Conference

Speakers: Christopher Atchison Mark Horton Paul Jarris Tom Newton As the nation focuses on health care reform at both state and national levels, there is a window of opportunity for states to consider how public health agencies can restructure their missions. States will be able to re-examine their operations to both contribute to and take […]

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  • Engaging Consumers in Health Care Decisions

    Speakers: Richard Figueroa, Leah Hole-Curry Marilyn Schlein Kramer Marsha Regenstein In this session, a panel will explore different ways states can promote meaningful consumer engagement and patient-centered care by actively involving consumers, patients, and advocates in health care and treatment decisions. This session will begin by sharing lessons learned from consumer engagement strategies (such as […]

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    February 14, 2009 | Filed under: 2009 conference

  • CHIPRA Implementation: A Review of New Provisions and a Status Report by States

    Speakers: Anita Smith Cathy Caldwell Lesley Cummings Russell Frank Sarah deLone The Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (known as CHIPRA) was one of the first bills President Obama signed into law sending a message of renewed federal commitment for children’s health care coverage. CHIPRA increased the multi-year funding for the State Children’s […]

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    February 14, 2009 | Filed under: 2009 conference

  • 2008 : Health Reform on the Horizon: Conversations about Coverage

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    October 1, 2008 | Filed under: 2008 conference

  • 2008 All Aboard! Finding and Enrolling Hard-to-Reach Populations

    Speakers: Jane Beyer, Carlotta Dixon Marisol Atkins Rachel Benson Gold This session will focus on best practices for capturing and keeping hard-to-reach populations enrolled in Medicaid and SCHIP. These populations include youth transitioning in and out of the juvenile justice and foster care systems, pregnant women, and people who are eligible for planning services under […]

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    February 14, 2008 | Filed under: 2008 conference

  • Overcoming Conflicting Incentives In Managed Long-Term Care

    Speakers: Pamela Parker, Alan Schafer David Grabowski David Oropallo Medicaid and Medicare have conflicting incentives regarding dual eligibles, which have tended to encourage cost-shifting rather than coordination of care. A number of states and communities operate managed long-term care programs, some of which integrate Medicare and Medicaid financing. This session will begin with a presentation […]

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    February 14, 2008 | Filed under: 2008 conference

  • Creating Incentives to Convert Nursing Homes Into Home and Community-Based Options

    Speakers: Dann Milne James F. Pezzuti Virgil Hughes States are seeking to reduce the nursing home room inventory through such things as developing rate incentives for nursing home operators to convert capacity into affordable housing and HCBS service options, and offering a planned closure rate incentive to reduce excess supply. This session will examine the […]

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    February 14, 2008 | Filed under: 2008 conference

  • All Hands On Deck: Coordinating Services For Young Children

    Speakers: Cheryl Roberts, Christine Collins Kay Johnson Rosanne Griff-Cabelli Many states are actively involved in efforts to develop or expand service delivery and financing strategies aimed at enhancing healthy child development for low-income children and their families. Nonetheless, referral and care coordination remains a significant barrier, from lack of referral services, information on existing services […]

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    February 14, 2008 | Filed under: 2008 conference