CCSC

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CCSC is a hemophilia quality improvement and cost management initiative sponsored by the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF)

  • The aim of CCSC is to provide payers with knowledge crucial for managing the high costs associated with hemophilia and to augment the sustainability of hemophilia treatment centers (HTCs) as centers of excellence by…
    • overcoming communication gaps to increase connectivity between payers and providers
    • disseminating standards of care, quality, and cost management for hemophilia that will provide clarity regarding the value of the HTC integrated care model

Award-winning White Paper

The initial findings of the CCSC consensus meetings are presented in the following white paper to summarize the collective recommendations of the advisory board and outline action steps for the future.

Highlights

  • CCSC advisors’ expert feedback and consensus to facilitate cost-effective hemophilia management integrating the HTC comprehensive care model
  • Analysis of the current state of hemophilia care and the benefits of the comprehensive care model
  • Discussion regarding competitive factor pricing and a more thorough understanding of the role of 340B pricing in funding ancillary services provided at HTCs were key components of the centers’ overall “value story.”
  • Recommended HTC- and payer-reported metrics to facilitate information sharing across multiple health care stakeholders

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Advisory Board

Hemophilia Providers

Becky Burns

Executive Director
Bleeding and Clotting Disorders Institute

Shannon Carpenter, MD

Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Miguel A. Escobar, MD

University of Texas Health Gulf States Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Center

Amber Federizo, RN, MSN, FNP-BC

Hemophilia Treatment Center of Nevada

Barbara Konkle, MD

Bloodworks Northwest
University of Washington

Jennifer Maahs, RN, PNP, MSN

Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center

Lisa Maiale-Howell, MSS, LCSW

Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Amy Shapiro, MD

Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center

Michael Tarantino, MD

Bleeding and Clotting Disorders Institute

Marisela Trujillo, MSW

University of Texas Health Gulf States Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Center

Payer Experts

Mark Godwin, PharmD, AAHIVP

United Healthcare Pharmacy

James Jorgenson, RPh, MS, FASHP

Visante, Inc.

James Kenney, Jr., RPh, MBA

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Doug Lohkamp, RPh

Formerly with HCSC Enterprise Pharmacy

Maria Lopes, MD, MS

Magellan Health

Scott McClelland, PharmD

Florida Blue

Edmund Pezalla, MD, MPH

Enlightenment Bioconsult, LLC

Vanita K. Pindolia, PharmD, BCPS, MBA

Henry Ford Health System/Health Alliance Plan of Michigan

Troy Ross

Mid-America Coalition on Health Care