Conference

Where can I check in and pick up my conference materials when I arrive at the Marriott Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile? Visit the #NASHPCONF19 registration desk located in the Conference Hub (Chicago Ballroom D/E) on the fifth floor to check in and pick up your conference badge and other materials. Can I register for #NASHPCONF19 […]

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  • Morning Plenary: States on Fire: Innovations to Increase Access and Lower Costs

    Thursday, August 22 8:30 am – 9:45 am Getting to universal coverage is no easy task. The Affordable Care Act succeeded in lowering the nation’s rate of uninsured as initiatives to roll back its coverage and seek more market-driven solutions continue. Some advocate “Medicare for All.” But states can’t wait on federal action and have long […]

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    July 29, 2019 | Filed under: 2019 Conference

  • Lunch Plenary: A Commitment to Advance Health Equity

    Thursday, August 22, 11:45 am – 1:20 pm Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH recently joined the AMA in April 2019 as their inaugural Chief Health Equity Officer and Vice President. Her role is to embed health equity in all the work of the AMA and to launch a Center for Health Equity. Prior to this in […]

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    July 20, 2019 | Filed under: 2019 Conference

  • Roundtable Discussion: Telemedicine: How States Can Advance Integrated Care

    Friday, August 23, 9:00 am – 10:30 am Faced with limited time and resources, health systems nationwide are leveraging telehealth services to address complex care needs. With advances in technology, such as wearables and real-time video-conferencing, opportunities to use telehealth have grown. Learn about potential opportunities and current barriers, as well as how states can […]

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    July 18, 2019 | Filed under: 2019 Conference

  • State-Only Roundtable Discussion: Developing a QRS for CHIP Managed Care Plans – a Listening Session with CMS

    Thursday, August 22, 10:00 am – 11:30 am Issued in May 2016, the Medicaid and CHIP managed care final rule was the first significant update to the programs’ managed care regulations since 2003. Provisions in the regulation aim to improve beneficiary experience, enhance quality improvement activities, and increase transparency, including the requirement that CMS establish […]

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    July 18, 2019 | Filed under: 2019 Conference

  • State-Only Roundtable Discussion: The Future of Family Caregiving: A Discussion with State Policy Makers

    Thursday, August 22, 10:00 am – 11:30 am With the country’s rapidly aging population, family caregivers are an increasingly critical part of the care continuum, providing nearly $500 billion dollars in unpaid services each year. States, as the backbone of the country’s long term care system, have an interest in understanding what caregivers need and […]

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    July 18, 2019 | Filed under: 2019 Conference

  • Opening Plenary | Addressing the Climate Crisis: An Opportunity for State Health Policy Innovation

    Wednesday, August 21, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm The National Academy for State Health Policy’s 32nd annual conference kicks off with an important talk — Addressing the Climate Crisis: An Opportunity for State Health Policy Innovation — by Gary Cohen, founder and president of Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth. A MacArthur Fellow, Cohen […]

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    July 18, 2019 | Filed under: 2019 Conference

  • #NASHPCONF19 Speakers

    Alphabetized by first name. Use Control + F to find a specific speaker.

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    June 27, 2019 | Filed under: 2019 Conference

  • Roundtable Discussion: Driving Quality Outcomes and Managing Cost for Children with Special Needs

    Friday, August 23, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm States are increasingly using managed care to deliver services to children with complex health needs enrolled in Medicaid. This roundtable discussion features the work of two states that have made innovative efforts in this area. Participants will have an opportunity to raise questions and discuss opportunities and […]

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    June 21, 2019 | Filed under: 2019 Conference, Medicaid

  • Roundtable Discussion: Health Plan Re-Procurement and Redesigning your Service Delivery System

    Friday, August 23, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm Regardless of whether a state is required to re-procure health plans or if it has a specific reason for re-procurement, this roundtable discussion is intended to explore how a state’s strategic intent can be supported by a payment structure. Discussants will discuss service delivery system structure, quality […]

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    June 21, 2019 | Filed under: 2019 Conference