March 30, 2022
3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Registration Open
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Business Hours
Schedule your business meetings for this time slot and make use of SIIA open conference space filled with tables and chairs. (So you don’t have to miss all of the great content and participation opportunities!)
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception With Exhibitors
7:30 p.m. SIPAC Fund-Raising Dinner
Event details will be provided separately to SIIA members.
March 31, 2022
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. Welcome Remarks

SPEAKER:

Kari NiBlack
SIIA Board Chair
CEO, ACS Benefits Services, LLC
9:10 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Industry Focus Group – Live Audience Polling
Get off to a fast and fun start this morning by offering your anonymous opinions on the hottest industry issues for 2022 and see aggregated audience results in real time via SIIA’s attendee polling technology. And since it’s an election year, we’ll also throw in some political questions to make it fun. Finally, we’ll also have the opportunity select which exhibitors should be given a five-minute live pitch opportunity during the hosted luncheon. Be sure to bring a fully-charged mobile device to this session.

SPEAKER:

Mike Ferguson
President & CEO
Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc.
9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Price Transparency Developments – What You Need to Know in 60 Minutes
Just one month before this event, SIIA will be holding an intensive, full-day educational program focused specifically on regulatory and business environment developments related to health care price transparency, including surprise medical billing. We are going to distil down eight hours of detailed content into a one-hour “key take-away” session to provide you with an executive summary of what senior self-insurance industry executives really need to know now. The panel is comprised of members of SIIA’s Price Transparency Committee.

SPEAKERS:

Bill Green
CEO
Homestead Plans


Lance Lankford
Vice President
Lockton Companies
10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Networking Break
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. RBP Strategies and Considerations for TPAs
SIIA’s TPA Task Force concluded its work last year by completing a detailed white paper discussing how third party administrators should consider reference based pricing arrangements. Members of the task force will present key findings/recommendations included as part of the white paper and take audience questions. While the white paper is focused on TPAs, this session promises to be of interest to TPA business partners (stop-loss, brokers, etc.) as well.

SPEAKERS:

Jerry Castelloe
Principal
Castelloe Partners. LLC


Lisa True
Co-CEO
Aither Health


James Vertino
CEO
EBMS
12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Hosted Luncheon
1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Self-Insurance Claims & ERISA Compliance Classroom
During this interactive session, attendees will be presented with various real-world scenarios triggering important legal compliance questions related to self-insured plan design, claims administration, and/or stop-loss reimbursement process…and then be requested to provide their anonymous opinions on the appropriate course of action via SIIA’s real-time polling technology. Expert analysis will be provided for each scenario along with commentary about audience polling results.

SPEAKER:

Ashley Gillihan, Esq.
Of Counsel
Alston & Bird, LLP
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Hot Topic Group Discussion
Based on audience feedback from the morning’s opening session, we’ll pick one or more self-insurance hot topics to be the focus of a moderated, interactive group discussion to facilitate direct attendee engagement.

MODERATOR:

Kari NiBlack
SIIA Board Chair
CEO, ACS Benefits Services, LLC
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Business Hours
Schedule your business meetings for this time slot and make use of SIIA open conference space filled with tables and chairs. (So you don’t have to miss all of the great content and participation opportunities!)
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception
April 1, 2022
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. SIIA Drug Pricing Task Force Report – A Roadmap for Controlling Pharmacy Spend
SIIA’s Drug Pricing Task Force has been working for nearly two years to develop a targeted list of recommendations on how self-insurance industry stakeholders can better control the rising cost of pharmacy spend, including for specialty drug. This work has now been completed and representatives of the Task Force will present its final report.

SPEAKERS:

Doug Bloomquist
Senior Vice President
Starline


Marien Diaz
Vice President, Benefits & Claims
Symetra Financial


Steve Kelly
CEO
ELAP Services


Shaun Peterson
Vice President, Stop-Loss
Voya Financial
9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Legislative/Regulatory Update
SIIA’s government relations team will provide the latest legislative/regulatory updates at both the state and federal level affecting self-insured employers and their business partners.

SPEAKERS:

Chris Condeluci
Washington Counsel
Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc.


Ryan Work
SVP, Government Relations
Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc.
10:30 a.m. Closing Remarks and Forum Concludes

 

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