Program Tracks

DAY 1: 

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration, Grand Ballroom
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Exhibit Hall, Grand Ballroom
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM Breakfast, Opening General Session, Medicaid: The Great Debate - Special Guest Speakers, Grand Ballroom
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Exhibit Hall, Grand Ballroom
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Break-out Workshop


Title Coming Soon - Sponsored by Moms Meals NourishCare
Presented by: Catherine Macpherson, MS, RDN, VP Product Strategy & Development and Chief Nutrition Officer, Mom's Meals NourishCare
Congressional Hall A

The Evolution of the Medicaid Business: The Role and Impact of Capital
Presented by: Iyah Romm, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cityblock Health and Mike Spadafore, Managing Director, Sandbox Industries
Congressional Hall B

Clinical Data Integration Strategies and Successes: Leveraging EMR Data for Quality, Risk Adjustment and Care Management
Presented by: Rafielle Freeman, Director, Clinical Quality Improvement, BlueCare Tennessee and Justin Neece, President and Chief Operations Officer, i2i Population
Congressional Hall C

Medicaid Innovation: Medicaid Innovation and Case for Change Sponsored by Adaptation Health
Presented by: David Kulick, MPH, Co-Founder, Adaptation Health and Neil Gibbons, MBA, Co-Founder, Adaptation Health and Neil Gibbons, MBACo-Founder, Adaptation Health
Mount Vernon Square A

12:00 PM - 1:30 PMLuncheon, General Session, sponsored by Express Scripts, Grand Ballroom


HIV: The Great Debate on Clinical Approach vs. Cost Considerations
Presented by: Steve Miller, MD, Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Express Scripts

1:45 PM - 2:45 PMGeneral Session Debate, Medicaid Entitlement, Renaissance Ballroom
2:45 PM - 3:15 PMExhibit Hall, Grand Ballroom
3:30 PM - 4:15 PMBreak-out Workshops


A View from the Hill
Presented by: Congressional Committee Staff
Moderated by: Shannon Attanasio, Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA)
Congressional Hall A

State of Medicaid
Presented by: Ari Gottlieb, Principal, A2 Strategy Group, Augustin Ruta, Principal, A2 Strategy Group and John McCarthy, Founding Partner, Speire Healthcare Strategies, LLC, Policy Fellow, United States of Care
Congressional Hall B

Moving Towards Integrated Medicaid Managed Care; Managing the ID/DD Populations: The North Carolina Experience
Presented by: Brian Ingraham, CEO, Vaya Health, Rob Robinson, CEO, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare, Trey Sutten, CEO, Cardinal Innovations Health Care and Leza Wainwright, CEO, Trillium Health Resources
Moderated by: Pamela Greenberg, MPP, President and CEO, Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness
Congressional Hall C

4:30 PM - 5:30 PMGeneral Session: Debate - Medicaid at 53: What Does the Future Hold?, Grand Ballroom -Presented by: Chris Jennings, President, Jennings Policy Strategies, Inc.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMHealth Plan Leadership Reception, hosted by Express Scripts (invitation only)
7:00 PM - 9:30 PMAttendee Appreciation Dinner, Renaissance Ballroom

DAY 2:

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration, Grand Ballroom
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Exhibit Hall, Grand Ballroom

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM Breakfast, Day 2 Opening General Session, Grand Ballroom


A Discussion with MHPA Health Plan CEOs
Presented by: Patricia J. Darnley, President and CEO, Gateway Health, Chad Westover, CEO, University of Utah Health Plans and Kelly Munson, Executive Vice President, Medicaid, WellCare Health Plans
Moderated by: Jon Cotton, President and COO, Meridian Health Plan

10:30 AM - 11:00 AMExhibit Hall, Grand Ballroom
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Break-out Workshops



Title Coming Soon - Sponsored by DentaQuest 
Presented by: Speakers Coming Soon
Congressional A

Evolution of the Medicaid Waiver Process
Presented by: Thomas Barker, Partner, Co-Chair, Healthcare Practice, FoleyHoag, LLP and Cindy Mann, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Moderated by: Alexander Shekhdar, Vice President Policy, Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA)
Congressional Hall B

Re-Writing the Final Medicaid Managed Care Rule
Presented by: Sara Rosenbaum, Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy and Founding Chair of the Department of Health Policy, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University and Matt Salo Executive Director, National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD)
Moderated by: Jeff Myers, President & CEO, Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA)
Congressional Hall C

12:00 PM - 2:00 PMClosing General Session Luncheon


Part I: A Continuing Discussion with State Medicaid Directors

Presented by: Thomas J. Betlach, Director, State of Arizona, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, Jonathan J. Hamdorf, MBA, Division Director and State Medicaid Director, Kansas Department of Health and Environment Division of Health Care Finance, Beth Kidder, Deputy Secretary for Medicaid, Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, Dave Richard, Deputy Secretary, North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance

Moderated by: Clay Farris, Senior Healthcare Executive, Mostly Medicaid


Part II: Getting Ready for the Election: The Current Political and Legislative Environment

Presented by: Charlie Cook, Editor and Publisher of the Cook Political Report and Columnist for the National Journal