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The Seventh Annual Medicaid Innovations Forum, January 27-29, 2016, Orlando, promises to offer a unique combination of forward-thinking perspectives including first-hand case studies and examples of true innovation from both Medicaid managed care plans and state government agencies. This event, which gathers hundreds of representatives from states, health plans, and solution providers in one room year after year, goes beyond policy to explore the specific strategies these organizations are leveraging to improve quality of care, reduce costs, and position themselves for success in serving the rapidly expanding Medicaid population. Rich with panel discussions and case studies the program also features industry veterans and experts who will showcase solutions and opportunities for transformation critical to Medicaid professionals today. 

In the past seven years, SSN's Medicaid Innovations Forum has convened 1600+ key decision makers who have been unanimous in their praise for the valuable insights and actionable solutions that have enabled them to gain a competitive advantage in delivering Medicaid excellence. 

Our LinkedIn community, Medicaid Innovations, has over 4500 members and is a fantastic networking tool. Our goal is to create a comprehensive community beyond our live event so that those in the industry can stay connected year round.

Jeff Myers of MHPA will join us as event Chairperson for the 2016 event, and will share his insights into Medicaid key issues and trends in his opening address. Attendees will learn how:

  • United Healthcare developed targeted outreach and enrollment strategies designed to reach the new Medicaid consumer
  • The Department of Healthcare Finance expanded Medicaid prior to the ACA and how it correlates with the ACA
  • Texas Health and Human Services Commission integratedbehavioral and acute care health, bringing behavioral health into the care continuum and focusing on high utilizers
  • Family Care Health Plans merged innovative network contracting strategies with an integrated clinical services model
  • UCare and Southside Community Health Services, Inc. developed theHue-MAN Partnership Project to reduce health disparities
  • Tufts Health Plan developed an ACO model to improve quality and reduce costs
  • South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services developed a statewide centralized credentialing initiative to streamline processes and reduce costs
  • Passport Health Plan created consumer based program models inMedicaid managed care
  • Genesee Health Plan conducted health risk assessments for the expansion population to promote wellness and prevention
  • Colorado Department of Healthcare Financing engages the public in state plan coverage policy design
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island created its LTSS strategy, sharing lessons learned and successes to date
  • Monroe Plan for Medical Care implemented value based payments in Medicaid
  • Optima Health sustains a strong MCO in the face of reform
  • Minnesota Department of Human Services, Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services, CareSource, and Health Net explore the challenges and successes of Financial Alignment Demonstrations

Filled with specialized bootcamps designed specifically for Medicaid state agencies and health plans, case studies, timely and engaging panel discussions, and expert perspectives, this is an event not to be missed!

"Excellent speakers. C-Suite atttendees. Great networking opportunity and cutting edge information. Thank you for an excellent program."
— Deborah Pfeifle, Former CEO, Gould & Lamb

"Great conference, loved the diversity of topics and
networking opportunities"

— Meg Hall, Program Manager, Primary Care, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

"Excellent conference. Topics were all relevant."
— Sheila Wilson, BSN, RN, CCM, Director, Care Management
Medicaid, Priority Health

"This was a wonderful conference."
— Renee Cavallaro, Vice President, Administration, Project Transition

"This conference never fails to deliver a compelling agenda with thought provoking sessions that highlight the importance of data and analytics in the Medicaid space, and particularly for driving program and payment integrity."

– Steve Erd, Director of Strategic Alliances, LexisNexis

"Great networking discussions. Mostly the speakers stayed around, which was wonderful. I really like the single sessions—no conflicts!"
— Melissa Moorehead, Senior Policy Analyst,
Michigan Public Health Institute

"Topics were in alignment with current trends and changes in the healthcare industry, especially Medicaid managed care."
— Lisa Truitt, Associate Director, Managed Care,
Department of Healthcare Finance

"A wide spectrum of issues and approaches.
Great selection of speakers."

— Michael Shepherd, Research Project Manager, Xerox Corporation

"Great opportunities to network with other states and
share experiences."

— Marceil Case, ACC Program Manager,
Colorado Health Care Policy and Financing

"Attendees can really network and engage in exchanging ideas and methodology. What a great opportunity!"
— Felecia Stovall, Project Manager, Department of Healthcare Finance

"Chock full of insightful and relevant content with truly valuable networking opportunities"
— Natasha Zimmerman, Director of Operations for Dual
Eligibility Outreach, Human Arc

"Great conference. Speakers share real world experiences about practical initiatives to transform Medicaid."
– Joe Miller, Director, AmeriHealth Mercy

"Well thought out subject matter and good presenters. Lots of information and practical examples of innovation."
– Mark Santiago, Senior Vice President, Hudson Health Plan



Boca Raton, FL – January 14, 2016 – Strategic Solutions Network will provide an inside look into the nation's most effective case studies in Medicaid service and technology at its upcoming Medicaid Innovations 2016 conference...

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2016 Speakers

Who Should Attend:

From Health Plans and State Government Agencies:

  • CEO’s
  • Chief Medical Officers
  • Medical Directors
  • Medicaid Directors

Vice Presidents, Directors, and Managers from:

  • Medicaid
  • Government Programs
  • Clinical Services
  • Care Management
  • Community Relations
  • Mental/Behavioral Health
  • Business Development
  • Dual Eligible Management
  • Contract Management
  • Compliance
  • Program Integrity
  • MMIS
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