Day 3 2015

Monday, October 19, 2015 Preconference: Improving Health, Lowering Costs: Translating Population Health into Effective State Policy Preconference: Finding Shared Solutions Across Mental Health, Substance Use, and Medicaid to Promote Recovery Opening Plenary: The Double-Edged Sword of Health Care Integration: Consolidation and Cost Control Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Morning Plenary: The Next Frontier: Global Budgets and […]

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  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 7:30-8:45am  Keynote Speaker Douglas Jutte, MD, MPH is Executive Director of the Build Healthy Places Network, a newly formed national organization that catalyzes and supports collaboration across the community development and health sectors. Dr. Jutte has been a leader in the Federal Reserve Bank and RWJ Foundation’s Healthy Communities Initiative, which […]

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  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 9:00-10:30am As states add long-term services and supports (LTSS) to Medicaid managed care they are including detailed care coordination requirements in the contracts. In addition to specifics about assessments, stratification, care plans, interdisciplinary teams, and other components, some states require health plans to contract with existing case management organizations, while other […]

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  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 9:00-10:30am Access to, and use of, varied data sources has increasingly become a vital component of successful state health initiatives. With the wealth of available information, states are identifying and using data from a variety of sources to examine subpopulations, identify needs, and target interventions. This session will feature three state […]

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  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 9:00-10:30am It has been two years since new coverage provisions under the ACA have been fully effectuated, altering the landscape of enrollment across existing and new coverage programs. Speakers from across the coverage spectrum, including Medicaid and varying insurance marketplace models, will describe enrollment trends in their states and look ahead, […]

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  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 9:00-10:30am Although CHIP funding has been extended for 2 years, future federal funding is not guaranteed and many questions persist about the future of children’s coverage. This session will seek to surface policy questions that need to be addressed to transition children to other available sources of coverage in the future. […]

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  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 10:45am-12:15pm Many Medicaid programs are using managed care to transform the delivery system. In this session, we examine national and state efforts to secure value from Medicaid managed care, including a discussion of CMS’s recent efforts to modernize the managed care regulations. Two states with successful programs will share their strategic […]

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  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 9:00-10:30am Families with children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) face unique challenges as they navigate complicated, often-siloed support systems. This session will feature three states participating in the Systems Integration Academy, a technical assistance community for states that received funding from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau to […]

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  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 10:45am-12:15pm Multiple delivery system and payment reform initiatives offer states new vehicles to advance population health. This session will explore examples of accountable care systems working actively with state and local public health organizations to build comprehensive systems of care and improve population health outcomes. A speaker from the Centers for […]

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  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 10:45am-12:15pm Medicaid home and community-based services (HCBS) and community behavioral health services are highly valued by beneficiaries, but as states work to provide more individualized services, states and researchers struggle to measure outcomes from a person-centered perspective. In this session, researchers from Truven Health Analytics and two states will examine existing […]

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