National Conferences on Medicare, Medicaid & Duals

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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

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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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October 14
3:00 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

Empowering Health Plans Through Integrated Solutions

Presented by Visiant-Tessellate

Home Is Where the Cost-Savings Are – Adding Non-Skilled Care Benefits to Your Medicare Advantage Plan

Presented by Team Select Home Care

How Machine Learning for Precision Delivery Improves Post-Acute Care Management and Outcomes

Presented by Health[at]Scale

Leveraging Innovation to Detect and Mitigate Peripheral Artery Disease

Presented by Matrix Medical Network

A New Perspective on Health Care Costs in Retirement: What Consumers Need to Know

Presented by Nationwide

Unique Strategies for Improving the Member Experience While Reducing Costs

Presented by Express Scripts

Winning in Medicare Advantage: Strategies for Success in the Future

Presented by Deloitte
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Welcome and Opening Session
The Critical Role of Medicare Advantage and Part D
9:00 am - 9:30 am
General Session
Innovations in Medicare Advantage
9:30 am - 10:20 am
General Session
What’s Next for Medicare Part D?
10:20 am - 10:45 am
Break
10:45 am - 11:30 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

Compliance/Policy

The Importance of CMS PBP Process and ANOC-EOC Automation for Health Plans

Presented by NTT DATA
11:40 am - 12:25 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Compliance/Policy

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

Care Management

Helping Providers Succeed on Their Journey Towards Value-Based Care Through Tailored Provider Engagement

Presented by Optum
Technologies & Business Solutions

Optimizing Outcomes for the Overlooked Super-Utilizers: Why We Should be Talking about Chronic Wounds

Presented by Healogics
Technologies & Business Solutions

Payers and Providers – How to Create a Win-Win with Critical Data

Presented by HealthEdge
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
General Luncheon Session
Rising Drug Prices: Where Do We Go from Here?
1:35 pm - 2:20 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Compliance/Policy

MA and Part D Marketing Rules: Key Changes for 2019

Care Management

Strategies for Promoting Safe, Effective Care

Operations

The Double Win – Driving Provider Payment Transparency and Simplicity While Achieving Cost Savings

Presented by Accenture
Technologies & Business Solutions

Megatrends in the Medicare Market

Presented by Connecture
2:20 pm - 2:40 pm
Dessert Break
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm
General Session
Reducing the Scope of the Opioid Epidemic: New Strategies and Considerations
3:10 pm - 4:00 pm
General Session
Beneficiary Experiences and Choices: Improving Medicare Plan Finder
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
General Session
Implications of the Midterm Elections Including Medicare for All
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Networking Reception
October 16
7:00 am - 6:15 pm
Registration and Information Desk Open
7:45 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast Briefings

Bringing Back House Calls to Achieve Quadruple Aim

Presented by Landmark Health

Heath Care Compliance and Quality Landscape

Presented by MedHOK

Learnings from the First Six Months of a Post-Acute Care Program

Presented by CareCentrix

Join the Momentum: CMS Changes Expand Opportunities to Improve Care for Seriously Ill Beneficiaries

Presented by Turn-Key Health

Machine Learning: How It Actually Works and Why it Can Improve Care Delivery

Presented by Apixio

Policy Changes and Innovation in Caring for Members with Chronic Conditions

Presented by Mom’s Meals NourishCare

Reducing Administrative Costs for Enrollment and Claims Processing

Presented by Oracle

The Shifting Landscape for Alzheimer’s Disease in the Medicare and Medicaid Populations

Presented by Biogen
9:00 am - 9:30 am
General Session
The Future of Medicare: View from CMS
9:30 am - 10:00 am
General Session
The Future of Medicare Advantage: A Plan Perspective
10:00 am - 10:50 am
General Session
Improving the Star Ratings Program to Accurately Reflect Plan Quality and Performance
10:50 am - 11:05 am
Break
11:10 am - 11:55 am
Concurrent Sessions
Compliance/Policy

Recent MA Payment Legal Developments

Care Management

Harnessing the Power of Contemporary Technology to Make Payments a Successful Venture

Presented by Burgess
Technologies & Business Solutions

Leverage CX Technology to Boost Member Engagement and Increase MA Star Ratings

Presented by Zipari
Operations

Leveraging Data-Driven Insights to Drive Value within High-Cost, High-Need Populations

Presented by Inovalon
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Closing Session
Innovations that Ensure Value and Improve Outcomes for Medicare Beneficiaries: The Role of Medicare
12:30 pm - 12:30 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 - 3:15 pm
General Session
The Outlook for Integration Post-Bipartisan Budget Act
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 - 5:15 pm
General Session
Evolving Strategies for Serving Dually Eligible Individuals: Perspectives from the States
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Closing Session
The Importance of Integration: Tackling Higher Needs and Higher Costs
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

Advancing a Clinical Data Strategy: Moving from Thought to Action

Presented by InterSystems

Examining the Role of Unmet Basic Needs on Health Behaviors in Low-Income and Diabetic Populations

Presented by Envolve

Paradigm Shift: Member Communications as a Strategic Tool

Presented by HealthCrowd
Technologies & Business Solutions

The PBM Industry Redefined: Exploring the Intersection of Enterprise Platform-Driven Smart Process Automation and Healthcare

Presented by RxAdvance

The Power of Engagement to Drive Plan Performance in Today’s Health Care Market

Presented by NovuHealth

Using Technology-Enabled Solutions and Value-Based Strategies to Make Medicaid Budget Dollars Go Further

Presented by SKYGEN USA
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Welcome and Opening Session
The Importance of Medicaid
9:00 am - 9:30 am
General Session
Preserving Medicaid for Future Generations
9:30 am - 10:15 am
General Session
Medicaid by the Numbers
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 am - 11:15 am
General Session
Current Issues in HCBS
11:25 am - 12:10 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Care Management

Emerging Trends: Correctional Health and Transition to Medicaid

Policy

Medicaid Rx 101

Technologies & Business Solutions

Building Powerful Digital Health Interventions for Members

Presented by The EX Program
Operations

Social Determinants of Health: Positioning for Advantage

Presented by Optum
12:20 pm - 1:05 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Operations

Deconstructing Medicaid Buy-In

Policy

Reframing Advocacy in an Ever-Changing Health Care Environment

Technologies & Business Solutions

Revolutionizing How Patients Move with Rideshare

Presented by Lyft
Care Management

Technology and the Future of Medicaid Managed Care

Presented by GreatCall
1:05 pm - 1:50 pm
General Luncheon Session
Managed Care Priorities for Medicaid: View from the Administration
1:55 pm - 2:40 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Policy

Trends in Medicaid Procurements and RFPs

Care Management

Managing Medicaid Maternal Health Beyond the Four Walls of Care Delivery

Presented by Wellframe
Technologies & Business Solutions

Navigating Value-Based Purchasing with Providers

Presented by 3M Health Information Systems
Technologies & Business Solutions

Right Data, Right Time: A 360-Degree View on Health and Wellness

Presented by HDMS
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 - 4:10 pm
General Session
Clinical and Regulatory Barriers to Tackling the Opioid Crisis
4:10 pm - 5:00 pm
General Session
Housing and Medicaid: Can Parallel Lines Converge?
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
General Session
Reading Between the Lines on Medicaid Policy Priorities: Implications for Plans
5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Networking Reception
October 18
7:15 am - 12:30 pm
Registration and Information Desk Open
7:45 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast Briefings

Impact Value-Based Payment: Essential Strategies for MCOs

Presented by DST Health Solutions

The Impact of Member Engagement on Risk Stratification and SDOH

Presented by HMS

Using Today’s Technology to Increase Efficiency, Accuracy, and Productivity

Presented by Paperless Productivity, Inc.
9:00 am - 9:30 am
General Session
A Governor’s Perspective On Medicaid Policy Priorities in the States
9:30 am - 10:15 am
General Session
Medicaid Transformation in the States
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Break
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Concurrent Sessions
Policy

Current and Emerging Medicaid Legal Issues

Care Management

The Fantastic Four: Health Plan Innovations in Managed LTSS

Operations

Driving Quality in Medicaid Through Pharmacy Benefits

Presented by Express Scripts
Technologies & Business Solutions

Preparing Providers for Managed Medicaid: Insights from North Carolina

Presented by VirtualHealth
11:20 am - 11:50 am
General Session
Medicaid Transformation Project
11:50 am - 12:35 pm
General Session
The Politics of Medicaid and the Midterms
12:35 pm - 12:35 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.


Book Your Hotel Room Today

Limited rooms are available at the J.W. Marriott Washington, DC, for the 2018 National Conferences on Medicare, Medicaid & Duals.  All rooms are first-come, first-served and subject to availability. To book online, you must register for the conference and the hotel link will be provided.  You may also check with Marriott Reservations at 800.393.2503 directly for availability.

If you cannot book at the J.W. Marriott, the following hotels may have availability.

*Note: AHIP does not have contracted rates with the following hotels:

W Hotel Washington, DC
515 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC
202.661.2400
Marriott reservations at 800.393.2503
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/waswh-w-washington-dc/

Washington Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th Street, NW
Washington, DC
2021.737.2200
Marriott reservations at 800.393.2503
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasmc-washington-marriott-at-metro-center/

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC
202.582.1234
https://washingtondc.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

Capital Hilton
1001 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC
202.393.1000
http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/district-of-columbia/capital-hilton-DCASHHH/index.html

Sofitel Washington DC
Lafayette Square
806 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC
http://www.sofitel-washington-dc.com/en


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

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.

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