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Fierce Health Payer Summit 2021
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Tuesday, October 26
 

9:30am EDT

Panel: The Medicare Advantage market is hotter than ever.  So what’s next?
Health plans of all sizes have their eyes on significantly expanding their reach in Medicare Advantage, especially as boomers age into the program. Many have double-digit growth projected for the next several years. But will the bubble burst? How are they innovating to keep drawing in new enrollees? We’ll talk tactics with health plan execs and industry experts.

Moderator
avatar for Paige Minemyer

Paige Minemyer

Senior Editor, Fierce Health Payer
Paige Minemyer is a senior editor at Fierce Healthcare, overseeing the team’s coverage of payer trends and news from across the country. Since joining the Fierce team, she’s covered the spectrum of the healthcare industry, including providers, technology and policy, and prior... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Sherry Stanislaw

Sherry Stanislaw

General Manager & Officer, SCAN Group and Health Plan
As General Manager and an officer of the company, Sherry is responsible for SCAN Health Plan’s overall performance in the marketplace. In this capacity, Sherry oversees Network Management, Product Development and Benefit Design, Geographic Expansion, and the Marketing and Sales... Read More →
avatar for Elena McFann

Elena McFann

President, Medicare at Anthem, Inc.
Elena McFann is President of Anthem, Inc.’s Medicare business, which is part of Anthem’s government business division. She is responsible for strategy, financial performance, and operational execution for Anthem’s portfolio of plans serving 2.5 million older adults and other... Read More →
avatar for Christine Leo

Christine Leo

VP, Senior Products, Cigna
Ms. Leo oversees the overall performance, strategic direction and product development for Cigna’s Medicare Advantage products. Before joining Cigna, she worked for another national plan, where she was the national head for Medicare Advantage product and strategy.Previously... Read More →


Tuesday October 26, 2021 9:30am - 10:30am EDT

10:30am EDT

Partner Keynote: Advancing Health Equity, Racial Justice and Patient-Centered Care
What can health plans do to help make progress in this area? This keynote will focus on strategies that organizations can adopt to help move the needle toward health equity. You will learn about the best practices of high performers in this area and ways to use innovation and technology to help further your health equity initiatives.

Speakers
avatar for Irene Dankwa-Mullan

Irene Dankwa-Mullan

Chief Health Equity Officer, IBM Watson Health
Dr. Dankwa-Mullan is the Chief Health Equity Officer and lead scientific officer for IBM Watson Health. She provides leadership for Health Equity Initiatives to ensure inclusive technologies, data diversity and ethical AI-ML with the central themes of fairness, trust and transparency... Read More →


Tuesday October 26, 2021 10:30am - 10:50am EDT

10:55am EDT

Executive Interview: Christopher Ciano, President, Aetna Medicare
Moderator
avatar for Paige Minemyer

Paige Minemyer

Senior Editor, Fierce Health Payer
Paige Minemyer is a senior editor at Fierce Healthcare, overseeing the team’s coverage of payer trends and news from across the country. Since joining the Fierce team, she’s covered the spectrum of the healthcare industry, including providers, technology and policy, and prior... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Christopher Ciano

Christopher Ciano

President, Aetna Medicare, a CVS Health company
As President of Aetna Medicare and a former caregiver for his parents, Christopher Ciano brings a unique perspective to the Medicare conversation. He oversees operations and business strategy for Aetna’s robust portfolio of Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare prescription drug plans... Read More →


Tuesday October 26, 2021 10:55am - 11:15am EDT

11:15am EDT

Partner Presentation: Impact of a Proactive Approach on the Health of Members
Speakers
avatar for Sana Hashmi

Sana Hashmi

Vice President, FirstLineBenefits


Tuesday October 26, 2021 11:15am - 11:35am EDT

11:40am EDT

Executive Interview: William Shrank, Chief Medical Officer, Humana and Renee Buckingham, President, Care Delivery Organization
Moderator
avatar for Paige Minemyer

Paige Minemyer

Senior Editor, Fierce Health Payer
Paige Minemyer is a senior editor at Fierce Healthcare, overseeing the team’s coverage of payer trends and news from across the country. Since joining the Fierce team, she’s covered the spectrum of the healthcare industry, including providers, technology and policy, and prior... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Renee Buckingham

Renee Buckingham

Segment President, Primary Care Organization, Humana
Renee’ is Segment President, Primary Care Organization for Humana. Humana’s Primary Care Organization operates a number of brands including CenterWell Senior Primary Care, Conviva and Elite Health.  This rapidly growing business includes over 190 senior focused, payer agnostic... Read More →
avatar for William Shrank

William Shrank

Chief Medical Officer, Humana
William (Will) Shrank is Humana’s Chief Medical Officer. His responsibilities include implementing Humana’s integrated care delivery strategy, with an emphasis on advancing the company’s clinical capabilities and core objective of improving the health outcomes of our members... Read More →


Tuesday October 26, 2021 11:40am - 12:00pm EDT

12:00pm EDT

Lunch Break
Tuesday October 26, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

1:00pm EDT

Panel: Digital health isn’t going away. How are MA plans adapting to the demand?
Digital health took off under the COVID-19 pandemic, including among seniors, amid widespread social distancing. What are the unique considerations for the Medicare population in launching digital options? How are Medicare Advantage plans adapting to the new digital age to ensure they’re meeting the needs of members most effectively?

Moderator
avatar for Paige Minemyer

Paige Minemyer

Senior Editor, Fierce Health Payer
Paige Minemyer is a senior editor at Fierce Healthcare, overseeing the team’s coverage of payer trends and news from across the country. Since joining the Fierce team, she’s covered the spectrum of the healthcare industry, including providers, technology and policy, and prior... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Meghan Joyce

Meghan Joyce

COO & EVP of Platform, Oscar
avatar for Caitlin Donovan

Caitlin Donovan

Global Head, Uber Health
Caitlin Donovan is the Global Head of Uber Health. She joins Uber most recently from MyOrthos, an Orthodontic Services Organization, where she served as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, Caitlin developed her knack for tackling obstacles to patient care as Chief Operating Officer... Read More →
avatar for Jon Bloom

Jon Bloom

CEO, Podimetrics
Dr. Jon Bloom is a board-certified physician and entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in technology development, patient monitoring, biomedical research, and health care delivery. He is the chief executive officer of Podimetrics, a care management company with the leading... Read More →
avatar for Julia Hu

Julia Hu

CEO and Co-Founder, Lark Health
Julia Hu is the CEO and Co-Founder of Lark Health, a digital healthcare company that helps people prevent and manage chronic conditions through an AI-powered platform. Under Julia’s leadership, Lark's Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), which is Fully Recognized by the Centers for Disease... Read More →


Tuesday October 26, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

2:00pm EDT

Executive Interview: John Dickey, Sound Physician Partners
Moderator
avatar for Rebecca Willumson

Rebecca Willumson

VP & Publisher, Fierce Healthcare
Rebecca Willumson is the Vice President of Questex's Life Sciences and Healthcare media divisions and the Publisher of Fierce Biotech, Fierce Pharma and Fierce Healthcare. She is responsible for overseeing the sales, editorial, and operations functions of the group’s digital publications... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for John Dickey

John Dickey

Chief Medical Officer, Value-Based Care, Sound Physicians
John Dickey is Sound Physician’s Chief Medical Officer, Value-Based Care. Sound Physicians is one of the largest physician-led companies in the United States and the largest physician participant in the BPCI program with Medicare. He joined Sound in 2014 as a Hospitalist and quickly... Read More →


Tuesday October 26, 2021 2:00pm - 2:20pm EDT

2:25pm EDT

Executive Interview: Andrew Toy, President and Chief Technology Officer, Clover Health
Moderator
avatar for Paige Minemyer

Paige Minemyer

Senior Editor, Fierce Health Payer
Paige Minemyer is a senior editor at Fierce Healthcare, overseeing the team’s coverage of payer trends and news from across the country. Since joining the Fierce team, she’s covered the spectrum of the healthcare industry, including providers, technology and policy, and prior... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Toy

Andrew Toy

President and Chief Technology Officer, Clover Health
Andrew Toy is the President and Chief Technology Officer at Clover Health, where he is responsible for overseeing engineering, data science, product, IT and security, as well as driving the vision for how technology and analytics can improve the lives of Clover's members. Andrew joined... Read More →


Tuesday October 26, 2021 2:25pm - 2:45pm EDT

2:45pm EDT

Partner Presentation: Zelis Healthcare
Speakers
avatar for Aaron Shumate

Aaron Shumate

EVP of Product and Strategy, Zelis Healthcare
With more than 15 years of healthcare technology experience, Aaron has guided ZNA’s growth as the industry standard in provider network analytics for health and dental plans nationwide. First as chief revenue and strategy officer during the startup and early scale-up stages, and... Read More →


Tuesday October 26, 2021 2:45pm - 3:05pm EDT

3:05pm EDT

Executive Interview: Omar Manejwala, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, DarioHealth
Moderator
avatar for Rebecca Willumson

Rebecca Willumson

VP & Publisher, Fierce Healthcare
Rebecca Willumson is the Vice President of Questex's Life Sciences and Healthcare media divisions and the Publisher of Fierce Biotech, Fierce Pharma and Fierce Healthcare. She is responsible for overseeing the sales, editorial, and operations functions of the group’s digital publications... Read More →

Tuesday October 26, 2021 3:05pm - 3:25pm EDT