Meet Gary Rice: Specialty Drugs Expert and Senior VP at Diplomat Pharmacy. Rice will discuss specialty drugs in long-term care: access, risks, and rewards.
How CMS uses innovation to transform health systems
How to share electronic health information and keep it secure
How to work with specialty pharmacies to get your patients the medications they need
How to help your nursing home operators to succeed in a bundled payment environment
"The Forum is a unique opportunity to grow your business and make valuable connections. I hope to see you there!"
The Forum is designed for ALL stakeholders involved in care transitions, including all executive level post-acute care providers.
April 11-12, 2016
Baltimore, MD 21201
Reservation Line: 1-800-445-8667
ASCP discounted rate is $239
Meet David Casarett, a palliative care physician, researcher, tenured professor at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and author of Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana.
Meet Jodi Daniel, former director at the ONC and 15 year veteran at HHS. Jodi’s talk at the Forum is on System Interoperability: "The Need to Know" vs. Data Security. Are you secure?
Patient care is a rapidly changing business. If you are responsible for planning or purchasing pharmacy products and services in a post-acute care setting, you can’t miss the 2016 ASCP Forum.
Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana
No substance on earth is as hotly debated as marijuana. Palliative care physician Dr. David Casarett sifts the myth and misinformation from the scientific evidence and offers a much-needed medical practitioner’s perspective on the potential of this misunderstood plant.
Dessert Reception & Exhibits
Breakfast & Exhibits
Welcome & Overview of the Program
Where We Are and Where We Are Heading with Health System Transformation
A not-to-be-missed opportunity to learn about this complex topic, Dr. McGann sets the stage for a day of exploration into the world of value-based reimbursement opportunities. McGann uses his hands on perspective, to describe how the CMS Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative is leading healthcare reimbursement from quantity to quality programs by emphasizing patient outcomes while supporting clinician and business practice development.
System Interoperability and “The Need to Know” vs. Data Security
Increasing requirements for medication therapy management and reconciliation across care settings requires pharmacists to access medication and treatment information housed in multiple care systems. Jodi Daniel has more than a decade of experience in leadership and policy development related to health IT activities within the federal government. Listen to this former director of the Office of Policy in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) address the privacy and security issues related to health IT and how the rules that secure personal health information affect system interoperability and efficient work flow across care settings.
Networking Lunch & Exhibits
Specialty Drugs in Long-Term Care: Access, Risks, and Rewards
The tremendous growth in the specialty pharmacy market is attractive to some pharmacy operators while challenging to others. Along with the growth in new products has come an increase in the use of limited distribution channels creating significant clinical and economic challenges for nursing facility operators and their provider pharmacies. Gary Rice discusses why manufacturers choose limited distribution options, how specialty pharmacies compete for distributorship, and the challenges pharmacists and nursing home operators face when acquiring, getting reimbursed, and managing specialty medications in post-acute care.
Panel Discussion: Bundled Payment for Care Improvement, A Real Life Experience
In April 2015, under the leadership of Todd Nunn, CEO Peak Resources Inc., a North Carolina based post-acute nursing home company, decided to be one of the first operators to apply and receive approval to participate in the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) Demonstration Project with CMS. Listen to Todd and his team discuss their decision to participate, the care improvement and efficiency strategies they used, and the challenges it posed to both clinical and financial operations. An audience question and answer period moderated by Lou Ann Brubaker follows.
The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
To receive continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit(s), participants must attend an activity in its entirety and evaluate the activity on the ASCP Professional Development CEnter within 30 days of the activity (by May 12, 2016). No partial credit will be given. To access the evaluation, participants must enter the CPE code for the educational activity. The CPE code will be announced during the activity introduction. ASCP reports CPE attainment to ACPE and NABP via the CPE Monitor system. It is the responsibility of the participant to provide their correct date of birth (MMDD) and NABP e-Profile ID on their member or guest profile on the ASCP Website.
0203-0000-16-005-L01-P * 1.0 Contact Hour
0203-0000-16-006-L04-P * 5.0 Contact Hours
The 2016 ASCP Forum has been approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for consultant pharmacist recertification credits. Participants must attend both days or Day 2 to receive recertification credits. CE Broker #: 20-546098.
The 2016 ASCP Forum is approved through the Beacon Institute for 5 hours of continuing education credits for nursing home administrators by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long-Term Care Administrators (NAB). Participants must attend Day 2 to receive credits.
Space is limited.