IT WAS A GREAT CONFERENCE!

SPEAKER BIOS

 

2018 MASI FALL ROSTER

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CLICK LINKS BELOW FOR PRESENTATIONS…

2018 FALL SPONSORS POWER POINT

Lessons from Football – Davis

Update from Mike Chaney

Avoiding Bad Faith Claims –  File Too Large – Contact MASI For Link

Aligning Interests for Better Outcomes – File Too Large – Contact MASi For Link

Healthcare Update – Political Presentation – Marie Sanderson

Self-Insured Workers’ Comp – What Every Employer Oughta Know – Aldridge

Alternative Payment Methodologies – Morgan

 

HON. MIKE CHANEY, MS INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

SPECIAL GUEST KEYNOTE SPEAKER

THURSDAY’S LUNCHEON

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

11:30 – 12:30

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

 

12:30 – 5:00

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

  

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

Keynote Speaker – Hon. Mike Chaney, MS Insurance Commissioner

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!

 

THE MUSTARD SEED…

MASI’S 2018 SALSA PARTNER!

THANK YOU TO OUR CONFERENCE SPONSORS!

Platinum Patrons
AmFed
CCMSI
CorVel Corporation
NewSouth NeuroSpine
Rehabilitation Inc./Express Rehab Equipment
The Taylor Group
Wells, Marble & Hurst

Gold Patrons
ExamWorks Clinical Solutions
Green Square Capital
Safety National

Silver Patrons
Anderson, Crawley & Burke, PLLC
Electric Cooperatives of MS
Foxworth Chiropractic
Jackson Orthopaedic Clinic, PA
Markow Walker

MGC Law

MS Association of Health Underwriters (MAHU)
Mississippi Business Group on Health (MSBGH)
Mitchell
Physical Therapy Centers of Ocean Springs
Southern Assoc. of Work Comp Administrators (SAWCA)
Southern Farm Bureau Life Ins. Co.
Taylor, Wellon, Politz & Duhe
TrustCare Health
Wells, Marble & Hurst

2018 MASI EXHIBITORS

ACRS – Advanced Claims Review Specialists
Ambassador Service Group
AmFed
Ancillary Medical Services
Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists
Bienville Surgery Center
Capital Ortho
Cardioptics
CaseExperts, LLC
CorVel Corporation
Elite Physical Therapy (Drayer PT)
Encore Rehabilitation, Inc.
Examworks Clinical Solutions
FirstChoice of MS
Foxworth Chiropractic
Franco Signor LLC
Genesis Information Services, Inc.
Genex
Total Healthcare Solutions, LLC
HIIG Accident & Health
Hub Enterprises, Inc.
HUB International
H-Wave
Medivest
MedTrakRx
MEDVAL
Methodist Rehabilitation Center
Mississippi Physicians Care Network
Mitchell
MS Association of Health Underwriters
MS Business Group on Health
Neuro RehabCare of Hammond
NewSouth Neurospine
Novare
NRLC
Occupational Health Center
One Call
Orthofix
Oxford Healthcare
Physical Therapy Center of Ocean Springs
Prime Care Nursing
Priority Transportation Services
Rehabilitation, Inc.
SAVIO
Southern Behavioral Medicine Associates
St Dominic Hospital – Healthy Lives
Stone Rehabilitation, LLC
Surgical Management Associates, LLC
Synergy Myofascial Release & Rehab
TASS Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center
The MRI Center
The Mustard Seed
Touro Infirmary-Rehab
TrustCare Health
UMMC Center for Telehealth
Vital Care Rx
Wright Rehabilitation Services

MASI GOLF SPONSORS

Golf Lunch

Wells, Marble & Hurst

Golf Beverage Cart

Electric Cooperatives of MS

Key Sponsor & Organizer

John Hill, First Choice of MS

Golf Hole Sponsors

AccessOnTime

ACRS

Ambassador

American Behavioral

Arthur J Gallagher

Associated General Contractors of MS

CompTrust

Bienville Surgical Center

Brunini

Carlisle Medical

Central Adjustment Company

Dana Investments

Espy Investigative Group

Harper, Rains & Knight

Hol-Mac

McGriffin Insurance Services

MPCN

MS Municipal Service Co.

MS Truck, Food & Fuel SIF

Neuro RehabCare

Physical Therapy Center of Ocean Springs

Raymond James

SAVIO

The Face & Body Center

Wilson & Biggs

Wise Carter



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

 

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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!

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Some of our Speakers …

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

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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