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2024 Medicare, Medicaid, Duals & Commercial Markets Forum

Dates:
Mar 12 - 14, 2024
Location:
Baltimore, MD

The 2024 Medicare, Medicaid, Duals & Commercial Markets Forum focuses on the most pressing policy priorities, emerging issues and regulatory updates for Medicare, Medicaid, Duals, and the commercial market.

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Sessions

8:00 am – 9:00 am
, Coffee

Key Ballroom Foyer

8:00 am – 3:00 pm
, Registration Desk Open

Key Ballroom South Foyer

8:45 am – 10:15 am
, General Session

  • 8:45 am – 9:15 am, Key Ballroom 1-8

    CMS Priorities for Medicaid

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    CMS’ Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services lead will review the status of the Medicaid program, the Administration’s priorities for Medicaid in the coming year, and the likely evolution of initiatives that Medicaid programs and Medicaid plans will face together.

  • 9:15 am – 9:45 am, Key Ballroom 1-8

    CMS Priorities for Dual Eligibles

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    In this session, the Director of the CMS Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office will discuss CMS initiatives and priorities including opportunities to advance integrated care through programs serving Medicare-Medicaid dual eligible enrollees.

  • 9:45 am – 10:15 am, Key Ballroom 1-8

    2024 Policy Priorities for Supporting Employer-Provided Coverage

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    Join this session with a senior official at the Department of Labor to gain insights into key initiatives aimed at enhancing and safeguarding employee benefits and promoting policies to improve affordability and strengthen employer-provided coverage.

10:15 am – 10:45 am
, Break

Concourse Foyer
Coffee Break

10:45 am – 11:30 am
, Concurrent Sessions

  • Concurrent Sessions Series 7

    • Medicare Advantage & Part D

      Current Legal Issues in MA & Part D

      Location
      Key Ballroom 11-12
      Speakers
      Details

      Legal experts will review the current landscape of legal issues affecting the policy and regulatory agenda for Medicare Advantage and Part D plans.

    • Medicaid Managed Care & Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligibles

      MMCO: New Developments for Dual Eligibles

      Location
      Johnson
      Speakers
      Details
      In this session, staff from the CMS Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office will review current and planned initiatives to improve integration of care and services for people who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, and the outlook for integrated care delivery models like dual eligible special needs plans (D-SNPs).
    • Commercial Market & Employer-Provided Coverage

      Surprise Billing: Update and Legal Issues

      Location
      Key Ballroom 9-10
      Speakers
      Details
      The No Surprises Act continues to protect millions of consumers each year, with health insurance provider networks growing despite a continued reliance on the law’s arbitration process by some health care providers. Speakers in this session will discuss lessons learned since the law was enacted, as well as the latest litigation, enforcement, and implementation challenges.
    • Advancing Health Equity

      Advancing Health Equity Through Housing

      Location
      Holiday 1
      Speakers
      Details

      Housing quality, availability, and stability greatly impact health, but many health care organizations are unsure of how best to promote health through housing interventions. This session will present best practice strategies and policy opportunities that health care organizations and health insurance providers can employ to advance health and health equity through housing.

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
, Networking Lunch

Key Ballroom 1-8 and Foyer
Networking Lunch with Dessert

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
, Concurrent Sessions

  • Concurrent Sessions Series 8

    • Medicare Advantage & Part D

      MA & Part D Marketing Rules: CMS Oversight & Expectations

      Location
      Key Ballroom 11-12
      Speakers
      Details

      In this session, speakers will provide insight on the new Medicare marketing rules and share best practices to protect Medicare enrollees from misleading or inappropriate marketing activities.

    • Medicaid Managed Care & Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligibles

      All Hands-on-Deck: Keeping People Covered Through Unwinding

      Location
      Key Ballroom 9-10
      Speakers
      Details
      This session will highlight the learnings, challenges and best practices of health insurance providers to ensure that Medicaid beneficiaries are not inappropriately disenrolled from coverage as normal eligibility determination operations have resumed. Learn about innovative work and broad stakeholder efforts to mitigate gaps in care through Medicaid unwinding.
    • Commercial Market & Employer-Provided Coverage

      Expanding Site Neutral Payment: Updates and Implications

      Location
      Holiday 1
      Speakers
      Details
      Join a discussion on how site neutral payments can help reduce costs for patients and increase value across the health care system. Hear from panelists on how site neutral payments have received bipartisan support in Congress and state legislatures and how a broad range of stakeholders support opportunities to drive affordability through site neutral payments.

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
, General Session

4:30 pm – 4:30 pm
, Conference Adjourns