2018 HMA Conference Presentations

2018 HMA Conference Presentations

Pre-Conference Sessions

Medicaid 101: A Guided Tour with the HMA Experts

Monday, October 1, 2018

Keynote Address – “Medicaid in an Era of Community Engagement and Shared Responsibility”

Michael Leavitt, General Partner of Leavitt Partners, former governor of Utah, and former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

State Medicaid Director Keynote Q&A Session – “How States Are Fostering Community Engagement and Innovation in Medicaid”

Justin Senior, Secretary, Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
Stephanie Muth, Associate Commissioner, Medicaid/CHIP Medical and Social Services Division, Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Allison Taylor, Director of Medicaid, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
Matt Wimmer, Administrator, Division of Medicaid, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Medicaid Managed Care Keynote Q&A Session – “The Next Wave: How Medicaid Plans are Positioning Themselves for Success”

Jack Stephenson, President and Chief Executive of Empire BCBS HealthPlus
John Baackes, Chief Executive of L.A. Care Health Plan
Janet Grant, Head, Aetna Medicaid, Great Plains Region
Catherine Anderson, Senior Vice President, Policy and Strategy, UnitedHealth Community and State

Breakout Session – “Medicare-Medicaid Integration: Emerging Models and Opportunities”

Bernadette Di Re, Chief Executive, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Massachusetts
Peter Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President, Policy and Strategy, National PACE Association
Michael Monson, Senior Vice President, Medicaid and Complex Care, Centene Corp.
Cheryl Phillips, MD, President, Chief Executive, SNP Alliance, Inc.

Breakout Session – “Behavioral Health: How Value-Based Contracting Is Driving Payer-Provider Partnerships”

Ann Sullivan, Commissioner, New York State Office of Mental Health
Lou Dierking, Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health Payer Channel Lead, Optum
David Guth, Chief Executive, Centerstone America
Jim Spink, Former President, Mid-Atlantic Region, Beacon Health Options

Breakout Session – “Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Emerging Payer-Provider Partnerships”

Kathye Gorosh, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC)
Karin VanZant, Vice President, Executive Director, Life Services, CareSource
James Kiamos, Chief Executive, CountyCare Health Plan, Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Cheryl Lulias, President, Medical Home Network and Chief Executive, MHN ACO

Breakout Session – “How Health Plans and Providers Are Joining Forces to Improve Patient Care”

Edward Fishman, Managing Director, Cain Brothers
Brent Layton, Executive Vice President, Chief Business Development Officer, Centene Corp.
Pete November, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Ochsner Health System
James Schroeder, Vice President, Safety Net Transformation, Kaiser Permanente
Ed Stellon, Executive Director, Heartland Alliance Health

Breakout Session – “Beyond the Basics: The Future in Medicaid Pharmacy Management and Pharmaceutical Care”

Paul Jeffery, Director of Pharmacy for MassHealth
John Stancil, Director of Pharmacy, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Scott Streator, Managing Principal, Government Program Services, MedImpact
Jim Gartner, VP Pharmacy and Retail Strategy, CareSource
Krista Ward, Senior Director, Medicaid, Express Scripts
Andrew Fox, Director, Healthcare Segment Development, Walgreens

Breakout Session – “Best Practices in Medicaid IT and Business Process Transformation”

Luis Sylvester, Executive Account Manager, U.S. Virgin Islands, Molina Medicaid Solutions
Jared Linder, CIO, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
Jennifer Harp, Deputy Executive Director, Office of Administrative and Technology Services, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Garfield Collins, Chief Operating Officer, NextLevel Health

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Keynote Address – “What’s Next for Integrated Care: A Status Report and Forecast”

John Jay Shannon, M.D., Chief Executive of Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS)

Integrated Care for High-Cost Populations Keynote Session – “Managing Chronically Ill Medicaid Patients – Emerging Payer-Provider Models”

Susan Mende, Senior Program Manager with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Leanne Berge, Chief Executive, Community Health Plan of Washington
Rebecca Kavoussi, President, West Landmark Health
Preston Cody, Division Director, Medicaid Program Operations & Integrity, Washington State Health Care Authority

Keynote Session – “The Role of Value-Based Payments in Fostering Delivery System Reform”

Mandy Cohen, M.D., Secretary, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Lisa Trumble, Senior Vice President of Accountable Care Performance, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA)
James Sinkoff, Deputy Executive Officer, HRHCare Community Health
Emily Stewart, Vice President of Policy, Planned Parenthood Federation of America