2017 Conference

Tuesday, October 24th 1:30PM-3:00PM While value-based purchasing (VBP) has become fairly common for medical care, only a handful of states have adopted this model for Medicaid Managed Long-term Services and Support (MLTSS) contracts. Speakers discuss strategies their states are using to introduce VBP into MLTSS — including contracting levers, payment methods, and quality measures — […]

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  • NASHP’s Strategic Partners Program aligns corporations interested in supporting excellence in state health policy with our work ensuring maximum impact. State health policy leaders and private corporations have much to learn from one another and NASHP partnerships will help foster a collaborative environment as we examine and create solutions to critical health issues. For more information on sponsorship opportunities for […]

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    August 3, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference, 2018 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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    June 12, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference
  • 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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