NPAG 2017 Conference Agenda
Expanding EDI Future, Together with a Splash
May 7-10, 2017


Sunday, May 7, 2017
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Steering Committee Luncheon / Meeting
2:00 PM -­ 5:00 PM Exhibitor Move In
2:00 PM -­ 5:00 PM Registration Desk Open
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

General Session – Plan Share - (Blues Only Session)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Vendor Information Session - allows vendors to share their story and services and attendees to gain information
 
 
Monday, May 8, 2017
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Welcome and Opening Comments - Jenni Owens, Blue Shield of California
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Executive Welcome 

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM General Session: Panel Discussion: The Future of Healthcare: What Does it Mean for Payers - Mike Bertaut and Andy Chasin
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Break and Visit Exhibit Hall 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM General Session: NCVHS Updates 2017; HIPAA and ACA Regulations – Rich Landen
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Vendor/Sponsor Recognition Luncheon
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM General Session: CMS Update 2017: SSNRI, Medicare Crossover, Payment models and more – Christol Green    
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM General Session: FHIR 
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM General Session: WEDI Updates/Roadmap – Jay Eisenstock 
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM Break and Visit Exhibit Hall
3:15 PM - 5:15 PM General Session: Vendor Panel

- Clinical Data Exchange: EHR, ADT, C-CDA, etc.                                    
Allen DeGraw - PNT Data, Allan Huffine - Allscripts, Linda Groff - Halfpenny   

- Administrative Data Exchange & Prior Authorization
Steve Morelli - Optum; Mary Anne Orenchuk - Availity, Benjamin Garside or
Rex Bevis – ABILITY Network; Beth Wolskij - Experian

- Claims Attachments
Greg Jones - McKesson; Beth Spears -TIBCO; 
Kent McAllister - Vyne Corp.

- Interoperability to Support Value Based Healthcare
John Kelly - Edifecs, Mary Branagan, MS, BSN, BSW, RN CPHIMS and 
  Norberto Correa Jr., MBA - Change Healthcare

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM NPAG Dinner at the Monterey Beach House 
http://montereybeachhouse.com/ 
 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Keynote Session - The Exceptional Leaders Playbook - Tracey Spears
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Break and Visit Exhibit Hall
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM General Session - Cooperative Exchange Update -
Sherry Wilson
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Box Lunch
12:30 PM - 5:30 PM NPAG Golf Tournament - Pacific Grove Golf Links
www.playpacificgrove.com  
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM Monterey Movie Tour - (space is limited)
www.montereymovietours.com 
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM Whale Watching Tour - (space is limited)
www.montereybaywhalewatch.com
 
 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
 
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Preview of NPAG 2018 in Lake Placid, NY - Cheri Hill, Excellus BCBS
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM General Session - HL7 Update - Durwin Day
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Break and Visit Exhibit Hall / Vendor Door Prizes
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM General Session - Update from the Association -
Gail Kocher - (Blues Only Session)
   

Please check back for updates on session topics.