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Hilton Anatole
Dallas, TX
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Hilton Anatole
Dallas, TX
Preliminary Schedule
as of November 4, 2014 (subject to change)
Monday, November 17, 2014
9:30am – 11:30am
Board of Directors Meeting
Cortez C-D
12:00pm – 3:00pm
AMA1 Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Lunch Coronado
Kathy Wood Dobbins, Chief Executive Officer, Tennessee Primary Care Association and Chair, PCA
Leadership Committee
Susan Wilson, Chief Operating Officer, Missouri Primary Care Association and Chair, HCCN Task
Gary Wiltz, MD, Chair of the Board, National Association of Community
Health Centers
National and State Election Update
Jose Camacho, JD, Executive Director and General Counsel, Texas Association of Community
Health Centers
Moderator: Jana (Blasi) Eubank, Associate Vice President, Policy and Research, NACHC
The Honorable Henry Bonilla, Member of Congress (1993-2007)
The Honorable Henry Bonilla served as a Member of Congress for
his home state of Texas from 1993-2007. Prior to his congressional
career, Henry had a successful career in television news, which included
producing the 11 pm news at WABC-TV in New York City. Once in Congress,
Henry was featured in TIME magazine as one of America’s Top 50 Up and
Coming Young Leaders and ranked as the 7th most influential member of
congress. Henry was a member of the Appropriations Committee and has
co-chaired the Republican National Conventions in 2000 and 2004.
Jim Ellis, Senior Consultant, PRIsm Information Network
Jim Ellis is Senior Consultant to the PRIsm Information Network in the
Washington DC area and is a thirty year veteran of politics at the state
and national levels. He has served as executive director for two national
political action committees and was leading political consultant to
the Republican majority leadership of the House of Representatives.
Jim researches and writes on elections, candidates, and races and has
appeared on CCTV network, CNN International, and the Jim Bohannon
national radio show.
Monday, November 17, 2014, continued
3:15pm – 4:45pm
Afternoon Workshops
AMA2 National Regulatory Update
This session will focus on the latest developments affecting your health centers and their patients
on a variety of regulatory issues. We will cover updates on the new HRSA Sliding Fee Scale
PIN, the 340b Drug Discount Program, the implementation of the Veteran’s Choice Act, and the
new Medicare FQHC PPS. We will also allow time for questions and answers on these or other
regulatory policy topics you may be hearing from your health centers.
Moderator: Susan Sumrell, Deputy Directory, Regulatory Affairs, NACHC
Roger Schwartz, Associate Vice-President, Policy and Programs, NACHC
Marcie Zakheim, Partner, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLC
AMB2 Medicaid Expansion: Getting to Yes
Cortez A
States are exploring innovative methods of expanding their Medicaid programs, including the use
of premium assistance for Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) and cost-sharing structures for premiums
and copayments. This session wil provide an overview of the alternative approaches, lessons
learned, and pointers on getting the most out of the Section 1115 waiver.
Moderator: Dawn McKinney, Director, State Affairs, NACHC
Billy Millwee, Managing Principal, Sellers Dorsey
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Welcome Reception
Peacock Terrace
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
8:00am – 9:00am
9:00am – 10:00am
ATuA1 General Session
Taking Health Center Data to the Next Level
Alan Pruhs, Executive Director, Association for Utah Community Health
Keynote Speaker:
Scott Barlow serves as the CEO of Central Utah Clinic, the largest
independent physician group in the State of Utah. Central Utah Clinic
employs over 1,500 individuals with over 170 physicians and 130 Nurse
Practitioners/Physicians Assistants, practicing at 101 urban and rural clinic
locations and 21 hospitals throughout the State of Utah. Scott has been
in the healthcare industry for 28 years, with 23 years in group practice
management. He originally was the Associate Director for the non-profit
community health centers located in Salt Lake County and has spent the
past 18 years in private group practice management. He also serves on
various community task forces and boards, including the Nebo Education Foundation, United
Way of Utah County, Utah Valley Chamber Executive Roundtable and Public Policy Committee,
Governor’s appointed commissioner on the Utah Digital Health Service Commission, University
of Utah MHA/MBA Advisory Board and adjunct instructor and more. He was chosen by Utah
Business Magazine as CEO of the year in 2014. He has a keen sense of the health needs of the
community and actively pursues programs to improve health services to patients.
Scott Barlow, Chief Executive Officer, Central Utah Clinic
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, continued
10:15am – 11:45am
Morning Workshops
ATuA2 Using Business Intelligence for Continuous Improvement Coronado
High functioning data aggregation and analytical systems are being leveraged to aggregate and
analyze clinical, financial, and administrative data. From comparative, effectiveness research,
feedback reports, benchmarking across multiple networks, integrating total cost of care data to
clinical decision support, learn how to take your analytics to the next level.
Allison Coleman, Chief Executive Officer, Capital Link
Jonathan Chapman, Executive Director, Louisiana Primary Care Association
ATuB2 Connecting Communities of Care Cortez A
Local, regional, and state based Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) are connecting primary care
providers, hospitals, specialists, pharmacies, radiology centers, etc. across the country. They
provide a vehicle that allows healthcare professionals and patients to access and securely share
personal health information electronically. Learn lessons and best practices from HCCNs and
PCAs who are assisting in getting centers connected to their local communities of care.
Moderator: Shane Hickey, Director, Information Technology, NACHC
Gijs van Oort, PhD, CEO/Executive Director, Healthcare Access San Antonio
Alex Romillo, EVP/COO, Health Choice Network / CIO, Prestige Health Choice
ATuC2 Unlock Your Data’s Potential
Cortez D
So you garnered support from members, invested in a data infrastructure and capacity,
augmented staff, and are now aggregating data from multiple centers and sites. Now what?
Learn from other HCCNs and PCAs on specific examples, best practices, and innovative ways you
can unlock the power of your data to provide greater value to the members you serve.
Davelyn Hood, MD, Director of Clinical Affairs, Texas Association of Community Health Centers
Susan Wilson, COO, Missouri Primary Care Association / Director, Missouri Center for Health Care
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Lunch sponsored by
Mistresses of Ceremony:
Kathy Wood Dobbins, Chief Executive Officer, Tennessee Primary Care Association and Chair, PCA
Leadership Committee
Susan Wilson, Chief Operating Officer, Missouri Primary Care Association and Chair, HCCN Task
2014 Henry Fiumelli Patient Advocate Award Presentation
Winners to be announced.
The Robert Graham Center (UDS Mapper)
Jennifer Rankin, UDS Project Manager and Health Geographer, The Robert Graham
Community Health Centers’ 50th Anniversary Update
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, continued
1:45pm – 2:45pm
ATuA3 General Session
Transformation: Embracing Accountable Care in Medicaid Programs
Keynote Speaker:
Billy Millwee, Managing Principal, Sellers Dorsey
Billy Millwee leads the Sellers Dorsey team in Texas as Managing Principal
and works with states and stakeholders on Medicaid transformation
and reform. His expertise includes the design, implementation, and
evaluation of Medicaid programs. Prior to joining the Sellers Dorsey
team, Billy served as the Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Deputy Executive Commissioner and Texas Medicaid Director. In this
role Billy provided operational and programmatic leadership for the $30
billion Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs. Previous experience also
includes development of regional trauma systems and development,
implementation, and deployment of immunization clinic assessment and program improvement
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Afternoon Workshops
CTuA4 Dangerous Liaisons Coronado
As Health Centers enter the new world of health care delivery, relationships must be developed
with other providers of care. With these new relationships comes new challenges and unforeseen
consequences which some Health Centers are not adequately prepared. This session will spotlight
what is happening in the field today as well as current HRSA policy and how to work with your
Health Centers to assure the relationships being developed are strong and produce win-win
results for all parties.
Jacki Leifer, Senior Partner, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLC
Marcie Zakheim, Partner, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLC
ATuB4 Horizontal/Vertical Care Networks
Cortez A
The last twelve months have seen phenomenal growth in the development of Health Center
led Independent Practice Associations, Accountable Care Organizations and Managed Services
Organizations. This session will focus on the latest developments, best practice models and new
trends in the health care delivery marketplace that can be adapted to your needs.
Andy Principe, Chief Executive Officer, Starling Advisors
DeShawn Groves, Assistant Director, State Affairs, NACHC
Amanda Stangis, Director of Health Policy Strategy, Starling Advisors
ATuC4 Failure to Thrive:Struggling Health Centers
Cortez D
The tremendous growth of the Health Center program has led to new heights. But for some
Health Centers, a lack of strong strategic and business plans are leading toward an unknown
future which may include mergers with other Health Centers or even closures. This session will
focus on how PCAs and HCCNs can come work together to assure the best outcome for the
community served.
Moderator: Julie Schmidt, Associate Vice President, Training and Technical Assistance
Department, NACHC
Allison Coleman, Chief Executive Officer, Capital Link
Daniel Diaz, Director, Community Development, Texas Association of Community Health Centers
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Superior Texas BBQ at Gilley’s sponsored by
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
8:00am – 9:00am BreakfastCoronado
9:00am – 9:45am
AWA1 General Session
Bureau of Primary Health Care Day
Jim Macrae, MA, MPP
Associate Administrator for Primary Health Care
Health Resources and Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
10:00am – 10:45am
Morning Breakouts
Conference participants will join their respective regions as outlined below to discuss Mr. Macrae’s
remarks and develop follow up questions for him. Each group will prioritize questions to prepare
for this rapid fire Q&A.
AWA2 Group 1 (Regions 1,2,3)
Cortez A
AWB2 Group 2 (Regions 4,5,6,7) Coronado
AWC2 Group 3 (Regions 8,9,10) Cortez D
11:00am – 12:30pm
AWA3 General Session
All participants return to general session to ask questions.
(Box lunches will be provided.)
Conference Concludes