2017 MASI Fall Conference

September 27-29

The Beau Rivage Resort, Biloxi, MS

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Come help us celebrate MASI’s 20th Fall Conference!

 

OUR BEST SPEAKERS EVER!


EIGHT HOURS OF CEUS BEING APPLIED FOR…

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

Includes Two Hours Ethics!!

FALL GOLF TOURNAMENT AT FALLEN OAK!

CANVAS & COCKTAILS AT THE BEAU!

SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS WELCOME!

OVER $5000 IN CASH PRIZES!

LIVE MUSIC… FUN FOR EVERYONE!

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HOTEL INFORMATION

The Beau Rivage

875 Beach Blvd.

Biloxi, MS  39530

1-888-750-7111

MASI Room Rate of $119 has expired,

but rooms are still available at reasonable rates!

Make your hotel reservations directly by calling

1-888-750-7111

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Room reservations made after August 24, 2017, will be made on space and rate availability.

 

ONLINE EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

 

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 MS 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’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 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