Healthcare Advocate Summit 2020
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Agenda

Sunday April 5, 2020


Pre-Conference Advocate Meet-up

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Day ONE · Monday April 6, 2020


Registration

Breakfast - Sponsorship Available

6:45 am - 8:00 am


Morning Workshop: Resumes, Job Descriptions that Balances the Advocate Role, and Consulting Opportunities

7:00 am - 8:00 am


Welcome & Opening Remarks

Who are the Stakeholders involved with Manufacturer Support?

8:00 am - 8:30 am


Medical Benefits - Correct Authorization, Procurement and Reimbursement

8:30 am - 9:00 am


Pharmacy Benefit from Authorization, Procurement & Delivery

  • Amber Eppard - Authorization & Procurement Coordinator Infusion Center/Clinic Injectables, UVA Health System

9:00 am - 9:30 am


Pharmacy 101: Insights into an Optimal Patient Journey

9:30 am - 10:15 am


Break/Vendor

10:15 am - 10:45 am


Leveraging Technology to Support the Advocate Workflow

Making your EMR work for you

Manufacturer - Not all portals are equal

Financial Navigation Software

10:45 am to 11:30 am



Manufacturer Portal & HUB Utilization

Panelist:

11:30 am to 12:00 pm


Lunch - Sponsorship Available

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Break/Vendor

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm


Best Practices: Establishing a Workflow to make sure copay is Enrolled, Submitted & Received

Panelist:

  • Liza Torres – Lead Patient Financial Navigator, Boncura Health Solutions

  • Zachary Tolman – Supervisor Medication Access Coordinator, University of Utah-Huntsman Cancer Hospital

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm


What Value have you found working with Field Reimbursement, Industry & your own Internal Stakeholders

Moderator: Alexis Slater - Director of Strategy, Access Services at AstraZeneca

Panelist:

  • Chara Reid-Reed - DuPage Medical Group, Interim Director of Pharmacy Services , PharmD

  • Melanie Woodland - Pharmacy Access & Reimbursement Manager, Saint Alphonsus Health System

  • Natalie Foss - Medication Assistance Program Supervisor, UnityPoint Health

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm


Measuring and Reporting the Financial Impact of your Program to the CFO

The Value of an FTE & Speaking the C-Suite Language to justify additional support

  • William Weimer,II - Former CFO Bon Secours Health System; Advocate & Board Member Commonshare Nonprofit Pharmacy

  • Jerilyn Arneson - Pharmacist Financial Navigator, Chesapeake Regional Healthcare & Vice President, Pharmacy Operations CommonShare Nonprofit Pharmacy

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm


Break/Vendor

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm


Barriers to Care, Resources and Tools Used

Panelist:

  • Aaron Vallejo – Director of Operations, In-House Interpreting

  • Bethany Harris Patient Care Advocate, Northwestern Medicine Specialty Pharmacy

  • Jacqueline Llanos-Cabán – Sr. Program Coordinator, Oncology Medication & Copay Assistance Programs, Yale New Haven Health

  • Susana Campos - Biologics Coordinator, Allergy & ENT Associates

4:15 pm - 4:55 pm


Closing Remarks

4:55 pm - 5:00 pm


Reception - Sponsorship Available

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


 
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Day TWO · Tuesday April 7, 2020

 


Breakfast - Sponsorship Available

7:00 am - 8:00 am


Opening Remarks

8:00 am - 8:15 am


Challenges & Similarities from Canada

Panelist:

  • Alan Birch - Director, Drug Access Navigator, ODANO, Ontario, Canada

  • Amy Pilon - Director, Drug Access Navigator, ODANO, Ontario, Canada

  • Lisa Machado - Executive Director, Canadian CML Network

  • Mary Lou Robertson - President of M.L.Robertson Consulting, Inc. - Consultant and Trainer, Drug Access Navigation (Canada), BA, BSW, RSW Cert Ger.

  • Nicole Serena - Vice President, PSP Systems and Solutions, Waldron & Associates - Former Director of Patient Access Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Canada

8:15 am - 9:00 am


Transparency into the Rx

Moderator: Chara Reid-Reed - DuPage Medical Group, Interim Director of Pharmacy Services , PharmD

Panelist:

  • Joel Helle - Vice President, Specialty Sales - CVS Health

  • Neal Barger - Account Director, Oncology - Accredo

  • TBD

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9:00 am - 9:45


Copay or Premium Financial Assistance in Less Than Five Minutes

  • Alan Klein - Chief Development Officer at HealthWell Foundation

  • Alicia Bell - HealthWell Pediatric Assistance Fund grant recipient, Mother

  • Joscelyn Scarpello - Medication Authorization Pharmacy Technician, University of Virginia Specialty Pharmacy

9:45 am - 10:15 am


Break/Vendor

10:15 am - 10:45 am


Meet the Foundations

Panelist:

  • Alan Klein - Chief Development Officer at HealthWell Foundation

  • Dan Klein - President & CEO at Patient Access Network, PAN Foundation

  • TBD

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10:45 am - 11:30 am


Beyond Co-pay Assistance: How PAN Does More to Help Patients

  • Amy Niles - Vice President, External Relations at Patient Access Network, PAN Foundation

  • Ayesha Azam - Senior Director of Medical Affairs, Patient Access Network, PAN Foundation

11:30 am - 12:00 pm


Lunch - Sponsorship Available

Vendor

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Legal & Compliance for the Advocates

  • William Weimer,II - Former CFO Bon Secours Health System - Advocate & Board Member CommonShare Nonprofit Pharmacy

  • Jerilyn Arneson - Pharmacist Financial Navigator, Chesapeake Regional Healthcare - VP, Pharmacy Operations CommonShare Nonprofit Pharmacy

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm



Patient Assistance Best Practices - Enrollment to Renewal Season

Panelist:

  • Elizabeth Bowe - Lead Medication Assistance Program Coordinator/Trainer, Community Health Network

  • Janelle Ball - Biologics Coordinator, Central Ohio Skin & Cancer

  • Karen Eutsler - Medication Authorization Pharmacy Technician, UVA Health System

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm


Break/Vendor

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm


Solutions & Pathways for Medicare Patients: Manufacturer, SHIP, LIS

State Health Insurance and Assistance Programs

Low Income Subsidy

  • Rachel Waite - Manager, Medication Assistance Program Community Health Network

  • TBD - SHIP Coordinator

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm


Share of Care Veteran Affairs (VA)

  • Lisa Rodgers Pillon - Oncology Nurse Navigator, VA New Jersey Health Care System, MS, RN, CCNS

  • Amanda Wolfe - Pre-Authorization Pharmacy Technician Oncology, UVA Health System

  • TBD - VA Clinic, Pharmacy

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Strategy to Start a New Department and Justify the Advocate & Navigator Team

  • Melanie Woodland - Pharmacy Access & Reimbursement Manager, Saint Alphonsus Health System

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Career Growth for Advocates within Healthcare, after Patient Care

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm


Closing Ceremonies

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm


Dietary Restrictions Available Upon Request