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2023 Hospital @ Home Leadership Summit Speaker Bio

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Jatin K. Dave, MBBS, MPH, FACP, Chief Medical Officer, MassHealth Director, Office of Clinical Affairs, For Health Consulting at U Mass Chan Medical School

As the Chief Medical Officer of MassHealth, Jatin provides strategic, clinical, and policy leadership and oversight of all healthcare services for MassHealth members and represents the program on clinical matters. In his dual medical leadership roles, Jatin is the primary clinical liaison between MassHealth (Massachusetts Medicaid and CHIP) and For Health Consulting at U Mass Chan Medical School. Jatin is an Associate Professor at U Mass Chan Medical School in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Science and is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care, and Clinical Informatics.

Dr. Dave joined MassHealth and For Health Consulting at U Mass Chan Medical School from New England Quality Care Alliance, where he served as a chief medical officer, a member of the executive leadership team, quality committees, and the board of trustees. He is also a consultant for the palliative care team at Tufts Medical Center and is an assistant clinical professor of medicine with Tufts University School of Medicine. Prior to that, he served as medical director of geriatrics and Senior Care Options at Tufts Health Plan.


The Current Payer/Health Plan Take on Advanced Care at Home

Although, early in the pandemic, large academic medical centers and health systems adopted the shift through the government's Acute Hospital Care at Home waiver, payors are increasingly leaning into strategies that cover high acuity healthcare in the home. To create long-term viability of Hospital at home, payor reimbursement continues to be one of the most pressing issues. This session will explore the evolving landscape of advanced care at home as it relates to payors and health plan coverage of Hospital at home. Healthcare leaders seeking to navigate the complexities of payor engagement and drive greater financial viability of Hospital at home, won’t want to miss this session.

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