2017 Conference

Tuesday, October 24th 7:00AM-8:00AM Begin your day with an energizing, guided walk along the Willamette River with fellow conference-goers. Registration is limited.

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  • Wednesday, October 25th 12:45PM-2:15PM Lunch Roundtables provide an opportunity for informal conversation on a specified topic. Each roundtable is hosted by an expert resource on the subject and facilitated by a NASHP representative. Additional roundtable offerings will be added to the agenda soon. Adding Even More Substance to Managed Care: Optimizing Medicaid to Respond to […]

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference
  • Wednesday, October 25th 11:00AM-12:30PM As of June 2017, 48 states used managed care delivery systems — either managed care organizations, or primary care management models — to provide Medicaid services to children and youth with special health care needs. This session explores three state approaches to providing Medicaid services to children through these systems. The […]

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference, Children's Health, Managed Care, Medicaid
  • Wednesday, October 25th 11:00AM-12:30PM Scorecards and rankings provide a platform for states to compare state-level performance over time on a wide range of health and LTSS measures. This session will explore two scorecards and the ways states have used them to improve performance. AARP’s Long-Term Services and Supports State Scorecard facilitates comparisons of LTSS system […]

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference
  • Tuesday, October 24th 3:30PM-5:00PM States are now undertaking a myriad of transformation initiatives to rapidly revamp, strengthen, and sustain their Medicaid delivery systems. Session speakers, including Medicaid directors from Massachusetts and New Hampshire and a Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission representative, provide an overview of the delivery system reform landscape and share lessons […]

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  • Wednesday, October 25th 11:00AM-12:30PM States need innovative approaches to manage the rising cost of prescription medicines. The United States has the highest prescription drug prices in the world, which continue to rise at an alarming rate – averaging 10 percent annually since 2013. NASHP convenes state legislators and policy leaders who have taken bold steps […]

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference, Drug Pricing, Prescription Drugs
  • Wednesday, October 25th 9:15AM-10:45AM Under a new Administration, there has been increased focus on the need for more flexible federal funding for state health programs. This session examines the implications of braiding, blending, or block granting traditional Medicaid and public health funding streams to support population health goals. Speakers share their own states’ braiding and […]

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  • Wednesday, October 25th 9:15AM-10:45AM Nearly half of all states now capitate Medicaid Managed Long-term Services and Supports (MLTSS), and some have achieved significant outcomes. New federal rules, such as the Medicaid managed care rule and the Home and Community Based Services rule, pose challenges, but they can also help states improve services and overcome resistance […]

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  • Wednesday, October 25th 9:15AM-10:45AM Early life experiences profoundly impact children’s development. Mental health issues and adverse events during childhood are associated with lower educational achievement, involvement in the criminal justice system, and poorer health outcomes in adulthood. With numerous systems serving children, states are adopting cross-cutting strategies to promote children’s behavioral health and establish early […]

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  • Wednesday, October 25th 9:15AM-10:45AM Today, many states have had significant experience developing value-based payment models for various provider types and patient populations, but is value-based purchasing making an impact on the Triple Aim of higher health care quality, lower costs, and improved patient experiences? Many states have prioritized value-based purchasing in an effort to drive […]

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference, Colorado, Oklahoma, Payment Reform, Tennessee