NAMD 2017 Fall Conference
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Seema Verma: The Administration's Vision for Medicaid in 2017 & Beyond
Medicaid from the Member's Perspective
Brian Neale: The Vision from the Center for Medicaid & Chip Services
Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal: An American Sickness: How U.S. Health Care Became Big Business
Seema Verma: The Administration's Vision for Medicaid in 2017 & BeyondAdministrator Seema Verma will share the Administration’s vision for CMS moving forward, including the federal-state partnership with Medicaid Directors.
Medicaid from the Member's PerspectiveThis plenary session will shine a light on the people Medicaid serves – a perspective too often neglected. Featuring members from all walks of life, the discussion will illuminate the critical role Medicaid plays in people’s lives by ensuring access to effective, innovative care, helping people live longer, healthier, and more productive lives. MODERATOR: • Kate McEvoy, Medicaid Director, Connecticut Department of Social Services; Vice President, NAMD PANELISTS: • Jack Brandt, Virginia • Anna Corbin, Pennsylvania • Mila Johns, Maryland • Mike Oxford, Kansas • Stephanie Silverman, Virginia • Rufus Watson, Jr., Washington, D.C.
Brian Neale: The Vision from the Center for Medicaid & Chip ServicesTHE VISION FROM THE CENTER FOR MEDICAID & CHIP SERVICES Brian Neale, Director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) will talk about ways that CMCS and Medicaid Directors are working together to advance common policy priorities and goals. SPEAKER Brian Neale, CMS Deputy Administrator & Director for the Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal: An American Sickness: How U.S. Health Care Became Big BusinessAN AMERICAN SICKNESS: HOW U.S. HEALTH CARE BECAME BIG BUSINESS Award-winning, New York Times reporter, Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal reveals the dangerous, expensive, and dysfunctional American health care system, and tells us exactly what we can do to solve its myriad problems. This session will be followed by a book signing in the Exhibit Hall. MODERATOR Judy Mohr Peterson, PhD, Med-QUEST Division Administrator, Hawaii Department of Human Services; President, NAMD SPEAKER • Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-In-Chief, Kaiser Health News
Medicaid’s Role in Supporting Community Engagement and Economic Mobility
Wednesday, November 8
An American Sickness: How U.S. Health Care Became Big Business
Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal
The 6|18 Initiative: Accelerating Evidence into Action