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Pharmacy Networking Meeting

Event Date: 5/15/2018 - 5/17/2018

Event Overview

Pharmacy Networking Meeting in Dallas, Texas, May 15-17, 2018

Explore best practices in pharmacy program management

About the event

Make plans now to join your Alliance pharmacy management peers from across the country in Dallas, May 15-17 for two days focused on exploring best practices in pharmacy program management. The networking meeting will feature facilitated roundtable discussions, along with presentations from outside subject matter experts. 


Who should attend

This meeting is designed exclusively for pharmacy program leadership and management and will provide you the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and explore challenges and breakthroughs in  pharmacy program management.  


Why you should attend
 

 

  • Hear perspectives from Jane Horvath, National Academy for State Health Policy & Mary Jo Carden, AMCP on emerging issue regarding state and federal policy relative to pharmacy program management
      
  • Dive deep with Alliance member Sentara Health Plan on strategies and initiatives to address more effective opioid management
      
  • Get the latest insights from Babette Edgar, Blue Peak Advisors on CMS Part D – Final 2019 Rules

  • Engage in a discussion led by Alliance members Scott & White and Presbyterian on optimizing your success with Medicare Advantage Star Ratings  

  • Share your specialty pharmacy innovations and strategies in discussions led by Alliance member Health Alliance Plan 

  • Collaborate with your colleagues during casual networking sessions throughout the event

  • Earn CE credit and engage with your peers in discussions regarding the design of future Alliance pharmacy programming   
     
     

 

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 7.5 ACPE credit hours. 

State and Federal Policy Update
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-18-063-L03-P – Live

Opioid Management
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-18-064-L01-P – Live

CMS Part D – Final 2019 Rules
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-18-065-L03-P – Live

Medicare Advantage STAR Ratings
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-18-066-L04-P – Live

Specialty Drug Management
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-18-067-L04-P – Live

CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).


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Agenda

Detailed agenda is available via the Documents tab above.  

AGENDA AT A GLANCE   

Tuesday, May 15
6:00-8:00 pm Welcome Reception

Wednesday, May 16  
General Sessions
7:30 – 8:30 am   Breakfast & Educational Presentation
8:30 – 9:00 am   Welcome and Introductions
9:00 – 10:30 am   State and Federal Policy Update – Jane Horvath, NASHP & Mary Jo Carden, AMCP
10:30 – 11:00 am   Networking Break
11:00 – 12:30 pm   CMS Part D – 2019 Final Rules - Babette Edgar, Blue Peak Advisor
12:30 – 1:30 pm   Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 pm   Opioid Management - Sentara & Health Alliance Plan
3:00 – 3:30 pm   Networking Break
3:30 – 5:00 pm   Medicare Advantage STAR Ratings - Baylor Scott & White & Presbyterian
6:00 pm   Dinner 


Thurs, May 17  
General Sessions
7:30 – 8:30 am   Breakfast & Educational Presentation 
8:30 – 10:00 am   Specialty Drug Management - Health Alliance Plan
10:00 – 10:30 am   Networking Break
10:30 – 11:30 am   Next Steps and Future Alliance Pharmacy Programming
11:30 am   Meeting Adjourns


 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Venue

Join the Health Plan Alliance Pharmacy Networking Meeting

Hilton Dallas Southlake Town Square
1400 Plaza Pl
Southlake, TX  76092
817.442.9000
Reservations 800.445.8667


The hotel room block expires on May 1, 2018
Our room rate is $219 plus taxes/fees. This rate may be available three days prior and three days after our meeting dates, depending on the hotel's availability. You should call the reservations department at 800.445.8667 and ask for the Health Plan Alliance (Vizient) room rate.  Should you call after the deadline, you will not be guaranteed to receive our group room rate or the hotel may be sold out. Please note that the group block could sell out before this date.


DRESS
Business casual attire is appropriate for the meeting.  Remember that the hotel meeting room temperatures vary, so we recommend that you layer clothing to be comfortable in case the room becomes either hot or cold.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION
UberX from the Dallas/Ft Worth International airport is approximately $16-20, from Dallas Love Field airport $27-35.  Click here for more details.

DALLAS WEATHER
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Documents

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  • 5/17/2018
  • Presentation: IPD Analytics-Solutions for Payors
  • IPD Analytics presents solutions to help payors manage costs and complexity through payor insights, financial forecasting and coding and pricing information at our Pharmacy networking meeting held in Dallas, May 2018.
  • 5/16/2018
  • Presentation: CMS Part D Final 2018 Rules
  • BluePeak Advisors discuss the CMS Part D Final Rule and the 2019 Medicare Call Letter at the Pharmacy networking meeting in Dallas, May 2018. The presentation includes what you need to know about the CMS Part D 2018 Final Rule as well as the biggest changes in the 2019 Medicare Call Letter and what may come next.
  • 5/16/2018
  • Presentation: Strategies for MA STAR Ratings Success
  • Scott & White Health Plan and Presbyterian Health Plan provide effective strategies to help optimize plan success with├é┬áMedicare Advantage STAR ratings at the Pharmacy networking meeting in Dallas, May 2018.

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Attendees

Below is a list of all delegates registered to date for this event

  • Renee Baggett
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Clinical Pharmacist at CHRISTUS Health Plan
  • Anna Bonfiglio
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Clinical Pharmacist at Health New England
  • Elizabeth Brusig
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Managed Care at Sentara Health Plans (Optima)
  • Eric Cannon
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • AVP, Pharmacy Benefit Services at SelectHealth
  • David Cheney
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Pharmacy Industry Relations Manager at SelectHealth
  • Lauren Coons
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Clincal Pharmacy Specialist at Providence Health Plans
  • Louanne Cunico
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • VP of Pharmacy and Clinical Operations at Presbyterian Health Plan
  • David Engleking
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Medical Director at CHRISTUS Health Plan
  • Jaime Gonzalez
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Chief Business Development Officer at Health Plan Alliance
  • Shane Greene
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Director of Pharmacy Services at Care N' Care Insurance Company, Inc.
  • Dan Kennedy
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Senior Pharmacy Manager at Providence Health Plans
  • Charlotte Luebbert
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Director of Medicare Part D Pharmacy Services at Scott & White Health Plan
  • Lindsay Manning
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Manager, Commerical Pharmacy Services at Scott & White Health Plan
  • Amy May
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Care N' Care Insurance Company, Inc.
  • Matt Mitchell
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Director, Pharmacy Services at SelectHealth
  • Marina Nikolavsky
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Clinical Pharmacy Manager at Health Alliance Plan (HAP)
  • Helen Noonan-Harnsberger
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Associate Vice President, Pharmacy at Providence Health Plans
  • Katie Norton
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Program Manager - Medication Therapy Management at Providence Health Plans
  • Antonio Petitta
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • VP, Pharmacy Care Management at Health Alliance Plan (HAP)
  • Vanita Pindolia
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • VP, Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Programs at Health Alliance Plan (HAP)
  • Jennifer Schauer
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Manager: Pharmacy Operations at Quartz Health Solutions
  • Jenifer Smith
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Program Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Outcomes at Providence Health Plans
  • Chad Valdez
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Clinical Pharmacist at Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Daniel Wallenslager
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • manager at Providence Health Plans
  • Curtis Wander
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Clinical Pharmacy Manager at SelectHealth
  • Frank Washington
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Pharmacy Ops Manager at Sentara Health Plans (Optima)
  • Edward Yoon
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Chief Medical Officer at Community Health Options
  • Wisam Younis
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Sr. Manager, Pharmacy at Providence Health Plans
  • Mary Jo Carden
  • SPEAKER
  • VP Government & Pharmacy Affairs at Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)
  • Jane Horvath
  • SPEAKER
  • Senior Policy Fellow at National Academy for State Health Policy
  • Leslie Fish
  • SPONSOR
  • Director, Clinical Pharmacy at IPD Analytics, LLC
  • Evelyn Gabrillo
  • VIRTUAL ATTENDEE
  • Director of Medicaid Pharmacy Services at Scott & White Health Plan
  • Christine Lukow
  • VIRTUAL ATTENDEE
  • Manager of Pharmacy Services at FirstCarolinaCare Insurance Company
  • Kelsey Nguyen
  • VIRTUAL ATTENDEE
  • Director of Pharmacy at FirstCare Health Plans
  • Megan Thomas
  • VIRTUAL ATTENDEE
  • Manager, Pharmacy Admin at Scott & White Health Plan
Speakers