Join Thomas Martin, Senior Director of Data Insights at WellSky and Devin Woodley, Vice President of Managed Care Contracting at VNS Health, as they explore the characteristics of successful home health agencies and how performance measures such as quality ratings, response times, and readmission rates influence referral decisions. In this session, Devin will share an insider’s perspective on how to leverage referral data for optimizing your census, collaborating with referral partners, and improving patient outcomes. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at VNS Health’s operations, including their experience managing 135,000 referrals annually as well as an innovative new program designed for lower acuity patients. You’ll also see how they’re using real-time data from CarePort to negotiate contracts and maximize reimbursements.
Devin Woodley, VP of Managed Care Contracting and B2B Sales Managed Care Customer Relations, VNS Health – Devin Woodley has been with VNS health for five years, where he leads the managed care contracting team along with provider payment integrity and sales for new products and solutions. Prior to working at VNS Health, Devin worked for a large national payer in behavioral health contract negotiations in the Northeast, along with developing and implementing national value-based programs and alternative reimbursement models.
Tom Martin, Sr. Director of Data Insights, WellSky – Tom Martin has led several data analytics teams providing insight to healthcare providers trying to improve quality of care for their post-acute care patients. He holds a Master of Science in Resources Economics with a concentration in econometrics from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. As Director of Post-Acute Care Analytics at CarePort, Tom studies how the ever-changing post-acute care regulatory and payment landscape is impacting care delivery and how acute and post-acute providers can leverage their data to improve patient care.