2020 National Conference Program

The pharmacy benefit management landscape is constantly changing. When you attend PBMI's National Conference, we can help you get up to speed on the latest and best practices for managing the drug benefit!

Attendees have four tracks to choose from and customize their conference learning experience:
Track 1 - Contracting & Industry Relations
Track 2 - Innovation & Technology
Track 3 - Clinical & Trend Management
Track 4 - Designing the Drug Benefit

PBMI offers continuing education (CE) credit for pharmacists (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education). Sessions eligible for CE will be identified on the program. Click on each tab to view our confirmed speakers.

See below for a list of sessions.


Barry Meier Author and former reporter for The New York Times
Monday, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm


Wall Street's Outlook on the PBM Industry

George Hill Managing Director, Equity Research Analyst, Deutsche Bank Securities
Monday, 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm


The U.S. Pharmaceutical Market: Trends, Issues, and Outlook

Doug Long Vice President Industry Relations, IQVIA
Monday, 4:55 pm - 5:55 pm


The 25 Year PBM Shift: How PBM’s Have Managed Drug Trend…Then & Now

Patty Taddei-Allen PharmD, MBA, Senior Director, Clinical Analytics, WellDyne
Nick Page PharmD, Chief Pharmacy Officer, WellDyne
Tuesday, 8:30 am - 9:15 am


Leveraging Data to Address High-Cost Conditions, Control Drug Spend and Promote a Better Member Experience

Karen Coderre PharmD, BCPP, Director of Pharmacy Clinical Quality Management, Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina
Libby Johnson Senior Vice President, Client Success, Pharmaceutical Strategies Group
Tuesday, 9:15 am - 10:00 am


Excellence Award Ceremony

Sharon Frazee Senior Vice President Research & Data Innovation, PBMI
Tuesday, 10:00 am - 10:30 am


Aligning a Drug’s Price to Its Benefit: A 12-Month Review and Forecast of Value-Based Pricing in the US

Steven D. Pearson MD, MSc, President, Institute for Clinical Economic Review (ICER)
Tuesday, 2:25 pm - 3:25 pm


What's Trending in Pharmacy: 2020 and Beyond

David Calabrese RPh, MHP, Senior Vice President & Chief Pharmacy Officer, OptumRx
Tuesday, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm


The Journey of an Oncology Specialty Pharmacy Patient through the Lens of the Patient, PBM, Specialty Pharmacy and Patient Advocacy Organization

Jennifer Mellum MBA, Senior Director, Customer Experience & Insights, Prime Therapeutics
Rick Miller MS, MBA, RPh, CSP, Vice President, Clinical and Professional Services, AllianceRx Walgreens Prime
Seth Berkowitz LCSW, CCLS, Senior Manager Patient and Community Outreach, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)
Moderator: Corey Belken PharmD, Vice President Strategic Business Initiatives, Health Transformation Alliance
Tuesday, 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm


The Future of Health Care: Simple, Affordable, Predictable

Steve Miller MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Cigna
Wednesday, 8:30 am - 9:30 am


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