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THE FOURTH NATIONAL MEDICAID CONGRESS
Strategies for Navigating the New Medicaid

May 31 - June 2, 2009
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
Washington, DC

2009 MEDICAID CONGRESS MULTIMEDIA
Watch video of the 2009 Medicaid Congress on the go. The Medicaid Congress offers Podcasting of all general sessions on a 30gb Video iPOD™, a DVD-ROM, or a Flash Drive. Concurrent breakout session audio and all related presentation materials are also included on each multimedia format.

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FEATURING THE FUTURE OF MEDICAID AND NATIONAL HEALTH REFORM
with Analysis by
John M. Colmers
Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene, State of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Ed Howard, JD
Senior Vice President, Alliance for Health Reform, Washington, DC
Dan Mendelson
President and Founder, Avalere Health, Former Associate Director for Health, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC

Sara Rosenbaum, JD
Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Harold and Jane, Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Diane Rowland
Executive Vice-President and Executive Director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Washington, DC
James R. Tallon, Jr.
President, United Hospital Fund of New York, Chairman, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Former Majority Leader, New York State Assembly, New York, NY

CONGRESS CO CHAIRS
Debbie Chang
Senior Vice President and Executive Director, Nemours Division of Health and Prevention Services, Newark, DE
John Iglehart
Founding Editor, Health Affairs, National Correspondent, New England Journal of Medicine, Washington, DC
Thomas Scully
Senior Counsel, Alston & Bird, General Partner, Welsh, Carson, Anderson and Stowe, Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC

FEATURED FACULTY
Gary Alexander
Director, Department of Human Services, State of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
Rodney C. Armstead, MD, FACP
Senior Vice President, Western Region Plan Operations, AmeriChoice, Phoenix, AZ
Michael Birnbaum
Director of Policy, Medicaid Institute, United Hospital Fund, New York, NY
Barry Brauth
Director, Knowledge Development, National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Alexandria, VA
John M. Colmers
Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene, State of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Pete Delgado
Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles County/USC Healthcare Network, Los Angeles, CA
Catherine Hess
Senior Program Director and Program Director, Maximizing Enrollment for Kids, National Academy for State Health Policy, Washington, DC
Ed Howard, JD
Senior Vice President, Alliance for Health Reform, Washington, DC
Margaret Kirkegaard, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Illinois Health Connect, Automated Health Systems, Schaumburg, IL
Ann Clemency Kohler
Director, National Association of State Medicaid Directors, Washington, DC
Al Lewis
President, Disease Management Purchasing Consortium International, Inc., Founder and Past President, Disease Management Association of America, Wellesley, MA
Barbara Lyons, PhD
Vice President, Kaiser Family Foundation, Deputy Director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Washington, DC
Patricia MacTaggart
Lead Research Scientist/Lecturer, Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Social Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Mary McCluskey, MD
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, AMERIGROUP, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Dan Mendelson
President and Founder, Avalere Health, Former Associate Director for Health, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC
Allen Miller
Chief Executive Officer, COPE Health Solutions, Los Angeles, CA
Vic Miller
Assistant Director, Health Care, U.S. Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC
Lynn Mitchell, MD
Director of Medicaid, State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
J. Mario Molina, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Molina Healthcare, Inc., Long Beach, CA
Christine Nye
Director, Florida Center for Health Information and Policy Analysis, State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, Tallahassee, FL
Sara Rosenbaum, JD
Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Harold and Jane, Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Diane Rowland
Executive Vice-President and Executive Director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Washington, DC
Raymond C. Scheppach, PhD
Executive Director, National Governors Association, Washington, DC
Christobel Selecky
President and Chief Executive Officer, LifeMasters Supported Self-Care, Inc., Irvine, CA
Dennis Smith
Senior Research Fellow in Health Economics, The Heritage Foundation, Washington DC
Carol H. Steckel, MPH
Commissioner, Alabama Medicaid Agency, Montgomery, AL
James R. Tallon, Jr.
President, United Hospital Fund of New York, Chairman, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Former Majority Leader, New York State Assembly, New York, NY

PRECONFERENCE SESSIONS
  • Universal Coverage of Children as Part of National Health Care Reform
  • Care Management and Financing Options for Dual Eligibles

SPECIAL SESSIONS
  • Medicaid Enrollment, Cost, and Revenue Trends
  • The Federal Response to the Medicaid Crisis
  • How States are Responding: Crafting a Positive State Response in Negative Times
  • How States are Responding: Stepped up OIG Efforts
  • Medicaid Stimulus Funds as an Economic, Political and Human Investment Strategy
  • Innovations from the States: A Leadership Panel of State Medicaid Directors
  • Challenges and Opportunities for Medicaid Managed Care Plans
  • Medicaid Issues from the Governors' Perspective
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Medicaid Program
  • Private Sector Solutions Can Help Medicaid Deliver High-Quality, Cost-Effective Health Care
  • Medicaid Funding and Regulatory Issues for Hospitals
  • Managing Care for High-Cost Elderly Duals
  • Use of the Capitated Model for Dual Eligibles: Cost Savings and Policy Opportunities
  • Cost Reduction Strategies: The Rhode Island Global Waiver
  • Managing Medicaid Health Care Costs by Managing Demand
  • Medicaid Chronic Care Management: How are States Doing?
  • Results from the CHCS Integrated Care Program
  • Medicaid Program Integrity: What to Look for and What to Look out For
  • Innovative HIT Projects in Medicaid
  • Medicaid and HIT: EHR's for Medicaid Providers
  • Barriers and Drivers of HIT Use for the Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Underserved
  • Use of a New Software Tool to Enhance Medicaid Utilization Compliance Reviews
  • Technology Based Remote Monitoring: Medicaid CHF Care Management Program
  • e-Prescribing and Medication Adherence in the Medicaid Population
  • Advancing Medicaid Patent Safety and Preventing Abuse through e-Prescribing
  • Chronic Illness Intensity Index (CI3): Financial Prediction Models as a Surrogate for Clinical Case Finding
  • Quality Tools for the Medicaid Medical Home
  • And Not a Moment too Soon(er) for Oklahoma's Medical Home
  • State Initiatives in Medicaid and SCHIP to Advance the Medical Home
  • Sharing Savings with Physicians under Alabama's Patient 1st Medical Home Program
  • Medicaid Primary Care Case Management to Improve Care Management and Accountability
  • Federal Approaches to Long Term Care Reform
  • Innovations in Long Term Care: Nebraska's Long-Term Care Savings Plan
  • Coordinating Medicaid Long Term Care Services in New Mexico
  • Integrating Medicaid and Behavioral Health
  • Pharmacy Issues with Dual Eligibles
  • Consumer Incentives and Disincentives: Lessons from the Commercial Sector
  • Redesigning the Safety Net from Non-System into Regional Integrated Delivery Networks
  • Medicaid and the Larger Context of Health Reform


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