Medicare Advantage Summit 2021 – Relive the Best Moments!

Thanks to everyone who helped make our 2021 Medicare Advantage Summit a success! Below, find videos and resources from the three-day event, including remarks from CMS's Dr. Meena Seshamani and CMMI's Dr. Purva Rawal, one-on-one interviews with bipartisan Members of Congress and insightful panel discussions on topics ranging from the drive to health equity to the Medicare Advantage response to COVID-19.

Videos and Resources from the 2021 MA Summit

Our Medicare Advantage Summit is the premier event for meaningful conversations on emerging policies and trends in Medicare Advantage and the future of care delivery.

Below, you can relive the biggest moments from the Summit with videos and presentation materials from our all-star lineup of speakers and panelists. Share your favorites on social media using the hashtag #MASummit2021!

DAY 1: October 20
9:10 AM

The Future of Care Delivery with CMMI's Dr. Purva Rawal

-Dr. Purva Rawal, PhD, Chief Strategy Officer, CMMI
-Mary Beth Donahue, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance (host)

9:30 AM

The Changing Landscape of Medicare

Moderator: Shawn Martin, Executive Vice President and CEO, American Academy of Family Physicians

Presenter: Allison Rizer, MHS, MBA, Principal, ATI Advisory

-Elena V. Rios, M.D., MSPH, FACP, President and CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association
-Dennis Borel, Executive Director, Coalition of Texans with Disabilities
-Philip Oravetz, M.D., Chief Population Health Officer, Ochsner Health

10:45 AM

A Conversation with Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL)

-Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL)
-Mary Beth Donahue, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance (host)

11:00 AM

A Conversation with Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY)

-Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY)
-Mary Beth Donahue, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance (host)

11:30 AM

Role of Medicare Advantage in Addressing Health-Related Social Needs and Advancing Health Equity

Moderator: Gary Jacobs, MPA, Executive Director, VillageMD Center for Government Relations and Public Policy

-Dr. Andrew Renda, M.D., MPH, Vice President of Bold Goal and Population Health Strategy, Humana
-Humaira Khan, M.D., MPP, FACP, Executive Medical Director, Oak Street Health
-Najja Orr, MBA, President and CEO, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

1:00 PM

Medicare Advantage’s Ability to Address the Needs of COVID

Moderator: Millicent Gorham, Executive Director, National Black Nurses Association

Presenter: Zach Gaumer, Principal, Health Management Associates

-Stephen Greene, Chief Administrative Officer, ChenMed
-Lisa. M. Trumble, MBA, President and CEO, SONO Health
-Paul Sherman, M.D., CMO, Community Health Plan of Washington

2:15 PM

Spotlight on Innovation in ESRD Care

-Kathy Lester, Principal, Kidney Care Partners
-Mary Beth Donahue, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance

2:45 PM

The Intersection of Benefit Design, SDOH and Treating Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Moderator: Greg Gierer, VP of Policy and Research, Better Medicare Alliance

-Kelly O’Brien, Executive Director of Brain Health Partnership, USAgainstAlzheimers
-Sandy Markwood, President and CEO, USAging
-John Wiecha, Medical Director, Point32Health

DAY 2: October 21
9:10 AM

The Future of Medicare with CMS's Dr. Meena Seshamani

-Meena Seshamani, M.D., Ph.D., CMS Deputy Administrator and Director of the Center for Medicare
-Mary Beth Donahue, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance (host)

9:30 AM

High Quality Care in the 21st Century

Moderator: Susan Dentzer, Senior Policy Fellow, Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University

-Richard Ashworth, President and CEO, Tivity Health
-Nick Loporcaro, CEO, Landmark Health
-Jon Bloom, M.D., CEO, Podimetrics

10:30 AM

What’s Next for Health Care?, a conversation with Humana's Alan Wheatley

-Alan Wheatley, Retail Segment President, Humana
-Mary Beth Donahue, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance (host)

11:00 AM

Innovative Approaches to Addressing Social Determinants of Health for Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries

Moderator: Thomas Johnson, Executive Director, Population Health Alliance

Presenter: Dianne Munevar, Senior Director of Business Ventures and Innovation, NORC at the University of Chicago

-Lucy Theilheimer, Chief Strategy Officer, Meals on Wheels America
Cheryl Phillips, M.D., President & CEO, SNP Alliance
-June Simmons, President and CEO, Partners in Care Foundation

12:30 PM

Building a Better Health System through Value Based Care

Moderator: A. Mark Fendrick, M.D., Director, University of Michigan V-BID Center

-Jeff Micklos, Executive Director of the Health Care Transformation Taskforce
-Tim Barry, CEO, VillageMD
-Jay Keese, Executive Director, Direct Primary Care Coalition

1:30 PM

Spotlight on Social Isolation

Moderator: Andrew MacPherson, Founder and Co-Chair, Coalition to End Social Isolation and Loneliness

-Charlotte Yeh, M.D., CMO, AARP Services, Inc.
-Bob Blancato, National Coordinator, Elder Justice Coalition

2:15 PM

A Conversation with Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL)

-Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL)
-Mary Beth Donahue, President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance (host)

2:30 PM

The Future Care in the Home

Moderator: Greg Jones, Executive Director of Government Affairs, CVS Health

-Tina Grande, Executive Vice President for Policy, Healthcare Leadership Council
-Hope Miller, Vice President, Clinical Field Operations, House Calls