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Improve Chargeback Efficiency, Navigate Classes of Trade, Streamline GPO Membership Management and Optimize Contract Administration for Improved Net Results

June 25-26, 2019
  • Philadelphia, PA

Agenda

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Day One | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

BOOTCAMP BREAKFAST

Refresh your contracts and chargeback knowledge with a quick 101 bootcamp and cover basic terminology and concepts that will be referenced throughout the day

8:30

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Steven Projansky
Director, Trade Operations
Pacira Pharmaceuticals

8:45

LIFE SCIENCES LANDSCAPE ADDRESS Key Trends and Drivers of Change Impacting the Commercial Contracting Landscape and Market Access

John Robicsek
Assistant VP of Strategy, Business & Program Development,
Specialty Pharmacy Services
Atrium Health

John Campo
Vice President, Commercial Channels
BTG

9:45

WHOLESALER ADDRESS Optimize Data Exchange Between Trading Partners

Fred Fieder
Director
McKesson

10:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:15

GPO Best Practices for Streamlined Workflow

Jennifer Taylor
Senior Director, Contract Optimization
Premier

12:15

Networking Luncheon

1:30

Valuable Strategies for Payer Cost Control Approaches

Speaker TBA

2:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

2:45

CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO IN-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS (A-B)

A. Class-of-Trade Membership Management

Speaker TBA
The Activus Group

B. Value-Based Contracting Agreements

Rujul Desai
Counsel
Covington & Burling LLP

3:45

Close of Workshops

4:00

CHOOSE FROM THREE IN-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS (C-E)

C. Pricing, Contracting and GTN Considerations at Launch for Branded Products

Kary Callahan
Associate Director, Commercial Finance
Paratek Pharmaceuticals

Steve Sandor
Vice President, Market Access & Trade
Paratek Pharmaceuticals

D. EDI Data Exchange Advancements

Susan Lowe
Vice President, Business Operations & Controls
FFF Enterprises

E. 340B Pricing and Chargeback Reconciliation

Speaker TBA

5:00

Close of Day One

Join Us for a Networking Wine and Cheese Reception at the Close of Day One

Day Two | Wednesday, June 26, 2019

8:00

Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairman’s Review of Day One

Steven Projansky
Director, Trade Operations
Pacira Pharmaceuticals

8:45

Impact of HHS Proposed Rule to Eliminate Prescription Drug Rebates on Contract Stakeholders

CONVERSATION CONTRIBUTORS:

Rujul Desai
Counsel
Covington & Burling LLP

Thomas Felton
Senior Corporate Counsel
Celgene

9:30

CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO COMPREHENSIVE TRACKS (I-II)

I. Complex Contracts Management

9:30

CONTRACT EXPERT PANEL Strategic Contracting Best Practices — The Confluence of Data, Financial Analytics and Value

MODERATOR:

Gerard Taglianetti
Director, Contract Strategy,
U.S. Payer & Channel Access
Pfizer Inc.

PANELISTS:

Steven Projansky
Director, Trade Operations
Pacira Pharmaceuticals

Donna White
Vice President, Contracts & Compliance
Chiesi USA Inc

10:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

Specialty Distribution Contracting

John Campo
Vice President, Commercial Channels
BTG

11:30

Explore Managed Markets and Payer Contracting Strategies

Jeff Krol
Vice President,
Market Access & Payer Strategy
Greenwich Biosciences

 
II. GPO and Chargeback Administration

9:30

INDUSTRY ADMINISTRATION PANEL Process Improvement in Contract Administration and Management — Streamlining Chargeback Operations, GPO Rosters and Channel Operations

MODERATOR:

Robert Blank
Managing Consultant
EVERSANA

PANELISTS:

Corrie Andreacchio
Associate Director,
Customer & Channel Operations
Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Chad Alexander
Manager, Contracts Administration & Customer Management
Sanofi

Brian Green
Senior Manager, Contract Operations
UCB

10:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

GPO Membership/Maintenance and Administration

Donna White
Vice President, Contracts & Compliance
Chiesi USA Inc

11:30

Chargeback Best Practices and Key Take Aways

Corrie Andreacchio
Associate Director,
Customer & Channel Operations
Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

12:45

NETWORKING LUNCH AND LEARN Join one of two discussion topics for an interactive,
networking lunch experience.

Identify industry counterparts with similar responsibilities and interests to get the conversation started, surrounding key challenges in the contracts and chargebacks space.

I. Ensuring Compliance in Complex Contracting and
Resolving Pricing Disputes
II. Optimize Chargebacks and Returns for Generic,
Branded and Specialty Products

1:30

Close of Conference

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

Day One | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

BOOTCAMP BREAKFAST

Refresh your contracts and chargeback knowledge with a quick 101 bootcamp and cover basic terminology and concepts that will be referenced throughout the day

8:30

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Steven Projansky
Director, Trade Operations
Pacira Pharmaceuticals

8:45

LIFE SCIENCES LANDSCAPE ADDRESS Key Trends and Drivers of Change Impacting the Commercial Contracting Landscape and Market Access

John Robicsek
Assistant VP of Strategy, Business & Program Development,
Specialty Pharmacy Services
Atrium Health

John Campo
Vice President, Commercial Channels
BTG

9:45

WHOLESALER ADDRESS Optimize Data Exchange Between Trading Partners

Fred Fieder
Director
McKesson

10:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:15

GPO Best Practices for Streamlined Workflow

Jennifer Taylor
Senior Director, Contract Optimization
Premier

12:15

Networking Luncheon

1:30

Valuable Strategies for Payer Cost Control Approaches

Speaker TBA

2:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

2:45

CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO IN-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS (A-B)

A. Class-of-Trade Membership Management

Speaker TBA
The Activus Group

B. Value-Based Contracting Agreements

Rujul Desai
Counsel
Covington & Burling LLP

3:45

Close of Workshops

4:00

CHOOSE FROM THREE IN-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS (C-E)

C. Pricing, Contracting and GTN Considerations at Launch for Branded Products

Kary Callahan
Associate Director, Commercial Finance
Paratek Pharmaceuticals

Steve Sandor
Vice President, Market Access & Trade
Paratek Pharmaceuticals

D. EDI Data Exchange Advancements

Susan Lowe
Vice President, Business Operations & Controls
FFF Enterprises

E. 340B Pricing and Chargeback Reconciliation

Speaker TBA

5:00

Close of Day One

Join Us for a Networking Wine and Cheese Reception at the Close of Day One

Day Two | Wednesday, June 26, 2019

8:00

Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairman’s Review of Day One

Steven Projansky
Director, Trade Operations
Pacira Pharmaceuticals

8:45

Impact of HHS Proposed Rule to Eliminate Prescription Drug Rebates on Contract Stakeholders

CONVERSATION CONTRIBUTORS:

Rujul Desai
Counsel
Covington & Burling LLP

Thomas Felton
Senior Corporate Counsel
Celgene

9:30

CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO COMPREHENSIVE TRACKS (I-II)

I. Complex Contracts Management

9:30

CONTRACT EXPERT PANEL Strategic Contracting Best Practices — The Confluence of Data, Financial Analytics and Value

MODERATOR:

Gerard Taglianetti
Director, Contract Strategy,
U.S. Payer & Channel Access
Pfizer Inc.

PANELISTS:

Steven Projansky
Director, Trade Operations
Pacira Pharmaceuticals

Donna White
Vice President, Contracts & Compliance
Chiesi USA Inc

10:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

Specialty Distribution Contracting

John Campo
Vice President, Commercial Channels
BTG

11:30

Explore Managed Markets and Payer Contracting Strategies

Jeff Krol
Vice President,
Market Access & Payer Strategy
Greenwich Biosciences

 
II. GPO and Chargeback Administration

9:30

INDUSTRY ADMINISTRATION PANEL Process Improvement in Contract Administration and Management — Streamlining Chargeback Operations, GPO Rosters and Channel Operations

MODERATOR:

Robert Blank
Managing Consultant
EVERSANA

PANELISTS:

Corrie Andreacchio
Associate Director,
Customer & Channel Operations
Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Chad Alexander
Manager, Contracts Administration & Customer Management
Sanofi

Brian Green
Senior Manager, Contract Operations
UCB

10:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

GPO Membership/Maintenance and Administration

Donna White
Vice President, Contracts & Compliance
Chiesi USA Inc

11:30

Chargeback Best Practices and Key Take Aways

Corrie Andreacchio
Associate Director,
Customer & Channel Operations
Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

12:45

NETWORKING LUNCH AND LEARN Join one of two discussion topics for an interactive,
networking lunch experience.

Identify industry counterparts with similar responsibilities and interests to get the conversation started, surrounding key challenges in the contracts and chargebacks space.

I. Ensuring Compliance in Complex Contracting and
Resolving Pricing Disputes
II. Optimize Chargebacks and Returns for Generic,
Branded and Specialty Products

1:30

Close of Conference