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Gettysburg, PA, April 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OPEN MINDS and CapGrow Partners (CapGrow) are pleased to announce that Olivia J. Garland, Ph.D., Vice President State Consulting & Solutions Architecture for Individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, with Optum Government Solutions and Lilli Correll, Vice President, Product Development & Solution Design, with Optum Behavioral Health will open the 2018 I/DD Executive Summit. Their opening plenary address, “Managed Care & The I/DD Population: The Health Plan Perspective On The Strategic Challenges & Partnership Opportunities In A New Market,” will take place on June 4, 2018, at the Sheraton New Orleans, in New Orleans.
“As state Medicaid plans expand their use of managed care delivery systems and managed care financing, consumers with intellectual and developmental disabilities are increasingly included in these initiatives. We are thrilled to have two well-respected thought leaders in this very important area – Olivia Garland and Lilli Correll – as the keynote speakers for our 2018 summit,” said OPEN MINDS Chief Executive Officer, Monica E. Oss. “They will discuss the challenge to and opportunities for improved consumer services in emerging approaches to managed care. Their insights on the changing landscape are critical to the professional and organizations concerned with this consumer population.”
Dr. Garland has over 35 years of health care experience in both the public and private sectors. She joined Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company, in January 2014 and currently serves as a Vice President State Consulting and Solutions Architecture for Individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Garland is responsible for launching a program designed to serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and developing the business requirements necessary to address states’ challenges in supporting people with I/DD. Before joining Optum, she served as Deputy Commissioner for the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), and led the planning team tasked with the closure of training centers for people with I/DD, and was responsible for the unit that licensed local I/DD provider organizations.
Ms. Correll serves as the Vice President of Product Development and Solution Design at Optum for public sector businesses, including Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, and Veterans benefit programs. She is responsible for overseeing all behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disorders solution design and product development for our public sector lines of business. Prior to joining Optum, Lilli held various leadership positions with Centene/Cenpatico related to Medicaid for both behavioral and physical health. She managed the behavioral health, physical, occupational and speech therapy operations, served as the network manager for behavioral health in Texas, and provided direct oversight to the Credentialing department to ensure timely and accurate credentialing of new providers.
The I/DD Executive Summit is the only national event designed for executives leading organizations that serve individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and who focus on strategies to succeed in a changing market. The OPEN MINDS & CapGrow teams will bring executive participants the tools they need to build sustainable organizations in a market moving towards a new value equation.
The 2018 I/DD Executive Summit is designed as an information-rich experience with market intelligence updates from the perspectives of national thought leaders in the I/DD field. The opening keynote session will be followed by an interactive discussion session focused on the future of financing in the I/DD marketplace, “Finding A Competitive Advantage Through Strategic Financing: How Private Equity, Strategic Partnerships, & Mergers & Acquisitions Can Propel Your Operations To New Heights.” There will also be a panel discussion on the shift to Medicaid managed care for the I/DD population, “The Shifting I/DD Marketplace: The Implications Of Moving From Fee-For-Service To Managed Care & Value-Based Reimbursement.” The event will close with a keynote session, “The I/DD Service Landscape: An Executive Briefing & Market Discussion,” from Monica E. Oss.
For a full list of sessions, speakers, and registration options, visit the summit website at idd.openminds.com.
For additional questions and inquiries, please contact Sarah Threnhauser, Executive Vice President, OPEN MINDSat 717-334-1329 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about sponsorship opportunities for The 2018 I/DD Summit – Presented By OPEN MINDS & CapGrow Partners, contact Tim Snyder, Executive Vice President, OPEN MINDS at 717-334-1329 or email@example.com.
About CapGrow Partners
CapGrow Partners (CapGrow) offers unparalleled experience and resources in providing safe, secure and appropriate housing for individuals in need of support services. CapGrow’s tailored lease programs are designed to enhance provider operations while at the same time advancing financial objectives. The Company’s committed, responsive and experienced team is different from other organizations in that they come from a background that directly supports their work, and the work of their partners. In fact, there is no other company today that can match the combination of experience and resources they offer. CapGrow was recognized as both one of the Nation’s and Chicago’s “Best and Brightest Companies To Work For” in 2017. To learn more about CapGrow Partners please call 773-327-7691 or visit, www.capgrowpartners.com.
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OPEN MINDS is a national market intelligence and strategic advisory firm focused on the sectors of the health and human service field serving consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs. Founded in 1987 and based in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the 175+ associates provide market insights and innovative management solutions designed to improve operational and strategic performance. Learn more at www.openminds.com.
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