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Discover What’s Next in Prescription Access and Financial Assistance

March 6-7, 2018
  • Baltimore, MD

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PRE-CONFERENCE
MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2018

5:00pm - 7:00pm

MEET AND GREET WELCOME RECEPTION(OPEN TO ALL CONFERENCE ATTENDEES)

DAY ONE TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018

7:15

Conference Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:00

Conference Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Laurie Thibodeau
Head, North America Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility and President
Teva Cares Foundation
Teva Pharmaceuticals

LEGAL AND POLICY DYNAMICS INFLUENCING ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY

8:15

OPENING LUMINARY ADDRESS The Changing Landscape of Healthcare Coverage and Access

Matt Sarnes, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, New Business Development and Strategy
Xcenda

9:00

ENFORCEMENT UPDATE PANEL DISCUSSION Evaluate the Current State of Copay Foundations, Hub Services and
OIG Oversight

MODERATOR:

Dana A. Kuhn, Ph.D.
President and Founder
Patient Services Incorporated (PSI)

PANELISTS:

Thomas Barker
Partner, Foley Hoag LLP;
former General Counsel, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Christina Simmons
Senior Corporate Counsel
Pfizer Inc.

Debbie Walters-Francique
Vice President, Assistant General Counsel
Pfizer Inc.

Eliza L. Andonova
Counsel
Hogan Lovells

9:45

Government vs. Commercial Patients — Legal Nuances and Restraints with Copay Assistance and Foundation Support

Meenakshi Datta
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

STREAMLINING FINANCIAL SUPPORT AND
ACCESS TO CARE

11:00

KEYNOTE ADDRESS Pioneering to New Grounds in Patient Access — Rewriting the Playbook
for Patient Programs

Tommy Bramley, Ph.D.
President
Lash Group

12:00

BIO ADDRESS Achieving a Value-Driven Healthcare System

Jim Greenwood
President and Chief Executive Officer
BIO

12:45

Networking Luncheon

1:45

CHOOSE FROM FOUR LEARNING LABS (A-D)

AThe Expansion of Specialty Pharmacy and Opportunities for Patient Services

FACILITATOR:

Recie Bomar
General Manager
KnippeRx

PANELISTS:

Brandon Newman, Pharm.D., CSP
Program Director, Vanderbilt Specialty Pharmacy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Burt Zweigenhaft
Former President, NASP; Managing Director
Upstream Partners

Stella K. Vnook
Head, Patient Access and Reimbursement Services
Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Dave MacLeod
Senior Director, Patient Services and Channel Operations
Intercept Pharmaceuticals

BPatient Education and Navigation — Addressing Coverage Knowledge Gaps

Anne Willis
Senior Director, Patient Access Programs
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

CAdvancements in Patient Support Technology

Tom Doyle
Executive Vice President, Commercial Solutions
H.D. Smith Specialty Solutions & Triplefin

DPatient Experience, Access and Adherence Optimization

3:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:30

CHOOSE BETWEEN FOUR STRATEGY STREAMS (I-IV)

STRATEGY STREAM I SMALL AND EMERGING BIOTECH

3:30

Strategy Stream Chair’s Welcome

Abigail Jenkins
Chief Commercial Officer and U.S. Business Head
Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

3:35

Leverage a Centralized Hub Approach to Improve Patient Care

Emily Phillips
Senior Director, Reimbursement Strategy and Patient Access
Pharming Healthcare Inc.

4:20

PANEL Program Design — Begin with the End in Mind

MODERATOR:

Derek Cothran
Senior Vice President, Client Strategy and Development
EnvoyHealth

PANELISTS:

Meghan Hover Szczech
Director, Patient Services
Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

Alice Ganzar
Senior Director, Access Support Services
Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc.

Lesly Charanza
Vice President, Market Access, Oncology
Heron Therapeutics

STRATEGY STREAM II LARGE BIOPHARMA

3:30

Strategy Stream Chair’s Welcome

Thad Smith
Director, Patient Access Programs
AbbVie Inc

3:35

PANELLegal and Compliance Considerations for Patient Assistance Programs

MODERATOR:

Alan Klein
Chief Development Officer
HealthWell Foundation

PANELISTS:

Hae-Won Min Liao
Associate General Counsel
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Jill Shotzberger
Senior Corporate Counsel
Genentech

David Layfer
Senior Counsel
AbbVie

Erin Atkins
Associate
Arent Fox LLP

4:20

PANELTrends in Portal Creation to Streamline Patient Support

MODERATOR:

Jaime Carter
Senior Director, Patient Services Portfolio Owner
Lash Group

PANELISTS:

Melissa Paige
Pharmacy Patient Medication Principal Coordinator/ Cancer Center
University of Virginia Health System

Scott Murray
Patient Services Lead
UCB

STRATEGY STREAM III COPAY FOUNDATIONS

3:30

Strategy Stream Chair’s Welcome

Speaker, TBA

3:35

Policy Updates and the Impact to Patient Services

James Romano
Director, Government Relations and Advocacy
Patient Services Incorporated (PSI)

Alex DelPizzo
Partner
Thorn Run Partners

4:20

PANELBest Practices In Compliant Patient Assistance Programs

MODERATOR:

Krista Zodet
President
HealthWell Foundation

PANELISTS:

David Lubitz
Partner
Schaner and Lubitz, Esq.

Seth H. Lundy
Partner
King and Spalding

Jesse A. Witten
Partner
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

STRATEGY STREAM IV HOSPITALS, CLINICS AND NON-PROFITS

3:30

Strategy Stream Chair’s Welcome

Nicole Lamoureux Busby
Chief Executive Officer
National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC)

3:35

Navigating Options and Pathways to Assist Medicare Patients

Dan Sherman
Founder and President
The NaVectis Group

4:20

PANELOptimize Advocate/Manufacturer Relations to Enhance Patient Access

MODERATOR:

Amy Yarcich
Executive Director
Rx Partnership

PANELISTS:

Pamela Powell
Patient Assistance Programs Coordinator
Eskenazi Health

Kankendria Ingram
Patient Coordinator Drug Replacement Program
Florida Hospital

Andrew Weber
Director, Patient Assistance
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Patti Wascavage, R.Ph., MBA, N.D.
Director, Pharmacy Reimbursement and Corporate Compliance
Geisinger Health System

5:15

CLOSE OF STREAMS AND DAY ONE

Networking, Wine and Cheese Reception immediately following the final session on day one

DAY TWO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2018

7:30

Networking Breakfast

8:00

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Laurie Thibodeau
Head, North America Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility and President
Teva Cares Foundation
Teva Pharmaceuticals

8:15

PATIENT SPOTLIGHT A Patient Centric Approach to Assistance and Support

MODERATOR:

Emily Gibb
Senior Director, Public Policy and Patient Assistance
GSK

PANELISTS:

Doreen Birdsell
Patient, on behalf of PAN Foundation

Dan Klein
Chief Executive Officer
PAN Foundation

Patient, on behalf of
Patient Services Incorporated (PSI)

9:15

Technology Enabling Patient Engagement and Adherence

Eli Phillips Jr
Director, QRA Management
Cardinal Health

10:00

PANEL DISCUSSION Looking Ahead — Projected Evolution of PAPs and Patient Support Programs

MODERATOR:

Ross Margulies
Associate
Foley Hoag LLP

PANELISTS:

Bill Goodson
Director, Market Access and Reimbursement Services
Eisai, Inc.

Ben Steinmetz
Senior Vice President, Commercial
Churchill Pharmaceuticals LLC

Jennifer Page
Senior Manager, Amgen Inc.
Amgen Safety Net Foundation

10:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:15PM

CHOOSE FROM THREE LEARNING LABS (E-G)

E Pharmacy Benefit Manager Restrictions on Manufacturer-Sponsored Copay Assistance Programs

Corey Ford
MHA, Associate Director, Reimbursement and Policy Insights
Xcenda

F Streamlining Patient Assistance Operations and Initiatives

Ron Lacey
Senior Director, Healthcare Analytics and Technology
UBC

G Scenario Planning for Healthcare Reform 3.0

12:00

Session Transition

12:15

BENCHMARKING SURVEY RESULTS
Exclusive Intelligence around the State of Patient Assistance
Benefit from a comprehensive wrap up of benchmarking results representing the collective intelligence of the PAP community. See how your peers stack up on hot topics related to healthcare reform, eligibility criteria, addressing the needs of the underinsured and much more.

1:00

Networking Luncheon

2:00

Close of Conference

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.
Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

PRE-CONFERENCE
MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2018

5:00pm - 7:00pm

MEET AND GREET WELCOME RECEPTION(OPEN TO ALL CONFERENCE ATTENDEES)

DAY ONE TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018

7:15

Conference Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:00

Conference Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Laurie Thibodeau
Head, North America Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility and President
Teva Cares Foundation
Teva Pharmaceuticals

LEGAL AND POLICY DYNAMICS INFLUENCING ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY

8:15

OPENING LUMINARY ADDRESS The Changing Landscape of Healthcare Coverage and Access

Matt Sarnes, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, New Business Development and Strategy
Xcenda

9:00

ENFORCEMENT UPDATE PANEL DISCUSSION Evaluate the Current State of Copay Foundations, Hub Services and
OIG Oversight

MODERATOR:

Dana A. Kuhn, Ph.D.
President and Founder
Patient Services Incorporated (PSI)

PANELISTS:

Thomas Barker
Partner, Foley Hoag LLP;
former General Counsel, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Christina Simmons
Senior Corporate Counsel
Pfizer Inc.

Debbie Walters-Francique
Vice President, Assistant General Counsel
Pfizer Inc.

Eliza L. Andonova
Counsel
Hogan Lovells

9:45

Government vs. Commercial Patients — Legal Nuances and Restraints with Copay Assistance and Foundation Support

Meenakshi Datta
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

STREAMLINING FINANCIAL SUPPORT AND
ACCESS TO CARE

11:00

KEYNOTE ADDRESS Pioneering to New Grounds in Patient Access — Rewriting the Playbook
for Patient Programs

Tommy Bramley, Ph.D.
President
Lash Group

12:00

BIO ADDRESS Achieving a Value-Driven Healthcare System

Jim Greenwood
President and Chief Executive Officer
BIO

12:45

Networking Luncheon

1:45

CHOOSE FROM FOUR LEARNING LABS (A-D)

AThe Expansion of Specialty Pharmacy and Opportunities for Patient Services

FACILITATOR:

Recie Bomar
General Manager
KnippeRx

PANELISTS:

Brandon Newman, Pharm.D., CSP
Program Director, Vanderbilt Specialty Pharmacy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Burt Zweigenhaft
Former President, NASP; Managing Director
Upstream Partners

Stella K. Vnook
Head, Patient Access and Reimbursement Services
Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Dave MacLeod
Senior Director, Patient Services and Channel Operations
Intercept Pharmaceuticals

BPatient Education and Navigation — Addressing Coverage Knowledge Gaps

Anne Willis
Senior Director, Patient Access Programs
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

CAdvancements in Patient Support Technology

Tom Doyle
Executive Vice President, Commercial Solutions
H.D. Smith Specialty Solutions & Triplefin

DPatient Experience, Access and Adherence Optimization

3:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:30

CHOOSE BETWEEN FOUR STRATEGY STREAMS (I-IV)

STRATEGY STREAM I SMALL AND EMERGING BIOTECH

3:30

Strategy Stream Chair’s Welcome

Abigail Jenkins
Chief Commercial Officer and U.S. Business Head
Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

3:35

Leverage a Centralized Hub Approach to Improve Patient Care

Emily Phillips
Senior Director, Reimbursement Strategy and Patient Access
Pharming Healthcare Inc.

4:20

PANEL Program Design — Begin with the End in Mind

MODERATOR:

Derek Cothran
Senior Vice President, Client Strategy and Development
EnvoyHealth

PANELISTS:

Meghan Hover Szczech
Director, Patient Services
Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

Alice Ganzar
Senior Director, Access Support Services
Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc.

Lesly Charanza
Vice President, Market Access, Oncology
Heron Therapeutics

STRATEGY STREAM II LARGE BIOPHARMA

3:30

Strategy Stream Chair’s Welcome

Thad Smith
Director, Patient Access Programs
AbbVie Inc

3:35

PANELLegal and Compliance Considerations for Patient Assistance Programs

MODERATOR:

Alan Klein
Chief Development Officer
HealthWell Foundation

PANELISTS:

Hae-Won Min Liao
Associate General Counsel
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Jill Shotzberger
Senior Corporate Counsel
Genentech

David Layfer
Senior Counsel
AbbVie

Erin Atkins
Associate
Arent Fox LLP

4:20

PANELTrends in Portal Creation to Streamline Patient Support

MODERATOR:

Jaime Carter
Senior Director, Patient Services Portfolio Owner
Lash Group

PANELISTS:

Melissa Paige
Pharmacy Patient Medication Principal Coordinator/ Cancer Center
University of Virginia Health System

Scott Murray
Patient Services Lead
UCB

STRATEGY STREAM III COPAY FOUNDATIONS

3:30

Strategy Stream Chair’s Welcome

Speaker, TBA

3:35

Policy Updates and the Impact to Patient Services

James Romano
Director, Government Relations and Advocacy
Patient Services Incorporated (PSI)

Alex DelPizzo
Partner
Thorn Run Partners

4:20

PANELBest Practices In Compliant Patient Assistance Programs

MODERATOR:

Krista Zodet
President
HealthWell Foundation

PANELISTS:

David Lubitz
Partner
Schaner and Lubitz, Esq.

Seth H. Lundy
Partner
King and Spalding

Jesse A. Witten
Partner
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

STRATEGY STREAM IV HOSPITALS, CLINICS AND NON-PROFITS

3:30

Strategy Stream Chair’s Welcome

Nicole Lamoureux Busby
Chief Executive Officer
National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC)

3:35

Navigating Options and Pathways to Assist Medicare Patients

Dan Sherman
Founder and President
The NaVectis Group

4:20

PANELOptimize Advocate/Manufacturer Relations to Enhance Patient Access

MODERATOR:

Amy Yarcich
Executive Director
Rx Partnership

PANELISTS:

Pamela Powell
Patient Assistance Programs Coordinator
Eskenazi Health

Kankendria Ingram
Patient Coordinator Drug Replacement Program
Florida Hospital

Andrew Weber
Director, Patient Assistance
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Patti Wascavage, R.Ph., MBA, N.D.
Director, Pharmacy Reimbursement and Corporate Compliance
Geisinger Health System

5:15

CLOSE OF STREAMS AND DAY ONE

Networking, Wine and Cheese Reception immediately following the final session on day one

DAY TWO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2018

7:30

Networking Breakfast

8:00

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Laurie Thibodeau
Head, North America Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility and President
Teva Cares Foundation
Teva Pharmaceuticals

8:15

PATIENT SPOTLIGHT A Patient Centric Approach to Assistance and Support

MODERATOR:

Emily Gibb
Senior Director, Public Policy and Patient Assistance
GSK

PANELISTS:

Doreen Birdsell
Patient, on behalf of PAN Foundation

Dan Klein
Chief Executive Officer
PAN Foundation

Patient, on behalf of
Patient Services Incorporated (PSI)

9:15

Technology Enabling Patient Engagement and Adherence

Eli Phillips Jr
Director, QRA Management
Cardinal Health

10:00

PANEL DISCUSSION Looking Ahead — Projected Evolution of PAPs and Patient Support Programs

MODERATOR:

Ross Margulies
Associate
Foley Hoag LLP

PANELISTS:

Bill Goodson
Director, Market Access and Reimbursement Services
Eisai, Inc.

Ben Steinmetz
Senior Vice President, Commercial
Churchill Pharmaceuticals LLC

Jennifer Page
Senior Manager, Amgen Inc.
Amgen Safety Net Foundation

10:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:15PM

CHOOSE FROM THREE LEARNING LABS (E-G)

E Pharmacy Benefit Manager Restrictions on Manufacturer-Sponsored Copay Assistance Programs

Corey Ford
MHA, Associate Director, Reimbursement and Policy Insights
Xcenda

F Streamlining Patient Assistance Operations and Initiatives

Ron Lacey
Senior Director, Healthcare Analytics and Technology
UBC

G Scenario Planning for Healthcare Reform 3.0

12:00

Session Transition

12:15

BENCHMARKING SURVEY RESULTS
Exclusive Intelligence around the State of Patient Assistance
Benefit from a comprehensive wrap up of benchmarking results representing the collective intelligence of the PAP community. See how your peers stack up on hot topics related to healthcare reform, eligibility criteria, addressing the needs of the underinsured and much more.

1:00

Networking Luncheon

2:00

Close of Conference