2015 Conference

Monday, October 19, 2015 7:30-8:45am

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  • Monday, October 19, 2015 8:30-4:30pm This preconference is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Download the Preconference ebook There is broad recognition that in order to improve health and lower costs, policymakers need to build links between initiatives aimed at improving the quality of health care and reforming the delivery system and those that […]

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    February 2, 2015 | Filed under: Day 1 2015, Population Health
  • Monday, October 19, 2015 8:45am-4:00pm Download the Preconference ebook People with serious mental illness and substance use disorders are among the most complex and most costly Medicaid enrollees. Recovery-oriented services and supports have been shown to help people with these disorders stay in the community, maintain employment and housing, and reduce use of higher-cost services. […]

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    February 2, 2015 | Filed under: Day 1 2015
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 10:45am-12:15pm Five years after the Affordable Care Act, more than half of states have a Section 2703 Health Home State Plan Amendment (SPA) or planning grant to provide care management and integrate primary, acute, behavioral health, and/or long term services and supports for Medicaid beneficiaries with chronic conditions. As states with […]

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    February 2, 2015 | Filed under: Day 3 2015
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 12:30pm-1:45pm

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    January 29, 2015 | Filed under: Day 3 2015
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015 1:30pm-3:00pm Over half of the states have expanded Medicaid under ACA and additional states are in discussions to do so. This session will examine state Medicaid expansion implementation experience and explore preliminary results of these expansions in terms of enrollment, service delivery, health outcomes and costs. Along with a national expert […]

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    January 29, 2015 | Filed under: Day 2 2015
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015 1:30-3:00pm This session will describe the use of different strategies and tools to improve the patient encounter and result in lower costs and better outcomes. The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) will present research findings on patient engagement and its potential impact on health outcomes.  The Chief Medical Officer for Washington State’s […]

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    January 28, 2015 | Filed under: Day 2 2015
  • Monday, October 19, 2015 4:30-6:00pm This presentation highlights the double-edged sword of efforts to integrate health care. On the one hand, integration promises to reduce fragmentation, improve care coordination, and reduce overutilization. Integration also has a potential downside: increased health care consolidation leading to markedly higher prices and undermining cost-control.  Limits on federal antitrust enforcement […]

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    January 28, 2015 | Filed under: Day 1 2015
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015 1:30-3:00pm Prescription painkiller sales quadrupled between 1999-2010. During this time, drug overdoses became the United States’ leading cause of fatal injury; heroin-related overdose deaths also increased approximately fourfold. This session will explore the opioid abuse epidemic through federal, state, and community lenses. Specifically, attendees will learn: how CDC’s National Center for […]

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    January 27, 2015 | Filed under: Day 2 2015
  • Monday, October 19, 2015 6:00-7:15pm Join us directly following the opening plenary to kick off NASHP’s 28th Annual State Health Policy Conference and view the exhibits.

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    January 27, 2015 | Filed under: Day 1 2015