ACO Direct Contracting Symposium

May 2nd & 3rd in Kansas City, MO


Network with Direct Contracting partners:





Third Party Administrators

Other Stakeholders

Westin Crown Center

1 E. Pershing Rd

Kansas City, Mo 64108

(888) 627-8359

Special Symposium Rate: $164/nt

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Learn from some of the industries leading experts:

ACO Models

Direct Contracting

Market Aggregation

Centers of Excellence

Bundling Initiatives

Shared Risk

About the Symposium

Featured Speaker: Jack London


Jack London, CEO of Patient Pal, will be discussing the benefits of utilizing an ACO network with direct contracting.

See Jack's Interview

Program Agenda


The ACO Direct Contracting Symposium will feature industry leaders sharing their ideas on this topic. Come and join the discussion.

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Featured Speaker: Kris Gates, JD


Kris Gates, JD, CEO of Health Endeavors, will be present on the capabilities of ACO Networks and the benefits they present.

Featured Speaker: Cynthia Stamer, JD

Cynthia, board certified labor and employment law, presents some of the challenges and opportunties.

Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, a leading  attorney that is board certified in labor and employment law, is presenting on the  practical and legal issues of direct contracting.

Featured Guest Speaker: Kelly Hall, Partner Premier Diagnostics


Kelly works with Health Systems and employers to develop impactful programs in the areas of risk identification and reduction through precision medicine.

Featured Speaker: Phil Harker is President and CEO for Leavitt Risk Partners.

He is responsible for the general strategy, direction, and operations of the company. He brings over

Phil is responsible for the general strategy, direction amd opreations od Leavitt Risk Partners. His presentation is "Risk and Total Cost of Care."

Carl C. Schuessler Jr., DHP, DIA, GBDS


Carl Schussler is the managing partner of Mitigate Partners, a collaborative group of experienced employee benefit advisors offering solutions like the Fair Cost Health Plan.

Chris Yarn, CEO Walk On Clinic


Chris Yarn is a highly sought after speaker and strategist in the healthcare field. He will entertain and educate on the latest opportunties in direct contracting and on-site clinics.

Subodh K Agrawal, MD FACC


Dr Agrawal is the Founder and Chairman of Doctor's ACO , a highly successful ACO with a track record of results. 

Hasnain Photowala MHA, FACHE


 Hasnain is the Vice President of Operations at Somatus. Prior to joining the organization, he served as the Vice President of Adult Inpatient Services at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus where he directed the transition of inpatient dialysis services to Somatus across the Inova Health System in 2017. 

Special Appearance by Frank MicDroppa


 Musical Satire Insurance Singer & Healthcare Swinger. Speaker, Agency Consultant, Futurist and Mountain Mover! Look for the special appearance of Frank MicDroppa.

Steve Alley, Director Work Site X


With over 35 years of experience, Steve focuses on bringing benefit programs to employers that allow them to maximize their financial resources and create unique, truly affordable benefit packages for their employees. 

Sponsors & exhibitors

Health Endeavors


Health Endeavors is an innovative data and technology vendor for Accountable Care Organizations. Dozens of ACOs rely on Health Endeavors to support their quality measure and population health analytics. Innovations like their integrated Chronic Care Management module, EHR connect, and Get Your Health Record patient engagement tool makes them second to none.

Leavitt Risk Partners


 Leavitt Risk Partners, one of the Leavitt Partners family of companies, has successfully delivered a unique and innovative type of insurance product that is based on a 'surgeon centric' model. 

Patient Pal


 Patient Pal is a leadiing patient advocate organization. Their service offerings also include direct contracting, claims negotiation, and high touch conierge services for all size employer groups. They work with the Well Team Partners member network of ACOs to develop custom solutions to improve quality while helping employers get control of their healthcare costs.  

ACO Exhibit Hall


The ACO Exhibit hall is an invaluable online 24/7 resource for ACOs. Their features include: vendor halls where you can preview companies offering services to ACOs, the Board Room where ACO industry experts can be accessed for valuable insight, a resource liabray, and "Newstand" the weekly publication delivered to your inbox.



Florida Association of Accountable Care Organizations (FLAACOs) is the premier professional organization for accountable care organizations and healthcare leaders throughout Florida and beyond.  

Appro RX


  Appro-Rx offers our clients national Commercial, Medicare Part D and Medicaid formularies, along with the flexibility to customize formularies to target individual needs. 

Maxor Plus


ACO Health TV


How do you communicate with your memebers? ACO Health TV is a new resource for ACOs to engage their beneficiaries more effectively. More details to be announced at the Symposium.

Phoenix Home Care & Hospice


Having a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to announce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it.

Keep Well ACO, LLC


Keep Well ACO takes a unique collaborative appraoch to partnering with its physicians. Our physicians are engaged in the latest value-based medicine strategies and supported with innovative technologies.

Free educational webinar sponsored by Health Endeavors

Direct Contracting with Employers for ACOs and CINs

Tue, Mar 15, 2019 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM CST 

Learn strategies to engage employers in your geographic area. 

  • -Contract model 
  • -Benefit plan design 
  • -Technology for consumers and providers 
  • -Consumer and provider engagement with actionable data 
  • -Fee structure