Conference Agenda

 Key Policies to Elevate Primary Care

2018 Key Policies to Elevate Primary Care Agenda is Subject to Change.


This conference will address key policies to elevate primary care and include educational sessions and in-depth discussions on how we can make our vision for primary care—one that is person-centered, team-based, and community-aligned—a reality.

Conference Agenda

All sessions subject to change. Speakers coming soon.
Day 1
08 Nov 2018
08:00 - 08:20

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Ann Greiner
Ann Greiner

President & Chief Executive Officer, Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative

Jill Rubin Hummel
Jill Rubin Hummel

President & General Manager, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut, Anthem, Inc.

08:20 - 9:00

Keynote – Oregon State Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, MD

Increase Investment in Primary Care to Support PCMH & Other Advanced Models of Primary Care

Oregon’s experience with PCMHs for its state employees and Medicaid population produced impressive cost and quality results leading the OR legislature to unanimously pass a 2017 law that increases spending in...
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Invited: Representative Knute Carl Buehler (R)
Invited: Representative Knute Carl Buehler (R)

Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward (D)
Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward (D)

9:00 - 9:30

Reflection on What the Midterms Mean for Health Care and Primary Care

PCPCC’s annual conference will occur two days after the 2018 midterm elections. A top healthcare journalist will interview two leading DC political analysts to glean their perspective on what may...
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Noam Levey (Moderator)
Noam Levey (Moderator)

National healthcare reporter, Los Angeles Times Washington Bureau

Jennifer B. Young
Jennifer B. Young

Partner, Tarplin, Downs & Young, LLC

Chris Jennings
Chris Jennings

President, Jennings Policy Strategies

9:30 - 10:15

Report from the Field: Patients and Primary Care Transformation

Leading medical groups and hospitals are partnering with patients to change the way that healthcare is delivered for both adults and children.  Hear from two patients who have been particularly...
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Erin Ward
Erin Ward

Patient/Family Engagement Consultant

Bryant Campbell
Bryant Campbell

Patient Advisor, Providence Medical Group

Beverley H. Johnson (Moderator)
Beverley H. Johnson (Moderator)

President & CEO, Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care

10:15 - 10:45

View from the Trump Administration on the Importance of Primary Care and CMMI Transformation Efforts, Including CPC+

Hear from a top Administration official about their views of care delivery and payment reform with a particular focus on primary care.  Learn what they hope to accomplish in terms...
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Alex M. Azar II (Invited)
Alex M. Azar II (Invited)

Secretary of Health and Human Services

10:45 am - 11:15 am

Break and Networking

11:15 - 12:00

Panel: Healthcare Disruptors and Effects on the Patient – Clinician Relationship

Vertical integration of health plans and pharmacies, technological innovation (such as AI), and patients’ ability to access data are influencing the delivery of primary care as well as patient expectations.  Learn...
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Lisa Latts
Lisa Latts

Deputy Chief Health Officer, IBM Watson Health

Marc-David Munk
Marc-David Munk

Chief Medical Officer, CVS MinuteClinic & Senior VP and Associate Chief Medical Officer, CVS Health

David Nace (Moderator)
David Nace (Moderator)

Chief Medical Officer, Innovaccer

12:45 - 13:30

Panel: Employer Innovations that Support Primary Care

Employers continue to innovate in a quest for enhanced healthcare value.  Learn from leaders across the country about what is working and where there are challenges in efforts focused on...
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Bill Kramer
Bill Kramer

Executive Director, National Health Policy, Pacific Business Group on Health

Glenn Steele
Glenn Steele

Chairman of xG Health Solutions

Paul Grundy (Moderator)
Paul Grundy (Moderator)

Global Director, HealthTeamWorks

13:30 - 15:00

Open Space: How Do We Scale Strategies to Transform Primary Care?

Participants will have the opportunity to work in small groups to consider how to spread and scale ideas presented at the conference or to propose alternative strategies to elevate primary...
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15:15 - 16:15

Results from Innovators that Leverage Primary Care

Health system, health plan and primary care leaders will convey how their efforts to make primary care more robust and patient centered have resulted in savings to the system, enhanced...
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Worthe Holt
Worthe Holt

Vice President; Office of the CMO, Humana, Inc.

Jennifer Baldwin
Jennifer Baldwin

Senior Vice President, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Dave A. Chokshi
Dave A. Chokshi

Chief Population Health Officer, New York City Health + Hospitals (H+H)

Donald E. Wesson
Donald E. Wesson

President, Baylor Scott & White Health and Wellness Center

James Kingsland
James Kingsland

President, National Association of Primary Care

18:00 - 19:00

Cocktail Reception

Day 2
09 Nov 2018