Medicare Advantage Summit 2020 – Relive the Best Moments!

Thanks for making the 2020 Medicare Advantage Summit a success! Below, find videos and resources from the three-day event, including remarks from HHS Secretary Alex Azar, interviews with Members of Congress, and insightful panel discussions on everything from the role of telemedicine in transforming care delivery to racial disparities in health care and the drive to health equity.

Videos and Resources from the 2020 MA Summit

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Better Medicare Alliance shifted to an all-virtual format for its 2020 Medicare Advantage Summit – and our audience and speakers made it the most impactful Summit yet!

Below, you can relive your favorites from the Summit with videos and presentation materials from our all-star lineup of speakers and panelists. Share your favorites to social media using the hashtag #MASummit2020!

DAY 1: October 14
1:00 PM

Welcome and Introduction: Medicare Advantage Building the Future of Medicare

Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance

1:15 PM

Keynote: At Home Healthy & Connected; Serving Todays Medicare Member

Michael Sturmer, Senior Vice President, Health Services Segment, Livongo

1:40 PM

Spotlight on Innovation Presented by Tivity Health: Living Healthier, Happier, Longer - Together

Richard Ashworth, President & CEO, Tivity Health

2:00 PM

PANEL: The Future of Medicare Advantage with Chief Medical Officers

Dan Mendelson, Founder, Avalere Health

Will Shrank, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Humana

Sachin Jain, MD, MBA, FACP, CEO, SCAN Health Plan

2:55 PM

Spotlight on Innovation Presented by Starkey Hearing: Putting the ''AI" in Patient Centered Hearing HealthCare

Archelle Georgiou, MD, Chief Health Officer, Starkey Hearing

3:15 PM

Interview: The Role of Medicare Advantage in Combatting Social Isolation

Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance

Christopher Ciano, President, Aetna Medicare

3:45 PM

Market Forces and Growth in Medicare Advantage

Tom Scully, Former CMS Administrator (2001-2004)

DAY 2: October 15
9:00 AM

Opening Presentation: Medicare Advantage and Open Enrollment

Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance

9:30 AM

Keynote Address: Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services

HHS Secretary Alex Azar

9:40 AM

Keynote: Congresswoman Donna Shalala (D-FL)

Congresswoman Donna Shalala (D-FL)

9:55 AM

Keynote: Supporting Better Care through Informed Choices and Heath Care Social Services Integration

Lance Robertson, Assistant Secretary for Aging, ACL Administrator

10:15 AM

PANEL: How Telemedicine is Changing Care Delivery

Mary R. Grealy, President, Healthcare Leadership Council

Ann Mond Johnson, CEO, ATA

Valinda Rutledge, Senior Vice President of Federal Affairs, America’s Physician Groups

Dr. Ian Tong, Chief Medical Officer, Doctor on Demand

11:15 AM

Spotlight on Innovation: Presented by Podimetrics

Jonathan Bloom, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Podimetrics

11:30 AM

Interview: Today’s Policies and Politics of Medicare Advantage

Doug Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum

Jon Blum, MMP, Managing Principal, Health Management Associates

Anand Parekh, M.D., Chief Medical Advisor, Bipartisan Policy Center

1:00 PM

Caring for the 21st Century Seniors: Building in Social and Economic Needs and Innovations in New Sites of Care

Allison Rizer, MHS, MBA, Principal, ATI Advisory

Nereida Correa, MD, MPH, Chairwoman, National Hispanic Medical Association

Brandon Sawalich, President & CEO, Starkey Hearing

Sandy Markwood, CEO, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Lucy Theilheimer, Chief Strategy and Impact Officer, Meals on Wheels America

1:00 PM

Medicare Advantage’s Role in Improving Health Outcomes while Lowering Consumer Costs

Jerry Penso, MD, MBA, President & CEO, AMGA

John Lovelace, President, UPMC for You

Nick Loporcaro, Chief Executive Officer, Landmark Health

Day 3: October 16
9:30 AM

Opening Presentation: "The State of Medicare Advantage:

Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance

9:45 AM

Keynote Speech: CMMI Director Brad Smith

Brad Smith, Director, CMMI, Deputy Administrator, CMS

10:00 AM

Keynote Interview: Congressman Michael Burgess, M.D. (R-TX)

Congressman Michael Burgess, MD (R-TX)

10:15 AM

Q&A with Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz

Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance

Jonathan Frank, Communications Director, Better Medicare Alliance 

10:30 AM

Interview: Today’s Policies and Politics of Medicare Advantage

Chris Jennings, Founder and President, Jennings Policy Strategies Inc.

Susan Dentzer, Senior Policy Fellow, Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University

G. William Hoagland , Senior Vice President, Bipartisan Policy Center

11:30 AM

Spotlight on Innovation

Dr. Gordon Chen, Chief Medical Officer, ChenMed

11:50 AM

Panel: Health Disparities: Role of Medicare Advantage

Daniel Dawes, Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse College

U. Michael Currie, MPH, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Health Equity Officer, UnitedHealth Group

Caraline Coats, Vice President, Bold Goal & Population Health, Humana

Gary Puckrein, PhD, President & CEO, National Minority Quality Forum

Garth Graham, MD, MPH, FACP, FACC, Vice President, Chief Community Health Officer, CVS Health

12:50 PM

Keynote Interviews: Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)

Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-WA)

Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)