Past Agenda

Thursday - August 25, 2022

9:00 AM 10:00 AM

8:00 AM 9:00 AM

7:00 AM 8:00 AM

6:00 AM 7:00 AM

Registration Desk Opens and Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM 6:45 PM

8:00 AM 5:45 PM

7:00 AM 4:45 PM

6:00 AM 3:45 PM

Exhibit Hall Opens

10:00 AM 10:10 AM

9:00 AM 9:10 AM

8:00 AM 8:10 AM

7:00 AM 7:10 AM

Welcome Remarks

Kent Holdcroft, Executive Vice President of Growth
Healthmine

10:10 AM 11:00 AM

9:10 AM 10:00 AM

8:10 AM 9:00 AM

7:10 AM 8:00 AM

CMS Fireside Chat: Health Equity, VBIDs, and Future Innovations

Laura McWright, Deputy Director Seamless Care Models Group 
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 

 

Ana Handshuh, Principal  
CAT5 Strategies 

11:00 AM 11:45 AM

10:00 AM 10:45 AM

9:00 AM 9:45 AM

8:00 AM 8:45 AM

The Designs of Our Times: Product Design in a Late-Pandemic Landscape

  • Explore ways to best address the lingering effects of the pandemic through product design to improve member care
  • Tackle issues such as Long COVID as well as the increased need for behavioral health and substance abuse treatment from a product strategy perspective
  • Explain how to leverage lessons learned from the pandemic to improve access to care through technology and telehealth

 

Hank Osowski, Managing Partner
Strategic Health Group

 

Evelyn Chojnacki, Director of Health Plan Strategy  
Sword Health 

11:45 AM 12:05 PM

10:45 AM 11:05 AM

9:45 AM 10:05 AM

8:45 AM 9:05 AM

Networking Break

12:05 PM 12:50 PM

11:05 AM 11:50 AM

10:05 AM 10:50 AM

9:05 AM 9:50 AM

Hot Topic: Reducing Health Care Disparities Through Product Design

  • Discover how to make strides towards health equity through intentional product design
  • Describe the business case for diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts
  • Learn how to use new health equity requirements to benefit plan members in both urban and rural environments

 

Nikki Hungate, MS, MHA, Sr. Leader, Medicare Gov’t Programs Product Strategy
MVP Health Care

12:50 PM 1:00 PM

11:50 AM 12:00 PM

10:50 AM 11:00 AM

9:50 AM 10:00 AM

Tools & Technology Spotlight

Kent Holdcroft, Executive Vice President of Growth
Healthmine

1:00 PM 2:15 PM

12:00 PM 1:15 PM

11:00 AM 12:15 PM

10:00 AM 11:15 AM

Networking Lunch

2:15 PM 3:00 PM

1:15 PM 2:00 PM

12:15 PM 1:00 PM

11:15 AM 12:00 PM

The ABCs (and 1,2,3s) of Product Design to Address Health Equity

  • Take a fresh look at your product vision, strategy, and growth goals to ensure strong results for member experience and satisfaction
  • Address inequities and disparities in care which address SDOH, build community and improve health outcomes through intentional product design
  • Leveraging vendor relationships to move the needle on other strategic organizational goals within product design
  • Design, implement, evaluate, and scale impactful SDOH programs that meet members where they are in their health journey and physical location which break down barriers to health equity

 

Jenn Kerfoot, Chief Experience Officer

FarmboxRx

 

Buffie Saavedra, Director of Member & Community

Molina Healthcare of New Mexico

3:00 PM 3:45 PM

2:00 PM 2:45 PM

1:00 PM 1:45 PM

12:00 PM 12:45 PM

Double Duty, Double Down: Leveraging Product Design to Improve Quality and Raise Star Ratings

  • Ensure sure plan benefits check multiple boxes to support quality measures while maximizing member experience
  • Discuss how product design can help meet Star-related member experience goals
  • Recognize important considerations for successfully leveraging product design to maximize Stars

 

Rex Wallace, Principal       

Rex Wallace Consulting, LLC

3:45 PM 4:05 PM

2:45 PM 3:05 PM

1:45 PM 2:05 PM

12:45 PM 1:05 PM

Networking Break

4:05 PM 4:50 PM

3:05 PM 3:50 PM

2:05 PM 2:50 PM

1:05 PM 1:50 PM

Regulatory Update: What to Do About What’s Ahead

  • Explore regulatory changes on the horizon for health plans
  • Discuss how to respond through innovative benefit offerings and more
  • Gain insight into operationalizing new CMS and NCQA health equity requirements for health plans

 

Ana Handshuh, Principal
CAT5 Strategies

 

Sara Yi, Actuary
Milliman

4:50 PM 5:35 PM

3:50 PM 4:35 PM

2:50 PM 3:35 PM

1:50 PM 2:35 PM

Panel: Innovations in Supplemental Benefits

  • Identify which new supplemental benefits are making a tangible difference in supporting members and their caregivers and improving care outcomes
  • Discover how to use new flexibilities SSBCI benefits to support chronically ill members
  • Explain how to measure the effectiveness of supplemental benefits, including innovations in in-home benefits that became prominent during the pandemic

 

Moderator

Hank Osowski, Managing Partner 
Strategic Health Group 

 

Panelists

Hans Wiik, FACHE, MPH, RPh, President
Hans Wiik Health Group, LLC

Dr. Carrie Meyer, Director of Clinical Programs
Amplifon

Gray Somers, Vice President 
MeetCaregivers Inc. 

5:35 PM 5:45 PM

4:35 PM 4:45 PM

3:35 PM 3:45 PM

2:35 PM 2:45 PM

Closing Remarks

Kent Holdcroft, Executive Vice President of Growth
Healthmine

5:45 PM 6:45 PM

4:45 PM 5:45 PM

3:45 PM 4:45 PM

2:45 PM 3:45 PM

Networking Cocktail Reception

Friday - August 26, 2022

9:00 AM 10:00 AM

8:00 AM 9:00 AM

7:00 AM 8:00 AM

6:00 AM 7:00 AM

Registration Desk Opens and Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM 2:30 PM

8:00 AM 1:30 PM

7:00 AM 12:30 PM

6:00 AM 11:30 AM

Exhibit Hall Opens

10:00 AM 10:10 AM

9:00 AM 9:10 AM

8:00 AM 8:10 AM

7:00 AM 7:10 AM

Welcome Remarks

Kent Holdcroft, Executive Vice President of Growth
Healthmine

10:10 AM 11:00 AM

9:10 AM 10:00 AM

8:10 AM 9:00 AM

7:10 AM 8:00 AM

Success Under Any Administration: Creating an Adaptable Medicare Product Strategy

  • Discover how to use the previous CMS administration’s increased flexibilities to carry out health equity priorities of the current administration
  • Learn which steps to take now to meet the CMS and NCQA goals for addressing health equity and help reduce disparities in care
  • Identify strategies for remaining nimble and proactive in an ever-evolving health care landscape

 

Ana Handshuh, Principal

Cat5 Strategies

 

Ashley Gomez, Partnership Director 

Hello Heart 

11:00 AM 11:45 AM

10:00 AM 10:45 AM

9:00 AM 9:45 AM

8:00 AM 8:45 AM

Product Design and Risk Adjustment: A Mutually Beneficial Arrangement

  • Discover how benefits and risk scores interact and what product teams need to know to help meet health plan risk goals
  • Leverage product design to support risk adjustment efforts both efficiently and effectively through coordinated efforts
  • Explain strategies and best practices for designing products that support member outreach and engagement

 

Brandon Solomon, VP, BD & Client Advisory at Convey Health Solutions

Convey Health Solutions

 

Matthew Brown, Stars & Risk Adjustment Enablement  

Cigna Medicare Advantage 

11:45 AM 12:05 PM

10:45 AM 11:05 AM

9:45 AM 10:05 AM

8:45 AM 9:05 AM

Networking Break

12:05 PM 12:50 PM

11:05 AM 11:50 AM

10:05 AM 10:50 AM

9:05 AM 9:50 AM

Deep Dive: Everything You Need to Know About VBIDs

  • Untangle the myths surrounding VBIDs, including what value they can bring
  • Evaluate when and how to use VBIDs
  • Explain the difference between VBIDs and SSBCIs and how they relate to benefit structure

 

Thomas Grivakis, Sr. Consulting Actuary I 

Wakely 

 

Marshall Bell, Senior Actuarial Analyst 

Wakely 

12:50 PM 2:15 PM

11:50 AM 1:15 PM

10:50 AM 12:15 PM

9:50 AM 11:15 AM

Networking Lunch

2:15 PM 3:00 PM

1:15 PM 2:00 PM

12:15 PM 1:00 PM

11:15 AM 12:00 PM

Panel: SDoH Data and Benefit Planning

  • Consider high-impact ways to use SDOH data in benefit planning to attract new members—and retain the ones you have.
  • Leverage SDoH data to determine which benefits are most helpful to member and generate uptake
  • Explain the business case for a social determinants of health approach to product design

 

Moderator 

Donna Doebler Associate Vice President of Medicare SNP Product 
UPMC Health Plan 

 

Panelists

 

Stephen Donaldson, Product Management Advisor

Cigna

 

Dr. Justin Barclay, VP of Analytics, Consumer Research, & Data Strategy 

Tivity Health

 

3:00 PM 3:45 PM

2:00 PM 2:45 PM

1:00 PM 1:45 PM

12:00 PM 12:45 PM

Panel: Product Design for DSNPs

  • Take away strategies for addressing DSNP benefit overlap with Medicaid and state vs plan benefits
  • Learn how to take advantage of regulatory latitude for DSNPs and manage state-required benefits
  • Discover what other health plans can learn from CSNPs and other special needs plans

 

Moderator

Daniel Weaver, Executive Vice President of Product Operations and Stars Strategy

Nations Benefits

 

Panelists

Ryan Davis, Director, Market & Operations (Medicare)

Centene

 

Donna Doebler Associate Vice President of Medicare SNP Product 

UPMC Health Plan 

3:45 PM 4:00 PM

2:45 PM 3:00 PM

1:45 PM 2:00 PM

12:45 PM 1:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Kent Holdcroft, Executive Vice President of Growth
Healthmine