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The Fifth Annual Medicaid Innovations Forum will offer a unique blend of forward-thinking perspectives including case studies and examples of true innovation from Medicaid managed care plans and state government agencies focusing on the 7 key strategic and operational impact areas that will determine the success of Medicaid programs:


  1. Enrolling and Serving the New Medicaid Population Created by the ACA
  2. Innovative Plan Choices and Design for Health Insurance Exchanges
  3. Program Integrity
  4. Effectively Serving the Chronically Ill
  5. Successful operation of ACOs and Patient Centered Medical Homes
  6. Reducing ER Visits and Readmissions
  7. Minimizing Fraud, Waste and Abuse

SPECIAL FULL DAY FOCUS ON DUAL ELIGIBLES!

In recognition of the growing importance of the dual eligible population, and the unique challenges and opportunities presented by this group, the conference offers a value-added day dedicated to Dual Eligibles. Add this intensive day to your conference experience to gain tools and strategies for innovating integrated care delivery to improve health outcomes and manage costs.

This event highlights:

  • 11 Case Studies from State Government Agencies including Colorado, Oregon, Rhode Island, Ohio, Minnesota, Vermont, South Carolina, Iowa, Delaware, Arizona and Virginia
  • First-hand presentations from Medicaid health plans including Molina Health Plan of Ohio, AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, BlueCareTennesee, Wellpoint, Sunrise Health Plan, Colorado Access, and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield.
  • Carefully crafted panel discussions on Medicaid’s most timely issues, featuring perspectives from Priority Health, Health Care Service Corporation, Genesee Health Plan, Department of Health Care Policy and Finance, Centene, and Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care
  • Expert presentations that will give you unprecedented insight into proven strategies that will yield transformative results

In the past 5 years, the Medicaid Innovations Forum has convened over 1200+ key decision makers who have been unanimous in their praise for the valuable insights that have enabled them to gain a competitive advantage in delivering Medicaid excellence.


"This conference never fails to deliver a compelling agenda with thought provoking sessions that highlight the importance of data and analytics in the Medicaid space, and particularly for driving program and payment integrity."
– Steve Erd, Director of Strategic Alliances, LexisNexis

"Great networking discussions. Mostly the speakers stayed around, which was wonderful. I really like the single sessions—no conflicts!"
— Melissa Moorehead, Senior Policy Analyst,
Michigan Public Health Institute

"Topics were in alignment with current trends and changes in the healthcare industry, especially Medicaid managed care."
— Lisa Truitt, Associate Director, Managed Care,
Department of Healthcare Finance

"A wide spectrum of issues and approaches.
Great selection of speakers."

— Michael Shepherd, Research Project Manager, Xerox Corporation

"Great opportunities to network with other states and
share experiences."

— Marceil Case, ACC Program Manager,
Colorado Health Care Policy and Financing

"Attendees can really network and engage in exchanging ideas and methodology. What a great opportunity!"
— Felecia Stovall, Project Manager, Department of Healthcare Finance

"Chock full of insightful and relevant content with truly valuable networking opportunities"
— Natasha Zimmerman, Director of Operations for Dual
Eligibility Outreach, Human Arc

"Great conference. Speakers share real world experiences about practical initiatives to transform Medicaid."
– Joe Miller, Director, AmeriHealth Mercy

"This was an excellent conference and I am looking forward to attending next year!"
– Felecia Stovall, Project Manager, D.C Department of Healthcare Finance

"Extremely timely topics! Info was relevant to my work at Priority Health."
– Sheila Putnam, Director of Care Management, Priority Health

"Medicaid Innovations was one of the best managed conferences I have attended. The presentations, conference facility, and supports were amazing. Definitely worth the trip!"
– Marceil Case, Manager, ACC Program, Colorado Medicaid

"Well thought out subject matter and good presenters. Lots of information and practical examples of innovation."
– Mark Santiago, Senior Vice President, Hudson Health Plan


Our LinkedIn community, Medicaid Innovations, has over 2700 members and is a fantastic networking tool. Our goal is to create a comprehensive community beyond our live event so that those in the industry can stay connected year round.

 
Topics to be Addressed in 2014 include:

  • Evaluating the massive implementation of Health Insurance Exchanges (HIX) thus far and determining next steps for achieving/maintaining success
  • Managing the ongoing challenge of coverage expansion
  • Developing targeted strategies for engaging, educating and retaining the dual eligible population
  • Understanding the emerging Medicaid populations in managed care and determining how to best reach and serve them
  • Developing quality of care initiatives that reduce ER visits and preventable readmissions
  • Collaborating with multiple stakeholders to advance ACO models and drive improvements in quality, delivery and payment reform
  • Merging managed care compliance with quality improvement initiatives
  • Coordinating between state Medicaid plans and health information exchange (HIE) efforts for optimal results
  • Managing the continuing state budget challenge and its impact on Medicaid
  • Leveraging data to manage patient care
  • Balancing ease of enrollment with fraud prevention

 

2014 Speakers
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Executive Director
for Medicaid
Colorado Access
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Executive Vice
President and
Chief Medical Officer
MedSolutions
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Quality and Clinical
Services Director
Oregon Health Authority
Division of Medical Assistance Programs
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Principal
KPMG US LLP
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Director, Arizona
Health Care Cost
Containment System
State of Arizona
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Accountable Care Collaborative
Program Manager, Department of
Health Care Policy & Financing
Colorado Department of Health Care
Medicare Market Innovations
Chief of Health Services
Research & Program
Development
Ohio Department
of Medicaid
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Director, Provider &
Member Relations
Department of Vermont
Health Access
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Vice President
Health Care Services
Molina Health
Plan of Ohio
Medicaid Innovations Forum
President
MariChris, LLC
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Vice President,
Business Development
APS Healthcare
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Director of Operations
Mostly Medicaid
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Vice President,
Enterprise Medicaid
Health Care Service
Corporation
Medicare Market Innovations
Vice President
Government Programs
EmblemHealth
Medicaid Innovations Forum
National VP for
Government Programs
HealthCare Partners
Medicaid Innovations Forum
National Director
Government Healthcare
LexisNexis
Medicaid Innovations Forum
National Director
Deputy Director of Medical Services
South Carolina Department
of Health and Human Services
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Linda Hamacher, President &
CEO, Genesee Health Plan of Michigan
                  Senior Consultant, Health
                  Management Associates
Medicaid Innovations Forum
President & Chief
Executive Officer
Arkansas Foundation
for Medical Care
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Senior Program Officer
Robert Wood Johnson
Foundation
Medicare Market Innovations
Senior Manager
State Health Practice
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Medicaid Government
Business Division
Vice President
Wellpoint
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Advisor to Domestic &
International Health
Organizations
Former Senior Vice
President of UnitedHealth Group
Medicare Market Innovations
Immediate Past President
AARP Arizona
Medicaid Innovations Forum
President and CEO
Health Data Vision
Medicaid Innovations Forum
CEO
Optimetra
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Assistant Commissioner
of Health Care
Minnesota Department
of Human Services
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Vice President, Corporate
Medical Management
AMERIHEALTH CARITAS
FAMILY OF COMPANIES
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Vice President,
Development and Marketing
Genesee Health Plan
Medicaid Innovations Forum
CIO
XeoHealth
Medicaid Innovations Forum
National Lead Partner,
State and Local Risk
Advisory Practice
KPMG
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Assistant Commissioner
HCA
Minnesota Department of
Human Services
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Director, Medicaid Services
ClearStone Solutions
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Vice President
Business Development
OutcomesMTM
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Director, Policy and Innovation
State of Rhode Island

Executive Office of Health and
Human Services
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Managing Director
Strategic Health Group LLC
Medicaid Innovations Forum
COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA,
Medical Director,
National Medical Policy
and Operations , AETNA
Medicaid Innovations Forum
President and CEO
BlueCare Tennessee
Medicare Market Innovations
President
Health Policy Matters
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Director of Care
Management, Medicaid
Priority Health
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Program Integrity Director
Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Former Vice President
Health Services
CareSource
Medicaid Innovations Forum
CEO
Agile Health, Inc.
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Senior Vice President
Health Services
Sunshine Health
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Executive Vice President,
Business Development
Human Arc
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Clinical Pharmacist
Health Partners Plans
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Director of Compliance
Cody Consulting
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Associate Director
Division of Managed Care
Department of
Healthcare Finance
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Senior Vice President
Health Services
CareSource
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Director, Division
of Integrated Care
and Behavioral Services
Virginia Department
of Medical Assistance Services
Medicaid Innovations Forum
Director of Operations
for Dual Eligibility Outreach
Human Arc
 
 
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