CSG Hosts Medicaid Leadership Academy, Sept. 2018

For three days in September 2018, state legislative leaders in the health arena will meet at the CSG Medicaid Leadership Academy to hear from federal government representatives and officials from health policy organizations and state Medicaid programs about innovative programs in states that are improving health outcomes and reducing health care costs.

Presentation topics will include dementia-competent care in Virginia, a telehealth diabetes monitoring program in Mississippi, a proposal in Oklahoma to move to value-based prescription drug purchasing and a Medicaid managed care organization’s work to address social determinants of health in Pennsylvania. The full agenda is here and the speaker bios are here

Thirty-two legislators from 24 states and the District of Columbia and Northern Mariana Islands, were selected to participate. The listing of meeting attendees is here and a sponsor recognition page is available here

Other meeting materials include:

Presentation materials (in the order of the speakers):

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018

Maggie Mick, The Council of State Governments, click here

Robin Rudowitz, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, click here.  Click for The Effects of The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Findings from a Literature Review, March 2018.

Stacey Mazer, Natonal Association of State Budget Officers, click here. Click for State Budgeting and Lessons Learned from the Economic Downturn. 

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018

Kristal Vardaman, Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), click here

Carter Harrison and Jason Rachel, click here and here for handout materials

Megan Moreton, Center for Telehealth, University of Mississippi Medical Center, click here and here for handout materials

Blake Fulenwider, Medicaid chief, Georgia Department of Community Health, click here

Robin Rudowitz, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, click here