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Professional Development Breakout Session Schedule



TRACK

Don't be a Square – Think Outside of the Box – Vanguard Partnership

Brokers Can Make a Real Difference and Get Paid More to Do It – LPRT Partnership

What About You: Professional and Personal Development

Creative Plan Design Options

Medicare Extreme

9:45-10:45 a.m.

Help Wanted: How to Design and Build a Sustainable Internship Program for Agency Growth – presented by Megan Chiarello, NAHU Vanguard Chair and President of Grassetto Creative

Ultimate Wellness Smackdown! – presented by Al Lewis, Co-Founder & CEO of Quizzify

Best Practices in Employee Education on Pain Management – presented by Cristy Gupton, Founder and President of Custom Benefits Solutions, and Ryan Paul Liabenow, Founder and Managing Principal of Healthclarity

Health Care Affordability Solutions – Real Cost Cutting Today! – presented by Daniel R. Meylan,  National Sales Director of Allied National, Bill Ashley, CEO of Allied National, Dr. Josh Umbher, Founder of Atlas MD, David Berman, Senior Account Executive of Assured Partners, Sean Kelley, President of Texas Free Market Surgery, and Gregory Everett, President and CEO of Payor Compass

Legislative Update and Take Action Part 1 – presented by Henry Vazquez, National Director of Medicare Supplements for Torchmark Corporation

11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Strategic Philanthropy: The Value of Your Time – presented by Dan Rashke, Chief Executive Officer and Owner of TASC

Identifying and Incentivizing Value-Based Care: Finding, Charging, Getting Paid, Plan Design, etc. – presented by Dr. Josh Luke, Founder and Author at Health-Wealth, and David Contorno, President of Lake Norman Benefits, Inc.

Come Ready to Deliver: Extemporaneous Speaking – presented by Karen Kirkpatrick, Owner of On Your Mark Consulting

Looking For EBITDA? Aiming to Consult? Try Ancillary Optimization! – presented by
Kevin Curran, Founding Partner of Employee Benefits Subject Matter Experts, LLC, and Matt Masone, Partner of Employee Benefits Subject Matter Experts, LLC

PACE: Understandign an Innovative Model for Older Americans  – presented by Robert Greenwood, Vice President of Public Affairs for the National PACE Association

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Data and Quality Driven Reference Based Pricing: Objective, Transparent, Defensible – presented by Jon Jablon, Esq., Director of Provider Relations at The Phia Group, and Heath Potter, MBA, Senior Vice President of 6 Degrees Health

Importing Drugs/Exporting Patients: Finding the Right PBM.  Integrating the Right Solutions into the Plan Design – presented by Mark Davenport, SVP of Sales & Marketing of PriceMDs.com, Bill Hepscher, Owner of the Canadian Drugstore, and David Contorno, President of Lake Norman Benefits, Inc.

The Cross Sale: Organic Growth Just Across the Hall – presented by Billy Bridwell, Vice President of Employee Benefits Keystone Insurers Group

Why a Plan for Extended Care is a Critical Component in a Retirement Portfolio – presented by Harley Gordon, Esq., President of Insurance Education Advisors, Inc.

Situational Social Security: What Advisors Must Know – presented by Marc Kiner, CPA, NSSA®, Owner and President of Premier Social Security Consulting

2:45-3:45 p.m.

Running Your Business – presented by Jessica Waltman, Principal of Forward Health Consulting

How to Deliver Value-Based Care – presented by David Contorno, President of Lake Norman Benefits, Inc., Billy Bridwell, Vice President of Employee Benefits Keystone Insurers Group, Al Lewis, Co-Founder & CEO of Quizzify, Mark Davenport, SVP of Sales & Marketing of PriceMDs.com, Carl Schuessler,  Jr., DHP, DIA, GBDS, Managing Principal of Mitigate Partners and BenefitStrategies, LLC, Bill Hepscher, Owner of the Canadian Drugstore, Heath Potter, MBA, Senior Vice President of 6 Degrees Health, and Dr. Josh Luke, Founder and Author at Helath-Wealth

Preparing for Life After Your Deal – presented by Jim King , Owner and Wealth Manager at Balasa Dinverno Foltz LLC

What it Means to be a Group Health Plan Fiduciary – presented by Cynthia Smith, Senior Benefits Advisor & Outreach Coordinator at the U.S. Department of Insurance

Legislative Update and Take Action Part II – presented by Anthony Bahr, Vice President of Marketing Central Region at Jack Schroeder & Associates, Inc.

4-5 p.m.

Changing the Primary Care Delivery Model: Innovative Strategies Using Onsite Practitioners to Save Lives –  presented by Christopher Yarn, CEO of Walk On Clinic and Healthcare Hero

Performance-Based Broker Compensation: The Contracts, Commitments and Compensation – presented by David Contorno, President of Lake Norman Benefits, Inc., and Carl Schuessler, Jr., DHP, DIA, GBDS, Managing Principal of Mitigate Partners and BenefitStrategies, LLC

Burst the Leadership Bubble – presented by Karen Keller, CEO and Founder of Keller Influence Institute™

Workplace Wellness Incentive Laws: New Cases, ACA, ADA and GINA – presented by Barbara Zabawa, Attorney for the Center for Health and Wellness Law, LLC, and Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee College of Health Services, Department of Health Services Administration

"Now That You've LEARNED, It's Time to EARN: 5-Step Marketing Makeover – presented by Gary Owen, President of Owen Insurance Group