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12th Annual Patient Assistance and Access Programs

Assess the Impact of Reform and Discover New Models for Ensuring Assistance, Advocacy, Continuity of Care and Access for Your Patients

March 1-2, 2011
  • Baltimore, Maryland

Agenda

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Tuesday March 1, 2011
7:00 am

Conference Registration and Welcome Breakfast Hosted by:


8:00 am

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Jennifer A. McGovern JD
Director, Patient Assistance Programs
AstraZeneca

8:10 am

Investing in Our Patients through Innovation, Patient Assistance and Enhanced Medication Access

Sylvie Grégoire Pharm.D.
President, Human Genetic Therapies
Shire

8:50 am

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — Update on Implementation, Provisions and Impact on Coverage Gaps

Jane E. Erickson
Vice President
Covance Market Access Services
Matt Salo
Executive Director
National Association of Medicaid Directors
Joy Wilson
Federal Affairs Counsel and Director of Health Policy
National Conference of State Legislatures
David L. Knowlton
Board Member
HealthWell Foundation
Cindy Padgett
Director, Fund Development
The Assistance Fund

8:50 am

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — Update on Implementation, Provisions and Impact on Coverage Gaps

Jane E. Erickson
Vice President
Covance Market Access Services
Matt Salo
Executive Director
National Association of Medicaid Directors
Joy Wilson
Federal Affairs Counsel and Director of Health Policy
National Conference of State Legislatures
David L. Knowlton
Board Member
HealthWell Foundation
Cindy Padgett
Director, Fund Development
The Assistance Fund

8:50 am

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — Update on Implementation, Provisions and Impact on Coverage Gaps

Jane E. Erickson
Vice President
Covance Market Access Services
Matt Salo
Executive Director
National Association of Medicaid Directors
Joy Wilson
Federal Affairs Counsel and Director of Health Policy
National Conference of State Legislatures
David L. Knowlton
Board Member
HealthWell Foundation
Cindy Padgett
Director, Fund Development
The Assistance Fund

8:50 am

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — Update on Implementation, Provisions and Impact on Coverage Gaps

Jane E. Erickson
Vice President
Covance Market Access Services
Matt Salo
Executive Director
National Association of Medicaid Directors
Joy Wilson
Federal Affairs Counsel and Director of Health Policy
National Conference of State Legislatures
David L. Knowlton
Board Member
HealthWell Foundation
Cindy Padgett
Director, Fund Development
The Assistance Fund

8:50 am

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — Update on Implementation, Provisions and Impact on Coverage Gaps

Jane E. Erickson
Vice President
Covance Market Access Services
Matt Salo
Executive Director
National Association of Medicaid Directors
Joy Wilson
Federal Affairs Counsel and Director of Health Policy
National Conference of State Legislatures
David L. Knowlton
Board Member
HealthWell Foundation
Cindy Padgett
Director, Fund Development
The Assistance Fund

9:30 am

Changing Reimbursement Models and the Shifting Coverage Landscape

Jane E. Erickson
Vice President
Covance Market Access Services

10:10 am

Networking and Refreshment Break hosted by:


10:40 am

Design and Evolution of PAPs and New Access Solutions — Impact of Healthcare Reform, Assessment of Insurance Expansion and Payer Mix Shift

Tracy Ott Foster MBA
President
Lash Group, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

11:20 am

‘Where the Rubber Meets the Road’ — How Community Based Efforts Are Implementing Change and Evolving Based on Reform

Roger Schwartz
Associate Vice President for Executive Branch Relations
National Association of Community Health Centers
Nicole D. Lamoureux
Executive Director
National Association of Free Clinics

11:20 am

‘Where the Rubber Meets the Road’ — How Community Based Efforts Are Implementing Change and Evolving Based on Reform

Roger Schwartz
Associate Vice President for Executive Branch Relations
National Association of Community Health Centers
Nicole D. Lamoureux
Executive Director
National Association of Free Clinics

12:00 pm

INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES: New Approaches and Innovative Outreach Efforts

Gary Pelletier
Director of Pfizer Helpful Answers
Pfizer Inc
Jennifer A. McGovern JD
Director, Patient Assistance Programs
AstraZeneca

12:00 pm

INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES: New Approaches and Innovative Outreach Efforts

Gary Pelletier
Director of Pfizer Helpful Answers
Pfizer Inc
Jennifer A. McGovern JD
Director, Patient Assistance Programs
AstraZeneca

12:45 pm

Luncheon


Day One (Continued) — Choose from Three Workshops (A, B or C)


2:00 pm

Workshop Leaders’ Welcome and Opening Remarks


2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop A: Streamlining Facility Audits for iPaps

Arlene J. Rufalo
iPAP Audit Operations Director
Inventiv Health
Suzanne Mitchell-Delaney
Senior Manager
AstraZeneca

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop A: Streamlining Facility Audits for iPaps

Arlene J. Rufalo
iPAP Audit Operations Director
Inventiv Health
Suzanne Mitchell-Delaney
Senior Manager
AstraZeneca

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop B: Benchmarks for Co-Pay Assistance and Understanding the Underinsured

Tracy Ott Foster MBA
President
Lash Group, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services
Derek Cothran
Senior Director, Operations
Lash Group
Morris Lumpkin
Senior Director, Business Development
Lash Group
Donna Lyn Roman
President
Patient Access Network Foundation
Michael Banigan
President and Founder
Chronic Disease Fund
Mary P. Sundeen
President
HealthWell Foundation
Dana Kuhn Ph.D.
President and Co-Founder
Patient Services Incorporated
Michele McCourt
Director, Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
CancerCare
Jane Keane
Director of Patient Services
NORD
Wade Hubbard
Senior Director
Xcenda, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop B: Benchmarks for Co-Pay Assistance and Understanding the Underinsured

Tracy Ott Foster MBA
President
Lash Group, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services
Derek Cothran
Senior Director, Operations
Lash Group
Morris Lumpkin
Senior Director, Business Development
Lash Group
Donna Lyn Roman
President
Patient Access Network Foundation
Michael Banigan
President and Founder
Chronic Disease Fund
Mary P. Sundeen
President
HealthWell Foundation
Dana Kuhn Ph.D.
President and Co-Founder
Patient Services Incorporated
Michele McCourt
Director, Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
CancerCare
Jane Keane
Director of Patient Services
NORD
Wade Hubbard
Senior Director
Xcenda, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop B: Benchmarks for Co-Pay Assistance and Understanding the Underinsured

Tracy Ott Foster MBA
President
Lash Group, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services
Derek Cothran
Senior Director, Operations
Lash Group
Morris Lumpkin
Senior Director, Business Development
Lash Group
Donna Lyn Roman
President
Patient Access Network Foundation
Michael Banigan
President and Founder
Chronic Disease Fund
Mary P. Sundeen
President
HealthWell Foundation
Dana Kuhn Ph.D.
President and Co-Founder
Patient Services Incorporated
Michele McCourt
Director, Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
CancerCare
Jane Keane
Director of Patient Services
NORD
Wade Hubbard
Senior Director
Xcenda, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop B: Benchmarks for Co-Pay Assistance and Understanding the Underinsured

Tracy Ott Foster MBA
President
Lash Group, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services
Derek Cothran
Senior Director, Operations
Lash Group
Morris Lumpkin
Senior Director, Business Development
Lash Group
Donna Lyn Roman
President
Patient Access Network Foundation
Michael Banigan
President and Founder
Chronic Disease Fund
Mary P. Sundeen
President
HealthWell Foundation
Dana Kuhn Ph.D.
President and Co-Founder
Patient Services Incorporated
Michele McCourt
Director, Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
CancerCare
Jane Keane
Director of Patient Services
NORD
Wade Hubbard
Senior Director
Xcenda, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop B: Benchmarks for Co-Pay Assistance and Understanding the Underinsured

Tracy Ott Foster MBA
President
Lash Group, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services
Derek Cothran
Senior Director, Operations
Lash Group
Morris Lumpkin
Senior Director, Business Development
Lash Group
Donna Lyn Roman
President
Patient Access Network Foundation
Michael Banigan
President and Founder
Chronic Disease Fund
Mary P. Sundeen
President
HealthWell Foundation
Dana Kuhn Ph.D.
President and Co-Founder
Patient Services Incorporated
Michele McCourt
Director, Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
CancerCare
Jane Keane
Director of Patient Services
NORD
Wade Hubbard
Senior Director
Xcenda, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop B: Benchmarks for Co-Pay Assistance and Understanding the Underinsured

Tracy Ott Foster MBA
President
Lash Group, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services
Derek Cothran
Senior Director, Operations
Lash Group
Morris Lumpkin
Senior Director, Business Development
Lash Group
Donna Lyn Roman
President
Patient Access Network Foundation
Michael Banigan
President and Founder
Chronic Disease Fund
Mary P. Sundeen
President
HealthWell Foundation
Dana Kuhn Ph.D.
President and Co-Founder
Patient Services Incorporated
Michele McCourt
Director, Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
CancerCare
Jane Keane
Director of Patient Services
NORD
Wade Hubbard
Senior Director
Xcenda, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop B: Benchmarks for Co-Pay Assistance and Understanding the Underinsured

Tracy Ott Foster MBA
President
Lash Group, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services
Derek Cothran
Senior Director, Operations
Lash Group
Morris Lumpkin
Senior Director, Business Development
Lash Group
Donna Lyn Roman
President
Patient Access Network Foundation
Michael Banigan
President and Founder
Chronic Disease Fund
Mary P. Sundeen
President
HealthWell Foundation
Dana Kuhn Ph.D.
President and Co-Founder
Patient Services Incorporated
Michele McCourt
Director, Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
CancerCare
Jane Keane
Director of Patient Services
NORD
Wade Hubbard
Senior Director
Xcenda, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop B: Benchmarks for Co-Pay Assistance and Understanding the Underinsured

Tracy Ott Foster MBA
President
Lash Group, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services
Derek Cothran
Senior Director, Operations
Lash Group
Morris Lumpkin
Senior Director, Business Development
Lash Group
Donna Lyn Roman
President
Patient Access Network Foundation
Michael Banigan
President and Founder
Chronic Disease Fund
Mary P. Sundeen
President
HealthWell Foundation
Dana Kuhn Ph.D.
President and Co-Founder
Patient Services Incorporated
Michele McCourt
Director, Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
CancerCare
Jane Keane
Director of Patient Services
NORD
Wade Hubbard
Senior Director
Xcenda, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop B: Benchmarks for Co-Pay Assistance and Understanding the Underinsured

Tracy Ott Foster MBA
President
Lash Group, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services
Derek Cothran
Senior Director, Operations
Lash Group
Morris Lumpkin
Senior Director, Business Development
Lash Group
Donna Lyn Roman
President
Patient Access Network Foundation
Michael Banigan
President and Founder
Chronic Disease Fund
Mary P. Sundeen
President
HealthWell Foundation
Dana Kuhn Ph.D.
President and Co-Founder
Patient Services Incorporated
Michele McCourt
Director, Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
CancerCare
Jane Keane
Director of Patient Services
NORD
Wade Hubbard
Senior Director
Xcenda, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop B: Benchmarks for Co-Pay Assistance and Understanding the Underinsured

Tracy Ott Foster MBA
President
Lash Group, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services
Derek Cothran
Senior Director, Operations
Lash Group
Morris Lumpkin
Senior Director, Business Development
Lash Group
Donna Lyn Roman
President
Patient Access Network Foundation
Michael Banigan
President and Founder
Chronic Disease Fund
Mary P. Sundeen
President
HealthWell Foundation
Dana Kuhn Ph.D.
President and Co-Founder
Patient Services Incorporated
Michele McCourt
Director, Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
CancerCare
Jane Keane
Director of Patient Services
NORD
Wade Hubbard
Senior Director
Xcenda, AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop C: Strategies for Non-Profits – Successful Patient Advocacy and Medication Assistance

Patricia Holmes White
Chief Executive Officer
West Virginia Health Right
Rosemary B. Antonucci
Program Manager in the Community Outreach Department
Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP)
Jane H. Cook
Manager of the PrescriptionEase Program
Mount Carmel Health System
Deborah Zador
Coordinator of the Prescription Assistance Program
Trumbull County, Ohio
Nancy Davenport-Ennis
Founder
Patient Advocate Foundation

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop C: Strategies for Non-Profits – Successful Patient Advocacy and Medication Assistance

Patricia Holmes White
Chief Executive Officer
West Virginia Health Right
Rosemary B. Antonucci
Program Manager in the Community Outreach Department
Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP)
Jane H. Cook
Manager of the PrescriptionEase Program
Mount Carmel Health System
Deborah Zador
Coordinator of the Prescription Assistance Program
Trumbull County, Ohio
Nancy Davenport-Ennis
Founder
Patient Advocate Foundation

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop C: Strategies for Non-Profits – Successful Patient Advocacy and Medication Assistance

Patricia Holmes White
Chief Executive Officer
West Virginia Health Right
Rosemary B. Antonucci
Program Manager in the Community Outreach Department
Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP)
Jane H. Cook
Manager of the PrescriptionEase Program
Mount Carmel Health System
Deborah Zador
Coordinator of the Prescription Assistance Program
Trumbull County, Ohio
Nancy Davenport-Ennis
Founder
Patient Advocate Foundation

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop C: Strategies for Non-Profits – Successful Patient Advocacy and Medication Assistance

Patricia Holmes White
Chief Executive Officer
West Virginia Health Right
Rosemary B. Antonucci
Program Manager in the Community Outreach Department
Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP)
Jane H. Cook
Manager of the PrescriptionEase Program
Mount Carmel Health System
Deborah Zador
Coordinator of the Prescription Assistance Program
Trumbull County, Ohio
Nancy Davenport-Ennis
Founder
Patient Advocate Foundation

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop C: Strategies for Non-Profits – Successful Patient Advocacy and Medication Assistance

Patricia Holmes White
Chief Executive Officer
West Virginia Health Right
Rosemary B. Antonucci
Program Manager in the Community Outreach Department
Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP)
Jane H. Cook
Manager of the PrescriptionEase Program
Mount Carmel Health System
Deborah Zador
Coordinator of the Prescription Assistance Program
Trumbull County, Ohio
Nancy Davenport-Ennis
Founder
Patient Advocate Foundation

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Cocktail Networking Reception Hosted by:


Wednesday March 2, 2011
7:30 am

Continental Breakfast hosted by:


Choose from Two Focused Tracks


Track I. Strategies for PAPs and Bulk Replacement Programs


8:30 am

Chairperson’s Introductions and Review of Day One

Irene Infanti R.N., MSN
Director, Patient Assistance
Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc.

8:45 am

Federal Policy Issues Related to Meeting Patient Assistance and Out of Pocket Challenges

Michael Ziskind
Director for Public Policy, Strategy and Marketing
Johnson & Johnson – Centocor

9:30 am

Key Learnings from Central Fill Pharmacies

Ken Trogdon
Chief Executive Officer
Welvista North Carolina
Laurie Giang
Executive Director
MedAssist
Scott Cornwell
Chief Operations Officer
Dispensary of Hope

9:30 am

Key Learnings from Central Fill Pharmacies

Ken Trogdon
Chief Executive Officer
Welvista North Carolina
Laurie Giang
Executive Director
MedAssist
Scott Cornwell
Chief Operations Officer
Dispensary of Hope

9:30 am

Key Learnings from Central Fill Pharmacies

Ken Trogdon
Chief Executive Officer
Welvista North Carolina
Laurie Giang
Executive Director
MedAssist
Scott Cornwell
Chief Operations Officer
Dispensary of Hope

10:15 am

Networking and Refreshment Break


10:45 am

The Changing Role and New Opportunities for Retail Pharmacists to Guide Patients to Existing Programs

Amy Yarcich
Executive Director
RxPartnership
Tim Musselman
Executive Director
Virginia Pharmacists Association (VPhA)

10:45 am

The Changing Role and New Opportunities for Retail Pharmacists to Guide Patients to Existing Programs

Amy Yarcich
Executive Director
RxPartnership
Tim Musselman
Executive Director
Virginia Pharmacists Association (VPhA)

11:30 am

New Policies for 340B Drug Pricing and Hospital Perspectives on PAPs

Ted Slafsky
Executive Director
Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access

12:15 pm

Luncheon


1:30 pm

Feedback on Members’ Experiences with PAPs

Rita Baskett
Director of Pharmacy and Educational Services
Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access

2:15 pm

Strategies for Streamlined PAP Processes and Patient Accessibility

Lynn Shepherd
Director, Media Relations & Corporate Initiatives
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
David Garza
Director of Patient Assistance Programs and Medical Education
Eli Lilly and Company
Joe Matson
Manager of Patient Assistance
Johnson & Johnson
Rich Sagall M.D.
President
NeedyMeds.org

2:15 pm

Strategies for Streamlined PAP Processes and Patient Accessibility

Lynn Shepherd
Director, Media Relations & Corporate Initiatives
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
David Garza
Director of Patient Assistance Programs and Medical Education
Eli Lilly and Company
Joe Matson
Manager of Patient Assistance
Johnson & Johnson
Rich Sagall M.D.
President
NeedyMeds.org

2:15 pm

Strategies for Streamlined PAP Processes and Patient Accessibility

Lynn Shepherd
Director, Media Relations & Corporate Initiatives
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
David Garza
Director of Patient Assistance Programs and Medical Education
Eli Lilly and Company
Joe Matson
Manager of Patient Assistance
Johnson & Johnson
Rich Sagall M.D.
President
NeedyMeds.org

2:15 pm

Strategies for Streamlined PAP Processes and Patient Accessibility

Lynn Shepherd
Director, Media Relations & Corporate Initiatives
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
David Garza
Director of Patient Assistance Programs and Medical Education
Eli Lilly and Company
Joe Matson
Manager of Patient Assistance
Johnson & Johnson
Rich Sagall M.D.
President
NeedyMeds.org

3:00 pm

Close of Conference


Track II. Patient Access, Adherence and Advocacy Strategies for Specialty Products


8:30 am

Chairperson’s Introductions and Review of Day One

Kesslyn Smith
Director of Oncology Patient Access and Advocacy
sanofi-aventis

8:45 am

Addressing the Growing Need for Patient Assistance in Specialty Medicine and Converging with Global Primary Care Patient Support Programs

Lisa Hammann
Director of Access Solutions Operations
Genentech

9:30 am

Incorporating REMS into Your PAP — Understanding the Process and Implementing Requirements

Andrea Schmoel
Director, Customer Management
McKesson Specialty Care Solutions

10:15 am

Networking and Refreshment Break


10:45 am

PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancing Commercial Tools to Demonstrate Value in the New Decade of Healthcare

Nathan White CPC
Executive Director, Access and Reimbursement, Patient Access Solutions
Inventiv Health
Anthony B. Piagentini
Executive Director, Business Development
inVentiv Patient Access Solutions
Giovanna Matthews
Vice President, Business Development
DiseaseTrak
Thomas Girardi RPh
Manager, Patient Support and Reimbursement
Celgene Corporation

10:45 am

PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancing Commercial Tools to Demonstrate Value in the New Decade of Healthcare

Nathan White CPC
Executive Director, Access and Reimbursement, Patient Access Solutions
Inventiv Health
Anthony B. Piagentini
Executive Director, Business Development
inVentiv Patient Access Solutions
Giovanna Matthews
Vice President, Business Development
DiseaseTrak
Thomas Girardi RPh
Manager, Patient Support and Reimbursement
Celgene Corporation

10:45 am

PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancing Commercial Tools to Demonstrate Value in the New Decade of Healthcare

Nathan White CPC
Executive Director, Access and Reimbursement, Patient Access Solutions
Inventiv Health
Anthony B. Piagentini
Executive Director, Business Development
inVentiv Patient Access Solutions
Giovanna Matthews
Vice President, Business Development
DiseaseTrak
Thomas Girardi RPh
Manager, Patient Support and Reimbursement
Celgene Corporation

10:45 am

PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancing Commercial Tools to Demonstrate Value in the New Decade of Healthcare

Nathan White CPC
Executive Director, Access and Reimbursement, Patient Access Solutions
Inventiv Health
Anthony B. Piagentini
Executive Director, Business Development
inVentiv Patient Access Solutions
Giovanna Matthews
Vice President, Business Development
DiseaseTrak
Thomas Girardi RPh
Manager, Patient Support and Reimbursement
Celgene Corporation

11:30 am

Addressing the Complexity and Unique Challenges of Oncology Patient Assistance through Strategic Distribution Channels

Burt Zweigenhaft
Chief Executive Officer
OncoMed The Oncology Pharmacy
Rebecca Forrester
Director of Patient Advocacy Programs and Services
OncoMed The Oncology Pharmacy

11:30 am

Addressing the Complexity and Unique Challenges of Oncology Patient Assistance through Strategic Distribution Channels

Burt Zweigenhaft
Chief Executive Officer
OncoMed The Oncology Pharmacy
Rebecca Forrester
Director of Patient Advocacy Programs and Services
OncoMed The Oncology Pharmacy

12:15 pm

Luncheon


1:30 pm

Actelion’s Patient and Prescriber Support Programs from PAH Pathways

Susan V. Foster
Associate Director, Intake and Reimbursement, PAH Pathways
Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc.

2:05 pm

Program Innovations and Patient Support Initiatives that Drive Adherence

David Penake
Associate Director, Access Solutions
Genentech

2:35 pm

New Online Patient Access Portal – Update on Web Based Application System Streamlining Payment Assistance

Alvin Singh
Innovations Co-Lead
Social Interest Group
Bobbie Wilbur
Co-Director
Social Interest Group

2:35 pm

New Online Patient Access Portal – Update on Web Based Application System Streamlining Payment Assistance

Alvin Singh
Innovations Co-Lead
Social Interest Group
Bobbie Wilbur
Co-Director
Social Interest Group

3:00 pm

Close of Conference


Agenda

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