8th Annual Medicaid Managed Care Leadership Summit

Apr 19, 2023 ‐ Apr 20, 2023


Welcome Remarks and Keynote Presentation

Apr 19, 2023 10:00am ‐ Apr 19, 2023 11:00am

Identification: WED001

Welcome and Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 

Apr 19, 2023 10:15am ‐ Apr 19, 2023 10:15am

Identification: WED01

  • Kelly Shearin, Director, Member Experience and Strategic Partnerships, AmeriGroup Tennessee

Keynote Panel Discussion: Winding Down the COVID Public Health Emergency

Apr 19, 2023 10:15am ‐ Apr 19, 2023 11:00am

Identification: WED02

  • Examine how states and Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) are handling redeterminations as the PHE winds down
  • Understand the financial and operational impacts of the end of the PHE
  • Get tips for effectively communicating with Medicaid members and others about redeterminations and more


Maternal and Infant Health Strategies to Improve Outcomes 

Apr 19, 2023 11:10am ‐ Apr 19, 2023 11:55am

Identification: WED03

  • Get an overview of efforts to provide extended post-partum care to new mothers who are Medicaid recipients
  • Explore prenatal programs aimed at ensuring healthy births and lowering morbidity and mortality rates for both infants and mothers
  • Learn about Ohio’s Healthy Beginnings at Home pilot project, which helps pregnant women secure stable housing to improve outcomes for infants and mothers


Case Studies in Value-Based Contracting: Seeking to Lower Costs and Increase Quality 

Apr 19, 2023 12:05pm ‐ Apr 19, 2023 12:50pm

Identification: WED04

  • Hear from Medicaid MCOs and health care providers about their real-life experiences with value-based contracting
  • Learn best practices for designing successful value-based contracts between MCOs and providers
  • Find out about arrangements that work well for both payers and providers

  • Dr. Eliza Ng, Chief Medical Officer, Coalition of Asian-American Independent Practice Association (CAIPA)
  • Jordan Vidor, Vice President, East Region Provider Network , Elevance Health 

Removing Barriers to Care by Meeting Medicaid Patients Where They Are 

Apr 19, 2023 1:30pm ‐ Apr 19, 2023 2:15pm

Identification: WED05

  • Discover how mobile clinics are bringing care to patients
  • Explore the use of community health workers to connect Medicaid recipients to the services they need
  • Learn how to leverage a multi-pronged approach for engaging with members
  • Gain insights into bridging health literacy gaps for patients

  • Kelly Shearin, Director, Member Experience and Strategic Partnerships, AmeriGroup Tennessee
  • Karla Kosel, Director, Partner Relations, Government Markets, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Sally Kim, Director of Health Plan Research, Advisory Board

Adoption of MLTSS and Medicaid/Medicare Integration to Streamline and Improve Care  

Apr 19, 2023 2:25pm ‐ Apr 19, 2023 3:10pm

Identification: WED06

  • Get an update on state adoption of managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) and how it is working
  • Explore lessons learned from a health plan that participates in MLTSS
  • Learn about progress in the area of Medicaid/Medicare integration for dually eligible individuals

  • Joe Twardy, Chief Transformation Officer, EVP Health Plans, Nascentia Health
  • Christina Wu, Vice President of Policy & Research, National MLTSS Health Plan Association 

Better Together: Collaborating with Community-Based Organizations to Advance Health Equity 

Apr 19, 2023 3:20pm ‐ Apr 19, 2023 4:05pm

Identification: WED07

  • Discover how MCOs and providers are collaborating with networks of community-based organizations, called community care hubs, to address health-related social needs
  • Get examples of how Medicaid 1115 waivers and other funding sources are financing the work of community care hubs
  • Learn about one community care hub’s experience successfully collaborating with health care payers and providers

  • Kelly Cronin, Deputy Administrator, Innovation and Partnership, HHS Administration on Community Living
  • June Simmons, CEO, Co-Chair, Partners in Care Foundation, Partnership to Align Social Care
  • Kristen Scholl, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Healthy Alliance 

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Means More Money for Medicaid in Legal Cases & Closing Remarks

Apr 19, 2023 4:15pm ‐ Apr 19, 2023 5:10pm

Identification: WED008

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Means More Money for Medicaid in Legal Cases 

Apr 19, 2023 4:15pm ‐ Apr 19, 2023 5:00pm

Identification: WED08

  • Get an overview of a June 2022 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Medicaid liens in legal cases
  • Find out what the ruling means for Medicaid MCOs
  • Get tips on how to recover Medicaid payments for patients that receive money resulting from a lawsuit