a subject I know very little about. Looking forward to learning more from the knowledgeable hosts and guests!

No, I'm Not Drunk ,

Excited to learn about the ins and outs of Medicare!

The world of Medicare has been extremely difficult to navigate. I’m so happy that these women are here to help me understand what’s going on and what I can do to better my situation! This is a podcast that I definitely need!

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