Dedicated to trends, issues and the future of care delivery in the home, Capital + Strategy gathers executives from home health, home care and hospice looking to develop partnerships across the care continuum.

The format provides attendees a chance to hear from a variety of panels, fireside chats in an interactive format and network with other attendees in a modern venue overlooking Capitol Hill.

Click here to see last year’s Capital + Strategy attendees.

Event Details

8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Spire, 750 First St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Who Attends
C-suite & VP / Director level execs in home care, home health, hospital systems, hospice and palliative care providers.
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Dress Code
Business Attire

Event Highlights

Happy Hour
Registered attendees are invited to a complimentary happy hour on March 24 from 5:30-7:30pm at The Hamilton, 600 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005. RSVP when you purchase your ticket.


  • 8:00 - 8:05
    Opening Remarks

  • 8:05 - 8:25 AM
    Washington Insider Fireside Chat

    Join HHCN for a one-on-one conversation with a Washington insider helping to shape U.S. health care policy.

    • Jean Moody-Williams, RN, MPP
      Deputy Director, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality
      Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • 8:30 - 8:55 AM
    The Future of Unified PAC Payment

    For many, the next major change in home health is a unified post-acute care (PAC) payment mechanism. In fact, some believe providers will be dealing with a unified model before the dust settles on PDGM. This panel will explore what that means and whether it’s good for providers’ bottom lines.

    • Lisa Grabert
      Professor of Health Policy & Medicare Researcher
      Georgetown University
  • 9:00 - 9:25 AM
    Improving Continuity & Connectivity of Care For Patients and Clinicians

    The post-acute industry is at an inflection point requiring providers to do more with less thereby putting patients at high risk due to staffing challenges and margin pressure. This panel will look at how rethinking the transition of care can help providers combat these pressures and deliver a better experience for both the clinician and patient.

    • Craig Mandeville
      Founder & CEO
    • Dr. Robert Rosati
      Vice President of Research and Quality
      VNA Health Group
  • 9:30 - 10:05 AM
    Partnerships for Scaling Your Platform

    The home health, home care and hospice industries are highly fragmented, with even the biggest providers only securing market share in the 2% to 5% range. This fireside chat will dive into one innovative model for scaling a network within this landscape while also touching on similar creative approaches.

    • Geoffrey Nudd
    • Kunu Kaushal
      Founder & CEO
      Senior Solutions Home Care
    • David “Chopper” Coppeans
      SVP, Strategic Operations
  • 10:05 - 10:35

  • 10:35 - 11:00 AM
    Fireside Chat with Congressman Burgess

    • Michael C. Burgess
      U.S. Congressman
    • Marcylle Combs
  • 11:05 - 11:30 AM
    How Big Medicare Advantage Plans Are Looking at Home Care

    Thanks to a series of CMS moves, health plans are paying more attention to in-home services and supports than ever before. This panel will give a few well-known Medicare Advantage players a chance to talk about their SDoH strategies and how they’ve brought in home care to better serve their members.

    • Martin Esquivel
      VP, Medicare Product Management
      Anthem, Inc.
    • Matt Kazan
      Avalere Health
  • 11:35 AM - 12:00 PM
    Controlling Patients Along the Continuum

    If a unified post-acute payment system comes along, home health agencies, SNFs and hospices will have to work closer together, something that doesn't happened too often. As demographics continue to skew older, senior living providers will also likely play a role in a successful partnership. This panel will explore the ways in which providers can, or can’t, co-exist moving forward.

    • Mitch Markowitz
      VP Business Development
      Family & Nursing Care
    • Bob Kramer
  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM

  • 1:00 - 1:25 PM
    Interoperability: Moving Beyond Tables Stakes

    Hear panelists discuss the need to integrate providers, vendors and other valued parties into national networks that require delivering efficiencies in business operations and referral relationships but also delivering improved outcomes and experiences for patients.

    • Jill Lytwyn
      Key Account Executive
    • Neal Reizer
      Senior VP of Product Management
      Homecare Homebase
  • 1:30 - 2:05 PM
    The Market View: Analyzing Post-Acute Care Trends and Business Strategies

    Trends in home health care aren’t happening in a vacuum. Rather, they are inextricably linked to the broader market and where the U.S. health care sector is headed. In this panel, William Blair analyst Matt Larew will share what he’s seeing while offering predictions on what’s next.

    • Matt Larew
      Equity Research Analyst
      William Blair & Company
  • 2:10 - 2:30 PM
    Private Equity and VC - What’s Next When There Is Not Much Supply?

    New money of all shapes and sizes is moving into home-based care. This session will explore the market, M&A and investment in 2020 and beyond.

    • Chris Booker
      Frist Cressey Ventures
    • Rich Tinsley
      President & CEO
      Stoneridge Partners
  • 2:30 - 3:00 PM

  • 3:00 - 3:25 PM
    The ‘New School’ of Home Care

    There are traditional at-home care businesses and then there’s the “new school.” This panel will take a look at both up-and-coming and well-established new school players while discussing the competitive outlook and what the future holds.

    • Nita Sommers
    • Andrew Parker
      Founder & CEO
  • 3:30 - 4:00 PM
    Post-Mortem PDGM - How the Landscape Has Changed

    In 2019, everyone talked about the shockwaves the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) may cause. The home health world, however, is only now starting to understand its true impact. This panel will look at PDGM’s impact from January through March from both a clinical and business perspective.

    • Moderator: Deborah Hoyt
      Senior Vice President, Public Policy
    • Joanne Cunningham
      Executive Director
      Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare
    • Scott Powers
      Elara Caring
  • 4:05 - 4:30 PM
    Data Analytics Ensuring Value-Based Care Delivery

    As healthcare continues its industrywide shift from fee-for-service payment models to value-based care, home health and hospice providers increasingly need to harness their data to ensure better patient outcomes. This panel will look at how two of the nation’s leading post-acute care providers use powerful data analytics and insights to succeed in today's value-based care environment.

    • Moderator: Wes Little
      Chief Analytics Officer
    • Linda Murphy
      Concierge Home Care
    • Julio Quijones
      Healthy Living Network
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