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Overcome Patient Affordability Barriers in an Evolving Managed Care and Pharmacy Landscape

April 9-11, 2019
  • San Francisco, CA

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PRE-CONFERENCE SUMMIT Copay Accumulator Programs | Tuesday, April 9, 2019

7:30

Pre-Conference Summit Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Brent Schwartz
Executive Director, Practice Development
Allergan

8:45

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY Unlock the Emerging Trends of Copay Accumulators

Peter Pitts
Co-Founder & President, Center for Medicine in the Public Interest;
former Associate Commissioner, FDA

9:30

PATIENT SPOTLIGHTThe Patient Experience and Real-World Access Challenges

Mindy Cameron
Advocacy Director
Little Hercules Foundation

10:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

Co-pay Needs to Innovate – New Challenges Require New Solutions

Luke Greenwalt
Vice President, Market Access Center of Excellence
IQVIA

Jeff Thiesen
Senior Principal
US Market Access Strategy Consulting, IQVIA

11:30

It’s Not the What, It’s the How —
HDHP Benefit Design Considerations For Members on Specialty Medications

Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM
Chief Medical Officer, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions;
former Consulting Corporate Medical Director, US Benefits, Walmart

12:15

Networking Luncheon

1:15

Determine How Specialty Pharmacies are Impacted When Using Accumulator Programs

Gerard Rivera, PharmD
CEO
Pacific Pharmacy Group

Stephen Hom
Director of Pharmacy
Pacific Pharmacy Group

2:00

PayTech Solutions for Brands Affected by the Accumulator

Bob Raffo
President & CEO
FirstView

2:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:15

Navigate the Accumulator Program Lifecycle —
Capture the Power and Effects of Accumulators

Kollet Koulianos
Senior Director, Payer Relations
National Hemophilia Foundation

4:00

Evolution of Health Plan Benefit Design in a World Without Rebates

Lance Grady
Managing Director
Avalere Health

Sarah Donovan
Practice Director
Avalere Health

4:45

Close of Summit

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

DAY ONE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2019

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Chris Dowd
Executive Vice President, Market & Product Development
ConnectiveRx

8:15

FORMULARY KEYNOTE ADDRESS Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue —
Insights into New Formulary Management Strategies

Bill Martin
Vice President, General Manager, Accredo;
Chief Commercial Officer, Express Scripts, Inc.

9:00

PATIENT KEYNOTE ADDRESS The Patient Perspective on Overcoming Barriers

Molly MacDonald
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
The Pink Fund

9:30

Best Practices for Ensuring Patient Centricity

Arran Standring
Associate Director, Market Intelligence
RxCrossroads by McKesson

10:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

Update on NCPDP’s New Specialty Pharmacy Work Group and
Task Group Activities

John Klimek, RPh
Senior Vice President, Standards & IT
NCPDP

11:30

Disruptions in Market Access – How Today’s Market Dynamics are Trending Towards New Challenges

Luke Greenwalt
Vice President, Market Access Center of Excellence
IQVIA

Jeff Thiesen
Senior Principal
US Market Access Strategy Consulting, IQVIA

12:15

Networking Luncheon

1:15

CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO 60-MINUTE WORKSHOPS (A-B)

A Copay 101 —
What’s What and
How Does It All Work?

This session provides resources and foundational knowledge on copay program principles and strategies as well as current industry trends and challenges on the horizon.

Brent Schwartz
Executive Director, Practice Development
Allergan

Gerard Rivera, PharmD
CEO
Pacific Pharmacy Group

Clay Tucker
Vice President, New Business Development – Western US
ConnectiveRx

 
B The Role of Analytics in Affordability, Restrictive Markets and Product Challenges

The Role of Analytics in Affordability, Restrictive Markets and Product Challenges. This working session focuses on a variety of approaches in analytics, including strategies in managed markets environment.

Chris Dowd
Executive Vice President,
Market & Product Development
ConnectiveRx

Kimberley Tempas
Vice President, Customer Success
ConnectiveRx

Steve Prager
Engagement Manager, Customer Success
ConnectiveRx

2:15

Explore the Physician Perspective on Formulary, Copay and Access Issues

MODERATOR:

Chris Dowd
Executive Vice President,
Market & Product Development
ConnectiveRx

PANELISTS:

Greg Jokl
Director of Marketing, US Diversified Product
Basuch Health

Jhasmine Pe Benito
Director, Patient Support
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Eric Grunnet
President
Leap Forward Consulting Group

3:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:30

Payer and Employer Fire Side Chat

MODERATOR:

Brent Schwartz
Executive Director, Practice Development
Allergan

PANELISTS:

Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM
Chief Medical Officer, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions;
former Consulting Corporate Medical Director, US Benefits, Walmart

Greg Gierer
Senior Vice President, Policy
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

4:00

Pharmacy Fraud within Copay Programs

Matthew Turner
Director, Product Management
TrialCard

4:45

Free Drug Programs Compared to Copay Assistance

Bill Goodson
Director, Patient Access & Reimbursement Services
Eisai

5:15

Close of Day One

COCKTAIL RECEPTION immediately following the final session on day one
Hosted By:

DAY TWO THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2019

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Chris Dowd
Executive Vice President, Market & Product Development
ConnectiveRx

8:15

POLICY ADDRESS Navigate Healthcare Regulations in a Shifting Landscape

Alex Keeton
Director, Policy Research and Analytics
Biotechnology Innovation Organization

9:15

Coupons, Fraudsters and You—Reducing Fraud While Adding Millions to Your Bottom Line

Josh Parks
C0-Founder
QDaptive;
Founder
ChiralLogic

10:00

Networking and Refreshment Break — Vendor Prize Card Drawing

10:30

INTERACTIVE SESSION Leverage New Mobile Technologies and Digital Tools to Track Patient Adherence

Eugene Lee
Senior Vice President, Product Management
ConnectiveRX

11:15

Manage Complexities and Drive Access in the Specialty and Rare Disease Arena

Katrina Cooper, PharmD
Clinical Specialty Pharmacist
Vanderbilt Medical Center

12:00

Close of Conference

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

PRE-CONFERENCE SUMMIT Copay Accumulator Programs | Tuesday, April 9, 2019

7:30

Pre-Conference Summit Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Brent Schwartz
Executive Director, Practice Development
Allergan

8:45

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY Unlock the Emerging Trends of Copay Accumulators

Peter Pitts
Co-Founder & President, Center for Medicine in the Public Interest;
former Associate Commissioner, FDA

9:30

PATIENT SPOTLIGHTThe Patient Experience and Real-World Access Challenges

Mindy Cameron
Advocacy Director
Little Hercules Foundation

10:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

Co-pay Needs to Innovate – New Challenges Require New Solutions

Luke Greenwalt
Vice President, Market Access Center of Excellence
IQVIA

Jeff Thiesen
Senior Principal
US Market Access Strategy Consulting, IQVIA

11:30

It’s Not the What, It’s the How —
HDHP Benefit Design Considerations For Members on Specialty Medications

Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM
Chief Medical Officer, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions;
former Consulting Corporate Medical Director, US Benefits, Walmart

12:15

Networking Luncheon

1:15

Determine How Specialty Pharmacies are Impacted When Using Accumulator Programs

Gerard Rivera, PharmD
CEO
Pacific Pharmacy Group

Stephen Hom
Director of Pharmacy
Pacific Pharmacy Group

2:00

PayTech Solutions for Brands Affected by the Accumulator

Bob Raffo
President & CEO
FirstView

2:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:15

Navigate the Accumulator Program Lifecycle —
Capture the Power and Effects of Accumulators

Kollet Koulianos
Senior Director, Payer Relations
National Hemophilia Foundation

4:00

Evolution of Health Plan Benefit Design in a World Without Rebates

Lance Grady
Managing Director
Avalere Health

Sarah Donovan
Practice Director
Avalere Health

4:45

Close of Summit

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

DAY ONE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2019

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Chris Dowd
Executive Vice President, Market & Product Development
ConnectiveRx

8:15

FORMULARY KEYNOTE ADDRESS Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue —
Insights into New Formulary Management Strategies

Bill Martin
Vice President, General Manager, Accredo;
Chief Commercial Officer, Express Scripts, Inc.

9:00

PATIENT KEYNOTE ADDRESS The Patient Perspective on Overcoming Barriers

Molly MacDonald
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
The Pink Fund

9:30

Best Practices for Ensuring Patient Centricity

Arran Standring
Associate Director, Market Intelligence
RxCrossroads by McKesson

10:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

Update on NCPDP’s New Specialty Pharmacy Work Group and
Task Group Activities

John Klimek, RPh
Senior Vice President, Standards & IT
NCPDP

11:30

Disruptions in Market Access – How Today’s Market Dynamics are Trending Towards New Challenges

Luke Greenwalt
Vice President, Market Access Center of Excellence
IQVIA

Jeff Thiesen
Senior Principal
US Market Access Strategy Consulting, IQVIA

12:15

Networking Luncheon

1:15

CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO 60-MINUTE WORKSHOPS (A-B)

A Copay 101 —
What’s What and
How Does It All Work?

This session provides resources and foundational knowledge on copay program principles and strategies as well as current industry trends and challenges on the horizon.

Brent Schwartz
Executive Director, Practice Development
Allergan

Gerard Rivera, PharmD
CEO
Pacific Pharmacy Group

Clay Tucker
Vice President, New Business Development – Western US
ConnectiveRx

 
B The Role of Analytics in Affordability, Restrictive Markets and Product Challenges

The Role of Analytics in Affordability, Restrictive Markets and Product Challenges. This working session focuses on a variety of approaches in analytics, including strategies in managed markets environment.

Chris Dowd
Executive Vice President,
Market & Product Development
ConnectiveRx

Kimberley Tempas
Vice President, Customer Success
ConnectiveRx

Steve Prager
Engagement Manager, Customer Success
ConnectiveRx

2:15

Explore the Physician Perspective on Formulary, Copay and Access Issues

MODERATOR:

Chris Dowd
Executive Vice President,
Market & Product Development
ConnectiveRx

PANELISTS:

Greg Jokl
Director of Marketing, US Diversified Product
Basuch Health

Jhasmine Pe Benito
Director, Patient Support
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Eric Grunnet
President
Leap Forward Consulting Group

3:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:30

Payer and Employer Fire Side Chat

MODERATOR:

Brent Schwartz
Executive Director, Practice Development
Allergan

PANELISTS:

Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM
Chief Medical Officer, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions;
former Consulting Corporate Medical Director, US Benefits, Walmart

Greg Gierer
Senior Vice President, Policy
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

4:00

Pharmacy Fraud within Copay Programs

Matthew Turner
Director, Product Management
TrialCard

4:45

Free Drug Programs Compared to Copay Assistance

Bill Goodson
Director, Patient Access & Reimbursement Services
Eisai

5:15

Close of Day One

COCKTAIL RECEPTION immediately following the final session on day one
Hosted By:

DAY TWO THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2019

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Chris Dowd
Executive Vice President, Market & Product Development
ConnectiveRx

8:15

POLICY ADDRESS Navigate Healthcare Regulations in a Shifting Landscape

Alex Keeton
Director, Policy Research and Analytics
Biotechnology Innovation Organization

9:15

Coupons, Fraudsters and You—Reducing Fraud While Adding Millions to Your Bottom Line

Josh Parks
C0-Founder
QDaptive;
Founder
ChiralLogic

10:00

Networking and Refreshment Break — Vendor Prize Card Drawing

10:30

INTERACTIVE SESSION Leverage New Mobile Technologies and Digital Tools to Track Patient Adherence

Eugene Lee
Senior Vice President, Product Management
ConnectiveRX

11:15

Manage Complexities and Drive Access in the Specialty and Rare Disease Arena

Katrina Cooper, PharmD
Clinical Specialty Pharmacist
Vanderbilt Medical Center

12:00

Close of Conference