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National Conferences on Medicare, Medicaid & Duals

  • October 14 – 18, 2018
  • Washington, D.C.
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If It’s On Your Radar, It’s On Our Agenda

This fall, take a few days out of the office. Then take home exceptional insight that translates to your organization, your mission, and the communities you serve. You’ll meet experts from across the health care universe including leadership from health plans, government agencies, health care providers, academia, and other stakeholders. To help you plan your #AHIPMMD experience, see all the speakers, sessions, and topics on our agenda to-date.

National Conference on Medicare | October 14-16
National Conference on Duals | October 16

National Conference on Medicaid | October 17-18

Register for one, two, or all three. Save when you register for more than one conference. Save even more: Get the Early Registration Discounts when you register by September 13.

Topics that Matter

Dive into deep discussions about priorities, opportunities, and future directions for our nation’s government health care programs. Here are some of the topics we’ll discuss during the three conferences.

  • Reducing the Scope of the Opioid Epidemic: New Strategies and Considerations
  • Plan Innovations in Managed LTSS
  • Health Plan Solutions to Enhance Care Delivery for Dually Eligible Individuals
  • Trends in State Medicaid Waivers
  • Implications of the Midterm Election, Including Single-Payer Health Care
  • What’s Next for Medicare Part D?
  • Innovations in State Medicaid Waivers
  • Clinical and Regulatory Barriers to Tackling the Opioid Crisis
  • A Tale of Two Programs: How CMS is Helping Medicare and Medicaid Work Together
  • The Value of MA and Improving the Star Ratings Program to Accurately Reflect Plan Quality and Performance
  • The Politics of Medicaid
  • The Importance of Integration: Tackling Higher Needs and Higher Costs
  • Medicaid Rx 101
  • Rising Drug Costs: Where Do We Go From Here?
  • How Plans Use Risk Adjustment in Care Management
  • Evolving Benefits in Medicare Advantage: Value-Based and Supplemental Benefits
  • Future of Medicaid Drug Programs
  • New Integration Requirements for SNPs: Policy Implications and Considerations
  • Beneficiary Experiences and Choices: Improving Medicare Plan Finder
  • Current Issues in HCBS
  • MA and Part D Marketing Rules: Key Changes for 2019
  • Trends in Medicaid Procurements and RFPs
  • Evolving Strategies for Serving Dually Eligible Individuals: Perspectives from the States
  • Strategies for Addressing the Opioid Crisis, Including CARA Implementation: Insights and Perspectives
  • MA and Part D Program Audits: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
  • Reading Between the Lines on Medicaid Policy Priorities: Implications for Health Plans

See all the conference sessions and participating speakers here.

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AHIP’s State Issues Retreat
October 18-19

Peer-to-peer sharing, learning, and discussion about your organization’s most pressing issues. Right after the Medicare, Medicaid and Duals conferences.

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Registration Information

Sign up for one conference before Early Registration Discounts end on September 13, 2018 and save. Sign up for more than one conference and save even more!

Early Registration Ends: September 13, 2018

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Concurrent Session Programming

Choose a single topic area or two or enjoy a wider range of topics covered in four educational tracks.

Educational Tracks

  • Care Management
  • Compliance/Policy
  • Operations
  • Technologies and Business Solutions

Take a look at the sessions confirmed to date as you begin mapping out your conference(s) experience.

As more details become available, including session descriptions and speakers, you’ll find them on the conference agenda.

Concurrent Sessions and Breakfast Briefings

  • Current and Emerging Medicaid Legal Issues
  • Current Issues in HCBS
  • Deconstructing Medicaid Buy-In
  • Driving Quality in Medicaid Through Pharmacy Benefits
    Presented by Express Scripts
  • Emerging Trends: Correctional Health and Transition to Medicaid
  • Evolving Benefits in Medicare Advantage: Value-Based and Supplemental Benefits
  • Examining the Role of Unmet Basic Needs on Health Behaviors in Low-Income and Diabetic Populations
    Presented by Envolve
  • How Plans Use Risk Adjustment in Care Management
  • The Importance of CMS PBP Process and ANOC-EOC Automation for Health Plans
    Presented by NTT Data
  • Leverage CX Technology to Boost Member Engagement and Increase MA Star Ratings
    Presented by Zipari
  • MA and Part D Marketing Rules: Key Changes for 2019
  • MA and Part D Program Audits: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
  • Medicaid Rx 101
  • Megatrends in the Medicare Market
    Presented by Connecture
  • Optimizing Outcomes for the Overlooked Super-Utilizers: Why We Should be Talking about Chronic Wounds
    Presented by Healogics
  • Plan Innovations in Managed LTSS
  • Reducing Avoidable Admissions by Identifying Care Gaps for Medicaid Beneficiaries
    Presented by GreatCall, Inc.
  • Revolutionizing How Patients Move with Rideshare
    Presented by Lyft
  • Strategies for Addressing the Opioid Crisis Including CARA Implementation: Insights and Perspectives
  • Strategies for Promoting Safe, Effective Care
  • Supportive Housing and the Social Determinants of Health
  • Trends in Medicaid Procurements and RFPs
  • Unique Strategies for Improving the Member Experience While Reducing Costs
    Presented by Express Scripts
  • The Value of MA and Improving the Star Ratings Program to Accurately Reflect Plan Quality and Performance
October 14
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Registration and Information Desk Open
October 15
6:45 am - 5:45 pm
Registration and Information Desk Open
7:45 am - 7:45 am
National Conference on Medicare Begins
7:45 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast Briefings
8:45 am - 9:15 am
Welcome and Opening Session
The Future of Medicare
9:15 am - 9:30 am
General Session
The Critical Role of Medicare Advantage and Part D
9:30 am - 10:00 am
General Session
Innovations in Medicare Advantage
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Break
10:30 am - 11:20 am
Concurrent Sessions
Care Management

Evolving Benefits in Medicare Advantage: Value-Based and Supplemental Benefits

Operations

Strategies for Addressing the Opioid Crisis Including CARA Implementation: Insights and Perspectives

11:30 am - 12:20 am
Concurrent Sessions
Care Management

How Plans Use Risk Adjustment in Care Management

Compliance/Policy

MA and Part D Program Audits: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

12:20 pm - 1:30 pm
General Luncheon Session
Perspectives from the Hill on Part D and Drug Pricing Issues
1:45 pm - 2:35 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Care Management

Strategies for Promoting Safe, Effective Care

Compliance/Policy

MA and Part D Marketing Rules: Key Changes for 2019

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
General Luncheon Session
Reducing the Scope of the Opioid Epidemic: New Strategies and Considerations
3:15 pm - 3:35 pm
Break
3:35 pm - 4:35 pm
General Session
What’s Next for Medicare Part D?
4:35 pm - 5:30 pm
General Session
Implications of the Midterm Elections Including Single-Payer Health Care
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Networking Reception
October 16
7:15 am - 6:30 pm
Registration and Information Desk Open
7:45 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast Briefings
8:45 am - 9:30 am
General Session
Innovations that Ensure Value and Improve Outcomes for Medicare Beneficiaries: The Role of Medicare
9:30 am - 10:00 am
General Session
The Future of Medicare: A Plan Perspective
10:00 am - 10:45 am
General Session
Beneficiary Experiences and Choices: Improving Medicare Plan Finder
10:45 am - 11:10 am
Break
11:10 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Operations

The Value of MA and Improving the Star Ratings Program to Accurately Reflect Plan Quality and Performance

12:00 pm - 12:35 pm
Closing Session
Priorities and Future Directions for Transforming Medicare Advantage and Part D
12:35 pm - 12:35 pm
National Conference on Medicare Adjourns
1:45 pm - 1:45 pm
National Conference on Duals Begins
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Welcome and Opening Session
A Tale of Two Programs: How CMS is Helping Medicare and Medicaid Work Together
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
General Session
The Importance of Integration: Tackling Higher Needs and Higher Costs
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
General Session
Health Plan Solutions to Enhance Care Delivery for Dually Eligible Individuals
3:15 pm - 3:40 pm
Break
3:40 pm - 4:30 pm
General Session
New Integration Requirements for SNPs: Policy Implications and Considerations
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
General Session
Evolving Strategies for Serving Dually Eligible Individuals: Perspectives from the States
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Closing Session
The Outlook for Integration Post-Bipartisan Budget Act
6:15 pm - 6:15 pm
National Conference on Duals Adjourns
October 17
6:45 am - 5:45 pm
Registration and Information Desk Open
7:45 am - 7:45 am
National Conference on Medicaid Begins
7:45 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast Briefings
8:45 am - 9:30 am
Welcome and Opening Session
The Importance of Medicaid
9:30 am - 10:00 am
General Session
Medicaid by the Numbers
10:00 am - 10:30 am
General Session
Preserving Medicaid for Future Generations
10:30 am - 10:50 am
Break
10:50 am - 11:40 am
Concurrent Sessions
Care Management

Emerging Trends: Correctional Health and Transition to Medicaid

Policy

Medicaid Rx 101

11:50 am - 12:40 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Operations

Deconstructing Medicaid Buy-In

Policy

Housing and Medicaid: Can Parallel Lines Converge?

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
General Luncheon Session
The Politics of Medicaid and the Midterms
1:50 pm - 2:40 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Policy

Current Issues in HCBS

Operations

Trends in Medicaid Procurements and RFPs

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm
Dessert Break
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
General Session
Strategies to End the Opioid Epidemic: View from DOJ
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
General Session
Clinical and Regulatory Barriers to Tackling the Opioid Crisis
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
General Session
Medicaid Policy Priorities in 2019 and Beyond
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
General Session
Reading Between the Lines on Medicaid Policy Priorities: Implications for Plans
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Networking Reception
October 18
7:15 am - 12:45 pm
Registration and Information Desk Open
7:45 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast Briefings
9:00 am - 9:30 am
General Session
A Governor’s Perspective On Medicaid Policy Priorities in the States
9:30 am - 10:30 am
General Session
Medicaid Transformation in the States
10:30 am - 10:50 am
Break
10:50 am - 11:40 am
Concurrent Sessions
Policy

Current and Emerging Medicaid Legal Issues

Care Management

Plan Innovations in Managed LTSS

11:40 am - 12:15 pm
General Session
Preparing for A New Wave of Advocacy and Engagement
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Closing Session
Future of Medicaid Drug Programs
12:45 pm - 12:45 pm
National Conference on Medicaid Adjourns
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Will We See You in D.C.?

JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20004

Fall is a fabulous time to be in D.C.

Not too hot, not too cold. And always a comfortable setting to plan for your organization’s coming year in public programs. Conveniently located, AHIP’s National Conferences on Medicare, Medicaid & Duals is a great place to get down to business. So sign up for the conference and receive special hotel rates!

As an added bonus, nearby you’ll find plenty of walkable green spaces, D.C.-only attractions like the White House, Smithsonian Museums and the National Mall, and great restaurants for when you need to take a short break from it all.

We’ve negotiated special room rates to help stretch even the most limited travel budgets. Make your hotel reservations today!

Book Your Hotel Room Today

Reservation Deadline is Friday, September 14, 2018 or when the room block has sold out

To receive the AHIP-negotiated rate you must register for the National Conferences on Medicare, Medicaid & Duals before making your hotel reservation. Once your registration has been confirmed you will receive an email with details to make your room reservation using the online Passkey system. Reservation Deadline is Friday, September 14, 2018 or when the room block has sold out. (whichever comes first).

Other Important Hotel Information

The discounted AHIP group rate is $338.00 Single or Double, per night, plus 14.5% DC sales tax. Rooms at this rate are being held for arrival on Sunday, October 14, 2018 and departure on Thursday, October 18, 2018. Space is limited. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and the contracted rate is available to AHIP conference attendees only. This is a guideline and not a guarantee of availability.

Deposit and Cancellation

All room reservations must be accompanied by a first and last night’s deposit guaranteed with a major credit card. This deposit may be charged to the guest credit card any time after booking.

If a reservation is cancelled on or before Friday, September 21, 2018 the deposit will be refunded. If a reservation is canceled from twenty-one (21) days to fourteen (14) days prior to arrival the individual will forfeit the deposit of the first and last night’s stay. If a reservation is canceled on or after thirteen (13) days prior to arrival, the individual will be charged the entire length of stay.

Travel Information

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Area Airports

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Distance from Hotel: 5 miles

Drive Time: 20 minutes

Washington, DC/Dulles (IAD)

Distance from Hotel: 26 miles

Drive Time: 45 minutes

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

Distance from Hotel: 31 miles

Drive Time: Approximately 1 hour

To receive the AHIP-negotiated rate you must register for the National Conferences on Medicare, Medicaid & Duals before making your hotel reservation.

Includes 14.5% sales tax on room rates.

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