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Health Equity and Health Plans - A Way Forward
Join us for a one hour panel-style webinar hosted by Freed Associates. Hear experts from Anthem, Inland Empire Health Plan and SameSky Health discuss how health plans are stepping up as health equity leaders. Freed Associates moderator Chris Jaeger, will guide a lively discussion on:

• Why we’re finally at a tipping point — or are we?
• The impact of new state and federal regulations
• The role of data in identifying disparities in care, informing action, and tracking progress
• How plans are breaking down silos and collaborating with new partners
• Why payment models and reimbursement must change
• And more

Our Panelists:

Abner Mason, Founder & CEO @SameSky Health
Jarrod McNaughton, M.B.A., Chief Executive Officer @Inland Empire Health Plan
David Pryor, M.D., M.P.H, Regional Vice President and Medical Director @Anthem, Inc.

Moderator:
Chris Jaeger, M.D., M.B.A., Vice President @Freed Associates

Oct 4, 2022 03:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Abner Mason
Founder & CEO @SameSky Health
Abner Mason is a health equity leader dedicated to creating a more just, equitable, and effective healthcare system. As the founder and CEO of SameSky Health, he guides a team of diverse professionals who strive every day to improve outcomes and lower costs on behalf of health plans. SameSky Health is a post-Series B venture-backed company with leading investors including 7wireVentures, Tufts Health Plan, Magnetic Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and DaVita Venture Group.
Jarrod McNaughton, M.B.A.
Chief Executive Officer @Inland Empire Health Plan
Jarrod McNaughton brings a person-focused philosophy to leadership and life. IEHP is one of the 10 largest Medicaid health plans, and the largest not-for-profit Medicare-Medicaid Plan, in the U.S. As CEO, Jarrod works collaboratively with his governing board to set the strategic vision and provide executive leadership for the organization. He cultivates IEHP’s strong partnership with providers, hospitals, and hundreds of community partners to deliver quality whole-person care to more than 1.5 million members.
David Pryor, M.D., M.P.H.
Regional Vice President and Medical Director @Anthem, Inc.
Dr. Pryor works closely on the Anthem California Commercial Large and Strategic accounts, partnering with the team to develop innovative medical management programs and clinical strategies that positively impact healthcare quality, outcomes, and cost of care for California Commercial customers. He is the co-founder of Anthem’s Physician Council on Health Equity. In addition, he previously founded and operated the health information website BlackWomensHealth.com.
Chris Jaeger, M.D., M.B.A. (Moderator)
Vice President @Freed Associates
Dr. Jaeger brings more than 20 years of broad healthcare experience extending from direct patient care delivery to executive leadership in medical informatics, care model transformation, value based care innovation, and patient advocacy with a particular focus on health equity. Dr. Jaeger is passionate about how payment and care delivery transformation can be used to achieve equitable, high quality care.