Once again, health plans, banks and hospitals convene at the 12th Healthcare Payments Innovations National Forum on February 26-27, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona, to share the latest technology solutions and strategic innovations to create friction-free health care payments. A carefully balanced faculty representing all sides of the industry share hands-on insights into the 4 pillars of healthcare payments innovations: harnessing disruptive technologies, operationalizing new payment models, enhancing patient experience, and ensuring compliance, privacy & fraud prevention.

2019 All Star Faculty



Michael Ruiz

Vice President of Provider Relations and Contracting
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Robin Wright King

Director of Consumer-Directed Health (CDH) Strategy and Product Management
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Lili Brillstein

Director, Episodes of Care, Market Innovations
Priority Health

Jason Woods

Vice President, Provider Contracting
Kaiser Permanente

Raul Matas

Director of Analytics, National Claims Auto Adjudication & Outside Medical Expense

Columbia University Medical Center

Khaled Kadry

Director of Revenue Cycle
St. Luke's Health System

Michael Rawdan, Ph.D., MBA

System Senior Director of Revenue Cycle & Patient Experience
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute

Sierra Tomlinson RN MBA BSN OCN

Director of Value Based Care
Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Judy LB Parker, EdD

Enterprise Director of Patient Access

J.P. Morgan

Stuart Hanson

Managing Director, Head of Healthcare Payments
Wells Fargo

June St. John

Senior Vice President, CTP Healthcare Product Manager
BNY Mellon

Jim Crawford

Vice President, Relationship Officer, Treasury Services Healthcare


Charles Stellar


Erin Weber

If you are a health plan, hospital/health system or financial institution and would like to speak at this highly acclaimed forum please contact [email protected] For sponsorship opportunities, contact [email protected]

Join us at the leading edge forum to get in-depth coverage from top experts on the 4 pillars of healthcare payments innovations:
1. Integrating Disruptive Technology Innovations

  • AI for correspondence
  • Blockchain to expedite claims submissions and payments
  • Blockchain solutions to Shorten Payment Cycles

2. Operationalizing New Payment Models – Moving from FFS to Value Based Contracts

  • Overcoming Cash Flow Challenges for Incentivizing Providers in Value Based Contracts
  • Innovative Risk Model Eliminates Prior Authorization and Denials
  • Facilitating Payments to Providers in a High Deductible Environment
  • Managing Population Health Across Multiple Contracts
  • Streamline the Adoption of Value-based Contracts: Exclusive CAQH CORE Study Results

3. Enhancing Patient Experience & Minimizing Pain Points

  • Streamlining Billing and Statement Redesign
  • Expediting Patient Refunds
  • Accelerating Cash Collections from Patients

4. Ensuring Compliance, Privacy and Fraud Prevention

  • Earning Member Confidence in Their Healthcare Transactions
  • HIPAA Compliance when Launching New Innovations
  • New AI and Other Technology to Mitigate Fraud

Who Should Attend:

Health Care Financial and Payments Innovations Senior Executives, Directors & Managers from:

Payors (Health Insurance Companies, Health Plans, ACOs) - with responsibility for:

  • Payment Innovations
  • Finance
  • Provider Contracting
  • Provider Payments
  • Provider Reimbursement
  • Provider Data Management
  • Provider Experience
  • Provider Relations
  • Provider Network Management
  • Payment Integrity
  • Actuarial
  • Reimbursement
  • Financial IT
  • Operations
  • Claims

Providers (Health Systems, Hospitals, IPAs, ACOs) - with responsibility for:

  • Payment Innovations
  • Reimbursement
  • Payor Relations
  • Payor Strategy
  • Finance
  • Operations/IT
  • Patient Financial Services
  • Patient Financial Experience


  • Healthcare Technology
  • Billing
  • Value-based Tools and Strategies
  • Medical Cost Management Solutions
  • Population Health Platforms Tools and Strategies
  • Risk Management
  • Payment Processing
  • Payment Solutions
  • Management Consultants
  • Third Party Administrators

BANKS and Other Financial Institutions - with responsibility for:

  • Healthcare Payments Solutions
  • Treasury Services
  • Revenue Cycle Management Solutions
  • Patient Financing Options
  • Product Development
  • Card Sales
  • Technology and Innovation