2017 Conference

Tuesday, October 24th 1:30PM-3:00PM The idea of offering Medicaid as an option that people with higher incomes could purchase has been a topic of discussion recently. Could it be a solution for consumers who live in areas that commercial insurance carriers do not serve through the exchange, known as “bare counties” since Medicaid has a […]

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  • State Levers for Protecting Health in Disasters

    Tuesday, October 24th 3:30PM-5:00PM From hurricanes to wildfires, recent natural disasters have affected thousands and created widespread public health crises in many states. This session will explore some of the health threats that arise from natural disasters and levers states have to prepare for and respond to these emergency situations. This panel will feature state […]

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    September 19, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference

  • 2017 Conference Speakers

    Visit individual session pages to check out all the recently uploaded speaker presentations!          

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    September 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference

  • Publications
    State Strategies to Address Rising Prices Caused by Health Care Consolidations

    State Strategies to Address Rising Prices Caused by Health Care Consolidations

    Foreward by Trish Riley, NASHP Executive Director The debate over the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the stability of the individual health insurance markets masks a bigger issue–the underlying cost of health care. From NASHP’s Center for State Rx Drug Pricing to our work on value-based purchasing and alternative payment methods, we support states […]

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    September 5, 2017 | Filed under: 2015 Conference, 2017 Conference, Front Page, Publications, Regulation

  • Value-Based Purchasing for Managed Long-Term Services and Supports

    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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  • Partner Opportunities

    Download Strategic Partnership Opportunities 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.       […]

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    August 3, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference, 2018 Conference

  • Walk Around Portland

    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

  • Roundtables

    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

  • Breaking New Ground: Medicaid Managed Care for Children with Chronic and Complex Health Conditions

    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

  • Keeping Score: Using Scorecards as Instruments of Policy Change

    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