KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — TMG Health, the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions for health plans in the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Managed Medicaid markets, will sponsor a Networking Breakfast Session with featured speaker Kip Piper, senior consultant at Sellers Dorsey, from 7:30-8:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the AHIP 2013 Medicaid Conference in Washington, D.C.
Piper’s session, “Keys to Success in Dual Eligible Integrated Care Demonstrations,” will cover essential care management capabilities and marketing tactics which maximize member enrollment and retention as well as long-term service and supports for the unique needs of young duals and those who are dually diagnosed. Piper will also discuss crucial relationships and partnerships which lead to success, including tips for understanding and working with states.
“We are excited to have Kip Piper lead our sponsored session at AHIP’s Medicaid Conference,” said Teig Boyle, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at TMG Health. “Kip’s experience with government health programs and vast industry knowledge allow him to offer a unique perspective into the Duals market and health reform in general.”
A top authority on Medicare, Medicaid and Health Reform, Piper’s 30 years of experience include Senior Advisor to the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Wisconsin State Health Administrator, Director of the Wisconsin Medicaid program, Advisor to Fortune 500 employers, Corporate Officer at WellPoint, a Senior Medicare Budget Officer at the White House Office of Management and Budget, Vice President of AcademyHealth, and Director of national, foundation-sponsored projects on quality improvement and payment reform.
He currently advises businesses and government executives across the country, serving as a consultant to health plans, health systems and hospitals, pharma and biotech companies, medical device firms, state government and investment groups. His expertise includes Health Insurance Exchanges, Accountable Care Organizations, payment reform, Medicaid expansion, comparative effectiveness research and other Affordable Care Act issues.
As the premier partner for health plans and Pharmacy Benefit Managers in the Medicare and Medicaid markets, TMG Healthsponsors Thought Leadership sessions featuring industry experts in the government health programs market who provide information and insight into the rapidly evolving market and the best practices for operating within that market.
About Sellers Dorsey
Sellers Dorsey has created an industry-leading team of consultants and thought leaders from the worlds of policy, government, business, and industry, allowing us to provide a fully integrated suite of services to clients. Sellers Dorsey has a deep understanding of Medicaid, having consulted in over 30 states on a range of financing, policy and operational projects, and Medicare financing and policy. Our reputation is one of creativity and accomplishment.
About America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is the national trade association representing the health insurance industry. AHIP’s members provide health and supplemental benefits to more than 200 million Americans through employer-sponsored coverage, the individual insurance market, and public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. AHIP advocates for public policies that expand access to affordable health care coverage to all Americans through a competitive marketplace that fosters choice, quality and innovation.
About TMG Health
TMG Health is the leading national provider of expert solutions for Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Managed Medicaid plans. With more than 14 years of experience in providing technology-enabled services to the government market exclusively, our knowledge of health plan processes, CMS requirements, and the daily challenges plans face within the government market is second to none. Our expertise, coupled with a strong commitment to our Clients’ success, positions us as a trusted partner who can help solve the challenges of today and prepare for those of tomorrow.
TMG Health is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pa. and is a subsidiary of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States and fourth largest overall, operating through its Blue Cross and Blue Shield® Plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. HCSC’s headquarters is located in Chicago, IL.
Visit www.tmghealth.com to learn more about TMG Health.