GREAT NEWS!

 

ROOM RATES AND EARLY BIRD

RATES

HAVE BEEN EXTENDED TO

AUGUST 19!

 

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EARLY BIRD RATES EXTENDED

TO AUGUST 19!

 

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Biloxi, MS  39530

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MASI FALL GOLF TOURNAMENT, SEPTEMBER 19 AT THE PRESERVE!

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SALSA LESSONS, SEPTEMBER 19 AT THE BEAU!

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2018 Fall Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule MASI 2018

 

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

11:30 – 12:30

Golfers’ Lunch – The Preserve Golf Club, Van Cleave, MS

 

11:30 – 12:30

Salsa Students’ Lunch – The Beau Rivage, Biloxi, MS

 

12:30 – 5:00

Fall Golf Tournament – Back By Popular Demand, The Preserve!

 

12:30 – 3:00

Salsa Lessons at the Beau!

 

2:00 – 5:00

Exhibitor Set- Up/ Registration Desk Open, Beau Rivage, Exhibit Hall

 

6:00 – 7:30

Welcome Reception, Beau Rivage, Exhibit Hall

 Get Your Salsa On! Open Bar, Live Music

 

7:30 – until

Dinner On Your Own

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Be sure to attend Thursday’s sessions…

There will be several drawings for cash! We’re giving away $300!

 

7:30 – 8:30

Continental Breakfast – Exhibit Hall

 

7:30 – 8:30

Faith Based Claims Association Breakfast, Azalea

Hon. Philip Gunn, Speaker – MS House of Representatives

Enjoy breakfast and an inspiring presentation: “After the Darkest Day”

 

8:30 – 8:45

Posting of the Colors and Welcome – Magnolia Ballroom

Brian Tennant, CSIWCP, President, MASI Board of Directors

Opening Prayer, National Anthem, Special Recognitions

8:45 – 9:15

Update from the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission

Hon. Mark Formby, Chairman, MWCC

A valuable update from the Chairman!

 

9:15 – 9:45

The View from the Capitol Dome

Hon. Philip Gunn, Speaker – MS House of Representatives

A Top Mississippi Official will share his perspective on Workers’ Comp and Health Issues.

 

9:45 – 10:15

Morning Break – Exhibit Hall

 

10:15 – 11:00

Lessons from Football

The Role of the Unaffiliated Neurotrauma Consultant in the NFL

John Davis, IV, MD, NewSouth NeuroSpine

A discussion of football injuries… Surprisingly applicable to workers’ comp.

 

11:00 – 12:00

“Cups Up” – Overcoming Every Challenge to Be Your Best You

George  Malvaney, Author, Business Executive, Ex-Klansman, Ex-Felon, Ex-Con

Partner,  Enhanced  Environmental  &  Emergency  Services  (E3)  and  Malvaney  &  Associates

Author, “Cups Up” – George’s Memoir Just Published by University Press

Be inspired by the true life story of someone who achieved great success in spite of his many mistakes.

One Hour Credit– Ethics CEUs

  

12:00 – 1:00

Conference Lunch – Exhibit Hall

Special Presentation – Friend of MASI Awards

Book Signing – George Malvaney, “Cups Up”

 

1:00 – 2:00

Managing the Employer Leave Policy

From Both a Health Plan and Worker’s Comp Perspective

David Smith—Compliance Officer, Eben Concepts

Tim Lindsay—Employment Attorney, Ogletree Deakins

Chrissy Yelverton—Employee Benefits Consultant—BXS Insurance Services

Dennis Mobley—Employee Benefits Consultant—Eben Concepts— Panel Moderator

An expert panel discusses the costly pitfalls of a poorly constructed Employer Leave Policy.

 

2:00 – 3:00

Every “t” Crossed and Every “i” Dotted: Avoiding Bad Faith on Hard Claims.

                                    Jill R. Miller, Partner, Haley B. Mathis, Attorney, and Michael Madison Taylor, Jr., Attorney

Taylor, Wellons, Politz & Duhe

A panel discussion about handling difficult claims to arm yourself against bad faith lawsuits.

One Hour Credit – Ethics CEUs

 

3:00 – 3:30

Afternoon Break – Exhibit Hall

(Exhibitors can take down after the afternoon break)

 

3:30 – 4:30

Aligning Interests for Better Outcomes – A Team Approach to Care

Dr. Charles McRaney, Chief Medical Officer Ingalls Shipbuilding

Dr. Chris Burks, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Bienville Orthopedics

Douglas Roll PT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Work Ready Program

Christian McRae, York Risk Services

 Delivering care to the state’s largest employer…

A power-packed panel discussion you will not want to miss!

 

5:00 – 7:00

Door Prize and Draw Down Party – Magnolia Ballroom

We’re giving away over 50 exhibitor prizes and a $1500 GRAND PRIZE (three $500 gift cards)! All registered conference attendees are eligible to participate. You must be present to win. We will also be making a cash donation to The Mustard Seed – one of Mississippi’s greatest industries for those with special needs. Refreshments and Drink Tickets. Extra Draw Down tickets available.

 

7:00 – until

Dinner On Your Own

 

Friday, September 21, 2018

 Be sure to hang around for Friday’s sessions…

There will be several more drawings for cash! We’re giving away another $500!

8:00 – 9:00

Continental Breakfast – Magnolia Ballroom

 

9:00 – 9:45

Public Service – Be the Light Where You Are Called

Hon. Gregg Harper, US Congressman, Mississippi District 3

A proven national leader will inspire and challenge…

Providing exceptional service to those in our care.

 

9:45 – 10:30                The Public Policy Debate Over America’s Healthcare System

What the Future Holds…

Marie Thomas Sanderson, Policy Strategist

Cardinal Group Policy, 50 State LLC, and GuidePostStrategies

A national expert on public policy will provide an in-depth report on the future of American Healthcare.

 

10:30 – 11:00

The Model Employer

Keys to Success for Work Comp Plans of the Future

Preston Williams, Director of Self-Insurance

MS Workers’ Compensation Commission 

Mississippi’s regulator for Self-Insured WC will discuss important components for long-term success. 

 

11:00 – 11:30

Alternative Payment Methodologies – Ways to Reduce the Cost of Healthcare

William “Bill” Morgan, MD, President & Chief Clinical Officer, St. Dominic Medical Associates

An expert on the new models of healthcare reimbursement will share important strategies.

 

Be sure to hang around for the drawing at the end for $200 cash!

 

 

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR MUSTARD SEED…

MASI’S 2018 SALSA PARTNER!

 


Now in the history books…

2017 MASI Fall Conference

September 27-29

The Beau Rivage Resort, Biloxi, MS

 

Click Here for Conference Schedule MASI 2017

 

SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW PRESENTATIONS…

 

More Conference Info Available on our Mobile App…

TEXT “MASI” TO 9577!

It was a Fantastic Fall Conference!

 

SOME OF OUR SPEAKERS…


EIGHT HOURS OF CEUS …

Agents, Adjusters, PC and Health, MSCLE, CCM, CRC, PT, and SHRM designations.

Included Two Hours Ethics!!

FALL GOLF TOURNAMENT AT FALLEN OAK!

CANVAS & COCKTAILS AT THE BEAU!

SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS!

OVER $5000 IN CASH PRIZES!

LIVE MUSIC… FUN FOR EVERYONE!

SCROLL DOWN FOR SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS!

 

WE HONORED 20 YEARS’ WORTH OF MASI PRESIDENTS!

From L to R: Gil Israel, Dan Hughes, Dan Risher, Judy Mooney, Foster Welburn, Steven Weeks, Dean Watkins, Carl Carter, Anissa Young, Cora Beth Hartfield, Ricky Saltzman

 

 CHECK OUT OUR PHOTO GALLERY!

 

Gold Patrons

AGC/Comptrust

Green Square Capital

Midwest Employers Casualty Co.

 

Silver Patrons

Anderson, Crawley & Burke, PLLC

Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush

Electric Cooperatives of MS

Jackson Orthopaedic Clinic, PA

Midlands

MS Association of Health Underwriters (MAHU)

Mississippi Business Group on Health (MSBGH)

NTT DATA

Safety National

Southern Assoc. of Work Comp Administrators (SAWCA)

TrustCare Express Clinics

Wells, Marble & Hurst

 

Golf Lunch

Wells, Marble & Hurst

 

Golf Beverage Cart

Electric Cooperatives of MS

 

Canvas & Cocktails

First Choice of MS

MS Truck, Food & Fuel SIF

Vigilant Health

 

CLICK LINKS TO VIEW PRESENTATIONS

MS Ins Dept Update

MWCC Opiate Treatment Guidelines

AgingWorkforce2017

Pharmacy 2017 MASI Conf

PBM Shellgame

Ethical Claims Handling

St Dominic Presentation

Ethics Do the Right Thing

2017 FALL SPONSORS POWER POINT

 

2017 Fall Conference Schedule

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

 

11:30 – 12:30                   Golfers’ Boxed Lunch – Fallen Oak Golf Club, Saucier, MS

 

11:30 – 12:30                   Artists’ Lunch – The Beau Rivage, Biloxi, MS

 

12:30 – 5:00                     Fall Golf Tournament – Fallen Oak Golf Club, Mississippi’s Best Course!

 

12:30 – 3:00                     Canvas and Cocktails – The Beau Rivage

 

2:00 – 5:00                       Exhibitor Set- Up/ Registration Desk Open, Beau Rivage, Exhibit Hall

 

6:00 – 7:30                        Welcome Reception, Beau Rivage, Exhibit Hall

                                          Open Bar, Live Music by Andrew Pates!

 

7:30 – until                      Dinner On Your Own

 

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Be sure to attend Thursday’s sessions – There will be several drawings for cash! We’re giving away $300!

 

7:30 – 8:30                        Continental Breakfast – Exhibit Hall

 

7:30 – 8:30                        Faith Based Claims Association Breakfast, Location TBA

                                          Mr. Dan Gibson, CSIWCP, CSIHP, Executive Director, MASI

 

8:30 – 8:45                        Posting of the Colors and Welcome – Magnolia Ballroom

                                          Mr. Ricky Saltzman, CSIHP, President, MASI Board of Directors

 

8:45 – 9:15                        Update from the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission

                                          Hon. Mark Formby, Chairman, MWCC

 

 9:15 – 10:00                    Update from the Mississippi Insurance Department               

                                                 Hon. Mike Chaney, Insurance Commissioner, State of Mississippi

 

 10:00 – 10:30                   Morning Break – Exhibit Hall

 

10:30 – 11:00                    Freedom from Addiction

                                          Ms. Cathryn Finnegan, Recovered Addict

 

11:00 – 11:30                   MWCC’s Opiate Treatment Guidelines: A Starting Point to Fight the Addiction Epidemic

                                         Hon. Beth Harkins Aldridge, Commissioner, MWCC

 

11:30 – 12:15                   The Aging Workforce: Challenges and Opportunities

                                         Dr. Fernando Branco, MD., FAAPM&R, Medical Director, Midwest Employers Casualty

 

12:15 – 1:15                      Conference Lunch – Exhibit Hall

                                          CSIHP and CSIWCP Graduation Ceremony

                                          Special Presentation – Honoring MASI’s Past Presidents, 20 Years’ Worth!

 

1:15 – 2:00                        Pill Mills – Is Your Doctor a Dealer?

                                           Dr. Rahul Vohra, Physiatrist – Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation

                                           NewSouth NeuroSpine

 

2:00 – 3:00                        THE GREAT REVEAL- PBM Shell Games and the Spread Model Exposed

                                          Mr. Danny A. Toth, R.Ph., President, Timber Ridge Consultants, LLC

                                          Mr. John Addelman, Chief Sales Officer, ProCare Rx

 

3:00 – 3:30                        Afternoon Break – Exhibit Hall

                                            

3:30 – 4:30                        Ethical Claims Handling – Best Practices for Best Results

                                          Ms. Anissa Young, CSIWCP, Insurance Program Manager

                                          MS School Boards Association

                                         Mr. Steven Smith, President, MS Municipal Workers’ Comp Group

                                         Mr. W. Eugene (Gene) Magee, Butler Snow,

                                         Advisor to MS Public Entity Employee Benefit Trust

                                         Moderator, Ms. Betty Arinder, CSIWCP, Attorney, Wells, Marble & Hurst

 

5:00 – 7:00                        Door Prize and Draw Down Party – Magnolia Ballroom

 

We gave away over 50 exhibitor prizes and a $1500 GRAND PRIZE! All registered conference attendees were eligible to participate. We also made a $2000 donation to Extra Table – Celebrity Chef Robert St. Johns’ Charity for feeding the hungry, this year’s recipient of MASI’s “Cards for Care” benefit.  Refreshments and Drink Tickets. Extra Draw Down tickets available.

 

7:00 – until                      Dinner On Your Own

 

Friday, September 29, 2017

 

Be sure to hang around for Friday’s sessions – There will be several more drawings for cash! We’re giving away another $500!

7:00 – 7:30                        First Annual MASI FunWalk!

                                          Meet up in front of the Beau Rivage for an exhilarating and healthy start to the day!

 

8:00 – 9:00                        Continental Breakfast – Magnolia Ballroom

 

9:00 – 9:30                        Secrets to Successful Management of the Workers’ Comp Hand Patient

                                           Ms. Robyn Roberts, Occ. Therapist, Phys. Therapist, CHT,

                                           Jackson Hand and Upper Extremity Center

 

9:30 – 10:00                       Making a Difference – the Mission for Mississippi’s Healthcare Providers

                                            Mr. Robert Weathersby, Director of Outreach, St. Dominic Hospital

 

10:00 – 10:45                    MyWays – The Newest Medical Healthcare Technology

                                           Mr. Michael Jordan, CEO, MyWays – Cisco

10:45 – 11:45                   General Insurance Ethics – Doing The Right Thing!

                                         Ms. Courtney Davis, Attorney, Markow Walker, PA

                                         Mr. Jeff Moffet, Attorney, Markow Walker, PA

 

Be sure to hang around for the drawing at the end for $200 cash!

 

 


LAST YEAR’S FALL CONFERENCE…

2016

OUR BEST ONE EVER!

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE

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Some of our Speakers …

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Click on the Links Below to Download…

Update from the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission

        The Latest in Healthcare Delivery

Update from the MS Insurance Department

Health and Wellness Practitioners

Best Practices in Group Pharmacy Management

Seeing the Light at the end of the Carpal Tunnel

The Affordable Care Act – A Valuable Update!

Opioid Abuse and Current Prescribing Guidelines

           Late Filings of Workers’ Comp Claims – How Do We Improve?

Putting Your Best Foot Forward

Shoulder and Knee Injuries

Fall Sponsors PowerPoint