Fifteenth Annual Future Care Web Summit 2017

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Fifteenth Annual Future Care Web Summit - 2017
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What are the key health care business issues for 2017 that will impact you and your organization, and how can you best prepare for them? The Fifteenth Annual Future Care Web Summit addresses key trends and also focuses on several important cutting-edge healthcare business topics.

With all the potential "replace and repeal" and other upheaval facing the 2017 healthcare landscape, hear noted national healthcare expert speaker Mark Lutes, the Chair of Epstein Becker Green, discussing key healthcare legal, regulatory and policy issues for 2017.

The Future Care Live Webinar also features Mercer's consumerism and employer benefits expert Sander Domaszewicz discussing the employer role in healthcare transformation for 2017; and ReviveHealth's Lindsay Resnick discussing the top ten trends for healthcare marketing in 2017.

What's more, the Future Care Web Summit offer three on-demand video faculty sessions covering topics including provider payment model transformation,  provider sponsored health plan trends; and the challenges and opportunities facing Medicare Advantage plans in 2017.

Position yourself for 2017 by attending the Fifteenth Annual Future Care Web Summit. The event includes a featured 90 minute live webinar, three additional faculty on-demand video sessions plus supplemental features addressing key business trends and issues for 2017 and beyond.
Webinar Agenda
Thursday, January 26, 2017
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Pacific)
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  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm  Key Healthcare Legal, Regulatory and Policy Issues for 2017, by Mark E. Lutes, Chair, Board of Directors; Member of the Firm, Epstein Becker Green   
  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm  The Employer Role in Healthcare Transformation 2017, by Alexander "Sander" Domaszewicz, Principal, Mercer
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm  Top Ten Trends for Healthcare Marketing 2017 - Lindsay Resnick, Executive Vice President, ReviveHealth
On-Demand Sessions & More
On-Demand Video presentations with audio and synchronized slide advancement:
  • Strategy and Value Creation Alignment for Payment Model Transformation, by Christopher Kalkhof, MHA, FACHE, Director, Strategic Solutions, Navigant Consulting, Inc. (60 minutes)
  • Trends in Provider Sponsored Health Plans, by Cathy Eddy, President, Health Plan Alliance (62 minutes)
  • The Challenges and Opportunities for Medicare Advantage Plans in 2017, by Henry W. “Hank” Osowski, Managing Director, Strategic Health Group LLC (54 minutes)
  • Plus other Web Summit features including a Future Care Article Library, and an exclusive Future Care e-poll
Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:
  • Explore critical healthcare legal, regulatory and policy issues for 2017.
  • Consider the employer role in healthcare transformation, given the current environment.
  • Identify and examine the top ten trends for healthcare marketing in 2017.
  • Receive briefings on key 2017 topics including provider payment model transformation,  provider sponsored health plan trends; and the challenges and opportunities facing Medicare Advantage plans.
  • Experience e-learning at the attendees' convenience, with on-demand presentations, article library, and other online Summit features available 24/7.
  • Engage in interactive learning through live webinar providing online question submission, attendee surveys, feedback and opportunity for follow up questions, and networking with attendees, faculty and other professionals through dedicated LinkedIn group.
Who Should Attend
Interested attendees would include:
  • C-Suite Executives, and administrative staff
  • Legal, Government Relations and Regulatory executives and staff
  • Strategic, Planning, and Policy executives and staff
  • Health Reform, Transformation and Innovation executives and staff
  • Medical Directors
  • Sales, Marketing and Business Development executives
  • Operations executives
  • Business Intelligence, Analyst and Research executives and staff
  • Employee Benefit Managers
  • Consultants and other interested parties

Attendees would represent organizations including

  • Health Plans and Insurance Companies
  • Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Pharmaceutical Organizations
  • TPAs and Employers
  • Provider Networks
  • Medical Groups
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Associations, Institutes and Research Organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Care Management Organizations
  • PBMs
  • Solutions Providers and Vendors
  • Financial Institutions
  • Media and other interested organizations
2017 Future Care Web Summit
  Individual Registration Fee: $295. Post Event Materials including videos syncing slides and recorded audio, presentation pdf files, and e-poll survey report: $45 for attendees; $355 for non-attendees after the event.  Register online or download the event brochure.  
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Mark E. Lutes

Mark E. Lutes
Chair, Board of Directors; Member of the Firm
Epstein Becker Green

Mark E. Lutes is a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice of Epstein Becker Green and the Chair of the firm's Board of Directors. Based in Washington, DC, he has practiced with the firm for nearly three decades. Prior to that, he was a legislative adviser to the Federal Trade Commission. He also offers strategic counsel in health policy and on reimbursement strategy through the firm's affiliates EBG Advisors, Inc., and National Health Advisors, LLC.

Mr. Lutes is a leader in the firm's representation of private equity and financial services firms with health care companies in their portfolios. He routinely deploys multidisciplinary teams of attorneys, reimbursement specialists, engineers, and scientists to assess the reimbursement, FDA and other domestic and international regulatory approvals, fraud and abuse compliance, CMS and legislative landscapes and other issues impacting proposed client investments in health care companies. Mr. Lutes combines experience with the corporate aspects of transactions with his deep experience in health care compliance issues to provide clients with practical advice in the negotiation of warranty and indemnification issues and in assessing risk factors in health and life science deals. He has advised on the largest transactions in the health care market including services, pharmaceutical and device companies.

Mr. Lutes is also an experienced antitrust counselor to health care companies contemplating mergers or acquisitions and has facilitated the antitrust clearance of numerous significant hospital mergers. He has managed the defense of high profile healthcare antitrust actions by the FTC.

Mr. Lutes has a deep understanding of managed care markets and regulation. He is consulted by a variety of providers and payors in structuring innovative payment arrangements. Additionally, he counsels on hospital and physician ventures and compliance issues and in the area of information privacy and security. Mr. Lutes has developed privacy and security audit tools which support client compliance needs.

He has been selected for inclusion in Washington, DC Super Lawyers (2007 to 2010, 2013, 2014) and honored by Nightingales as a leading health care antitrust lawyer. He is ranked among the "Leaders in Their Field" by Chambers USA (2010 to 2014).

Mr. Lutes is active in his parish and serves as Chair of the Advisory Board of the Spanish Catholic Center, a social and health services nonprofit. He also serves on the President's Council of Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Washington, DC, which honored him with The Caritas Award, its highest recognition of volunteers. Mr. Lutes also has over a decade of service in leadership in the Boy Scouts of America organization.

Alexander "Sander" Domaszewicz

Sander Domaszewicz

Alexander "Sander Domaszewicz is a Principal and Senior Consultant housed in the Mercer Newport Beach, California office. He leads Mercer’s Health Innovation Council that develops and implements non-traditional solutions that reshape the marketplace. He also leads Health Consumerism and Health Engagement efforts for Mercer’s Total Health Management group. His work revolves around emerging benefits and ways to encourage groups to become involved and informed around health care cost and quality. Areas of focus include solving client problems, healthcare strategy and transformation, consumer directed health care, health management, and benefit decision support tools.

Sander’s prior experience includes project management in the Health & Group Benefits Delivery Services group at a large multi-national consulting firm for flexible benefits administration outsourcing. In this capacity he addressed outsourcing issues, systems integration, design, and testing as well as database administration and training relating to flexible benefits. 

Prior to benefits outsourcing project management, Sander managed a hearing health care facility in Southern California, giving him exposure to issues from the provider perspective. Sander is a frequent presenter at health care and benefits-related events and has published articles in Benefits Quarterly, Employee Benefit News, HR Magazine, Workforce and HR Executive. His consulting assignments include work with many large and small public and private organizations in both the benefits and product development areas. Sander holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from San Diego State University, a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and a certificate in Human Resources Management from Cornell.

Lindsay Resnick

Lindsay Resnick
Executive Vice President
Lindsay, Executive Vice President at ReviveHealth, is a healthcare marketer, strategist, connector, and maven. During his career he’s seen healthcare undergo massive change, from both the financial and clinical perspective as well as its impact on professionals and consumers. In today’s environment he often says…while it seems like there are decades where nothing happens, we’re at a point where there are weeks where decades happen.

Lindsay is an advocate for data-driven, brand direct marketing that is content rich and omni-channel ready. He’s also obsessed with keeping customer experience at the center of marketing’s vision. He is a frequent speaker, blogger, and author on topics spanning healthcare, marketing, strategy, and sales. And, he serves as a Mentor with Healthbox, a business accelerator helping early stage health tech companies go-to-market.

Originally from New York, Lindsay is now officially a Chicagoan, having transitioned all sports team allegiances. Pizza preference however remains New York thin style. In his spare time, you’ll find Lindsay traveling and pursuing photography (follow him on Instagram).

Previously Lindsay held senior executive roles at: Wunderman Health, KBM Group: Health Services, Gorman Health Group, a leading Medicare and federal programs consultancy; Healthmarket, one of the country’s first Consumer Directed Healthcare plans; Radix Health Connection, a specialized investment-banking and M&A firm; and Celtic Life Insurance, a small group, individual medical and Medicare insurer. Early in his career Lindsay’s experience included Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Lindsay has a Masters in Health Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Northeastern University in Boston. Lindsay is a frequent speaker and author on topics including health care, insurance, marketing, and business strategy. Originally from New York, he is a longtime resident of Chicago.


Christopher Kalkhof
Christopher Kalkhof,
Director, Strategic Solutions
Navigant Consulting, Inc
Chris is a senior healthcare executive with nearly 30 years of operations, finance, managed care / contracting, M&A, strategic alliances, and new business development experience across hospital, physician organization, post-acute care and health plan industry verticals.

Current and recent client projects include:
  • An academic health system’s enterprise wide revenue model and payer strategy (and recently finished the same for another AMC and a community hospital health system)
  • Two provider-payer product specific value-based payment models
    Contract Negotiations Assistance: Turnaround Scenario
  • Multiple hospital and physician reimbursement benchmarking/pricing strategy projects
  • Development/operationalization support for a Next Gen ACO (including CIN funds flow model).
  • Operational and financial due diligence for a health plan acquisition
  • A teaching hospital – surgical group JV to establish a destination care, clinical institute model.
  • A financial feasibility analysis for a women and children’s hospital site expansion build. 

Other directly relevant experience to today’s presentation includes:

  • Deep experience in developing, negotiating and executing payer contract content and negotiation strategies for both FFS and alternate payment reimbursement models.
  • Facilitating provider-payer strategic alliances and preferential / collaborative working relationships.
  • Health Plan network strategy development for both FFS and alternate payment reimbursement models (e.g., shared savings, capitation, and bundled payments) as well as health plan product development and execution.
  • Hospital and physician alignment strategies for mutual strategic growth in core / non-core markets.
  • Over his career, Chris has directly negotiated more than 300 payer contracts and advised clients on over 1,000 contracts to help provider clients to improve their payer strategies / tactics, payer operations and financial revenue improvement outcomes. This has resulted in improved annualized (recurring) net revenues in excess of $1 billion.
The topics discussed today are from actual leading edge revenue model and managed care strategy projects. As such, today’s discussion illustrates some of the real world applications of payer and revenue optimization strategies as well as provide attendees with examples of what its provider industry peer groups are doing across the country. All of these items can be addressed and integrated into participant organization’s own payer contracting strategies to address go forward, market specific scenarios.


Cathy Eddy
Cathy Eddy
Health Plan Alliance

Cathy K. Eddy is president of the Health Plan Alliance. Cathy developed the concept with the eight founding members, wrote the business plan, raised the initial capital and has been running the Alliance since its inception as COO, executive director and now as president. 

Cathy’s key roles with the organization include Board relations, strategic planning, recruitment of new members, financial and investment strategy, facilitation of educational programs, contract negotiations and management of staff of nine. 

In addition to oversight of her own Board, Cathy has been a speaker and facilitator for numerous Boards. She addressed the challenges of health care reform, provider ownership, managed care trends, governance, accountable care, and future direction.

She received her MBA in health care management and insurance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She has a bachelor’s degree in news/editorial journalism from Kent State University.

Henry W. “Hank” Oswoski

Henry W. “Hank” Osowski,
Managing Director
Strategic Health Group LLC

 Hank Osowski, a founding member and managing director of Strategic Health Group, is an experienced healthcare executive and strategist who has provided leadership to commercial, Medicare and Medicaid health plans for more than three decades. He has led several engagements for the firm’s clients on the key challenges of dual integrated care programs in California, Michigan, Illinois, New Mexico and Hawaii.

Formerly the senior vice president of corporate development for SCAN Health Plan, Mr. Osowski was a key member of the senior leadership team that turned the company around from a “near death experience” into an exceptionally strong financial position and one of the largest nonprofit Medicare Advantage plans in the country. He led SCAN’s expansion into seven additional California counties and as well as its first out-of-state expansion into Arizona where Hank then served as President of SCAN Health Plan Arizona and SCAN Long Term Care. Mr. Osowski has also led the organization’s strategic planning efforts and initiated an innovation development regimen to seek improvements in care coordination practices and future care outcome protocols.

Prior to SCAN, Mr. Osowski served as a principal in a national healthcare consulting organization providing a range of strategic, financial and development services for health plans, physician groups and hospitals. He also served as vice president International Operations for American Family Life Assurance Corporation where he directed the development of start-up operations in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, as well as the financial turnaround of the company’s Canadian operations.

Hank began his California career as a member of the senior management team responsible for the turnaround and financial survival of Blue Cross of California. In this capacity, Hank led the financial improvement of the individual and small group division and provided leadership to the organization’s strategic planning efforts.

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