WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019

*Subject to change

Sessions indicating a badge color are limited to the respective covered entity, industry or government groups.
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* Please note there is an additional cost to attend the pre-conference workshops and registration is required.

7:00am-11:30am
Exhibitor Setup
Location: Exhibit Hall
8:00am-6:00pm Registration Open
Location: West Sapphire Foyer
340B Career Development Workshop*
9:30am Session 1: Building Your Organization’s Brand: Community Benefit Reporting
Location: Aqua ABC

Developing a strategy to identify and communicate the use of 340B savings not only helps to demonstrate how your organization aligns with the intent of the 340B program, but it also helps build your organization’s brand as a vital cornerstone of your community. In the first session of this conference’s Career Development Workshop, we will help you advance your understanding of community benefit reporting and discuss how these reports have become an important component of your organization’s vision for the future.

Jeff Davis, Of Counsel/Senior Advisor, Baker Donelson, PC
Anette Blatt, Community Benefit and Advocacy Services, Scripps Health
10:15am Refreshment Break and Networking Opportunity (Workshop Attendees Only)
Location: TBD
10:30am Session 2: Building Your Personal Brand
Location: Aqua ABC

How do you ensure your expertise stands out in today’s professional environment? In part two of this conference’s Career Development Workshop, you will hear from individuals who have built strong personal brands, allowing them to amplify the stories of their patients and communities in public conversations.

Carrie Galvan, 340B Coordinator, Boone County Hospital
Jessica Larsen-Gallup, Director of Pharmacy Business & Analytics, Avera McKennan Hospital
11:45am Lunch on Your Own
Exhibits Open- 
Location: Exhibit Hall
11:45am Vendor Demo: Macro Helix
Location: Sapphire 410

Navigate the complexities of 340B with 340B Architect: Navigating the complexities of 340B can be challenging and confusing. Staying compliant is just the start – you also need to ensure operational efficiency, achieve cost savings, and maximize program participation, all while staying focused on your core business – patient care. No vendors allowed in this session.

Marie Williams, Sales Solutions Consultant, Macro Helix

 Pre-Conference Workshop Option 1*
340B Essentials
1:30pm  Part 1: 340B Essentials
Location: Sapphire IM

Are you brand new to the 340B program or in need of a refresher course? This introductory workshop will provide a foundation for 340B by covering key 340B compliance requirements, including patient definition, contract pharmacy, duplicate discounts, diversion and the GPO prohibition. The first part of the workshop will feature a panel of 340B program stakeholders that will review the basic compliance requirements of the 340B program and how to comply with them. You will hear from a DSH hospital with experience complying with the GPO prohibition as well as a HRSA grantee that will provide its perspective on contract pharmacy compliance.

Alftan Dyson-Long, Director of Pharmacy Services, Medical Advocacy and Outreach
Natascha Rowland, Manager, Pharmacy Compliance 340B, Vidant Health
Elizabeth Faust, 340B Education and Compliance Specialist, Apexus
Amanda Nagrotsky, Legal Counsel, 340B Health (Moderator)
2:45pm Exhibits Open: Networking and Refreshment Break (Workshop Attendees and Exhibitors Only)
Location: Exhibit Hall
2:45pm Vendor Demo: Macro Helix
Location: Sapphire 410

Reach your uninsured and underinsured patient population in a meaningful and transparent manner: Macro Helix Prescription Assistance Programs allow covered entities to use their 340B savings to help those patients who are most in need. Through our easy-to-use Patient Assistance Program, Macro Helix can help Covered Entities design a prescription benefit which allows for 340B savings to be passed directly to patients in the form of reduced or zero cost copays. No vendors allowed in this session.

Brad Stump, Director, Product Management Strategy, Macro Helix
Marie Williams, Sales Solutions Consultant, Macro Helix
3:45pm Part 2: 340B Essentials
Location: Sapphire IM
 

During the second part of the workshop, participants will be grouped by entity type and will work through a set of interactive discussion questions to reinforce the information presented during part one.

Jason Atlas, Vice President, 340B Enterprise Strategy & Solution, AmerisourceBergen
Matthew Bertsch, Director of Pharmacy, Sunlife Family Health Center
Jeff Davis, Of Counsel/Senior Advisor, Baker Donelson, PC
Greg Doggett, Counsel, Dentons
Alftan Dyson, Director of Pharmacy Services, Medical Advocacy and Outreach
Elizabeth Faust, 340B Education and Compliance Specialist, Apexus
Carrie Galvan, 340B Program Coordinator, Boone County Hospital
Andrew Lowe, Clinical Director of Pharmacy, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Natascha Rowland, Manager, Pharmacy Compliance 340B, Vidant Health
Sam Wilhelm-Ross, 340B Program Director, Mount Sinai Health System
Amanda Sellers Smith, Assistant Counsel, 340B Health
Amanda Nagrotsky, Legal Counsel, 340B Health (Moderator)
Pre-Conference Workshop Option 2*
Audits & Compliance (Covered Entities Only)
1:30pm Audit Findings Update and Improving Compliance (covered entities only) Sample Badge Colors
Location: Sapphire AE

With HRSA now in its eighth year of conducting audits of 340B providers, stakeholders are observing trends in the audit results that can shed light on HRSA’s enforcement policies and where the agency is focusing its program oversight. The first part of this workshop will provide participants with an overview of HRSA’s published audit results, including trends in audit findings. Panelists will focus on diversion findings and how providers can implement compliance plans to be consistent with HRSA’s enforcement of the prohibition against diversion.

Matt Atkins, Manager, Audits and Accounting, Draffin Tucker, LLP
Scott Milner, System Director of Pharmacy-340B, St. Luke’s Health System
Maureen Testoni, President and CEO, 340B Health (Moderator)
2:45pm Exhibits Open: Networking and Refreshment Break (Workshop Attendees and Exhibitors Only)
Location: Exhibit Hall
2:45pm Vendor Demo: Macro Helix
Location: Sapphire 410

Reach your uninsured and underinsured patient population in a meaningful and transparent manner: Macro Helix Prescription Assistance Programs allow covered entities to use their 340B savings to help those patients who are most in need. Through our easy-to-use Patient Assistance Program, Macro Helix can help Covered Entities design a prescription benefit which allows for 340B savings to be passed directly to patients in the form of reduced or zero cost copays. No vendors allowed in this session.

Brad Stump, Director, Product Management Strategy, Macro Helix 
Marie Williams, Sales Solutions Consultant, Macro Helix
3:45pm Monitoring and Strengthening Compliance
Location: Sapphire AE

The second part of this workshop will focus on how covered entities can implement compliance plans that are consistent with HRSA audit enforcement of program rules and that adequately address the issues that commonly arise in audit findings. The session will assist covered entities and other stakeholders in identifying key compliance areas and the types of systems or procedures that should be in place to ensure and monitor compliance. Covered entities on the panel will share their experience developing 340B policies and procedures (P&Ps), coordinating 340B oversight across multiple departments within their organization, conducting self-audits, and using other mechanisms to verify that their organization’s P&Ps are followed and are effective at assuring compliance.

Michelle Smith, Senior Pharmacy Analyst – 340B, SCL Health
Ericka Sommers Wilson, Business Relationship Manager, Medical University of South Carolina
Sue Veer, President and CEO, Carolina Health Centers, Inc.
Steven Miller, Vice President, Pharmacy Services, 340B Health (Moderator)
 
5:15pm Exhibitor Forum, Networking Opportunity 
Location: Exhibit Hall
5:30pm Conference Primer
Location: Sapphire 410

This session is designed for conference attendees and exhibitors who are looking to get the most out of their 340B Coalition Summer Conference experience. Attendees will hear what is new at the conference, receive a hands-on tutorial of the conference app, and leave this short program with a better understanding of everything the conference has to offer. Whether this is your first or fifteenth Coalition Conference, everyone can benefit from the conference tips in this session.

Shane Kelley, Director of Member Services, 340B Health
6:00pm Adjourn

 

FEATURED EXHIBITORS

   Pharmaceutical Strategies Group

RxStrategies     Sentry Data Systems
    Verity Solutions
Wellpartner    340B Health
340Basics      CaptureRx

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services     Ponaman Healthcare Conuslting

SCL 340B Care      
Trellis Rx