Accountable care organizations. The California Health Benefit
Exchange. Bundled payments. The last-minute death of premium
regulation. Data breaches.
These were some of the events
that defined Californiaís healthcare industry during 2011. What will
2012 bring? Join us on Thursday, December 15 at 10 a.m. Pacific when
Payers & Providers convenes its last but most significant Web event
of this year: The 2012 Healthcare Forecast For California.
This webinar features three of Californiaís most dynamic leaders:
Steven T. Valentine, President of The Camden Group; Henry Loubet,
chief innovation officer for mega-broker Keenan; and Jim Lott,
executive vice president of the Hospital Association of Southern
These three visionary healthcare executives will
share their predictions for the California healthcare market for
2012 and beyond. Among the topics up for discussion: Will the
Affordable Care Act pass legal muster? If not, will that create
another opening for single-payer? How is ACO formation moving along?
What progress is being made with the next health plan exchange? How
will the waiver function?
Participants will be able to:
- Describe the major trends on the horizon for the next 18
months, and receive a progress report on those currently in play
- Have a sense of the evolution of the private sector health
industry in California
- Understand what pieces of legislation and ballot initiatives
will play key roles in 2012
- Learn more about the Medicaid waiver
- Understand differing perspectives on the CMS proposal
for the Medicare shared savings model of accountable care
organizations, and the obstacles to its implementation
- Engage in interactive learning through live webinar providing
online question submission, attendee surveys, feedback and opportunity for
follow up questions, and networking with attendees, faculty and other
professionals through dedicated LinkedIn group.
Steven T. Valentine
The Camden Group
Steven T. Valentine leads The Camden Group, one of the
nationís largest consulting firms to hospitals and physician
organizations. An expert in finance, mergers and strategic
planning with more than 30 years of advisory experience, Mr.
Valentine was an early pioneer in turning around distressed
hospitals Ė a service that now enjoys huge nationwide
He also serves on the board of HealthCare
Partners, one of Californiaís largest medical groups, on the
program advisory board for the University of Southern
Californiaís school of policy, planning and development, and
on the boards of several prominent healthcare publications.
Mr. Valentine holds a masters degree in health
services administration from USC, and a bachelors degree
from San Diego State University. He earned certification
from the Ernst & Young Management program with the Kellogg
School at Northwestern University.
Chief Strategy Officer
Henry Loubet is Chief Strategy Officer for Keenan &
Associates. Mr. Loubet came to Keenan in the spring of 2003.
Named in 1997 as one of Californiaís Top 100 Healthcare
Executives, Mr. Loubet has considerable accomplishments in
executive level managed healthcare, hospital administration,
Mr. Loubet has extensive managed
healthcare experience with United Healthcare where he served
as CEO of their Western Region. Prior to United Healthcare,
Mr. Loubet was President of Foundation Health of California.
Before that, he was Senior Vice President and Regional
Executive of Health Net. In six years, he led the health
plan to grow to 500,000 members. Mr. Loubet also served as
Vice Chairman/Chief Operating Officer of the early adopter
to the online pharmacy industry, DrugEmporium.com, from
Mr. Loubet serves on a number of the
nationís premier healthcare organizations in Board of
Director and Advisory Board capacities, as well as
non-profit boards. Mr. Loubet holds masterís degrees from
University of Pittsburgh and University of San Francisco,
and a bachelor's degree from Rider University, New Jersey.
Executive Vice President, Hospital
Association of Southern California
Jim Lott is the executive vice president of the Hospital
Association of Southern California, where he is responsible
for health care policy development, advocacy, and
association communications for hospitals serving Los
Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Santa Barbara,
and Ventura Counties. He also serves on the L.A. Care Board
of Governors, the Claremont University Consortium Board of
Overseers, and the board of the Los Angeles Economic
Prior to his move to Los Angeles, Mr. Lott served a
five-year stint as the president and chief executive officer
of the Hospital Council of San Diego and Imperial Counties,
a trade association representing the hospitals and health
systems in the southern-most region of California.
Prior to San Diego, Mr. Lott served for nine years as
staff director and chief consultant to the Senate Committee
on Health and Human Services of the California Legislature.
He also held various administrative, policy development and
advocacy positions with the Los Angeles County Health
Department over a six-year period.
He holds a masterís of business administration degree
from the University of Redlands, and his bachelorís degree
from Cal State Los Angeles.