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Day One | Thursday, June 13, 2019

7:15

Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Gordon Smith
Director, Pharmacy Revenue Cycle
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Navigate the Regulatory and
Legislative Changes Affecting DIR Fees

8:30

KEYNOTE ADDRESSLegislative Efforts to Lower Drug Costs and Key Issues
Concerning DIR Fees

Brett Baker
Senior Health Policy Advisor
Senate Committee on Finance

9:15

Impact of Potential Regulations on Pharmacy, PBM and
Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

David Farber
Partner, FDA and Life Sciences
King & Spalding

Jayson Slotnik
Partner
Health Policy Strategies, Inc.

10:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:30

PANEL SESSION Discover What Steps Industry is Taking to Adapt to the
Newly Proposed Regulations

MODERATOR:

Sherry Pound
Principal
BluePeak Advisors

PANELISTS:

Gordon Smith
Director, Pharmacy Revenue Cycle
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dea Belazi, PharmD, MPH
President & CEO
AscellaHealth LLC

Paul Urick, RPh
Chief Executive Officer
URx

11:15

View from Capitol Hill — Update on Pending Legislation

Daniel Ashworth
Counsel for Ranking Member Doug Collins
U.S. House of Representatives

12:00

Networking Luncheon

Share Best Practices and Discover Solutions

1:15

Evaluate the Link Between NCPDP Data and DIR

Chris Smith
Director, Product Strategy Pharmacy
Inmar

2:00

DIR, Part D and the Future —
How Part D Stakeholders Will Be Impacted and React to Changes in DIR

Matthew Hayes, FSA, MAAA
Consulting Actuary
Milliman, Inc.

Matthew Chamblee, FSA, MAAA
Principal and Consulting Actuary
Milliman, Inc.

2:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

Improving Quality Performance

2:45

Measures that Matter: Understanding PQA’s Role as a Measure Developer for Medicare Part D Program

Laura Cranston
Chief Executive Officer
Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA)

4:00

Harness Technology to Improve Performance Measures

Todd Sega, PharmD
Vice President, Payer Relations
Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS)

5:00

Close of Day One

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

Day Two | Friday, June 14, 2019

7:30

Continental Breakfast

8:00

Chairman’s Review of Day One

Gordon Smith
Director, Pharmacy Revenue Cycle
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Stay Up-to-Date on Key Industry Efforts and Trends

8:15

Recent Policy Developments Addressing Manufacturer Rebates to PBMs

Sean Dickson, JD, MPH
Director, Health Policy
West Health Policy Center

9:00

Understand the Impact on Community Pharmacies and Patients

Kala Shankle, JD
Director, Policy & Regulatory Affairs
National Community Pharmacists Association

Angus B. Worthing MD
Vice President, Alliance for Transparent & Affordable Prescriptions
Partner, Arthritis & Rheumatism Associates
Chair, Government Affairs Committee, American College of Rheumatology

9:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:15

Road to Transparency — Opportunities for Collaboration

Kyle Fields
Chief Executive Officer
Appro-RX

11:00

Break Down Contracting Methods with PBMs

Edmond O'Reilly
Vice President, Pharmacy Network Operations
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.

11:45

Close of Conference

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Day One | Thursday, June 13, 2019

7:15

Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Gordon Smith
Director, Pharmacy Revenue Cycle
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Navigate the Regulatory and
Legislative Changes Affecting DIR Fees

8:30

KEYNOTE ADDRESSLegislative Efforts to Lower Drug Costs and Key Issues
Concerning DIR Fees

Brett Baker
Senior Health Policy Advisor
Senate Committee on Finance

9:15

Impact of Potential Regulations on Pharmacy, PBM and
Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

David Farber
Partner, FDA and Life Sciences
King & Spalding

Jayson Slotnik
Partner
Health Policy Strategies, Inc.

10:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:30

PANEL SESSION Discover What Steps Industry is Taking to Adapt to the
Newly Proposed Regulations

MODERATOR:

Sherry Pound
Principal
BluePeak Advisors

PANELISTS:

Gordon Smith
Director, Pharmacy Revenue Cycle
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dea Belazi, PharmD, MPH
President & CEO
AscellaHealth LLC

Paul Urick, RPh
Chief Executive Officer
URx

11:15

View from Capitol Hill — Update on Pending Legislation

Daniel Ashworth
Counsel for Ranking Member Doug Collins
U.S. House of Representatives

12:00

Networking Luncheon

Share Best Practices and Discover Solutions

1:15

Evaluate the Link Between NCPDP Data and DIR

Chris Smith
Director, Product Strategy Pharmacy
Inmar

2:00

DIR, Part D and the Future —
How Part D Stakeholders Will Be Impacted and React to Changes in DIR

Matthew Hayes, FSA, MAAA
Consulting Actuary
Milliman, Inc.

Matthew Chamblee, FSA, MAAA
Principal and Consulting Actuary
Milliman, Inc.

2:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

Improving Quality Performance

2:45

Measures that Matter: Understanding PQA’s Role as a Measure Developer for Medicare Part D Program

Laura Cranston
Chief Executive Officer
Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA)

4:00

Harness Technology to Improve Performance Measures

Todd Sega, PharmD
Vice President, Payer Relations
Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS)

5:00

Close of Day One

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

Day Two | Friday, June 14, 2019

7:30

Continental Breakfast

8:00

Chairman’s Review of Day One

Gordon Smith
Director, Pharmacy Revenue Cycle
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Stay Up-to-Date on Key Industry Efforts and Trends

8:15

Recent Policy Developments Addressing Manufacturer Rebates to PBMs

Sean Dickson, JD, MPH
Director, Health Policy
West Health Policy Center

9:00

Understand the Impact on Community Pharmacies and Patients

Kala Shankle, JD
Director, Policy & Regulatory Affairs
National Community Pharmacists Association

Angus B. Worthing MD
Vice President, Alliance for Transparent & Affordable Prescriptions
Partner, Arthritis & Rheumatism Associates
Chair, Government Affairs Committee, American College of Rheumatology

9:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:15

Road to Transparency — Opportunities for Collaboration

Kyle Fields
Chief Executive Officer
Appro-RX

11:00

Break Down Contracting Methods with PBMs

Edmond O'Reilly
Vice President, Pharmacy Network Operations
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.

11:45

Close of Conference