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 V-BID Summit 2014:

Evolution of Clinically Nuanced Payment Reform and Benefit Design

October 22, 2014, Ann Arbor, MI



Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:15-8:30 AM
Innovations in High Deductible Health Plans:  
The Case for Updating the Definition of Prevention
8:30-10:00 AM

  • Michael Chernew, Professor, Harvard Medical School 
  • Paul Fronstin, Director, Employee Benefits Research Institute   
  • Stephen Parente, Professor, University of Minnesota
  • Roy Ramthun, Senior Policy Director, West Health Policy Center    

:  Kathryn Spangler, Senior Vice President, American Benefits Council

10:00-10:15 AM  

Incorporating Clinical Nuance into Medicare Advantage Plans  
10:15-11:45 AM 


  • Joseph Baker, President, Medicare Rights Center    
  • Mark Hamelburg, Senior Vice President, America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Randy Krakauer, National Medical Director, Aetna       


Moderator:  Kavita Patel, Managing Director, Engelberg Center for Healthcare Reform

Networking Lunch
11:45AM-1:00 PM 

Aligning Clinician and Consumer Incentives with Clinical Evidence  
1:00-2:30 PM 


  • Marge Ginsburg, Executive Director, Center for Healthcare Decisions     
  • Marcos Dachary, MedInsight/Millman 
  • Daniel Wolfson, Executive Vice President, American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation       


Moderator: Clifford Goodman, Executive Vice President, Lewin Group 

2:30-2:45 PM 

State Innovations in Payment Reform and Consumer Engagement 
2:45-4:15 PM 


  • William Hazel, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Commonwealth of Virginia  
  • Laurie Lee, Director, Department of Finance and Administration, State of Tennessee
  • Kathleen Nolan, Director State Policy & Programs, Nat'l Association of Medicaid Directors
  • Joe Thompson, Surgeon General, State of Arkansas

Moderator:  Christopher Koller, President, Milbank Memorial Fund

Closing Remarks 

4:15-4:30 PM