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  • 7:15 Conference Registration & Networking Breakfast
    8:00

    Chairperson's Opening Remarks

    8:15

    Keynote Presentation on Medicaid Managed Care

    9:00

    Rhode Island’s Coordinated Care Pilot – Utilizing Managed Care to Ensure High Quality, High Value Care for the Medicaid Population

    Deb Florio
    Deputy Director, Medicaid & CHIP
    State of Rhode Island

    9:45 Networking & Refreshments Break
    10:15

    Quantifying the Population Level Impact of Healthcare Access on Patient Lives within Medicaid Managed Care

    SreyRam Kuy, MD, MHS, FACS
    Chief Medical Officer, Medicaid
    Louisiana Department of Health

    11:00

    Panel Discussion: Best Practices & Trends in Medicaid Managed Care

    Stephanie Bates
    Assistant Director, Division of Program Quality & Outcomes
    Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services

    Mike Randol
    State Medicaid Director
    Director, Division of Healthcare Finance
    Kansas Department of Health & Environment

    Jill Bell
    Vice President & Chief Marketing/Communications Officer
    Passport Health Plan

    12:00

    Update from Capitol Hill on Medicaid Managed Care – Examining Reform Proposals and State Budgets

    Patty Byrnes
    Director, Government Relations – Federal
    AmeriHealth Caritas

    12:45 Luncheon for All Attendees & Speakers
    1:45

    Sustaining Reform within Medicaid Expansion – Examining the Arkansas Medicaid Expansion Experience

    Zane Chrisman
    Deputy Commissioner, Regulatory Health Link Division
    Arkansas Insurance Department

    2:30

    A Look at ACO Implementation: Massachusetts’ and a Medicaid MCO’s Transition

    Barrie Baker, MD, MBA
    Chief Medical Officer
    Tufts Health Public Plans

    3:15 Networking & Refreshments Break
    3:45

    Designing Behavioral Health Interventions within Medicaid Managed Care to Manage Medical Cost Ratio

    Taft Parsons, III, MD
    Chief Medical Officer
    Molina Healthcare of Michigan

    4:30

    Effectively Implementing Evidence-Based Services into Medicaid Managed Care

    Dena Stoner
    Senior Policy Advisor
    Texas Department of State Health Services

    5:15 End of Day One
  • 7:15 Networking Breakfast
    8:00

    Chairperson’s Recap of Day One

    8:15

    Medicaid Expansion: A Quality of Life Issue

    Rep. Kionne McGhee
    Representative, District 117
    Florida House of Representatives

    8:55

    Paying for Value for the Washington State Medicaid Managed Care Population

    Preston Cody
    Assistant Administrator, Behavioral Health
    Washington State Health Care Authority

    9:35

    Managing the Expectation of Lower Cost & Improved Outcomes in Medicaid Managed Care – The Mississippi Experience

    David Dzielak, PhD
    Executive Director
    Mississippi Division of Medicaid

    10:15 Networking & Refreshments Break
    10:45

    Panel Discussion: Examining the Dual Eligible Demonstration Projects

    Alison Croke, MHA
    Vice President, Medicare-Medicaid Integration
    Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island

    Rick Gordon
    Associate Vice President, Medicare
    Virginia Premier Health Plan

    Shawn Shuman
    Director, Clinical Programs
    UPMC Health Plan

    11:25

    Back to the Future: Transition to Population Health within Medicaid Managed Care

    Frances Martini, RN, BSN, MBA
    Director, Government Clinical Programs
    BlueCare Tennessee

    12:05

    Shining a Light in the Black Box of Encounters: Monitor/Maintain Quality and Compliance within Medicaid Managed Care

    Jay Ludlam
    Director, MO HealthNet Division
    Missouri Department of Social Services

    12:45 Conference Concludes