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Medicare Advantage Product Design & Management

Best Practices on Market Strategy, Bid Submission and Benefit Implementation

January 24-25, 2019
Hotel MdR, Marina del Rey, CA

Offering an incredible competitive edge, this event provides the best of both worlds—unparalleled strategic insight from leading Medicare Advantage practitioners and experts, as well as practical information and proven best practices to enhance your processes and benefits.

Key topics will include

The State of Medicare Advantage: Regulatory Changes & Implications for Your Product
Organizational Best Practices for the Product Design Process
Strategies for Identifying Health-Related Benefits that Can Deliver ROI

Competitive Analysis Best Practices & Capitalizing on Newly Released MA Data
Critical Design Considerations for a Successful Part D Plan

Who you’ll meet

  • Product Development & Strategy
  • Product or Benefit Design
  • Product Management
  • Bid Design
  • Finance or Actuarial
  • Sales and Marketing

Benefits of attending

Access to unprecedented market insight from experts from multiple plans

Hear different perspectives on the new flexibility around supplemental benefits to ensure your 2020 product strategy aligns with organizational goals
Learn practical steps you should take to ensure your risk-sharing agreements improve your plan’s financial performance
Get tips and tricks to improve your positioning within Medicare Plan Finder
Better understand the intricacies of MA risk, revenue and payment policies to enhance your forecasts and analyses during the product development process


Matt Kranovich

Consulting Actuary at Milliman

Elizabeth Lopez Cepero

VP, Medicare Operations and Business Strategy at Superior Health Plan

Ryan Davis

Manager Pharmacy Medicare Programs at Kaiser Permanente Health Plans

Pamela Mokler

President at Pamela Mokler & Associates

Ryan Dodson

Director of HCC at Choice Physicians Network

Matthew Chamblee

Principal, Consulting Actuary at Milliman

Johnny Chen

Director of Medicare Products at Kaiser Permanente Health Plans

Lena Perelman

Director, Product Development & Market Expansion at SCAN Health Plan

Michael Adelberg

Principal at Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting

Jessica Fischer

Director, Strategic Planning at Network Health

Jennifer Fintz

Manager, Medicare Products at Medical Mutual of Ohio

Kristyn Greifer

VP & Chief Medical Officer at Memorial Hermann Health Plan

Mike Reha

VP of Sales and Marketing at Epic Hearing Healthcare

John Laftsidis

Director of Managed Care at HearUSA

Catherine Macpherson

VP of Strategy & Development and Chief Nutrition Officer at Mom’s Meals Nourish Care

Christina Latterell

VP, Quality Improvement at Alignment Healthcare

Dominic Vu

Director of Pharmacy at Memorial Hermann Health Plan

Pam Blecher

Senior Director of Client Engagement in Business Development at TruHearing



January 2019


  • 7:00 AM
    Workshop Registration and Networking Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM

    Optional Pre-Conference Workshop: Medicare Advantage & Part D Bid 101

  • 11:30 AM
    Conference Registration and Networking Luncheon
  • 12:30 PM

    Conference Sessions

    • - Welcome and Opening Remarks
    • - Panel Discussion: The State of Medicare Advantage Regulations and Implications for Your Product
    • - Panel Discussion: Organizational Best Practices for the Product Design Process
  • 3:15 PM
    Networking Break
  • 3:30 PM

    Conference Sessions

    • -The Essentials of Risk, Revenue and Payment Policies
    • -Tips and Strategies to Select and Fund Supplemental Benefit Packages
  • 5:15 PM
    Networking Reception & Supplemental Benefits Roundtables
  • 6:15 PM
    End of Day


January 2019


  • 7:00 AM
    Networking Breakfast
  • 7:50 AM

    Conference Sessions

    • -Chairperson’s Recap of Day One
    • -Panel Discussion: Strategies for Identifying Health-Related Benefits That Deliver ROI
    • -Best Practices to Meet Enrollment Goals, and Optimize Member Engagement and Retention
  • 9:45 AM

    Networking Break

  • 10:00 AM

    Conference Sessions

    • -Panel Discussion: Critical Design Considerations for a Successful Part D Plan
    • -Developing a Customer-Centric Approach to Plan Design & Strategy
  • 12:00 PM

    Networking Luncheon

  • 1:00 PM

    Conference Sessions

    • -Navigating Risk-Sharing Agreements to Ensure Financial Success
    • -The Other Side of Benefit Flexibility: Avoiding Implementation & Compliance Challenges
  • 2:45 PM

    Summit Conclusion


Media Partners


Hotel MdR, a DoubleTree by Hilton

13480 Maxella Ave
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 822-8555

The newly renovated Hotel MdR - A Doubletree by Hilton Hotel boasts a prime location in Marina del Rey and is located near Abbot Kinney in Venice, Santa Monica. The hotel is just four miles from LAX Airport, making it the ideal destination for work or play. 

Being near ‘Silicon Beach,’ our hotel is surrounded by innovation, technology and creativity. Companies such as Google, YouTube, Sony Pictures and Electronic Arts are our neighbors, making Hotel MdR the ideal home base for business travelers visiting the Los Angeles area. 
The 283 guest rooms deliver convenience and comfort. Enjoy excellent guest room amenities and up-to-date necessities including flat screen televisions and complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. Work up a sweat at our state-of-the-art fitness center and relax in our resort-style pool.

Hotel MdR

Please mention "Insight Exchange Network" when making your reservations to receive the discounted room rate of $199/night.

Rooms must be reserved by January 2nd by calling 310-822-8555 to guarantee the discounted price. 

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