May 30 — June 1st, 2018

Wednesday May 30

Arrive & Check in

7:00 to 9:00 p.m. — Reception with Light Appetizers, Beverages and Cocktails sponsored by Premier FMS 

Thursday May 31

7:30 to 8:30 a.m. — Continental Breakfast

8:30 to 9:30 a.m. —  Fireside Chat: Innovations in Digital Health: Apple along with Bill Manzie, Administrative Director of TeleHealth Strategy at Memorial Health System, will open the conference with a keynote address on the transformation to a mobile, digital health care world.

9:30 to 10:15 a.m. — Electronic Visit Verification: Implications for States, Providers and Medicaid Participants — Damon Terzaghi, The National Association of States for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD), and Jen Burnett will present the findings of its latest consideration paper on EVV.

10:15 to 10:45 a.m. — Morning Snack Break

10:45 to 11:30 a.m. — Improve Visibility with EVV to Combat Fraud, Waste & Abuse — Gary Jessee, Managing Director at Sellers Dorsey, and Robert Church, CEO at White Collar LLC, will discuss how EVV helps combat fraud, waste & abuse. This session will be moderated by Joe Moser, Principal, Health Management Associates (HMA).

11:30 a.m. to Noon — The Role of EVV in Behavioral Health — Vicky Ducworth, Senior Vice President of Government Operations at eQHealth.

Noon to 1:00 p.m. — Lunch

1:00 to 2:30 p.m. — Concurrent Break Out Sessions:

  • Streamline Agency Management Through Integrated EVV —  Linda Donev, Vice President of Home Care Solutions at MatrixCare, Roger Lopez, Chief Operating Officer at BayShore Dura Medical and Rob Gehman, SVP of Continuous Improvement at Maxim, will discuss how implementing EVV helps streamline business processes and create efficiency.  
  • Use EVV to Simplify Your MCO’s Complex Business Rule Management — Ken Smith, CEO Complex Care Programs at UnitedHealthcare Community and State, will be joined by Lauren Fisher, Program Director at Anthem, and John Benz, CEO of Community Care Partners, to discuss how EVV can improve transparency and decision support. This session will be moderated by Audrey Brown, President and CEO of the Florida Association of Health Plans.
2:30 to 3:00 p.m. — Afternoon Snack Break

3:00 to 4:30 p.m. — Meeting the Unique Needs of Self-Direction — Mickey Ogg, Chief Development Officer of Consumer Direct, Ben Davidson, CEO of Premier FMS, and Cheryl Vennerstrom, Chief Operating Officer at Morning Sun Financial Services, will discuss the unique needs of the self-directed model. This session will be moderated by Lia Sweeney, EVP of Strategic Innovation at Tellus. 

4:30 to 5:20 p.m. — Home Health and EVV — Kyle Simon, Director of Government Affairs and Communications for Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF), and Richard Li, Director of Application Services at Maxim, will lead a discussion around how EVV can help streamline efficiencies in Home Health. This session will be moderated by Joe Moser, Principal, Health Management Associates (HMA).

7:00 to 10:00 p.m. — Celebration Gala: Enjoy an Evening of Delicious Food, Great Discussion and Fun Entertainment!

Friday, June 1

7:30 to 8:30 a.m. — Continental Breakfast

8:30 to 9:15 a.m. — Requirements, Considerations and Timing for EVV Rollout will be presented by Mark Dillon, Founder of Pulseworks, LLC

9:15 to 10:00 a.m. — Where is this EVVolution Headed? — Juan Montanez, Principal, Health Management Associates (HMA) will discuss the eVVolving future of EVV.  

10:00 to 10:45 a.m. — Increase Adoption with Effective Training and Outreach presented by Lia Sweeney, EVP Strategic Innovation, Tellus.

10:45 to 11:30 a.m. — Concluding Thoughts

11:30 a.m. — Box Lunch and Departure