PLUS Healthcare & Medical PL Symposium 2022

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Golf Tournament
12:30pm - 5:00pm

Enjoy golfing at the Ritz Carlton Golf Club! Separate registration is required.

Golf Clinic
3:00pm - 4:00pm

This 1-hour golf clinic is designed for those who are new to golf or those who want to perfect certain parts of your game. Separate registration is required.

Welcome Reception
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Breakfast
8:30am - 9:30am
Opening Announcements
9:30am - 9:45am
Bill Burns (Speaker)  
CE/CLE Session | Market Update by Conning
9:45am - 10:45am

Bill Burns of Conning will discuss 2021 MPL insurance industry financial results and the key drivers of these results. This session will provide Conning’s perspective on challenges MPL insurers are facing, including changes in healthcare that are impacting these insurers as well as Conning’s view of what the future might hold for the MPL market.

Kelly Kihlmire-Caudill (Speaker)  Yajaira Villegas, RPLU (Speaker)  Kerry Stetz, RPLU (Speaker)  
Sponsor-led Session with Travelers | What’s Trending in Managed Care and Healthcare
11:15am - 12:00pm

Wow, the extraordinary challenges of 2020 and 2021 thrust the healthcare industry into the forefront! And it appears to be full steam ahead in 2022, as we emerge from a global pandemic, experience a new administration, and continue to deal with tremendous workforce shortages. Join us for insights and discussions on antitrust concerns, pandemic-related government enforcement and oversight, and the workforce challenges facing the healthcare industry today.

Chatham Insurance Services
Evelyn Carpenter (Speaker)  Lauran Cutler (Speaker)  
Sponsor-led Session with CNA | Blended Risk in Allied Healthcare: Where Does the Exposure Sit?
11:15am - 12:00pm

This panel discussion will include subject matter experts in risk control representing allied healthcare, life sciences and technology. They will be leading a discussion on exposures in the allied healthcare business that overlap and intersect with these three disciplines. The rapid growth of outpatient healthcare services, expansion of the allied market and integration of technology has blurred coverage lines. Join the session to learn about mixed and hidden exposures in allied healthcare and coverages needed.

Lunch
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Bill Bower, J.D. (Speaker)  Charlie Lamberta (Speaker)  Rob Blasio (Speaker)  
Sponsor-led Session with Gallagher Bassett – Healthcare | The Good and the Bad in Counsel Relationships
1:30pm - 2:15pm

A strong relationship between counsel and client is important under any circumstance and a necessity in litigation. However, there are times when the ties that bind can become frayed. This panel discussion will explore both the good and the bad in client/counsel relationships ans provide strategies, from both perspectives, on how to keep the bond strong.

Gallagher Bassett Specialty
Gallagher Bassett Specialty
Michelle Foster Earle (Speaker)  
Sponsor-led Session with Markel Specialty | New Trends and Risks in Outpatient Behavioral Health
1:30pm - 2:15pm

The behavior health field has rapidly evolved in recent years. The pandemic has had a major impact as well as ongoing efforts to destigmatize and treat mental health problems and substance use disorders. These factors have combined to create a much greater societal awareness of behavioral health issues and a focus on them by payers, state and federal governments, and the health care delivery system.

OmniSure Consulting Group
Rob Francis (Speaker)  Caroline Clouser (Speaker)  Joe Murphy (Speaker)  Chris Wojciechowski (Moderator)  
Featured Presentation | View from the Top
2:45pm - 3:45pm

Insurance industry executives will discuss the 2021 MedPL insurance market trends and the impact of these trends on the industry as well as what they are seeing in the 2022 market. This session will also explore the new and evolving risks for the industry, how to best advise stakeholders, and end with the speakers providing their perspectives on how the market will look through 2022 and beyond.

Happy Hour
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Breakfast
8:30am - 9:45am
Opening Announcements
9:50am - 10:00am
Tom Levin (Speaker)  Audrey Greening (Speaker)  Paula Sullivan (Speaker)  James McNitt (Speaker)  Crystal R. Brown (Moderator)  
CE/CLE Session | MPL Under Review: Brokers Tell it All
10:00am - 11:00 am

Through the lens of both brokers and wholesalers, this session will explore the hospital, long term care facility, physician, and allied healthcare and medical facility marketplaces and provide perspectives on the challenges, risks, and unique concerns for each of these areas. This session will also discuss how carriers are responding to the current marketplace, broker/wholesaler strategies, and the speakers’ predictions for the future of the MPL marketplace.

TDC Specialty Underwriters
Closing Remarks
11:00am - 11:10am
Kevin Kuhn (Speaker)  Richard Montes (Speaker)  Mollie O'Brien (Speaker)  Rich Henderson (Moderator)  
May 18th | MedPL Claims and Legal Perspectives 2022: Observations From the Front Lines
2:00pm - 3:00pm

*This CE/CLE-eligible webinar is included in your Symposium registration. This session will provide an update on MPL claims and an overview of trending issues in catastrophic claims management through the lens of claims professionals and legal experts. In addition, this session will explore managing claims through the recent industry challenges, the experience of trying an MPL claim in the current era, what was learned in 2021 and what to expect in 2022.

Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP
Mauro Lilling Naparty LLP
April Gilcreast (Moderator)  Katie Caldwell (Speaker)  Maureen Maughan (Speaker)  Lynn M. Vallee, CPCU, MBA (Speaker)  
June 8th | Insuring the Evolution of Home Care & Aging in Place
2:00pm - 3:00pm

*This CE/CLE-eligible webinar is included in your Symposium registration. This session will offer insight into the evolution of home healthcare, accelerated demand for services, industry opportunity and impacts to Professional & General Liability needs. This session will also discuss some of the top challenges faced by home care agencies today, emerging exposures, current claims outlook, and insights how to navigate complex, and changing care delivery model.

Hanover Insurance
Lexington Specialty Insurance Agency, Inc.
Manchester Specialty Programs, Inc.
Robert Panza (Speaker)  Dennis Cook, Jr. (Speaker)  Anna Kagan (Moderator)  
June 22nd | The Intersection of Cyber and MedMal
2:00pm - 3:00pm

*This CE/CLE-eligible webinar is included in your Symposium registration. As cyber exposures and the use of technology continues to evolve in the healthcare and medical industries, it is essential that professional liability practitioners understand the risks their insureds face as individual providers and organizations and what type of insurance coverages are needed. This session will discuss the relationship between cyber coverage and healthcare/medical professional liability coverage, the current cyber risk landscape in healthcare, measures insureds can take to mitigate their risks, and the rapid expansion of digital healthcare.

CFC Underwriting

Event Detail

May 4, 2022 6:00 pm
May 6, 2022 11:10 am