Wednesday, February 1, 2017

*Subject to change
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Exhibitor Setup Registration
Location: Pacific Concourse


Registration Open
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer

340B Career Development Workshop*


Session 1 - Write Now 
Location: Seacliff AB

Have you ever wanted to learn practical tips on how to better communicate in writing? Do you know how to write an effective SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendations)? This session will provide you with the tools to improve your writing skills and make you a more confident and skilled writer.

Randy Barrett, Vice President, Communications, 340B Health
Charles Cooper
340B Program Manager, Fairview Health Services
Tom Mirga, Editorial Director, 340B Health


Refreshment Break and Network Opportunity
Location: Seacliff Foyer


Session 2 - 340B and Your Career 
Location: Seacliff AB

Career development is more important now than ever. Learn from seasoned 340B veterans about their journey to become a prominent leader in the field. This is your opportunity to take your career to the next level!

Michael BonckManager of Pharmaceutical Services, Franciscan Health System
Thomas Jacobsen, Corporate Director of Pharmacy, Adventist Health
Cynthia Martens, Director of Pharmacy and Director of th Diabetes Education Program, Monroe County Hospital


Pre-Conference Workshop Option 1*
340B Essentials


Part 1 - 340B Essentials
Location: Grand Ballroom A

This workshop serves as an introduction to the 340B program.  Attendees will be provided with a basic overview of key 340B program areas, including patient definition, contract pharmacy, duplicate discounts, diversion and the GPO prohibition.  The first part of the workshop will feature a panel of 340B program stakeholders, including Apexus, which will review its role as the 340B Prime Vendor and outline its education and compliance resources.  You will also hear from a DSH hospital with experience complying with the GPO prohibition as well as a HRSA grantee that will provide its perspective on contract pharmacy arrangements.

Jason Atlas, Manager, 340B Education and Compliance Support, Apexus/340B Prime Vendor Program
Matthew Bertsch, Director of Pharmacy, Sun Life Family Health Center
Chad Johnson, 340B Program Manager, Froedtert Health
Amanda Nagrotsky, Assistant Counsel, 340B Health (Moderator)


Exhibiting Forum, Refreshment Break, Networking Opportunity
Location: Pacific Concourse


Part 2 - 340B Essentials
Grand Ballroom A

During the second part of the workshop, participants will be grouped by entity type and will work through a set of interactive discussion questions to reinforce the information presented during part one.

Jillian Anderson, Manager, 340B Program & Supply Chain, Southcoast Health 
Jason Atlas, Manager, 340B Education and Compliance Support, Apexus/340B Prime Vendor Program
Gretchen Beckham, Director of Pharmacy, Eau Claire Cooperative Health Center
Matthew Bertsch, Director of Pharmacy, Sun Life Family Health Center
Donald Davies, Pharmacy Government Programs Coordinator, Indiana University Health
Jeff Davis, Legislative and Policy Counsel, 340B Health
Todd Jackson, Director, Pharmacy Services, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
Chad Johnson, 340B Program Manager, Froedtert Health
Elizabeth Karan, Associate, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell; Counsel, Hemophilia Alliance
Rusol Karralli, Manager, 340B Education and Compliance Support, Apexus/340B     Prime Vendor Program
Michaela Keller, Manager of Federal Affairs, National Association of Community Health Centers
Mark Malahosky, Vice President, Pharmacy Services, Trillium Health
Colleen Meiman, Director of Regulatory Affairs, National Association of Community   Health Centers
Jacob Thompson, Regional Director of Pharmacy Operations and Compliance, Providence Health & Services
Sue Veer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Carolina Health Centers
Cindy Wilson, Manager, Pharmacy 340B Program, CHI Franciscan Health
Amanda Nagrotsky, Assistant Counsel, 340B Health (Moderator)
Sam Wilhelm-Ross, Regulatory Policy Manager, 340B Health (Moderator)



Sessions Adjourn

Pre-Conference Workshop Option 2*
Audit Findings Update, Monitoring and Strengthening Compliance


Part 1 - Audit Findings Update (Covered Entities Only)
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Grand Ballroom BC

With HRSA now in its fifth year of conducting audits of 340B providers, stakeholders are beginning to observe a number of trends in the audit results that can shed light on HRSA’s enforcement policies and where the agency is focusing its program oversight. The first part of this workshop will provide participants with an overview of HRSA’s published audit results, including trends in audit findings. Panelists will focus on diversion findings and how providers can implement compliance plans to be consistent with HRSA’s enforcement of the prohibition against diversion.

Matt Atkins, Manager, Draffin & Tucker, LLP
Halena Leah Marcelin, 340B Program Manager, Memorial Healthcare System
Maureen Testoni, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, 340B Health             (Moderator)


Exhibiting Forum, Refreshment Break, Networking Opportunity
Location: Pacific Concourse


Part 2 - Monitoring and Strengthening Compliance
Location: Grand Ballroom BC

The second part of this workshop will focus on how covered entities can implement compliance plans that are consistent with HRSA audit enforcement of program rules and that adequately address the issues that commonly arise in audit findings.  The session will assist covered entities and other stakeholders in identifying key compliance areas and the types of systems or procedures that should be in place to ensure and monitor compliance.  Covered entities on the panel will share their experience developing 340B policies and procedures (P&Ps), coordinating 340B oversight across multiple departments within the health care organization, conducting self-audits, and using other mechanisms to verify that the organization’s P&Ps are followed and are effective at assuring compliance.

Santaisha Garcia, Director of Family Planning, Family Health Council of Central       Pennsylvania
Kevin Jones, 340B Program Director, Intermountain Healthcare
Lyn Mikesell, Pharmacy Program Coordinator, Coastal Family Health Center
Vinny Polito, Pharmacy Manager, Centura Health, Avista Adventist Hospital
Steven Miller, Pharmacy Services Director, 340B Health (Moderator)


Sessions Adjourn

* Please note there is an additional cost to attend pre-conference workshops and you must register for it.


Exhibitor Forum and Networking Opportunity
Location: Pacific Concourse


Conference Primer
Location: Marina Room

This session is designed for conference attendees and exhibitors who are looking to get the most out of their 340B Coalition Conference experience.  Attendees will hear what is new at the conference, receive a hands-on tutorial of the conference app, and leave this short program with a better understanding of everything the conference has to offer.  Whether this is your first or fifteenth Coalition Conference, everyone can benefit from the conference tips in this session.

Shane Kelley, Senior Manager of Membership, 340B Health



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