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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Registration
ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
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SPEAKER
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SPONSOR
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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   Opioid Management – Sentara Health Plans
12:30 – 1:30 pm   Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 pm   CMS Part D – 2019 Final Rules - Babette Edgar, Blue Peak Advisors
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 April 24, 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
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Megan Cunningham
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Manager, Pharmacy Admin at Scott & White Health Plan
  • Evelyn Gabrillo
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Director of Medicaid Pharmacy Services at Scott & White 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. (Care N Care)
  • 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, Clinical 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. (Care N Care)
  • Matt Mitchell
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Director, Pharmacy Services at SelectHealth
  • Kelsey Nguyen
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Director of Pharmacy at FirstCare Health Plans
  • Marina Nikolavsky
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Clinical Pharmacy Manager at Health Alliance Plan
  • Helen Noonan-Harnsberger
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Associate Vice President, Pharmacy at Providence Health Plans
  • Antonio Petitta
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • VP, Pharmacy Care Management at Health Alliance Plan
  • 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)
Speakers