Improving Health Through Financial Security:
The Common Denominator Across Social Determinants and Populations
October 29, 2019
Join the Population Health Alliance’s 2019 Innovation Summit and Capitol Caucus to engage in in-depth conversations about today’s biggest population health opportunities and solutions. The Summit will bring together both stakeholders and policymakers from across the health care industry committed to advancing results in care management, wellness, and prevention for collaborative learning, lesson sharing, and policy & regulatory briefing. This year’s focus on combating the impacts of financial insecurity as the common denominator across social determinants and populations will highlight innovative solutions being advanced in the field and will present attendees with actionable items for their work as they move toward 2020.
2019 AGENDA ANNOUNCED:
7:00am to 7:30am
Registration / Breakfast / Networking
7:30am to 8:00am
Welcome Address: Achieving Value Targets by Addressing Social Determinants of Health as a Critical Population Health Management Strategy
- Rose Maljanian: Chairman & CEO HealthCAWS, Chairman of the Board, PHA
Ms. Maljanian will set the stage for the day with an overview of population health management, the critical lever of addressing Social Determinants of Health, and the market trends providing tailwinds for success in delivering value.
8:00am to 8:45am
Tactics to Enhance Financial Health in Tomorrow’s Workforce
- Matthew Bahl: Vice President Financial Wellness Customer Strategies, Prudential
Despite advances in the promotion of healthy lifestyles, financial insecurity remains pervasive in today’s working world. Research is painting a compelling connection between financial health and physical health. In this presentation, MR. Bahl will describe the most promising tools to help companies stem the tide of employee financial insecurity. As employers enhance their efforts to build healthy and well workforces to augment their performance, strategic efforts on financial health should be a cornerstone of any comprehensive wellbeing program.
8:45am to 9:30am
Medicare Advantage Becoming the Model for Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Today’s Senior Population
- Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz, MSW: President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance
- Fireside Chat with Rose Maljanian
In this fireside chat, Congresswoman Schwartz will address how Medicare Advantage is leading the way in meeting the needs of the today’s senior population by addressing financial challenges, social determinants of health and functional limitations to improve outcomes and quality of life for Medicare beneficiaries.
9:30am to 10:15am
Responding to the Social Determinants of Health: The Role, Response and Responsibility of Population Health Management
- Marcella Wilson, PhD: CEO and Founder, Transition to Success
Financial insecurity is directly related to adverse health outcomes, an important consideration in a country where nearly 28% or 88 million people live under 200% of the federal poverty line. In this presentation Dr. Wilson introduces a new, sustainable, demonstrated system of care that responds to social determinants and treats the condition of poverty. Her model, Transition to Success, provides an intervention strategy that coordinates community services with health care to improve outcomes and curb the health impacts of financial insecurity.
10:15am to 10:30am
10:30am to 10:35am
Introducing the Action Workshop Panels
10:35am to 11:15am
Panel: Rooting Your Health Care Service in the Community: Strategies for Connecting Population Health Management to the Strongest Evidence-Based Community-Level Interventions
- Patricia Hasson: President and Executive Director, CLARIFI
- Peter Skillern: Executive Director, Reinvestment Partners
- Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA: Senior Vice President Government Programs, Solera Health and Co-Chair Program and Membership, PHA(Moderator)
Community-based nonprofits are testing and evaluating the most promising tactics for combating financial insecurity while tackling the systems and structures that keep populations reaching for regained stability. Unsurprisingly, the greatest success comes from being rooted in an understanding and deep connectivity to the communities and populations served. In this discussion, two of the national leaders in financial services for low wealth populations will explore their findings, share their experiences partnering with the health care entities, and ultimately propose opportunities for improved collaboration between population health leaders and financial insecurity interventions.
11:15am to 12:00pm
Panel: Creating Value Through Policy: Opportunities for Population Health Management Professionals to Accelerate Health Outcomes Through Policy Action at National, State, and Local Level.
- Laura Samuel, PhD CRNP: Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
- Ralph Gildehaus, JD: Senior Program Director, MDC Inc
- Helene Forte: Health Care Consultant and Clinical Advisor, and Chair, PHA Government Affairs (Moderator)
The stressors of financial strain and low socioeconomic status accelerate aging and lead to wide gaps in life expectancy. In this follow up discussion, Dr Samuel and Mr Gildehaus will explore high-value opportunities for policies at the state and federal level that can have demonstrable health impacts for these vulnerable populations.
12:00pm to 12:30pm
Special Keynote Remarks: Sen. Mike Braun
- Senator Mike Braun: United States Senator from Indiana, member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
The Senator will highlight the unique role of employers in driving health care innovation and make remarks on how Congress can best support their Population Health Management efforts.
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Networking Lunch & Luncheon Speakers
- PHA Update
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Panel: The Employer’s Role in Population Health Management for 2020 and Beyond
- Lauren Gemberling: Senior Manager Employee Research & Engagement, Comcast
- Mike Critelli, JD: Retired CEO from Pitney Bowes, Entrepreneur, Health Care Consultant, Feature Film Producer, Speaker
- David Hoke: Senior Director, Associate Health and Well-being, Walmart
- Ray Fabius, MD: Co-Founder and President, HealthNEXT (Moderator)
Join best practice employers as they share their approaches to managing the health of their workforces and covered lives. Keeping the well well, assessing health risks, improving health literacy, reducing barriers to care, and helping those with chronic conditions get the best that health care can provide all ultimately combined to advance a culture of health and well-being in the workplace. But the devil is in the details, and this discussion will help take the audience another step forward in addressing the “how?” and “what’s next?” questions being raised. The lessons learned by these benchmark employers have strong applications to health care delivery, health plan programing, ACO’s and governmental efforts.
2:30pm to 3:00pm
Population Health Management – Evolution as we Look Toward 2020
- Jaan Sidorov, MD: Chief Executive Officer, Care Centered Collaborative and President-Elect, PHA
Dr. Sidorov will summarize the key takeaways from the Summit and provide an outlook for 2020 by offering immediate actions your own organizations can take today to prepare for tomorrow.