June 21, 2022

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET


11:00 – 11:05 AM ET

Keynote Address

11:05 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Robert Kaplan, PhD
Distinguished Research Professor
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Adjunct Professor
Stanford School of Medicine, Clinical Excellence Research Center

Session: Rehabilitation Payment and Policy Landscape

12:10 – 1:40 PM ET


Lisa Juckett PhD, OTR/L, CHT

Investigator, Didactic Activities
Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
Session Moderator
Kate Gilliard, J.D.
Director, Health Policy & Payment
American Physical Therapy Association
Models of Payment in Rehabilitation: a Cross-Disciplinary Comparison
Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT
Executive Vice President of Clinical Services
Broad River Rehab
Models of Payment in Rehabilitation: a Cross-Disciplinary Comparison 
Sharmila Sandhu, J.D.
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, 
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
Models of Payment in Rehabilitation: a Cross-Disciplinary Comparison
Justin Elliott
Vice President, Government Affairs
American Physical Therapy Association
Policy & Politics
Heather Parsons, MS, OT
Vice President, Federal Affairs
American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
Policy & Politics
Julie Malloy, MOT, OTR/L, PMP, CPHQ, FNAP
Director of Quality,
American Occupational Therapy Association
Future Opportunities and Challenges
Joy Doll, OTD, OTR/L, FNAP
Chief Academic Program Officer, Nebraska Healthcare Collaborative
Vice President, Community and Consumer Programs, CyncHealth
Future Opportunities and Challenges
Margaret A. Rogers, PhD, CCC-SLP
Chief Staff Officer for Science and Research
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Future Opportunities and Challenges


Session: Paying for Post-Acute Care

1:50 – 3:20 PM ET


Linda Resnik

Linda Resnik, PT, PhD
Director, LeaRRn & CoHSTAR
Professor, Health Services, Policy and Practice
Brown University
Research Career Scientist
Providence VA Medical Center
Session Moderator
Michael P. Johnson, PhD, PT
Practice President, Home Health, Hospice, and Physician Services
BAYADA Home Health Care
PDGM: Using payment reform to engage in clinical transformation

Daniel E Ciolek, PT, MS, PMP
Associate Vice President, Therapy Advocacy
American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL)
The Data-Driven SNF Patient-Driven Payment Model: How Will Researchers Use This New Wealth of Information to Advance the Value of Rehabilitation Care in an Integrated Health Systems World?
Brian E. McGarry, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatrics and Aging, Department of Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

The impact of the Patient Driven Payment Model on the Delivery of Therapy and Patient Outcomes in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Tracy Mroz, PhD, OTR/L
Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine,
University of Washington

Home Health Agency Closures Following the Implementation of the Patient Driven Groupings Model and the Emergence of the COVID-19 Pandemic


Session: Bundled Payment Models

3:30 – 4:55 PM ET


Christine McDonough, PT, PhD

Director Techniques Component
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences,
University of Pittsburgh
Session Moderator
Douglas M. Baer, CPA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Brooks Rehabilitation
Transforming Post-Acute Care Strategies for Optimal Success in Bundled Payment
Debbie Reber, MHS, OTR
Vice President Clinical Services
Brooks Rehabilitation
Transforming Post-Acute Care Strategies for Optimal Success in Bundled Payment
MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA, FAAOS, FAOA
Medical Director of Outcomes and Registries
UPMC Wolff Center for Quality, Safety, and Innovation
From Mandate to Internal Directive: UPMC’s Bundled Payment Journey – The Rehab Perspective
Caroline P. Thirukumaran, MBBS, MHA, PhD
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics, Public Health Sciences, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
University of Rochester Medical Center
The Association of Bundled Payment Reforms with Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Joint Replacement Surgeries
Joshua Liao, MD, MSc, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Systems & Population Health
Associate Chair for Health Systems, Department of Medicine
University of Washington
The Impact of Bundled Payments on Rehabilitation Services and Other Post-Acute Care