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May 23
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8:00am - 8:55am 55 mins
Registration and Morning Coffee
8:55am - 9:00am 5 mins
Chairperson's Opening Remarks
  • John Lovelace - President Government Programs, UPMC Health Plan
9:00am - 10:30am 90 mins
Interactive Session Feedback, CMS Proposed Rule: Optimizing State Quality Rating Systems for Medicaid Managed Care
  • Speaker Karen Matsuoka, Ph.D. - Chief Quality Officer Director, Division of Quality and Health Outcomes, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Pursuant to the requirements of the May 2016 Managed Care Final Rule (CMS-2390-F), the first significant regulatory update for managed care in over a decade, in this session CMS will be offering opportunity for comment from states and other stakeholders to identify performance measures and a methodology for a Medicaid (and CHIP) managed care quality rating system that is built around transparency; alignment of systems of care; and consumer and stakeholder engagement.

Attendees to this session will:

  • Hear an Introduction and Overview of Managed Care Quality Rating Systems by CMS Chief Quality Officer & Director, Division of Quality and Health Outcomes CMS
  • Understand the purpose of the Interactive Design Session- Focus on Medicaid and CHIP Quality Rating System Opportunities
  • Take part in a Kaizen-like interactive design session with QRS scenarios
  • Visit each 4-5 easel stations to react, provide comments, questions, and recommendations on each scenario presented to a team of CMS Facilitators
10:30am - 11:00am 30 mins
Morning Networking Break
11:00am - 11:45am 45 mins
Keynote Panel Discussion: Medicaid Long Term Services and Supports, Creating Quality Measures and an Integrated Model for Long Term Care
  • Moderator Claudia Schlosberg - Medicaid Director , District of Columbia Department of Health Care Finance
  • Panelist G. Lawrence Atkins - Executive Director, MLTSS Association

*Other panelists to be added

12:30pm - 12:35pm 5 mins
Conference Concludes