Pre-Conference Sessions

We’re looking forward to hosting about 100 folks across three “deep dive” sessions during our Pre-Conference Sessions on January 8th!  Here are the speakers we have lined up for you at State of Reform!

Each of these sessions will begin at 2:00 and run until 3:45.  Registrants for the Pre-Conference Sessions are automatically registered for the Networking Reception to follow.

A Review of Behavioral Health Integration

Executive Presentation:  Isabel Jones: Deputy Director, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery, King County

Panelists:    Julie Lindberg: Vice President, Clinical Services, Regence BlueShield

                     Sarah Arnquist:  Vice President, Beacon Health Options

                     Anne Shields:  Principal, Health Management Associates

Facilitator:  Paul Sherman, MD: Chief Medical Officer, Community Health Plan of Washington


A Survey of Value Based Payments 

Executive Presentation:  Andrew Nelson: Vice President, Provider Network Management, Molina Healthcare of Washington

Panelists:   Bill Barcellona: Executive Vice President, America’s Physician Groups

                     Lloyd David: CEO, Polyclinic

                     Staici West: Vice President, Provider Networks, Coordinated Care

Facilitator: Laura Zaichkin: Director, Health Plan Performance & Strategy, SEIU 775 Benefits Group


The Public Option: Consequences and Considerations

Executive Presentation: Rachel Quinn:  Special Assistant, WA Health Care Authority

                                                      Christine Gilbert: Associate Policy Director, WA Health Care Authority

Panelists:    Joan Altman:  Associate Director, Policy

                      Chris Bandoli: Executive Director, Association of Washington Health Plans

                      Melissa Koontz: Senior Employee Benefits Consultant, HUB International (invited)

Facilitator: Ethan Norris: Principal, Health Management Associates