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Industry Scorecard and Playbook for Streamlined Workflow, Faster Coverage Determinations and Access to Therapy

May 14-15, 2019
  • Philadelphia, PA

Agenda

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DAY ONE Tuesday, May 14, 2019

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Eve Gehling, MEd, RDN, PMP
Principal Business Analyst, Care Management, Pharmacy Operations
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

8:45

TRAILBLAZER TALK Hear Critical Updates to the RTBC Scorecard from Board of Advisors

MODERATOR:

Miranda Gill, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Director, Provider Services and Operations
CoverMyMeds

PANELISTS:

Melissa Paige
Oncology/Infusion Patient Access Principal Coordinator
University of Virginia

Eric Weidmann, MD
Chief Medical Officer
eMDs

Evan Grossman
former Vice President, Integration Services
athenahealth

9:45

NCPDP UPDATE Working Group for Specialty Pharmacy Advancements and Standard Updates in Real-Time Prescription Benefit and ePrior Authorization

John Klimek, RPh
Senior Vice President, Standards and Industry Information Technology
NCPDP

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:00

Address New Regulations Released from CMS on Medicare Part D
and RTBT

Erin Atkins
Attorney at Law
Arent Fox LLP

11:45

Transforming Your Patient Access and Support Services by Leveraging Technology with Human Expertise

Kevin Robbins
Vice President, Business Development
AssistRx

12:30

Networking Luncheon

1:30

Enhancing ePrior Authorization —
Is Multi-Stakeholder Win-Win Possible?

Ken Kleinberg
Practice Lead, Innovative Technologies
Point-of-Care Partners

2:15

CASE STUDY Hear Challenges Health Plans Face When Implementing Medical Specialty Drug ePA

Eve Gehling, MEd, RDN, PMP
Principal Business Analyst, Care Management, Pharmacy Operations
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

2:45

Examine the eBV and ePA Frameworks for the Future of the
Medical Benefit

Amber Eppard
Specialty Pharmacy Services,
Medication Authorization and Procurement Coordinator
University of Virginia

3:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

4:00

Improve the Patient Experience —
Reducing Friction in the Prescribing Process

Michelle Trombetta
Director of Product Innovation
Surescripts

4:45

AMA ADDRESS Prescriber Perspective — FixPriorAuth!

Heather McComas, PharmD
Director, Administrative Simplification Initiatives
American Medical Association

5:30

Close of Day One

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

DAY TWO Wednesday, May 15, 2019

8:00

Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Eve Gehling, MEd, RDN, PMP
Principal Business Analyst, Care Management, Pharmacy Operations
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

8:45

Multi-Stakeholder Panel Collaborate to Improve Patient Outcomes

MODERATOR:

Melissa Paige
Oncology/Infusion Patient Access Principal Coordinator
University of Virginia

PANELISTS:

Chara Reid-Reed, PharmD, RPh
Pharmacy Manager, Oncology Infusion, Specialty, and Retail
Dupage Medical Group

Jerilyn Arneson, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Oncology Pharmacist
Chesapeake Regional Medical Center VA

Sumner Madden
Senior Director, Access Services
AstraZeneca

9:45

Prepare for the Future of RTBC

Gregory R. Morris
General Manager
VirMedica, a CareMetx Company

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

Tackle Turnaround Time for Accelerated Patient Access to Therapy

Lynnae M. Mahaney
Director, Pharmacy Accreditation
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

11:45

Crunch Time for Real-time — Realizing the Full Potential of
Real-time Benefit Data at the Point of Prescription

Jill Helm
Vice President, Product Management
Veradigm

12:30

Networking Luncheon

1:30

CASE STUDY Investigate HL7 Da Vinci Project for Value-Based Care Interactions Between Payers and Provider

Nicholas Radov
Director, Interoperability Standards and Compliance
UnitedHealthcare

2:15

INTERACTIVE THINK TANK Benchmark with Peers and Develop Actionable Steps for
Improved Collaboration

FACILITATOR:

Lynnae M. Mahaney
Director, Pharmacy Accreditation
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

3:00

Close of Conference

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

DAY ONE Tuesday, May 14, 2019

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Eve Gehling, MEd, RDN, PMP
Principal Business Analyst, Care Management, Pharmacy Operations
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

8:45

TRAILBLAZER TALK Hear Critical Updates to the RTBC Scorecard from Board of Advisors

MODERATOR:

Miranda Gill, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Director, Provider Services and Operations
CoverMyMeds

PANELISTS:

Melissa Paige
Oncology/Infusion Patient Access Principal Coordinator
University of Virginia

Eric Weidmann, MD
Chief Medical Officer
eMDs

Evan Grossman
former Vice President, Integration Services
athenahealth

9:45

NCPDP UPDATE Working Group for Specialty Pharmacy Advancements and Standard Updates in Real-Time Prescription Benefit and ePrior Authorization

John Klimek, RPh
Senior Vice President, Standards and Industry Information Technology
NCPDP

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:00

Address New Regulations Released from CMS on Medicare Part D
and RTBT

Erin Atkins
Attorney at Law
Arent Fox LLP

11:45

Transforming Your Patient Access and Support Services by Leveraging Technology with Human Expertise

Kevin Robbins
Vice President, Business Development
AssistRx

12:30

Networking Luncheon

1:30

Enhancing ePrior Authorization —
Is Multi-Stakeholder Win-Win Possible?

Ken Kleinberg
Practice Lead, Innovative Technologies
Point-of-Care Partners

2:15

CASE STUDY Hear Challenges Health Plans Face When Implementing Medical Specialty Drug ePA

Eve Gehling, MEd, RDN, PMP
Principal Business Analyst, Care Management, Pharmacy Operations
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

2:45

Examine the eBV and ePA Frameworks for the Future of the
Medical Benefit

Amber Eppard
Specialty Pharmacy Services,
Medication Authorization and Procurement Coordinator
University of Virginia

3:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

4:00

Improve the Patient Experience —
Reducing Friction in the Prescribing Process

Michelle Trombetta
Director of Product Innovation
Surescripts

4:45

AMA ADDRESS Prescriber Perspective — FixPriorAuth!

Heather McComas, PharmD
Director, Administrative Simplification Initiatives
American Medical Association

5:30

Close of Day One

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

DAY TWO Wednesday, May 15, 2019

8:00

Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Eve Gehling, MEd, RDN, PMP
Principal Business Analyst, Care Management, Pharmacy Operations
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

8:45

Multi-Stakeholder Panel Collaborate to Improve Patient Outcomes

MODERATOR:

Melissa Paige
Oncology/Infusion Patient Access Principal Coordinator
University of Virginia

PANELISTS:

Chara Reid-Reed, PharmD, RPh
Pharmacy Manager, Oncology Infusion, Specialty, and Retail
Dupage Medical Group

Jerilyn Arneson, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Oncology Pharmacist
Chesapeake Regional Medical Center VA

Sumner Madden
Senior Director, Access Services
AstraZeneca

9:45

Prepare for the Future of RTBC

Gregory R. Morris
General Manager
VirMedica, a CareMetx Company

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

Tackle Turnaround Time for Accelerated Patient Access to Therapy

Lynnae M. Mahaney
Director, Pharmacy Accreditation
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

11:45

Crunch Time for Real-time — Realizing the Full Potential of
Real-time Benefit Data at the Point of Prescription

Jill Helm
Vice President, Product Management
Veradigm

12:30

Networking Luncheon

1:30

CASE STUDY Investigate HL7 Da Vinci Project for Value-Based Care Interactions Between Payers and Provider

Nicholas Radov
Director, Interoperability Standards and Compliance
UnitedHealthcare

2:15

INTERACTIVE THINK TANK Benchmark with Peers and Develop Actionable Steps for
Improved Collaboration

FACILITATOR:

Lynnae M. Mahaney
Director, Pharmacy Accreditation
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

3:00

Close of Conference