Sponsors and Exhibitors

As of 8/23/2017 

3M Health Information Systems
Akerman LLP 
Argus Dental & Vision, Inc.
Astellas Pharma
BioReference Laboratories, Inc.
Circassia Pharmaceuticals
CleanSlate Centers
Corcoran and Johnston
Dynamic Healthcare Systems
Finity, Inc.
Florida Trend
ForaCare, Inc. 
Greenberg Traurig
Healow Insights
Independent Living Systems
Liberty Dental Plan
Medela LLC
Mobility Solutions Network
Mom's Meals NourishCare
National Vision Administrators, LLC
RxAdvance Corporation
Softheon, Inc.
Superior Vision
The Rubin Group
Trividia Health, Inc.
Wakely Consulting Group

Florida’s Health Plans:  In the Business of a Healthy Florida. 

Florida’s health plans are in the business of delivering affordable, high quality health care to all Floridians.  With the consumer, our member, at the heart of all decisions, health plans improve health outcomes through smart business strategies, innovation and strong partnerships with the provider community.

o build upon the robust business practices that Florida’s health plans have established, the 2017 Florida Association of Health Plans Annual Conference will bring together a distinguished group of business and thought leaders in health care for collaboration on industry best practices, health care regulation and business solutions for improved health outcomes.

Join us September 13-15, 2017, in Orlando, Fla., for an exciting opportunity for collaboration, advocacy and professional development.


Lou Dobbs to Deliver Keynote Address at 2017 FAHP Annual Conference  


Check back regularly for more up-to-date conference details.

(2016 attendee list)

Wednesday, September 13 Sponsor
8:30 a.m. -- 1 p.m.

Charity Golf Mixer  
8:30 a.m. Check presentation and continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. Tee-off

To benefit: 



Liberty Dental Plan 
2 p.m. -- 3 p.m. Medicaid Committee  (committee members only)

3:15 p.m. -- 4:15 p.m.

Commercial Committee  (committee members only)


4:30 p.m. -- 5:30 p.m.

General Counsel Committee (committee members only)

6 p.m. -- 7 p.m. Welcome Reception and Tradeshow

7:30 p.m. -- 9 p.m.

FAHP Board of Directors VIP Dinner  ***Invitation Only event ***

By invitation only.  FAHP Board of Directors, FAHP Committees, Legislators and invited guests only.  
Private sponsored event exclusive to four sponsor organizations only.  NO general attendee tickets are available. 

Honorary Guests: 

(L to R):
Richard Corcoran, 
Florida Speaker of the House
Rene Garcia, Florida Senator  
Business and Financial News Legend and Host, Fox Business News' Lou Dobbs Tonight, Lou Dobbs


1. Envolve
2. open
3. open
4. open

Thursday, September 14
8:15 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Concurrent Breakfast Breakout Sessions

  1. Utilizing your Specialty Pharmacy to provide targeted solutions for unique network challenges  
    Speaker: Dz Washington, Director, Pharmacy Operations, PerformSpecialty
    The presentation will provide some of the solutions we have brought to the relationship with Prestige Health Choice, which shows the value of working with your trusted specialty pharmacy partner, your PBM, your specialist network and other provider types, which can result in new options for unique challenges. 

  2. Vision Related Disease Management
    Presented by:  John R. Davis, O.D. Clinical Vision Director, EyeQuest
    The presentation will provide an overview of the assortment of medical conditions (known to have significant systemic co-morbidities) that commonly present to the eye doctor initially. The emphasis will be on opportunities for cost savings as a result of early case management/intervention 

  3. Happier Members, Improved Compliance and Lower Costs: The Secrets of Successful Engagement Using Health Intelligence 
    Matt Onstott, Ph.D., VP Government Solutions, Finity, Inc.
    Join Matt Onstott to learn how targeted engagement using health intelligence technology can improve quality outcomes, lower costs, and increase member satisfaction. Matt will share Finity's best practices for successful engagement and present current platform results. 


1.PerformRX/Perform Specialty 
2. DentaQuest 
3. Finity
9:30 a.m. -- 9:45 a.m. FAHP Opening Welcome
Audrey S. Brown, FAHP President and CEO

Argus Dental Vision 
9:45 a.m. -- 10:30 a.m. 

Keynote Speaker:  Lou Dobbs,  Business and Financial News Legend and Host, Fox Business News' Lou Dobbs Tonight


10:30 a.m. -- 11 a.m. Coffee Break/Photo line

11 a.m. -- 11:45 a.m.

General Session: Fraud detection, defense and recovery 

  • David Spector –  incoming Chair of Akerman, LLP and the co-chair, of the Fraud & Recovery Practice Group. 
  • Dave Popik, Senior Director of Fraud, Waste and Abuse for Florida Blue
  • Pat Casey, Director of Audit Services and Investigations for AvMed.
  • Shaun P. Oneill – FBI Supervisory Special Agent


 Akerman LLP
11:45 a.m. -- 1:30 p.m. Tradeshow & Lunch


Sponsor Presentation: Mobile Outreach Impacts Maternal Health

1:30 p.m. -- 1:45 p.m. General Session: Florida Marketplace Report
Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier

1:45 p.m. -- 3:00 p.m.

General Session: Insurance Commissioners Round-table


Honorary Panel (to-date) L to R:
Florida Insurance Commissioner, David Altmaier
Louisiana Insurance Commissioner, Jim Donelon
Arkansas Commissioner, Allen Kerr
Former Florida Insurance Commissioner, Kevin McCarty
North Carolina Chief Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Michelle Osborne
Lt. Governor of the US Virgin Islands and Commissioner of Insurance, Osbert Potter
Mississippi Director Life & Health Actuarial, Bob WIlliams


Greenberg Traurig 
3:00 p.m. -- 3:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break


3:30 p.m. -- 4:30 p.m.

AHCA General Session

Honorary Panel L to R:
Justin Senior, Secretary, AHCA
Beth Kidder, Deputy Secretary, Division of Medicaid
Molly McKinstry, Deputy Secretary, Health Quality Assurance

4:45 p.m. -- 5:45 p.m.

Joint Committee Meeting: FAHP Medicaid Committee, Operations/ Quality Committee, and Medical/Pharmacy Directors Committee (committee members only)

Honorary guests
Nathan Dunn, Strategic Projects Manager, Office of the Chief of Staff 
Justin Senior, Secretary, AHCA
Beth Kidder, Deputy Secretary, Division of Medicaid
Molly McKinstry, Deputy Secretary, Health Quality Assurance
Paul Myers, Deputy Secretary for County Health Systems
Rebecca R. Poston, BPharm, MHL, FCCM, Program Director, E-FORCSE Florida's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

6 p.m. -- 7 p.m.

Awards Reception and Tradeshow

CleanSlate Centers 
7 p.m. -- 9 p.m. Medical and Pharmacy Directors Committee Dinner Meeting

CleanSlate Centers 
6:30 p.m. -- 8 p.m. Finance and Actuarial Subcommittee Reception (committee members only) Wakely Consulting Group
  On own for dinner  
Friday, September 15  
8:15 a.m. -- 9:00 a.m. Concurrent Breakfast Breakout Sessions

  1. Care Gap Closure: Seeing the Savings Achieved by Vision Benefits
    Presenter: Dr. Jill Scullion, Director of Business Development and Provider Experience of Envolve Vision 

1. Envolve
2. Superior Vision
3. Medela
9:15 a.m. --  10:00 a.m. 

General Session: AHIP Presentation: The National Healthcare Landscape
Mara C. Osman, J.D.  Regional Director, State Affairs  | America's Health Insurance Plans

Healthcare reform has dominated headlines this year. This session will look at the national dialogue and federal and state government activity that affects millions of consumers seeking health care coverage through insurance markets and government programs

10:00 a.m. -- 10:30 a.m.

Final Coffee Break with Exhibitors

10:30 a.m. -- 11:30 a.m.

General Session:  Florida Legislative Update Panel


Honorary Panel (to-date) L to R:
Florida Representative Daisy Baez
Florida Representative Randy Fine
Florida Senator Bill Galvano
Florida Senator Rene Garcia
Florida Senator Jack Latvala
Florida Representative Cary Pigman
Florida Senator Dana Young 

Healow Insights

Sponsor presentation: Bridging the Gap between Payer and Provider

11:45 a.m. --1:00 p.m.

Board Meeting (Board members only)

3M Health Information Systems


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