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.





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

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

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

Networking Break

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

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.

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.














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