Strategic Solutions Network is pleased to announce our 15th Annual "Medicaid Innovations Summit",
to be held February 5-6, 2024, at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carilion Park, in St. Petersburg, FL! The
end of continuous enrollment has brought many changes to Medicaid. This program will start your
year off with key strategies to help you chart a course for excellence in 2024 and beyond!
The 2024 program promises to go beyond policy to explore the specific strategies that leading
Medicaid organizations are leveraging to meet members where they are, addressing coverage
barriers and care gaps, especially among the continuous enrollment population and the most
vulnerable. This forward-thinking event will focus on these key areas:
Refining the unwinding process and establishing a sustainable redetermination process for
Advancing health equity and cultural responsiveness to reduce disparities among historically
Addressing SDoH through HRSN screening, targeted offerings and strategic partnerships
Enhancing care delivery and coordination through both in person and virtual means
Leveraging data and technology to advance Whole Person Care efforts
Improving network adequacy to increase access for underserved consumers
This industry-leading annual event offers a unique combination of case study presentations from
Medicaid managed care plans and state government agencies, interactive panel discussions
featuring a variety of perspectives on topics critical to Medicaid professionals, and insights from
industry experts. Past events have gathered 250+ professionals from Medicaid health plans, state
agencies, and industry organizations. Also, you'll have the opportunity to visit up to 25 select key
solution providers offering a variety of products and services we deem critical for success in the
If you are interested in being considered as a presenter for next year's event, please contact Pamela
Masselli at [email protected]. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Aron
Barkan at [email protected]. Space is extremely limited, so please connect with us
2024 ALL-STAR SPEAKERS
State of Nebraska
Kevin Bagley, DHA, MBA, FACHE
Former Medicaid Director
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Program Manager, Bureau of Long Term Care
KY Health Information Exchange
Deputy Executive Director, Office of Health Data and Analytics
Pronchorus Advising LLC
Daniel B. Bruzzini, MD, MBA, CPE
Senior Sales Executive of National Payer Segment
National Vice President, Government and Healthcare Partnerships
Health Care Service Corporation
Executive Director, Quality Improvement and Health Equity
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Care Network
Rachel Dawkins, MD FAAP
North Carolina Medicaid
Shannon Dowler, MD, FAAFP, CPE
Chief Medical Officer
Washington State Health Care Authority
Glory Dole, BSN, MA, RN
Section Manager, Medicaid Contracts and Compliance, Medicaid Programs Division
HealthCare Dynamics International
Health Plan of San Mateo
Chris Esguerra, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Founder and Practice Lead, Client Solutions
Department of Health and Welfare
Bureau Chief, Bureau of Long Term Care State of Idaho
Dawn Godbolt, PhD
Director of Health Equity
Senior Solution Engineer
Eric Hazzard, PhD
Senior Director of Business Development
Nikki Hungate, MS, MHA
Government Programs Industry Leader
RRD Healthcare Solutions
Director of Solutions Development
Executive Sales Consultant
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Deputy Director of Health and State Medicaid Director
Genesee Health Plan
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
Alketa Mezini, MD, MBA
Director of Operations and Strategy, Primary Care
Happiest Baby, Inc.
Colleen A. Kraft, MD, MBA, FAAP
Interim Vice President of Medical Affairs
Sentara Health Plans
Traci A. Massie, PMP, MBA, CCHW
Senior Director, Outreach, Market Development and SDOH
"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."
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
"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
"Love this format! So much great information is provided on many relevant topics. It holds your attention. Very well done!"
Sharon Ryan, Dasher Services, Inc.
"Great event! Presentations on point and on time. Left with several nuggets of improvements to try"
"The conference is a great place to network with various states, vendors, and MCO's."