2017 Conference

Tuesday, October 24th 3:30PM-5:00PM As states transform their health care systems, many are using community health workers (CHWs) to improve outcomes and access to care, help control costs of care, and address social determinants of health. Creativity and commitment are needed to sustain financing, training, and oversight of these innovative programs. Speakers from Oregon, Texas, […]

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  • Narrowing the Gap, Creating a Culture of Health

    Tuesday, October 24th 10:00AM-11:30AM To transform state health care payment and delivery systems, policymakers are crafting new delivery models that invest in social determinants of health while cutting costs by improving population health. California, Michigan, Oregon, and Washington State representatives discuss their approaches to developing “accountable health” models to create a culture of health by […]

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  • Circling the Wagons: Medicaid, Exchanges, and Insurance Working Together – Coverage Track

    Tuesday, October 24th 10:00AM-11:30AM How to provide the best health coverage possible at a state and federal level is an on-going discussion among many players who do not always follow the same path, but what could happen if these players worked together? This session explores strategies to integrate Medicaid and Exchange eligibility, employ private market […]

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference, Exchange, Medicaid

  • Morning Plenary – Understanding the Health Care Cost Conundrum

    Thursday, August 16th 8:30am – 9:45am Understanding the Health Care Cost Conundrum What’s driving health care costs? And why is this longstanding, seemingly intractable issue gaining so much attention? This plenary, which will include plenty of time for audience questions, expands on themes raised in the state officials-only Aug. 15 preconference and lays a foundation […]

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference, 2018 Conference

  • Opening Reception

    Wednesday, August 15th 5:30pm – 6:30pm Directly following the opening plenary, we will kick off #NASHPCONF18 with a reception that features the flavors and sounds of our host state! Enjoy the best that the sunshine state has to offer while making new connections and visiting with our fantastic conference exhibitors!

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference

  • Opening Plenary: Looking Back at the Long and Dusty Trail: The Evolution of American Health Policy

    Monday, October 23rd 4:30PM-5:30PM Len Nichols, Director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics (CHPRE) and a Professor of Health Policy at George Mason University

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference

  • Preconference: State Only Summit: State Strategies and Tactics to Lower Drug Prices

    Monday, October 23rd 12:30PM-3:30PM Register for a half day, state-only summit of state leaders from legislative and executive branches to talk about managing prescription drug costs. Hear from state leaders to learn about what states can and are doing to build support for change and to manage the lobbying and legal counter-efforts of the pharmaceutical industry. […]

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference, Drug Pricing, Pharmaceutical Costs

  • Preconference: Using Evidence to Inform Policy Making

    Monday, October 23rd 8:00AM-4:00PM State officials value the role of evidence in crafting policy, but often struggle to find and apply reliable evidence to their own policy debates. This preconference provides practical strategies for using evidence to inform policy making and features: Experts from the Center for Evidence-based Policy who will lead an interactive workshop on the fundamentals […]

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference, Consumer Input, Stakeholder Engagement

  • Preconference: State Innovations and Interventions in America’s Opioid Crisis

    Monday, October 23rd 8:00AM-4:00PM This preconference forum is where state policymakers can learn about emerging issues and other states’ experiences in preventing and treating opioid use disorder. The sessions explore how states are working to: Identify and address social causes of opioid use disorder; Support best practices to manage chronic pain; Meet the unique needs […]

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  • NASHPCONF17 Exhibit Map

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    May 3, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference