Agenda

April 12, 2021

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* Sessions with opportunity for live Q&A with the speaker(s)

12:00-12:30 p.m. ET

Opening Remarks

  • Peter Fitzgerald, MSHC, Executive Vice President, Policy and Strategy, National PACE Association
  • Francesca Fierro O’Reilly, MPA, Vice President, Advocacy, National PACE Association

12:30-1:00 p.m. ET

Welcome

  • Maria Zamora, MBA, Board Chair, National PACE Association and CEO, Center for Elders’ Independence

State of PACE*

  • Shawn Bloom, President and CEO, National PACE Association

1:00-1:45 p.m. ET

Facilitating Increased PACE Access for Veterans Through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs*

  • Daniel Schoeps, MA, Director, Purchased Long Term Services and Supports, Geriatrics and Extended Care, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

1:45-2:00 p.m. ET

Q&A/Break

2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Growing PACE: Opportunities and Challenges from Three States*

  • Joseph Billingsley, Chief, LTSS Operations Branch, California Department of Health Care Services
  • Steve Bordenkecher, MBA, LTC Reimbursement Analyst Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
  • Daniel Cohen, MBA, Deputy Director of Integrated Care for MassHealth

3:00-3:15 p.m. ET

Q&A/Break

3:15-4:15 p.m. ET

Keynote: The Role of PACE Within the Push to Integrate Care for Duals*

  • Allison Rizer, MHS, MBA, Principal, ATI Advisory
  • Anne Tumlinson, CEO, ATI Advisory

4:15-5:15 p.m. ET

COVID-19: What We Know Now and Implications for the Future of PACE*

  • David Harrison, Owner, Harrison Communications
  • Anita McClendon, Vice President, Data Management and Business Intelligence, National PACE Association
  • Robert Schreiber, MD, AGSF, Vice President and Medical Director, Summit ElderCare

5:15-6:30 p.m. ET

Networking with Breakout Rooms

April 15, 2021

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* Sessions with opportunity for live Q&A with the speaker(s)

12:00-12:20 p.m. ET

Welcome

  • Tim Lash, MBA, CEO and President, Gary and Mary West PACE

12:20-12:30 p.m. ET

Remarks

  • U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chair, U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

12:30-1:20 p.m. ET

CMS Innovation Center: Perspectives on Current and Future Goals*

  • Elizabeth "Liz" Fowler, PhD, JD, Director, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

1:20–1:35 p.m. ET

Break

1:35-2:20 p.m. ET

PACE, Age-Friendly Health Systems and the COVID-19 Nursing Home Response*

  • Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, The John A. Hartford Foundation

2:20-2:30 p.m. ET

Break

2:30-3:15 p.m. ET

NPA Federal and State Access Agendas*

  • Peter Fitzgerald, MSHC, Executive Vice President, Policy and Strategy, National PACE Association
  • Francesca Fierro O’Reilly, MPA, Vice President, Advocacy, National PACE Association
  • Liz Parry, MPP, Senior Director, State Policy, National PACE Association

3:15-3:45 p.m. ET

Open Mic Break

3:45-4:45 p.m. ET

Political Update*

  • Dean Rosen, JD, MS, Partner, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen Thomas
  • David Thomas, Partner, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen Thomas

4:45-5:30 p.m. ET

View from the Hill Congressional Staff Panel*

  • Jacquelyn Bolen, JD, Counsel, House Energy and Commerce Committee, Majority Staff
  • Samantha Koehler, MSW, MPH, Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, Majority Staff
  • Sarah Levin, MPH, Professional Staff Member, House Ways and Means Committee, Majority Staff
  • Kristen Lunde, MPH, Health Policy Advisor, Senate Finance Committee, Majority Staff
  • Conor Sheehey, MAT, Deputy Legislative Director, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

5:30-5:45 p.m. ET

Closing Remarks

  • Shawn Bloom, President and CEO, National PACE Association