Hyatt Regency O'Hare

Contract Administration Workshop Agenda

GPO and Contract Administration Workgroup Meeting

Thursday, September 28 | 11:30am – 2:00pm | back to program ►


11:30am Networking Lunch Served
Meet fellow contract administration and group purchasing professionals interested in improving pricing accuracy and contract efficiency within healthcare.

11:45am Welcome and HIDA Pricing Accuracy Initiative Update

12:00pm GPO Panel Discussion
Leaders from national group purchasing organizations, regional purchasing coalitions, and aggregation groups will discuss the factors they consider when contracting with suppliers, the challenges they face with multi-level contracts, how suppliers can help, and more during a panel Q&A. Panelists include:
• Bryan Winkler, Provista
• Nancy Wobig, Mayo Clinic Supply Chain Management

1:00pm Chargeback Denial Roundtable Conversations
Work with different stakeholders to understand and categorize the root causes of chargeback and rebate denials, including common practices that lead to rejections.

1:20pm Roundtable Discussions: Reducing Chargeback Denials
Share viewpoints and solutions for reducing chargeback discrepancies with fellow workgroup attendees to identify opportunity areas for improvement.

1:40 – 2:00pm Improving Your Organization’s Approach to Contract Administration
Learn what you can do to root out key issues, build stakeholder alignment, and act on key initiatives to achieve better pricing accuracy and efficiency for you and your customers.