Verisk Health to Moderate Panel Discussion at America’s Health Insurance Plans Institute 2014

Representatives from Highmark, OSF HealthCare, and Employers’ Health Coalition to Participate in Session Titled “Separating Myth from Reality in Value-Based Healthcare”

Waltham, Mass., June 10, 2014 — Verisk Health, a leader in data-driven healthcare solutions, announced today that Matt Siegel, senior vice president, Population Health for Verisk Health, will be moderating a panel discussion at the American’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute 2014 on Thursday, June 12, in Seattle. The session, Separating Myth from Reality in Value-Based Healthcare, will include panelists Brian Day, Ed.D., director of Advanced Analytics at Highmark, Tim Vega, M.D., FAAFP, medical director at OSF Health Management, and Bruce Sherman, M.D., FCCP, FACOEM, medical director of Employers’ Health Coalition. Verisk Health is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK).

“The healthcare industry has seen a dramatic shift toward adopting new, value-based payment and delivery models,” said Matt Siegel. “This panel will share the unique perspectives of payers, providers, and employers and discuss their firsthand experience on the challenges, opportunities, and results of healthcare delivery and payment transformation as well as the programs and strategies driving results.”

During the session, panelists will also share the ways they are meeting the demand for increased transparency, accountability, and information sharing. The breakfast panel discussion will run from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, in room 620 at AHIP Institute 2014. Verisk Health will also exhibit at the conference at booth 405.

AHIP is the national trade association representing the health insurance industry. Its members provide health and supplemental benefits to more than 200 million Americans through employer-sponsored coverage, the individual insurance market, and public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. In addition, each year, AHIP draws industry leaders to many conferences across the country, including this year’s Institute 2014.

About Verisk Health
Verisk Health is transforming the business of healthcare by providing data services, analytics, and advanced technologies that answer the industry’s most complex challenges. With a focus on reducing risk across all domains of healthcare, Verisk Health’s broad solution suite is designed to help health plans, employers, providers, and other risk-bearing entities improve the quality of healthcare delivery, reduce costs, ensure appropriate revenue, pay claims accurately, and support compliance. From effective population health management, quality reporting, revenue accuracy, and chart retrieval to tackling fraud, waste, and abuse, Verisk Health is committed to answering the unique challenges of its clients. Verisk Health is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK).


Ashley DePaolo

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