Executive Program

Home Care 100's Commitment to Diversity & InclusionAchieving our mission and vision demands a unique set of perspectives and ideas.  We are committed to showcasing content and creating communities where all forms of diversity contribute to the richness of our customer and employee experience.

Sunday, January 22, 2023

12:00 - 5:00 PM


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6:00 - 7:30 PM

Welcome Reception

Monday, January 23, 2023

7:00 - 8:00 AM


8:00 - 9:10 AM

"Big Bets"

In the face of a challenging landscape lies an opportunity to lean in on new growth strategies, emerging innovation, and stretch our leadership capabilities. This session will highlight some of the “Big Bets” being made in the industry today including: unique business models; revenue diversification; shifting to value; and uncommon partnerships. You’ll also get an outline of focus areas to consider for the future.

Jeanette Flom, Moderator, Managing Director, Home Care 100
Susan Benoit, President, CenterWell Home Health
Margaret Haynes, President & CEO, Right at Home
Barbara Jacobsmeyer, President & CEO, Enhabit Home Health & Hospice
Shelly Sun, Founder & CEO, BrightStar Care

9:10 - 10:00 AM

Policy: Update, Advocacy and Future Outlook

Hear the latest from Washington regarding legislation before the new Congress, how leaders are achieving success in advocacy efforts, and exclusive insights from policy influencers. 

Bill Dombi, President, National Association for Home Care & Hospice
David Grabowski, Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
Bud Langham, EVP, Clinical Excellence & Strategy, Enhabit Home Health & Hospice
John Olajide, President & CEO, Axxess
Steve Rodgers, CEO, AccentCare

10:45 - 11:45 AM

When to Walk Away from Medicare Advantage

Accepting commodity status in a time of strained clinical capacity simply doesn’t make sense. We’ll outline the top strategies for changing the nature of the conversation with MA plans from “percentage of spend” ancillary to “percentage of value” partner, specifically: developing higher acuity, chronic care and advanced illness management services; leveraging health system and other provider relationships; assuming upside/downside risk.

Stacie Bratcher, CEO, Jet Health
Andrew Galbierz, SVP Payer Relations, Amedisys
Katy Lanz, Chief Strategy Officer, PCMA

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM


12:55 - 1:35 PM

Keynote - Re-Culture

Melissa Daimler, Chief Learning Officer and Author, Udemy

1:50 - 3:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions

Workshop: Accelerating Your DEIB Culture

Is your senior leadership team representative of your workforce’s diverse makeup? At the leadership level, diverse representation is not only foundational to your culture but also integral to your success. Through the lens of advancing women in leadership we will discuss tangible tactics that can be used to advance all DEIB initiatives within your organization.

David Baiada, CEO, BAYADA Home Health Care
Kristen Duell, Founder, IDEAL for Healthcare
Erika Sandoval, Senior Partner, Strategic Advisory Group, UKG™ (Ultimate Kronos Group)
Bill Simione III, Managing Principal, SimiTree

The Key to Growth: Developing Our Pipeline of Clinicians & Caregivers

To ensure a sufficient supply of staff – and head off shrinking share and margin – home care providers must aggressively influence the market dynamics of clinician and caregiver supply. We will begin by sharing Lincoln research on the state of the caregiving market and the economics of developing new clinicians. Then we will workshop collective solutions to critical bottlenecks in the marketplace such as immigration policy, nurse education, and branding our profession.

Tim Bateman, Managing Director, Lincoln Intelligence Group - Home Care
David Ellis, President & Founder, Lincoln Healthcare Leadership
John Higgins, Post Acute Analyst, Lincoln Intelligence Group - Home Care

3:15 - 4:45 PM

Speed Meetings

These rapid-format meetings are only eight minutes each, connecting you with eight innovative solution partners who can share some fresh insights for your most pressing business challenges. You might even find a valuable new business partner!

6:30 - 9:00 PM

That's Amore! Reception & Dinner

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

7:00 - 8:00 AM


8:00 - 8:55 AM

Mastering Risk: Four Provider Case Studies

Taking the jump into bona fide risk comes down to guaranteeing outcomes and being ready to take a loss if you can’t. To illustrate how some home health providers are operationalizing this concept, we’re showcasing four case studies in upside/downside risk to underscore the importance of contracting, and leveraging technology, data and analytics to demonstrate ROI.

Stephanie Gutendorf, SVP, Market Strategy and Development, Homeward Health
Carrie Kincaid, SVP of Market Development, Priority Health
Jackleen Samuel, Co-Founder & CEO, Resilient Healthcare
Rhonda Sanders-Allamon, Chief Mission Access Officer, Empath Health

8:55 - 10:00 AM




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12:00 - 1:00 PM

Five Critical Lessons from Next-Gen CCM Companies

What do Chronic Care Management companies excel at that home health providers can learn from? The answer is: A lot. We’ll look under the hood of three at-home, full-risk, physician-led chronic care management companies to extract valuable learnings for home health providers in the areas of MCO contracting, data management, care coordination, telehealth, and engendering a culture of value.

Chris Johnson, CEO, Landmark Health
James Lydiard, Chief Strategy Officer, HarmonyCares - formerly USMM
Sachin Nagrani, MD, Medical Director, Heal

Concurrent Sessions

M&A Outlook: The Bulls Keep Running

Providers, payers, PE and even retail are driving up bidding and keeping home care hot. We’ll analyze how the economy is impacting selloffs, which sectors have the strongest valuation, strategies that will lead to greater leverage, and where deal volume is most likely to accelerate in the coming 18 months.

Les Levinson, Moderator, Co-Head Transactional Health Law Practice, Robinson & Cole LLP
Chris Hendrickson, Senior Managing Director, Ziegler
Nick Muscato, Chief Strategy Officer, Amedisys
Daniel Pang, Principal, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Tim Waddell, SVP, Corporate Development, AccentCare

Stepping Up to the Plate: Thriving in a Carve-In World

Progressive hospice organizations aren’t sitting on the bench waiting to see the effects of the MA/hospice pilot programs – they are forging their own futures. Three providers will delve into their vision for the future of hospice and share programs they are participating in (including VBID), unique initiatives they’re developing, and how they plan to prove their value to MA partners for the long haul.

Meg Pekarske, Moderator, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP
Kent Anderson, CEO, Metta Health
Carla Davis, SVP of Hospice Operations, LHC Group
Liz Fowler, President and CEO, Bluegrass Care Navigators

The Keys to Great Care Management

Among the capabilities payers value most from providers, care management is quickly rising to the top. But there is no off-the-shelf formula for how to effectively navigate and manage patients across the continuum. So we’ve assembled a panel of providers to share their blueprint to build out longitudinal care management as a core competency.

Maria WarrenModerator, Vice President, McBee
Ryan Iwamoto, Co-Founder, 24 Hour Home Care
Rose Madden-Baer, SVP, Population Health and Clinical Support Services, VNS Health
Anne Markowitz Recht, Director of Care Management, Caring People

Family Caregiving - Big Need, Big Opportunity

Family caregiving is taking off, with support from HHS.  In light of current labor headwinds, we’ll decipher how this little-known workforce can be a huge asset for professional home care, and what it looks like to incorporate family caregivers into a care plan.  We’ll also explore the family caregiver business opportunity, including state-led initiatives that afford home care providers the chance to partner as program “conveners” and manage payment, training and quality control.

Tina Pickett, Moderator, Director, ATI Advisory
Andrea Cohen, Founder & Vice Chair, HouseWorks
Vicki Hoak, Executive Director, Home Care Association of America
Peter Ross, CEO & Co-Founder, Senior Helpers

Concurrent Sessions

Achieving Better Outcomes & Margin with Behavioral Health at Home

Home health providers are challenged to meet the rising demand for in-home behavioral health services, draining resources and funds. This case study illustrates how one home health agency partnered with Broadstep Behavioral Health to deliver integrated whole-person healthcare at home, improving results for patients and the bottom line. 

Speakers to be announced

Palliative Care – The Missing Link

Palliative care is a key strategic piece to true chronic care management and owning the full scope of the patient’s journey. One industry innovator will share their story, and the essential elements of a
palliative care model that is both successful and sustainable.

Kristofer Smith, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Prospero Health

Stepping Up to Service Supplemental Medicare Advantage Benefits

Many seniors cannot age at home without access to support services, including non-emergency transportation and prepared-meal delivery. One company will share its early learnings on taking risk to meet these needs in a big way.

Seth Ravine, SVP, Head of Innovation & New Product, ModivCare

Tapping Virtual Physicians for Home Health Onboarding

AccentCare and Sound Physicians will share a novel collaboration designed to expedite hospital discharges for patients without a PCP.  Their case study will demonstrate how virtual patient visits benefit both the home health provider (by ensuring timely initiation of care) as well as the physician group (by expanding the patient panel).  

Brian Carpenter, National Medical Director, Telemedicine, Sound Physicians
Natalie Pagoria, MD, CMO-Home Health and Innovation, AccentCare


1:00 - 2:30 PM

Transforming the Home Care Landscape:
Innovators & Disruptors

Investors in search of the next new care model are incubating countless new companies in the home care space. We’ll hear from cutting-edge companies whose innovative business models are disrupting the home care ecosystem while offering a glimpse of potential new growth opportunities and partnerships for home care providers.

Cory Rutledge, Moderator, Managing Principal of Industry Health Care, CLA
Kush Das, CEO, Ennoble Care
Bryant Hutson, VP of Business Development, MedArrive
Dennis Mihale, Chief Medical Officer, Upward Health
Karl Ulfers, CEO, Duos

2:45 - 5:30 PM


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6:30 - 10:00 PM

Reception, Dinner, & Casino Night

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

7:00 - 8:00 AM


8:00 - 10:00 AM

Closing Session

Tech Innovators to Improve Your Margins

We’ve vetted the best technology innovators in the market and selected the top six tech solutions that free up your workforce, simplify processes, streamline operations and ultimately grow your margins.

Lee Teslik, Founder & CEO, Reverence Care (AI-Powered Dynamic Scheduling) 
Additional speaker to be announced

Veera Anantha, CEO & Co-Founder, Constant Therapy
Additional speaker to be announced

Alon Brener, Co-Founder & CRO, Sensi.ai (In-home Virtual Care Agent)
Additional speaker to be announced                

Asif Khan, Co-Founder & CEO, Hucu.ai 
Additional speaker to be announced                

Adam Lewis, CEO, Apploi
Elliot Kohn, SVP, Ascend health
Mike Kearns, VP Sales, CareXM
Additional speaker to be announced        
Elliott Wood, CEO, Medalogix
Bud Langham, EVP, Clinical Excellence & Strategy, Enhabit Home Health & Hospice