This site is part of the Informa Connect Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.


September 23-25, 2019
Renaissance Chicago Downtown,
Chicago, IL

Thank you to everyone who attended MDRP 2019! Stay tuned for 2020 updates.

The medicaid drug rebate conference tackling government pricing, rebates and regulation

MDRP provides unparalleled access to the government regulators creating the rules, the industry leaders interpreting them, and the pharmaceutical executives implementing them.


Join us November 11-14, 2019 for MDRP Digital Week, a 4-day series of live educational webcasts and downloadable resources providing the latest insights on government pricing, rebates, and regulation.  The content is completely complimentary and will be accessible on demand.


Comprehensive coverage of topics including:
  • State Drug Pricing Transparency
  • Case Study on Value Based Contracting
  • Innovative Bundling
  • Calculations & Reporting Requirements: Challenges and Innovative Solutions
  • Principles of Reimbursement & Contracting Strategy
  • Gross-to-Net: Finance, Accounting and Accruals
  • 340B Policy and Process
  • Analytics and Technology
  • Rebate Operations and Disputes
  • Generics and Biosimilars

Here are our featured keynote and plenary presenters!
  • Krista Pedley, PharmD, MS, CAPT, USPHS, Director, Office of Pharmacy Affairs, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)

  • John D. Shakow, Partner, King & Spalding will provide insights into Medicaid and the changing landscape with the current Administration.

  • Alice Valder Curran, Global Regulatory Practice Group Leader, Hogan Lovells

  • Scott Atlas, MD, David and Joan Traitel Senior Felloe, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

  • External Counsel Roundtable: The State of MDRP - featuring Christopher H. Schott with Hogan Lovells, John D. Shakow with King & Spalding, and Jeff Handwerker with Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP.
Check out the 4 Deep-Dive Workshops for 2019
  • Fundamentals of MDRP (full-day) – covering AMP, Best Price and URA calculations, an overview of 340B and pricing calculations, the basics of FSS, Medicare Part B, Medicare Part D coverage gap and more!

  • The A to Z Guide for FSS and Government Contracting (half-day) will include topics on preparing for, negotiating and implementing your contract, compliance issues, renegotiation perspectives, and other contracting vehicles.

  • Innovative Bundling (half-day) will discuss best practices if bundles aren't recognized properly, how to add value by being transparent with data, stacking rebates and how it effects GP, and installment pricing case studies.

  • MDRP for the Seasoned Attendee (half-day) – includes topics on the challenges of launching a drug from the GP/Operations perspective, strategies for working across departments better and leveraging GP data, analytical perspectives for inbound inquiries, and how to best mitigate risks and leverage reasonable assumptions!
Town Hall and State Dispute Resolution Meetings
  • Town Hall: Best Practice & Policy Ideas – An Open Dialogue Between Manufacturers and States

  • These one-to-one meetings allow manufacturers to resolve disputes or get clarity on drug products from the States and State Representatives. 14 States are confirmed to date.
Networking events to round out the learning experience
  • Multiple networking breaks and meals

  • Evening cocktail receptions

  • An event app that allows attendees to communicate with one another before, during, and after the event:
    • View the attendee list
    • Pre-schedule meetings
    • Send private messages
    • Share announcements
    • Create your own customized agenda

Earn CPE, CLE and CCB CEU Credits!

Exciting Announcement from the Compliance Certification Board:
The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 24.0 live CCB CEUs. Continuing Education Units are awarded based on individual attendance records. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by CCB of this event content or of the event sponsor.

CPE Accreditation
You can also earn up to 21 CPE credits for 3 days of attendance or 14 CPE credits for 2 days of attendance. Continuing Professional Credits (CPE) will be provided in accordance with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

CLE Accreditation
A Universal Continuing Legal Credits (CLE) Certificate of Attendance will be applied for the State of Illinois.

EXCLUSIVE AT MDRP! Face-to-Face Meetings with States

Meet with any of the confirmed states to resolve your disputes or get clarity on your specific drug products. 

These one-on-one meetings can help you save millions of dollars, and that would be great news to bring back to your boss.

Be an Industry Insider

Read up on President Donald Trump's May 11 Blueprint on US Drug Pricing in this exclusive whitepaper.

In January, President Trump made his State of the Union address where he took a firm stance to reduce the prices of pharmaceutical drugs. Following up on this promise, on May 11th, the Trump administration released its Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs titled "American Patients First."

This whitepaper will review the most important of these proposed actions and discuss how they will impact pharmaceutical companies selling into the US market.

MDRP Numbers Stack Up

Now in its 24th year, Knect365's (formerly IIR) MDRP Summit has continued to be the authoritative MDRP Event on Government Pricing, Rebates, and Regulation. MDRP is where 600+ government officials, industry leaders, and gather to learn and share best practices and insights.

Over the course of three days, there will be ample opportunity to hear government officials keynote, meet with solution providers, and network with like-minded professionals. 

MDRP Executives
Unique Tracks
Pre-Conference Symposia
Solution Providers

Who You Will Meet

The Medicaid Drug Rebate Program Summit is geared towards branded and generic pharmaceutical manufacturers, state and federal government representatives, and industry service providers working to ensure compliance with changing regulations, legislation, and litigation affected rebate calculations, as well as those working to improve rebate system processes.


MDRP is moving to the Marriott Marquis Chicago next year

2121 S Prairie Ave
Chicago, IL 60616


Sponsor this 4-day webcast series, November 11-14, 2019 to engage prospectus, reinforce your thought leadership status, and raise your profile — all while generating leads.

Get the latest event updates

Sign up to get the latest event updates and information.