TMG Health To Present Kip Piper at Thought Leadership Dinner

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TMG Health, the leading national provider of expert solutions for health plans in the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Managed Medicaid markets, will host a Thought Leadership Dinner at the Government Programs and Policy Congress at 6:45 p.m. this evening, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia.

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Kip Piper, MA, FACHE; a senior consultant with Sellers Dorsey and top specialist in Medicaid and Health Care Reform, will be the featured speaker at the event, which will host executives from a select group of health plans who are attending the Government Programs and Policy Congress. Piper will lead a discussion on population management for Medicaid and the complex Dual Eligible population. Additional topics include milestones for state implementation of Health Insurance Exchanges and Health Insurance Market Reforms.

"As health plans strive to compete in today's marketplace, it is vitally important to fully understand the implications of the recent government mandates on their businesses," said Robert Dunn, Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer at TMG Health. "As the premier Government Programs Partner, TMG Health provides health plans with opportunities for face-to-face discussions with thought leaders from within the company and experts in the healthcare field."

Kip Piper is a top authority on Medicare, Medicaid, and health reform.  A skilled business and policy strategist with more than 28 years of experience in the health care industry, he has advised top health care companies in the U.S. and Europe, national and regional health plans, federal officials, governors, members of Congress, foundations, and foreign leaders.

Piper is a senior consultant with Sellers Dorsey, top specialists in Medicaid, Medicare, and health reform. At Sellers Dorsey, his clients include health plans, health systems, states, and manufacturers. A frequent speaker and writer, Piper is the health policy editor of American Health and Drug Benefits, a peer-reviewed journal.

His experience includes senior advisor to the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Wisconsin state health commissioner, director of the Wisconsin Medicaid program, advisor to Fortune 500 employers, corporate officer at WellPoint, a senior Medicare budget officer at the White House Office of Management and Budget, and director of national, foundation-sponsored projects on quality improvement and payment reform.

Piper is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and holds a master's degree in public administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

About TMG Health

TMG Health is the leading national provider of expert solutions for Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Managed Medicaid plans. With more than 14 years of experience of providing technology-enabled services to the government market exclusively, our knowledge of health plan processes, CMS requirements and the daily challenges plans face within the government market is second to none. Our expertise, coupled with a strong commitment to our Clients' success, positions us as a trusted partner who can help solve the challenges of today and prepare for those of tomorrow.

TMG Health has a legacy of serving both large and small health plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield plans and Pharmacy Benefit Managers, across the nation. We offer a full range of tried and true solutions and can manage the processes for the complex Dual Eligible population.

TMG Health understands our Clients' needs for agile and scalable solutions that allow them to focus on member outcomes, revenues and growing competition. Our innovative solutions are built to keep pace with the changing needs of the government market and enable our Clients to stay competitive and successful.

TMG Health is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pa. and is a subsidiary of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States and fourth largest overall, operating through its Blue Cross and Blue Shield® Plans in Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. HCSC's headquarters is located in Chicago, IL.

Visit http://www.tmghealth.com/ to learn more.

Contact:
Kim Rollman
TMG Health Marketing Coordinator
Phone : 570-903-5198
Email: krollman@tmghealth.com

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