posted by Cathryn Donaldson
on September 12, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Sept. 24, Seema Verma, the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), will deliver a keynote address at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) 2019 National Conference on Medicare. This event is part of AHIP’s annual conferences on Medicare, Medicaid, and Dual Eligibles which will be held in Washington, D.C. from Sept. 23-26.
During her presentation, Administrator Verma will discuss improving Medicare in 2020 and beyond, including the growing role of technology and patient engagement as the program enters its 55th year. She will outline the Administration’s priorities to expand patient choice, deliver more transparency to consumers, lower health care costs, and strengthen Medicare Advantage.
In addition to Administrator Verma, the three national conferences will feature a wide range of industry leaders and policymakers, including:
They will address important challenges and explore effective solutions such as:
Additionally, in anticipation of the National Medicaid Conference on Sept. 25-26, AHIP has developed several new Medicaid 101 Briefs offering insight into key programs such as the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS), and Medicaid Eligibility can be found here: http://www.ahip.org/wp-content/uploads/Medicaid_OnePager_2019.pdf
For the full agenda, list of speakers, and registration details for all three conferences, please visit the AHIP website here: https://www.ahip.org/events/mcmcduals/#tab=agenda&d=all
**If you are interested in a press pass for any or all of AHIP’s annual conferences on Medicare, Medicaid, and Dual Eligibles in Washington, D.C. please complete this press form here to register: https://ahip.formstack.com/forms/ahip_event_press_form