Summit Agenda

Better Medicare Alliance is proud to have hosted the Medicare Advantage Summit 2019 and to make available the presentations from the Summit.

Agenda Day 1 | Day 2

Agenda: Day 1 - Monday, July 22, 2019

Day 1: Morning Plenary Session

Welcome and Introduction: Medicare Advantage & Building the Future of Medicare

Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz on Stage

Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, President & CEO, Better Medicare Alliance; Co-Chair Medicare Advantage Summit 2019

Keynote: Building People-Centered and Community-Centered Care Delivery to Improve Health

Bruce and AYS

Bruce Broussard, President & CEO, Humana

PANEL: Today’s Policies and Politics of Medicare Advantage

PANEL: Today’s Policies and Politics of Medicare Advantage

Dan Mendelson, Founder, Avalere Health

Susan Dentzer, Visiting Fellow, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

Doug Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum

Chris Jennings, Founder, Jennings Policy Strategies Inc

Jon Blum, Managing Principal, Health Management Associates

Presentation

Spotlight on Innovation Session

Arvin Rajand, CEO & Co-Founder, Cricket Health

Arvin Rajand, CEO & Co-Founder, Cricket Health

Presentation Materials

Keynote: The Role of Medicare Advantage in Innovating for the Future of Medicare

Seema Verma, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Seema Verma, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Presentation Materials

Keynote Panel: A Game Changer in Health: Creating Access to Transportation to Improve Health Outcomes

Keynote Panel: A Game Changer in Health: Creating Access to Transportation to Improve Health Outcomes

James Ricciuiti, Founder, JR Policy & Business Strategies

Megan Callahan, Vice President of Healthcare, Lyft

Dr. Trent Haywood, Senior Vice President, Office of Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association

Panel: How Can Providers and Plans Partner for Success in Medicare Advantage? (AMGA Panel)

AMGA Panel

Chester A Speed, J.D., LL.M., Chief Policy Officer, AMGA

Michael Castellano, Chief Executive Officer, Esse Health

Bryan Demarie, M.D., Senior Medical Director, USMD Health System and WellMed

Beth Honan, Healthcare Executive, former Chief Contracting Officer at Atrius

LUNCH - Hermitage Room

Panel: Future of Quality Measurement - The Star Rating System in Medicare Advantage

Panel: Future of Quality Measurement - The Star Rating System in Medicare Advantage

Melissa Smith, Senior Vice President of Stars & Strategy Gorman Health Group

Paul Cotton, Director of Federal Affairs, National Committee for Quality Assurance

Jessica Clark, Vice President of Stars, Humana

Cheryl Phillips, M.D., CEO, SNP Alliance

Presentation Materials

BREAK - Networking

Afternoon Mini Summits: 1:30 - 2:15pm

Session A

Medicare Advantage: Navigating Employer Group Waiver Plans

Panel Discussion and Q&A

navigating employer group waiver plans panel

Andrew MacPherson, Principal, Public Sector Healthcare Roundtable

Jane Gilbert, Director, Retiree Health Care Teachers' Retirement System

Lee Goldberg, Health Policy Specialist, AFL-CIO

Debra Barrett, Executive Director, Coalition for Affordable Prescription Drugs

Consumer Education: Understanding the Key Decision-Making Factors and Simplifying Complexity of Medicare to Empower Beneficiaries

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Consumer Education: Understanding the Key Decision-Making Factors and Simplifying Complexity of Medicare to Empower Beneficiaries

Patricia Griffey, President, National Association of Health Underwriters

Dr. Virginia Brown, Affiliate Faculty with the Center for Health Literacy and the Family and Consumer Sciences Evaluator, University of Maryland

Narda Ipakchi, Health Management Associates

Autumn Campbell, Director, Public Policy and Advocacy, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)

Advanced Illness: Medicare Advantage and Hospice: What Would Carve-In Look Like?

Panel Discussion & Q&A

Advanced Illness: Medicare Advantage and Hospice: What Would Carve-In Look Like?

Edo Banach, President & CEO, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

Rafael Sciullo, President and CEO, Empath Health

Angela Sells, Senior Vice President, AseraCare

Joy M Cameron, Associate Vice President, Public Policy, Humana

Afternoon Mini Summits: 2:30 - 3:15pm

Session B

Leveraging Nutrition and Meal Delivery to Improve Health Outcomes: Policy Changes in Medicare Advantage Addressing Food Insecurity

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Leveraging Nutrition and Meal Delivery to Improve Health Outcomes:  Policy Changes in Medicare Advantage Addressing Food Insecurity

Leila Nowroozi, Alliance Development, Government Affairs office, CVS Health/Aetna

Lucy Theilheimer, Chief Strategy and Impact Officer, Meals on Wheels

Greg Jones, Government Affairs, CVS Health

Jennifer Spear, Population Health Strategy Lead, Humana

Navigating Value-Based and Risk Sharing Agreements: Payors and Providers Partnering to Improve Care

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Navigating Value-Based and Risk Sharing Agreements: Payors and Providers Partnering to Improve Care

Jeff Micklos, Executive Director Healthcare Transformation Taskforce

Sonia Millsom, Chief Growth Officer, Iora Health

Marisa Scala-Foley, Director, Aging and Disability Business Institute, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Aisha Pittman, Senior Director, Payment and Quality Policy with Premier

Engaging Older Adults in Diabetes Prevention to Slow Disease Progression

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Engaging Older Adults in Diabetes Prevention to Slow Disease Progression

Dr Jonathan Bloom, MD, CEO and Co-Founder, Podimetrics

Julia Hu, CEO, Lark Health

Heather Hodge, Senior Director for Evidence-based Health Interventions, YMCA of the USA

Caroline Khalil, Tivity Health

Presentation Materials

Afternoon Mini Summits: 3:30 - 4:15 pm

Session C

Medicare Advantage Value Based Insurance Design: The Next Era

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Medicare Advantage Value Based Insurance Design: The Next Era

Adam Finkelstein, Counsel, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

Dr. Mark Fendrick, Center Director, University of Michigan Center for Value Based Insurance Design

Bryce Williams, CEO, HealthMine Inc

Medicare Advantage as a Catalyst to Reduce Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity in Medicare

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Medicare Advantage as a Catalyst to Reduce Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity in Medicare

Dora Hughes, MD, MPH, Associate Research Professor of Health Policy & Management at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University

Pamme Taylor, Senior Vice President, Social Innovation, Solera Health

Oliver Kim, Mousetrap, Consultant for the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum

A New Frontier: Combining Clinical and Social Determinants of Health Data to Improve Outcomes and Reduce Disparities

Panel Discussion and Q&A

A New Frontier: Combining Clinical and Social Determinants of Health Data to Improve Outcomes and Reduce Disparities

Lisa Hunter, Director of Government Affairs and Alliance Engagement, Better Medicare Alliance

Dr. Gaurov Dayal, New Markets and Chief Growth Officer, ChenMed

Tom Riley, President & CEO, Seniorlink

Christie Teigland, PhD, Avalere

Elena Rios, President and CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association

Agenda: Day 2 - Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Day 2: Morning Plenary Session

Welcome and Introduction: The Essential Role of Providers in Creating Better Ways to Care for Patients Through Medicare Advantage

Jerry Penso President & CEO, American Medical Group Association

Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A., President & CEO, American Medical Group Association; Co-Chair Medicare Advantage Summit 2019

Keynote: Health and Humans Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II, JD

Alex M. Azar II, JD, Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services

Alex M. Azar II, JD, Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services Former President, US Division, Eli Lilly and Company Former Associate Independent Counsel, US Office of the Independent Counsel Washington, DC

SPOTLIGHT ON INNOVATION SESSION

Innovative Care Models in Low-Income Communities - Presented by Oak Street Health

Dr. Griffin Myers, Chief Medical Officer, Oak Street Health

Dr. Griffin Myers, Chief Medical Officer, Oak Street Health

PANEL: Supplemental Benefit Flexibility & Social Determinants of Health

Supplemental Benefit Flexibility & Social Determinants of Health

Mary Grealy (Moderator), President, Healthcare Leadership Council

Robert Saunders, Research Director, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

Nicholas Johnson, Principal & Consulting Actuary, Milliman

Jennifer Callahan, Executive Director of Individual Medicare Advantage Product Strategy and Implementation, Aetna

PANEL: The Role of Medicare Advantage in Addressing Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs

The Role of Medicare Advantage in Addressing Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs

Rose Lichtenstein Senior Director, Public Policy Aetna, a CVS Health Company

Matt Kazan, Principal, Avalere

Nicholas Johnson (Moderator), Principal & Consulting Actuary, Milliman

Keynote: Changing Health Care by Meeting People Where They Are: Offering Convenience, Cost and Quality

Larry J. Merlo, President & CEO, CVS Health

Larry J. Merlo, President & CEO, CVS Health

LUNCH - Hermitage Room

PANEL: Medicare Advantage: Perspective from Capitol Hill

Rep. Donna E. Shalala, D-FL 27th District

Bruce Japsen (Moderator), Forbes

Rep. Donna E. Shalala, D-FL 27th District

Featured Speaker: The Role of Medicare Advantage in Innovating for the Future of Medicare

Adam Boehler, Senior Advisor HHS Secretary, Deputy Administrator CMS & Director CMMI

Adam Boehler, Senior Advisor HHS Secretary, Deputy Administrator CMS & Director CMMI

PANEL: Telehealth in Medicare Advantage: Improving Patient Engagement and Rural Health Access

Telehealth in Medicare Advantage:

Neal Neuberger (Moderator), Director Health Innovation at Bipartisan Policy Center

Ann Mond Johnson, CEO, American Telemedicine Association

Sabra Rosener, Vice President, Government & External Affairs, UnityPoint Health

Scott Code, Associate Director of LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technology (CAST)

Afternoon Mini Summits: 2:15 - 3:00pm

Session A

How Does Participation in MA Risk-Based Contracts Create Synergies for Success in CMMI New Advanced Payment Models?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

CMMI New Advanced Payment Models

Jennifer L. Jackman, Vice President, Business Development America’s Physician Groups

Clive Fields, MD, President, Village Family Practice & Co-Founder; CMO, VillageMD

Mark Foulke, Executive Vice President, Transformational Value-Based Care, Privia Health

Don Rebhun, MD, Regional Medical Director, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.

Presentation Materials
Innovations in Kidney Care: Caring for ESRD Beneficiaries in Medicare Advantage

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Innovations in Kidney Care

Jane Scott (Moderator), Senior Vice President, Population Health Management & Clinical Innovations, Gorman Health Group

Dr. Amal Agarwal, DO, MBA, VP Medicare Trend and Innovation, Humana

Kari Holloway, PhD, Vice President, Transformation, CVS Health

Ikenna Okezie, CEO, Somatus

Richard Knight, President, American Association of Kidney Patients

Meeting the Needs of High Need Individuals: Integration of D-SNPs and Growth in I-SNPs

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Integration of D-SNPs and Growth in I-SNPs

Matt Salo (Moderator), Executive Director, National Association of Medicaid Directors

Nicole Fallon, Director of the LeadingAge Center for Managed Care Solutions and Innovation, LeadingAge

Rich Bringewatt, President and CEO, National Health Policy Group (NHPG)

Presentation Materials

Afternoon Mini Summits: 3:15 - 4:00pm

Session B

Part D 2020: Modernization of Part D & Data-Driven Tools to Improving Drug Therapy Management

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Modernization of Part D

Erik Komendant (Moderator), Vice President of Federal Affairs, Association for Accessible Medicines

Mike Anderson, CEO Part D Medicare, United Health Group

John Rother, President and CEO, National Coalition on Health Care

Soumi Saha, Senior Director of Advocacy, Premier Inc

Effectively Reaching Age-Ins: What do Baby-Boomer Seniors Need & Expect from Medicare?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Effectively Reaching Age-Ins

Robin Goracke (Moderator), Chief of Staff, Better Medicare Alliance

Jane Galvin, Managing Director, Regulatory Affairs BlueCross BlueShield Association

Tim Brousseau, VP Client Services, Deft Research

Presentation Materials
Provider Networks in Medicare Advantage: Medicare Advantage Provider Directory Integrity and Accuracy

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Provider Networks

Michael Adelberg (Moderator), Principal, Lead Healthcare Strategy Practice, Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting

Steve Slaton, Director of Product Management, Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare

Elinor Hiller, Partner in the Health Care Group, Alston and Bird

Afternoon Mini Summits: 4:15 - 5:00pm

Session C

Quality Accountability in Medicare Advantage: Incentivizing Providers to Improve Star Ratings

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Quality Accountability in Medicare Advantage

James Michel (Moderator), Director of Policy & Research, Better Medicare Alliance

Gia Lee, General Counsel, Clover Health

Ann Kempski, Senior Advisor, National Coalition on Health Care

Presentation Materials
Targeting the Serious Mental Illness Population in Dually Eligible Medicare/Medicaid Populations

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Targeting the Serious Mental Illness

Andrew Sperling (Moderator), Director of Federal Legislative Advocacy, National Alliance on Mental Illness

John Dwyer, President, Global Alzheimer's Platform Foundation

Paul Dagum, MD, PhD, Founder and CEO, Mindstrong Health

Changing Health Care Delivery: Medicare Advantage Incorporating Care in the Home

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Changing Health Care Delivery

Anne Tumlinson (Moderator), Anne Tumlinson Innovations

Michael Le, MD, Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Landmark Health

Dan Savitt, EVP & Chief Financial Officer, Visiting Nurse Service of New York

Phil Bongiorno, Executive Director at Home Care Association of America

Danielle Turnipseed, Vice President Government Affairs and Policy, Solera Health