Wrap-up Expert Panel Discussion: How will the Health Care Revolution Play Out? Predictions for 2021

Presented on:
November 19, 2020 9:00 AM PT
1 hour, 20 minutes

As our Health Care Executive Webcast Series closes, the industry landscape could likely look very different from when the sessions launched just three months prior. Several notable experts return to explore key themes addressed during the series and reflect on where C-suites should focus attention in 2021.

*Please note, this webcast is part of our seven-part 2020 Health Care Executive Webcast Series: Consequences of a Crisis & Revolutionizing Care. The entire series is priced at $149 and provides access to all webcasts. $25 off two or more registrations. Must register at the same time to receive discount.

Webcasts will be available via recording following the series, however CPE is only available for attending live sessions. Recorded sessions don’t qualify for CPE per the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) guidelines.



Eric Klein, Esquire, National Healthcare Team Leader and Partner, Sheppard Mullin

Eric Klein is a nationally-recognized leading health care lawyer, and is team leader of the 170+ attorney national health care practice of Sheppard Mullin. Klein is one of the most active physician group and hospital M&A lawyers, having advised on more than 60% of all major managed care physician group transactions in the Western United States in the past five years. With over 30 years of practical legal and business experience, his practice focuses on health care, technology, and related industries. Klein has helped to create, acquire, joint venture, and operate multiple health plans across the country, including for Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, commercial, and exchange products. He has led over 60 health plan merger and acquisition projects in recent years.

Susan Dentzer, Senior Policy Fellow, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

Susan Dentzer is one of the nation's most respected health and health policy thought-leaders and a frequent speaker and commentator on television and radio, including PBS and NPR, and an author of commentaries in Modern Healthcare, the New England Journal of Medicine, and other prominent publications. She’s a senior policy fellow at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, the Washington, D.C.-based arm of Duke University, where she focuses on health system transformation, biopharmaceutical policy, and other key health policy issues. She’s also the editor and lead author of the book Health Care Without Walls: A Roadmap for Reinventing US Health Care.

Paul Holden, FHFMA, Partner, Health Care Consulting, Provider Reimbursement Enterprise Services, Moss Adams

Paul Holden has been in public accounting since 2003. He provides business assurance and reimbursement consulting services to health care providers in acute and post-acute settings throughout the Western United States. Holden is well-versed in preparing Medicare and Medicaid cost reports, assisting clients during third-party audits, formulating appeals of audit issues in connection with cost reports, and assisting critical access hospitals, rural health clinics, and federally-qualified health centers with billing and reimbursement issues. He explores the role of the Medicare cost report and claims data in the diagnosis related groups (DRG) and Ambulatory Payment classifications (APC) rate-setting processes, wage index cost-finding and labor market definitions with a focus on wage index reform, and Medicare cost report data-mining and benchmarking.

Steve Rice, Area Chairman, Human Resources & Compensation Consulting Practice, Gallagher

Steve Rice is Area Chairman of Gallagher’s Human Resources & Compensation Consulting practice. Rice brings more than 30 years of health care operations and consulting experience, including administrative positions in acute care, long-term care, and physician practice management. Rice specializes in the areas of physician compensation, acquisition, and integration. He has significant experience in assessing the fair market value of physician compensation and hospital economic relationships. Additionally, Rice has extensive consulting experience communicating to boards and senior management the challenges of integrating physician practices into health care organizations. Rice concentrates his consulting in the areas of designing income distribution plans for primary care, specialty, and sub-specialty physicians, as well as for advanced practitioners. In addition, Rice assists clients in structuring physician affiliation models such as direct employment versus professional service agreements. Rice has a B.S. in public administration from the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, as well as an MBA specializing in health care from the University of St. Thomas.