Upcoming Events

Come find us at the events below! We’re either speaking, attending, or both. Click Schedule a Meetup to drop us a line and set up a time and place to meet.

Past Events

March 23, 2017 – March 25, 2017
NCCN – Orlando, FL

Amy Schroeder and Anne Kerner, Senior Consultants, will be attending this year’s NCCN Annual Conference in Orlando, FL. Let us know if you’ll be attending this meeting – we’d love to meet you there.

The NCCN 22nd Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Cancer Care™ will attract more than 1,500 registrants from across the United States and the globe including oncologists (in both community and academic settings), oncology fellows, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals involved in the care of patients with cancer. Respected opinion leaders present the latest cancer therapies and provide updates on selected NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®), the data upon which the NCCN Guidelines® are based, and quality initiatives in oncology. Topics change annually but focus on the major cancers and supportive care areas.

March 27, 2017 – March 30, 2017
AMCP – Denver, CO

Denise Pierce, President, and Shauna Williams, Business Strategy Consultant, will be attending this year’s AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Denver, CO on March 27 – 30, 2017. Contact us if you will be attending the meeting as well – we would love to connect with you there!

The AMCP Annual Meeting remains the only event that brings together all the voices and visions of managed care pharmacy, health care, and breakthrough drug therapies. The name brings into focus the ingrained and expanding role of specialty pharmacy as it relates to managed care. The meeting will spotlight new developments in a dedicated track and pre-meeting programming, while still bringing stakeholders up to date on legislation and regulation, research, formulary management and other concerns of the profession.

The Annual Meeting is the premier, must-attend meeting of 2017 for:

  • Managed care pharmacists
  • Health plan administrators and medical directors
  • Doctors, nurses, and other practitioners who work on the pharmacy benefit
  • Formulary decision-makers
  • Medicare Part D and Medicaid administrators
March 29, 2017 – March 31, 2017
ACCC – Washington, DC

Dana Mennen, Senior Consultant, DKP PayerScope® Monitoring Services, will attend CANCERSCAPE: the 43rd Annual Meeting of ACCC in Washington, DC.

Changes are underway that will impact oncology care delivery and reimbursement for years to come. Get the facts you need to understand how to stay ahead of these changes at the ACCC 43rd Annual Meeting.

  • Get informed—learn from insiders, experts, and decision makers about the evolving healthcare policy landscape, alternative payment models, value-based frameworks, data collection and quality measures, 340B drug pricing, and more

Session Topics

  • The State of Healthcare Under the New Administration
  • What Cancer Programs Can Do to Thrive — Not Just Survive — MACRA
  • Drug Pricing Under the Trump Administration
  • Translating Lessons Learned from the Oncology Care Model to Other APMs
  • 340B — The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  • The ACA Under Trump: What’s Staying, What’s Going & What about Those State Health Exchanges?
  • Site Neutral Payment Policy — How It May Impact Your Program


April 27, 2017 – April 28, 2017
COA – Washington, D.C.

Denise Pierce, President, John Mucenski, Senior Consultant, and Anne Kerner, Senior Consultant will be attending this year’s COA conference.

Fueling the Cancer Moonshot

The 2017 Community Oncology Conference will take place just outside of Washington, DC at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. Attendees will gain the insight and knowledge they need to fuel innovation and success in community oncology. The 2017 Community Oncology Conference offers three distinct tracks covering clinical, business, and patient advocacy topics.

May 22, 2017 – May 24, 2017
MMCC – Baltimore, MD

Join more than 300 state officials, health plan, and pharma executives to understand policy and drive next generation Medicaid managed care through case study insights, candid peer dialogue and intimate networking.

Shauna Williams, Business Strategy Consultant, will be attending the MMCC meeting.

June 2, 2017 – June 6, 2017
ASCO – Chicago, IL

The ASCO 2017 Annual Meeting brings together more than 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world to discuss state-of-the-art treatment modalities, new therapies, and ongoing controversies in the field. Make sure you register and reserve your hotel for this year’s conference. DKP Senior Consultant Amy Schroeder will be attending this event. We hope to see you in Chicago!

August 27, 2017 – August 30, 2017
WMPAA – Boise, ID

The Western Medicaid Pharmacy Administrators Association is comprised of representative members from State Medicaid Pharmacy programs in the western United States. Their annual conference discusses current Medicaid topics, issues, and potential solutions. Shauna Williams, Business Strategy Consultant, will be attending this year’s conference in Boise, Idaho.

September 8, 2017 – September 10, 2017
Clinical Pathways Congress – Washington, DC

The conference that focuses on the expansion of clinical pathways and their increasing influence on patient care.

Amy Schroeder, RPh, Senior Consultant, will be attending the most important meeting of 2017 on value-based care – the second annual Clinical Pathways Congress, the official meeting of the Journal of Clinical Pathways. The conference brings together senior leaders throughout the cancer care spectrum to discuss clinical pathways and their impact on improved patient outcomes, quality, and cost measures as healthcare shifts to a value-based model. Attendees can ask critical questions and gain valuable insight. Schedule a meetup with Amy at the conference!

October 29, 2017 – November 1, 2017
EMPAA – Newport, RI

The 41st annual Eastern Medicaid Pharmacy Administrators (EMPAA) meeting is coming up soon in Newport, Rhode Island, from Sunday October 29 through Wednesday November 1, 2017.  The conference is being held at the at the Newport Marriott. Dana Mennen, Senior Consultant, and Shauna Williams, Business Strategy Consultant, will be attending for DKP.


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