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Saurage to Lead Summit Discussion on Payor Partnerships

Cade Saurage, Director of Utilization Review and Strategic Partnerships, will lead a plenary presentation on Payor Partnerships during a virtual summit for industry professionals next week.

Payor Partnerships is a new and progressive approach of customized contracts and performance reimbursement.

Cade’s presentation will start at 7:30 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, Oct. 28.

It will include discussion of a recent alternative payment arrangement contract with Ascendant NYC and United with the help of their CEO, Tzvi Heber. Tzvi and Cade will outline some of the challenges, obstacles, and successes along with the benefits of such an arrangement.

Speakers from Around the World

The Oct. 26-29 virtual summit, Perspectives: A Time for Change, will feature more than 30 speakers from around the world. It is being hosted by Southworth Associates, a behavioral health services firm headquartered in Boise, Idaho.

The summit will include virtual exhibit halls, sponsorship avenues, speaker interaction with Q&A, networking breakouts to connect with other attendees, and continuing education credits.

More information about the summit may be found on the Perspectives: A Time for Change website.

With La Hacienda Since 2002

Cade has worked in managed health care since 2002. Before coming to La Hacienda in 2014, he was corporate director of managed care for the largest behavioral health company in the nation.

At La Hacienda he supervises utilization strategy to maximize insurance coverage for patients and builds partnerships with national organizations and managed care affiliates.

He is a popular speaker among industry professionals at the national level, including presentations at the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).