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HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE SUMMIT AGENDA: PRECONFERENCE SYMPOSIA
Wednesday, May 1, 2013


7:00 am Summit Registration

GROUP I
PRECONFERENCE I: HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES 101
8:00 am Welcome & Introductions

Kim Holland
Director for State Affairs, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association; Former Insurance Commissioner, Oklahoma, Washington, DC
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John J. Kaelin
Senior Advisor, Avalere Health, Washington, DC
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Jean (Qing) Yang, MS, MBA
Executive Director, Massachusetts Health Connector; Former Director, Contracting Strategy, Tufts Health Plan, Boston, MA
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Joel Ario, M.Div., JD
Managing Director, Manatt Health Solutions; Former Director, Office of Health Insurance Exchanges, US Department of Health and Human Services; Former Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner; Former Executive Director, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group, Washington, DC (Moderator)
10:00 am Adjournment

PRECONFERENCE II: THE ROLE OF BROKERS/NAVIGATORS IN THE NEW HEALTH
INSURANCE EXCHANGE MARKETPLACE

8:00 am Welcome & Introductions

Mark Argosh, MBA
Managing Principal, SterlingRisk, New York, NY
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Kevin J. Counihan
Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange; Former President, Choice Administrators Exchange Solutions, Hartford, CT
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Mark A. Hall, JD
Fred D. and Elizabeth L. Turnage Professor of Law and Public Health, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC
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Erin M. Loubier, Esq.
Director of Public Benefits and Senior Managing Attorney, Whitman-Walker Health Legal Services Program, Washington, DC

Jon M. Kingsdale, PhD
Managing Director, Wakely Consulting Group; Visiting Lecturer on Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School; Former Executive Director, Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, Boston, MA (Moderator)
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10:00 am Adjournment
GROUP II
PRECONFERENCE III: ADVANCED PROVIDER STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVES IN THE NEW
HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE MARKETPLACE

10:15 am Welcome & Introductions

William T. Eggbeer, MBA
Managing Director, BDC Advisors, Washington, DC (Moderator)
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10:30 am Laying the Groundwork for Provider Success
  • Insurance Exchange Basics
  • New HIX Products
  • The Continuum of Provider Opportunities
Fran Kelleher, MBA, PhD
Principal, BDC Advisors, Washington, DC
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11:00 am Working with Insurers

Kevin Sears
Vice President, Payer & Product Innovation, Trinity Health, Livonia, MI
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11:30 am Preparing for Transparency and Population Health
  • Quality Reporting
  • Practice Efficiency and Effectiveness
Lynne Eickholt
Chief Strategy Officer for Partners HealthCare System, Inc., Boston, MA
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12:00 pm Faculty Q&A
12:15 pm Preconference Adjournment; Box Lunches for Group II Preconference Attendees

PRECONFERENCE IV: ADVANCED PAYOR STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVES IN THE NEW
HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE MARKETPLACE

10:15 am Welcome & Introductions

Scott Keefer
Vice President of Public Policy and Legislative Affairs, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Former Vice President of Policy and Legislative Affairs, AHIP, Eagan, MN

Katie Mahoney, JD, MHA
Executive Director, Health Policy, US Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC

Brett Graham, MBA
Partner and Director, Health Insurance Exchange Practice, Leavitt Partners; Former Vice President, UnitedHealth Group, Salt Lake City, UT (Moderator)
12:15 pm Preconference Adjournment; Box Lunches for Group II Preconference Attendees

AGENDA: DAY I
Wednesday, May 1, 2013


OPENING PLENARY SESSION - AGENDA DAY I
1:00 pm

Welcome and Introduction and Overview of the Political and Policy Context for Health Insurance Exchanges

Susan Dentzer
Senior Policy Adviser, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Health Policy Analyst, The PBS News Hour, Washington, DC (Co chair)
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1:30 pm

Federal Guidance on the Development of Public Exchanges

Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, MPP
Deputy Director on Policy, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Former Director of Coverage Policy, Office of Health Reform, DHHS, Washington, DC
2:15 pm

Medicaid/Exchange Interaction

Cindy Mann
Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Medicaid, CHIP, and Survey & Certification, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
2:45 pm

State Health Insurance Exchanges and Medicaid

Brian Haile, MA, JD
Senior Vice President for Health Policy, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, Inc.; Former Director, Insurance Exchange Planning Initiative, State of Tennessee; Former Medicaid Eligibility Chief, Income Maintenance Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Nashville, TN
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Nathan Johnson
Division Director, Health Care Policy, Washington Health Care Authority, Olympia, WA
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Penny Thompson, MPA
Deputy Director, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, US Department of Health and Human Services; Former Director for Program Integrity, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, DC
Deborah Bachrach, Esq.
Special Counsel, Healthcare Transaction and Policy, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; Former Medicaid Director and Deputy Commissioner of Health, New York State Department of Health; Former Chief, Civil Rights Bureau, Office of the New York State Attorney General, New York, NY (Moderator)
3:30 pm Break
4:00 pm

Keynote Address: The State of the States

Alan Weil, MPP, JD
Executive Director, National Academy for State Health Policy, Former Director, Assessing the New Federalism, Urban Institute, Portland, ME
4:45 pm

Panel: Different Exchange Models/Concepts

Conceptual Details:
Edmund F. Haislmaier
Senior Research Fellow, Health Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation; Former Director of Health Care Policy, Pfizer, Washington, DC
John McDonough, D.PH.
Professor of the Practice of Public Health, Director of the Center for Public Health Leadership, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health; Former Executive Director, Massachusetts' Health Care for All, Boston, MA
Practical Implications and Operational Details:
Peter V. Lee, JD
Executive Director, California Health Benefit Exchange; Former Director of Delivery System Reform, Office of Health Reform, US Department of Health and Human Services; Former Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Business Group on Health, San Francisco, CA
Robin Lunge
Director, Health Care Reform, Department of Health Care Access, Agency of Administration, State of Vermont, Montpelier, VT
Simeon Schindelman
Chief Executive Officer, Bloom Health; Former Senior Vice President of Commercial Markets, Medica, Minneapolis, MN
Robert Spendlove, MPA
Deputy Chief of Staff, State and Federal Relations, Utah Governor's Office, Salt Lake City, UT
Len Nichols, PhD
Professor of Health Policy and Director, Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics, George Mason University; Former Senior Advisor for Health Policy, Office of Management and Budget, Fairfax, VA (Moderator)
6:00 pm Adjournment




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