NYS Council Annual Conference
and Membership Meeting

November 28-29, 2017

 The Conference Center, 130 East 59th Street, New York City


 New York’s Healthcare System Continues to Undergo a Rapid Transformation. 

 Is Your Organization Ready for What’s Next?


  Join the NYS Council for our 2017 Annual Conference and Membership Meeting where members can come together
to learn about and discuss critical issues with state leaders, healthcare partners, and each other.



November 28

12:30 – 1:00 pm

Lunch (Compliments of The Bonadio Group)


1:00 – 1:45 pm           

NYS Council Budget and Legislative Priorities and What to Expect from the 2018 Legislative Session


1:45 – 2:00 pm



2:00 – 3:00 pm

Discussion with Leadership of CHCANYS

  •  Rose Duhan, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mary Zelazny, Board President, CHCANYS and Chief Executive Officer, Finger Lakes Community Health
  • Diane Ferran, VP, Clinical Affairs and Performance Improvement


3:00 – 4:00 pm

Commercial Insurance in the Behavioral Health Sector

  •  Troy J. Oechsner, Executive Deputy Superintendent, Department of Financial Services


4:00 – 5:00 pm

This is Happening!  Private Equity in the BH Sector

  • Joshua Rubin, Consultant, Health Management Associates (HMA)


5:00 – 5:30 pm

Wrap Up


November 29


7:30 am




8:15 – 9:00 am

NYS Council Annual Business Meeting 



9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Data: Getting It, Understanding It, and Making It Work for You and Your Partners in Value Based and Other Contracting Arrangements

  • Tony Rodgers, Principle, Health Management Associates (HMA)


12:30 – 1:00 pm

Meeting Wrap Up



Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors