A UR Director and a Payer Director walk us through the process of creating and maintaining a successful collaborative managed care payment operation addressing ethics and strategy.
Cade Saurage is Director of Utilization Management and Partnerships for La Hacienda Treatment Center and has worked in managed healthcare for over 15 years. Cade is an experienced member of the NAATP faculty and brings a unique perspective of MCO partnering and strategy in behavioral health. He previously served as Corporate Director of UM for the largest behavioral health company in the nation. After his degree in Mass Communications: (m) Political Science and Government, he worked abroad at Universidad La Intensa, Costa Rica. He has one publication 7 Steps to Successful UR. Currently, he supervises UR strategy and partnerships with national organizations and managed care affiliates.