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Navigate New Complexities and Break Through Barriers to Ensure Prescription Access and Affordability

March 4-6, 2019
  • Baltimore, MD

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PRE-CONFERENCE MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019

2:00

Conference Registration

3:00

CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO SUMMITS (I-II)

SUMMIT I Non-Profit and Advocate Care Consortium

This Summit provides a platform for non-profits, clinics and advocates to problem-solve common challenges and to implement new approaches that enhance patient care and access.

FACILITATOR:

Amy Yarcich
Executive Director
Rx Partnership

 
SUMMIT II Pharma/Biotech Company Consortium

This Summit provides a platform for bio/pharma manufacturers to discuss challenges they are facing, how they are dealing with ambiguity, navigating a changing landscape and scenario projections and planning.

FACILITATOR:

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

5:00

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

DAY ONE TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019

7:30

Main Conference Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:15

CBI Welcome Remarks

8:20

Conference Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

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

8:30

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY The Evolving Healthcare Landscape and the Impacts on Patient Access and Affordability

Jennifer Snow
Vice President, Reimbursement Policy Insights
Xcenda

9:15

Stay on the Pulse of Emerging Trends in Copay Restrictions, Accumulators and Maximizers

Speaker TBA

10:00

EXPERT LIGHTENING ROUND Measure the Impact of Copay Accumulators on Access and Adherence

MODERATOR:

Corey Ford, MHA
Director, Reimbursement and Policy Insights
Xcenda

PANELISTS:

Carl Schmid
Deputy Executive Director
The AIDS Institute

Tammy Curtice, Pharm.D.,M.S.,MBA
Director, External Strategies, HEOR
AbbVie

Ellen Miller-Sonet
Chief Strategy and Policy Officer
CancerCare

Madelaine Feldman, MD
President
CSRO (Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations)

Christina Simmons
Senior Corporate Counsel
Pfizer Inc

Jill Pollander
Director, Patient Services
NORD

10:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:15

KEYNOTE ADDRESS Empathy and Expertise — Evolving Patient Support Programs in the Digital Age

Tommy Bramley, PhD
President
Lash Group

12:00

LEGAL UPDATE Navigate the Legal Underpinnings of Patient Assistance and Gain Insight on OIG Oversight

MODERATOR:

Alan Klein
Chief Development Officer
HealthWell Foundation

PANELISTS:

Ross Margulies
Associate
Foley Hoag LLP

Debbie Walters-Francique
Vice President and Assistant General Counsel
Pfizer Inc

Erin Atkins
Associate
Arent Fox LLP

William Sarraille
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

12:45

Networking Luncheon

1:45

CHOOSE FROM THREE LEARNING STREAMS (I-III)

LEARNING STREAM I Technology to Streamline Programs and Access

1:45

Stream Chair’s Welcome

Mary Roberts
Vice President, Business Development
Envoy Health

1:50

PANEL Technology and Automation Enhancement to Improve the Patient Journey

MODERATOR:

Mary Roberts
Vice President, Business Development
Envoy Health

PANELISTS:

Steven Stapleton
President, Lilly Cares Foundation and Director, Patient Assistance Programs
Lilly USA, LLC

Austin Fisher
Director, Market Access
Juno Therapeutics, Inc.

Rachael Waite, CPhT
Manager, Medication Assistance Program
Community Health Network

2:35

Improve Patient Outcomes through a Multi-Disciplinary Team

Speaker TBA
McKesson

3:20

Advancements to Streamline Electronic Benefit Verification

Speaker TBA

LEARNING STREAM II Compliant Frameworks for Assistance

1:45

Stream Chair’s Welcome

Seth Lundy
Partner
King & Spalding LLP

1:50

PANEL Legal Risks Associated with Measuring Performance

Meena Datta
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

2:35

PANEL Practical Policies to Develop Internal Controls and Minimize Compliance Risk

MODERATOR:

Dan Klein
President and CEO
PAN Foundation

PANELISTS:

Rebecca Simone
Partner
Nixon Peabody LLP

Jesse Witten
Partner
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Eliza Andonova
Counsel
Hogan Lovells

3:20

Tax Implications to Patient Assistance Programs

Ariana Wallizada
Senior Associate
King & Spalding LLP

LEARNING STREAM III Models for Partnerships to
Advance Program Impact

1:45

Stream Chair’s Welcome

Andrew Weber
Director, Patient Assistance
Bausch Health

1:50

PANEL Strategies to Enhance Collaboration and Streamline Patient Support

MODERATOR:

Ellen Miller-Sonet
Chief Strategy and Policy Officer
CancerCare

PANELISTS:

Meghan Szczech
Director, Patient Services
Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals

Pamela Powell
Medication Access Specialist
Eskenazi Health

Katie Zacher, MBA
Director
Florida Hospital Cancer Institute

Augustine Santiago
Director, Channel and Patient Services Strategy and Operations
Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2:35

Employ Patient-Centric Support Programs to Remove Barriers and Support Adherence

Speaker TBA
Lash Group

3:20

PANEL Tools to Empower Patients to Better Manage OOP Costs

MODERATOR:

Krista Zodet
President
HealthWell Foundation

PANELISTS:

Ayesha Azam
Senior Director, Medical Affairs
PAN Foundation

Azi Kaider
Assistant Director, Policy and Advocacy
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Elizabeth Bowe, CPhT
Lead Medication Assistance Program Coordinator
Community Health Network

4:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

4:30

CHOOSE FROM THREE WORKSHOPS (A-C)

A Navigating Coverage for Medicare Patients

Emily Gibb
Interim Vice President, Public Policy and Patient Assistance
GSK

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

B Building an Efficient and Effective PAP —
Models for New Programs

Speaker TBA

C Trends and Approaches in Nursing Support Programs

Emily Phillips
Senior Director, Reimbursement Strategy
Pharming Healthcare Inc

5:15

Close of Workshops and Day One

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

DAY TWO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019

7:30

Networking Breakfast

8:00

Chairman’s Review of Day One

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

8:15

PATIENT SPOTLIGHT PANEL Join the Journey — Hear, See and Feel the Influence of Patient Assistance

MODERATOR:

Nicole Lamoureux
President and CEO
National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

PANELISTS:

Maria Bellefeuille
NORD's IL Rare Action Network State Ambassador

Patient Perspective
on behalf of PAN Foundation

9:00

Measuring the Impact of Patient Support Programs

Tom Doyle
Executive Vice President, Commercial Solutions
EVERSANA

10:00

PANEL DISCUSSION Next-Generation Models of Assistance —
Navigate Current and Long-Term Planning for Patient Assistance

PANELISTS:

Steven Stapleton
President, Lilly Cares Foundation and Director, Patient Assistance Programs
Lilly USA, LLC

Andrew Weber
Director, Patient Assistance
Bausch Health

10:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:15

CHOOSE FROM THREE WORKSHOPS (D-F)

D Next-Generation Patient Experience —
Support, Adherence and Education

Rich Sagall, MD
President
NeedyMeds

Sean McDade, PhD
Founder and CEO
PeopleMetrics

E Integrating PAPs and Patient Support Programs

William Daniels
Director, Business and Market Segment Development
Conduent

F Temporary Supply and Quick Start Programs

Jeffrey Schumm
Assistant General Counsel
Sonexus™ Access and Patient Support

Jon Kwiatowski
Director, Cardinal Health
Sonexus Health Pharmacy Services

12:00

Networking Luncheon

1:00

2ND ANNUAL BENCHMARKING SURVEY RESULTS REVEALED 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.

2:00

Close of Conference

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

PRE-CONFERENCE MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019

2:00

Conference Registration

3:00

CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO SUMMITS (I-II)

SUMMIT I Non-Profit and Advocate Care Consortium

This Summit provides a platform for non-profits, clinics and advocates to problem-solve common challenges and to implement new approaches that enhance patient care and access.

FACILITATOR:

Amy Yarcich
Executive Director
Rx Partnership

 
SUMMIT II Pharma/Biotech Company Consortium

This Summit provides a platform for bio/pharma manufacturers to discuss challenges they are facing, how they are dealing with ambiguity, navigating a changing landscape and scenario projections and planning.

FACILITATOR:

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

5:00

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

DAY ONE TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019

7:30

Main Conference Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:15

CBI Welcome Remarks

8:20

Conference Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

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

8:30

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY The Evolving Healthcare Landscape and the Impacts on Patient Access and Affordability

Jennifer Snow
Vice President, Reimbursement Policy Insights
Xcenda

9:15

Stay on the Pulse of Emerging Trends in Copay Restrictions, Accumulators and Maximizers

Speaker TBA

10:00

EXPERT LIGHTENING ROUND Measure the Impact of Copay Accumulators on Access and Adherence

MODERATOR:

Corey Ford, MHA
Director, Reimbursement and Policy Insights
Xcenda

PANELISTS:

Carl Schmid
Deputy Executive Director
The AIDS Institute

Tammy Curtice, Pharm.D.,M.S.,MBA
Director, External Strategies, HEOR
AbbVie

Ellen Miller-Sonet
Chief Strategy and Policy Officer
CancerCare

Madelaine Feldman, MD
President
CSRO (Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations)

Christina Simmons
Senior Corporate Counsel
Pfizer Inc

Jill Pollander
Director, Patient Services
NORD

10:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:15

KEYNOTE ADDRESS Empathy and Expertise — Evolving Patient Support Programs in the Digital Age

Tommy Bramley, PhD
President
Lash Group

12:00

LEGAL UPDATE Navigate the Legal Underpinnings of Patient Assistance and Gain Insight on OIG Oversight

MODERATOR:

Alan Klein
Chief Development Officer
HealthWell Foundation

PANELISTS:

Ross Margulies
Associate
Foley Hoag LLP

Debbie Walters-Francique
Vice President and Assistant General Counsel
Pfizer Inc

Erin Atkins
Associate
Arent Fox LLP

William Sarraille
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

12:45

Networking Luncheon

1:45

CHOOSE FROM THREE LEARNING STREAMS (I-III)

LEARNING STREAM I Technology to Streamline Programs and Access

1:45

Stream Chair’s Welcome

Mary Roberts
Vice President, Business Development
Envoy Health

1:50

PANEL Technology and Automation Enhancement to Improve the Patient Journey

MODERATOR:

Mary Roberts
Vice President, Business Development
Envoy Health

PANELISTS:

Steven Stapleton
President, Lilly Cares Foundation and Director, Patient Assistance Programs
Lilly USA, LLC

Austin Fisher
Director, Market Access
Juno Therapeutics, Inc.

Rachael Waite, CPhT
Manager, Medication Assistance Program
Community Health Network

2:35

Improve Patient Outcomes through a Multi-Disciplinary Team

Speaker TBA
McKesson

3:20

Advancements to Streamline Electronic Benefit Verification

Speaker TBA

LEARNING STREAM II Compliant Frameworks for Assistance

1:45

Stream Chair’s Welcome

Seth Lundy
Partner
King & Spalding LLP

1:50

PANEL Legal Risks Associated with Measuring Performance

Meena Datta
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

2:35

PANEL Practical Policies to Develop Internal Controls and Minimize Compliance Risk

MODERATOR:

Dan Klein
President and CEO
PAN Foundation

PANELISTS:

Rebecca Simone
Partner
Nixon Peabody LLP

Jesse Witten
Partner
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Eliza Andonova
Counsel
Hogan Lovells

3:20

Tax Implications to Patient Assistance Programs

Ariana Wallizada
Senior Associate
King & Spalding LLP

LEARNING STREAM III Models for Partnerships to
Advance Program Impact

1:45

Stream Chair’s Welcome

Andrew Weber
Director, Patient Assistance
Bausch Health

1:50

PANEL Strategies to Enhance Collaboration and Streamline Patient Support

MODERATOR:

Ellen Miller-Sonet
Chief Strategy and Policy Officer
CancerCare

PANELISTS:

Meghan Szczech
Director, Patient Services
Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals

Pamela Powell
Medication Access Specialist
Eskenazi Health

Katie Zacher, MBA
Director
Florida Hospital Cancer Institute

Augustine Santiago
Director, Channel and Patient Services Strategy and Operations
Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2:35

Employ Patient-Centric Support Programs to Remove Barriers and Support Adherence

Speaker TBA
Lash Group

3:20

PANEL Tools to Empower Patients to Better Manage OOP Costs

MODERATOR:

Krista Zodet
President
HealthWell Foundation

PANELISTS:

Ayesha Azam
Senior Director, Medical Affairs
PAN Foundation

Azi Kaider
Assistant Director, Policy and Advocacy
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Elizabeth Bowe, CPhT
Lead Medication Assistance Program Coordinator
Community Health Network

4:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

4:30

CHOOSE FROM THREE WORKSHOPS (A-C)

A Navigating Coverage for Medicare Patients

Emily Gibb
Interim Vice President, Public Policy and Patient Assistance
GSK

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

B Building an Efficient and Effective PAP —
Models for New Programs

Speaker TBA

C Trends and Approaches in Nursing Support Programs

Emily Phillips
Senior Director, Reimbursement Strategy
Pharming Healthcare Inc

5:15

Close of Workshops and Day One

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

DAY TWO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019

7:30

Networking Breakfast

8:00

Chairman’s Review of Day One

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

8:15

PATIENT SPOTLIGHT PANEL Join the Journey — Hear, See and Feel the Influence of Patient Assistance

MODERATOR:

Nicole Lamoureux
President and CEO
National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

PANELISTS:

Maria Bellefeuille
NORD's IL Rare Action Network State Ambassador

Patient Perspective
on behalf of PAN Foundation

9:00

Measuring the Impact of Patient Support Programs

Tom Doyle
Executive Vice President, Commercial Solutions
EVERSANA

10:00

PANEL DISCUSSION Next-Generation Models of Assistance —
Navigate Current and Long-Term Planning for Patient Assistance

PANELISTS:

Steven Stapleton
President, Lilly Cares Foundation and Director, Patient Assistance Programs
Lilly USA, LLC

Andrew Weber
Director, Patient Assistance
Bausch Health

10:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:15

CHOOSE FROM THREE WORKSHOPS (D-F)

D Next-Generation Patient Experience —
Support, Adherence and Education

Rich Sagall, MD
President
NeedyMeds

Sean McDade, PhD
Founder and CEO
PeopleMetrics

E Integrating PAPs and Patient Support Programs

William Daniels
Director, Business and Market Segment Development
Conduent

F Temporary Supply and Quick Start Programs

Jeffrey Schumm
Assistant General Counsel
Sonexus™ Access and Patient Support

Jon Kwiatowski
Director, Cardinal Health
Sonexus Health Pharmacy Services

12:00

Networking Luncheon

1:00

2ND ANNUAL BENCHMARKING SURVEY RESULTS REVEALED 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.

2:00

Close of Conference