2016 Conference

Tuesday, October 18th 6:00PM-8:00PM   NASHP Off-Site Reception: A Three River Cruise Join us for an evening networking reception aboard the “The Empress” where we will take in the majestic sights of Pittsburgh’s famous Three Rivers, while enjoying the flavors and sounds of our host city. Spend the evening exploring Pittsburgh on a unique boating […]

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  • Tuesday, October 18th 1:30PM-3:00PM Technology has the potential to transform the delivery of LTSS by increasing provider accountability and improving health outcomes. The challenge for State policymakers is to identify and fund cost-effective solutions, including new technologies and new uses of existing technologies.  At this session, the director of Carnegie Mellon University’s Disruptive Health Technology […]

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    July 22, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference
  • Tuesday, October 18th 1:30PM-3:00PM Successful integration of primary care and mental health services for children and youth requires collaboration across state agencies.  This session will present three state examples of cross-agency programs addressing the physical and mental health needs of children and youth.  Vermont will present on its partnerships with multiple entities to improve the […]

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    July 22, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference
  • Tuesday, October 18th 1:30PM-3:00PM State policymakers are increasingly pursuing comprehensive health care reforms that strive to mitigate health disparities and address the social determinants of health. This session will highlight three different examples. A speaker from Virginia will describe statewide mapping of social determinants of health using the Health Opportunity Index. Speakers from D.C. and […]

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    July 22, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference
  • Tuesday, October 18th 1:30PM-3:00PM This session will explore recent state efforts to rebalance Medicaid LTSS expenditures, and states’ plans to sustain those gains in coming years.  Speakers from three states will discuss strategies which enabled their states to shift LTSS spending from institutional services to home and community-based services, and how they plan to sustain […]

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    July 22, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference
  • Tuesday, October 18th 11:45AM-1:20PM Lunch Plenary Remarks by Pennsylvania: Governor Tom Wolf, followed by a Conversation between the Governor and Drew Altman, President, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

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    July 22, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference
  • Tuesday, October 18th 10:00AM-11:30AM Reducing infant mortality is a top cross-agency priority in many states. It is a significant issue that often disproportionately affects communities of color and is amenable to policy and prevention strategies. This session will explore innovative state policies and programs to reduce infant mortality, including pay-for-performance financing, preconception and prenatal care, […]

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    July 22, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference
  • Tuesday, October 18th 10:00AM-11:30AM The March 1, 2016 Supreme Court decision in the Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual case eliminates state authority to require self-funded insurers to share their data. The decision creates a barrier for state all-payer claims databases (APCDs) in accessing critical information that is used to report on costs, improve quality and fuel […]

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    July 22, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference
  • Tuesday, October 18th 10:00AM-11:30AM Integrating behavioral health and physical health has become increasingly important in promoting wellness across the lifespan. This session will cover three approaches to integration that may help states to achieve their larger policy goals of providing better care, improving health outcomes, and lowering costs. Speakers from Arizona, New York, and Tennessee […]

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    July 22, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference
  • Tuesday, October 18th 10:00AM-11:30AM High-profile diseases such as Ebola and Zika grab headlines, but state health policymakers know that emergency preparedness begins long before the first news stories—or symptoms—appear. This panel features state perspectives on public health preparedness and outbreak investigation policies, including strategies for navigating the political and media messaging challenges that can accompany […]

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    July 22, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference