Vikas Garg

About Vikas Garg

Vice President, Central Region, Value-Based Care

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As Vice President, Central Region, Garg is responsible for growing and managing Conifer Health’s Value-Based Care business in the region. Garg is a seasoned healthcare industry veteran with over 10 years of healthcare strategic and operational consulting experience, along with 10 years of system integration experience in the retail and healthcare sectors. His leadership is critical to the execution of Conifer Health’s growth strategy, while maintaining delivery excellence and pursuing the highest levels of client satisfaction.

Vikas previously worked at PwC’s health industry advisory business, where he spent his last six years supporting payer and provider clients on strategic and operational issues. During this time, his primary focus was helping clients move forward in their journey from volume to value.

Negotiating Downside Risk with Your Payers

As your organization assumes downside risk, you must reevaluate the respective value you and your payer partners bring to the table. In such agreements, payers effectively transfer risk to the provider organizations. In turn, providers should negotiate to retain a larger share of the premium dollar.

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2018-11-13T15:23:54+00:00November 1st, 2017|

ACOs Can Be Stepping Stone to Greater Risk & Reward

While it is almost certain that parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may be altered during the new administration, many experts agree that the complete repeal and replacement would be very difficult and ill-advised, especially as it relates to the future of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and other value-based care initiatives under Republican control.

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2018-11-13T15:44:53+00:00November 1st, 2017|