PRODUCTS

Meetings

Meetings, briefings, and workshops featured speakers from across the country, representing a wide variety of disciplines, experience, and viewpoints. Speakers included researchers, health care providers, community leaders, consumers, health care industry executives, purchasers, and policymakers. Materials from meetings, including most slide presentations, and publications are available for download, free of charge, through December 31, 2018.

Diagnostic Errors: A Threat to Health and Impediment to Health Reform
Forum Session — March 25, 2016
Managers: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant

When There's Harm in the Hospital: Can Transparency Replace "Deny and Defend"?
Forum Session — March 11, 2016
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

The Sticky Wicket of Projecting Physician Workforce Needs
Forum Session — March 4, 2016
Managers: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant

Medicaid Payment for Housing-Related Services: Building on Early Experiences
Forum Session — February 26, 2016
Manager: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP

Geriatric-Friendly Emergency Departments: Better Options for Patients and Providers?
Forum Session — February 19, 2016
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Strong Providers, Big Prices: A Look at Provider Market Power in Health Care
Forum Session — February 12, 2016
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Show Me the Data! What's at Stake in the SCOTUS Case on Claims from Self-Insured Health Plans?
Forum Session — February 5, 2016
Manager: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP

Accountable Care Organizations in Medicaid: Learning from Leading-Edge States
Forum Session — December 11, 2015
Manager: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP

Meaningful Use: The Right Path for Health IT?
Forum Session — December 4, 2015
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs): Lessons from the Medicare Shared Savings Program
Forum Session — November 13, 2015
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Aging in America: Current and Future Trends in Health, Income, Assets and Personal Health Care Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — November 6, 2015
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Coordinating Care for Beneficiaries Eligible for Both Medicare and Medicaid: An Update on the "Duals Demos"
Forum Session — October 30, 2015
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Graduate Medical Education: Proposals to Modify Medicare Financing
Forum Session — October 23, 2015
Managers: William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant & Sally Coberly, PhD

Addressing the Social Determinants of Health Through Housing and Community Development Policies
Forum Session — October 16, 2015
Manager: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP

Goal-Oriented Chronic Care: Defining Concepts and Developing Tools
Forum Session — September 25, 2015
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Improving the Quality and Efficiency of Care for Older Adults: Lessons From the Field
Forum Session — September 18, 2015
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Coaching, Connecting, Collaborating: The Community Health Worker's Role in Primary Care
Forum Session — July 31, 2015
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Community Health: Seeing the Big Picture by Measuring Health and Its Many Determinants
Forum Session — July 17, 2015
Manager: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP

Site-Neutral Payments for Post-Acute and Ambulatory Care Services: What’s at Stake?
Forum Session — June 5, 2015
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Building the Health Care Team: Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice
Forum Session — May 15, 2015
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

After the Affordable Care Act: Transforming Public Health
Forum Session — May 15, 2015
Manager: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP

Quality Stars: Medicare Advantage Plans and the Star Rating System
Forum Session — May 8, 2015
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Safety Net Hospitals Post ACA Implementation: Improving or At Risk?
Forum Session — April 17, 2015
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

The Oral Health Workforce: Working Together to Improve Access to Care?
Forum Session — April 10, 2015
Manager: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP

Shifting Sands: Health Center Finances Under Health Reform
Forum Session — March 20, 2015
Manager: Eileen Salinsky, MBA, Consultant

Incorporating Patient Perspectives in Measuring Quality and Value
Forum Session — March 13, 2015
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Health Policy Essentials: The Health Care Workforce
Fundamentals Briefing — February 20, 2015
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Health Policy Essentials: Public Health, Medicaid & CHIP, and Private Insurance
Fundamentals Briefing — February 13, 2015
Managers: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP, Sally Coberly, PhD & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Health Policy Essentials: Medicare and Health Care Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — February 6, 2015
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Community Collaboration to Improve Population Health
Forum Session — January 30, 2015
Manager: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP

Bundled Payment in Medicare and Private Insurance: Version 2.0
Forum Session — December 12, 2014
Managers: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant

Private Exchanges: The Next Big Thing in Employer-Sponsored Insurance?
Forum Session — November 21, 2014
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Patient-Centered Care, Payment, and Policy: The Leading Edge
Forum Session — November 17, 2014
Managers: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Michael Millenson, Consultant

Promoting Evidence-Based Interventions: The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program
Forum Session — October 10, 2014
Manager: Eileen Salinsky, MBA, Consultant

Sociodemographic Risk Adjustment: Protecting the Safety Net?
Forum Session — September 26, 2014
Managers: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant

Achieving Health Information Exchange: Vision, Progress, Prospects
Forum Session — September 12, 2014
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Pediatric Dental Coverage in State and Federally Facilitated Exchanges: The 2014 Plan Year Experience
Forum Session — July 25, 2014
Managers: Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Sally Coberly, PhD

Managing Physician Self-Referral: Recent Evidence and Potential Strategies
Forum Session — July 18, 2014
Managers: William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant & Sally Coberly, PhD

Controlling Opioid Drug Excess: Health Plan Interventions
Forum Session — June 20, 2014
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Pioneer ACOs: The Frontier of Delivery System Reform?
Forum Session — June 13, 2014
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Coordinating Chronic Care: Will New Incentives Spur Primary Care-Specialist Collaboration?
Forum Session — June 6, 2014
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Moving Toward Global Payment: Maryland’s New All-Payer Model
Forum Session — May 30, 2014
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Early Childhood Adversity, Toxic Stress, and Brain Development: Implications for Practice and Policy
Forum Session — May 16, 2014
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Transforming Payment and Health Care Delivery: Early Reports from the State Innovation Model (SIM) Initiative
Forum Session — April 18, 2014
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Telehealth: Into the Mainstream?
Forum Session — April 11, 2014
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Alternative Paths to Medicaid Expansion
Forum Session — March 28, 2014
Managers: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant

Sorting Out the Complex World of Medicare Post-Acute Care
Forum Session — March 18, 2014
Managers: William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant & Sally Coberly, PhD

Management of Chronic Care Needs: What Will It Really Take to Coordinate Care?
Forum Session — March 14, 2014
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Medicaid Health Homes: Delivery System Glue for People with Chronic Health Conditions
Forum Session — December 13, 2013
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

CMS-State Demonstration for Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries: Implementing the Financial Alignment Initiative
Forum Session — December 6, 2013
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Going Out of Network: Why It Happens, What It Costs, and What Can Be Done
Forum Session — December 6, 2013
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Seeking Value in Medicare: Addressing Quality and Cost
Forum Session — November 22, 2013
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Reconsidering Scope of Practice: The Right Medicine for Primary Care?
Forum Session — November 15, 2013
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Implementing Pediatric Medical Homes: Challenges of Improving Primary Care for Children
Forum Session — November 8, 2013
Manager: Eileen Salinsky, MBA, Consultant

The Future of CHIP
Forum Session — November 1, 2013
Manager: Eileen Salinsky, MBA, Consultant

Smoothing Disparities in Physician Supply: A Role for Graduate Medical Education?
Forum Session — October 25, 2013
Managers: William J. Scanlon, PhD, Consultant & Sally Coberly, PhD

State Progress in Implementation of Home- and Community-Based Service Programs Enacted by the ACA
Forum Session — September 27, 2013
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Transforming Behavioral Health Practice, Payment, and Policy: Too Fast, Too Slow, or Just Right?
Forum Session — September 20, 2013
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Replacing the SGR: Changing the Paradigm for Medicare Physician Payment?
Forum Session — September 20, 2013
Managers: William J. Scanlon, PhD, Consultant & Sally Coberly, PhD

Patient-Centered Medical Home: Research Results Mixed, Experience Yields Optimism
Forum Session — September 13, 2013
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Graduate Medical Education: Targeting Medicare's Investment?
Forum Session — September 6, 2013
Managers: William J. Scanlon, PhD, Consultant & Sally Coberly, PhD

Restructuring Medicare Cost Sharing: Exploring Options to Protect Low-Income Beneficiaries
Forum Session — August 2, 2013
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

State Variation in Long-Term Services and Supports: Location, Location, Location
Forum Session — July 19, 2013
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

The Affordable Care Act and HIV/AIDS: Implications for Coverage, Access to Care, and Payment
Forum Session — July 19, 2013
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Payers and Patients: Searching for Value
Forum Session — July 12, 2013
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment: An Analytic Approach to Community Benefits
Forum Session — June 28, 2013
Manager: Eileen Salinsky, Consultant

The Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Time for an Update?
Forum Session — June 21, 2013
Managers: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Consultant

EMS "Hot Spotting": San Diego's Experience Creating a System of Care for Frequent Users of Emergency Medical Services
Forum Session — June 14, 2013
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Health Information Exchange: Promise, Practice, Prospects
Small-Group Session — May 22, 2013
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Getting the Price Right: Ensuring Access and Promoting Efficiency in Medicare Advantage
Forum Session — May 17, 2013
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Can I Get a Break? Hospital Financial Assistance, Billing, and Debt Collection
Forum Session — April 26, 2013
Manager: Eileen Salinsky, Consultant

Projecting Health Care Workforce Needs in an Era of Practice and Technological Change
Forum Session — April 19, 2013
Managers: Rob Cunningham, Consultant & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Consultant

Health Policy Essentials: Aging in America: Trends in Income, Health, and Personal Health Care Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — April 12, 2013
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Rethinking Medicare's Cost Sharing and Supplemental Coverage: Options and Implications
Forum Session — April 12, 2013
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Pursuing High-Quality Care for an Aging Population: Challenges and Opportunities
Forum Session — March 29, 2013
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Health Policy Essentials: Improving the Nation's Health: Spotlight on Public Health
Fundamentals Briefing — March 22, 2013
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Health Policy Essentials: Medicaid, CHIP, and Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)
Fundamentals Briefing — March 15, 2013
Managers: Kathryn Linehan & Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Understanding New Exchange Marketplaces for Health Insurance
Forum Session — March 1, 2013
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Health Policy Essentials: Private Health Insurance
Fundamentals Briefing — March 1, 2013
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Health Policy Essentials: Medicare and Health Care Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — February 8, 2013
Managers: Kathryn Linehan & Sally Coberly, PhD

Safety Net Integration: Tackling Fragmentation While Improving Access to Care and Efficiency
Forum Session — December 7, 2012
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Assisted Living Facilities and Their Growing Role in Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)
Forum Session — November 30, 2012
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Training Tomorrow's Physicians: Science Alone Is Not Enough
Forum Session — November 16, 2012
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Breaking Down Silos of Care: Integration of Social Support Services with Health Care Delivery
Forum Session — October 19, 2012
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Healthy People for a Healthy Economy: The Promise of Public Health
Forum Session — October 12, 2012
Managers: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Judith Miller Jones, MA

Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MMLTSS): Lessons from Three States
Forum Session — October 5, 2012
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Spending Trends in Private Insurance and Medicare: Variations on a Theme
Forum Session — September 28, 2012
Managers: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Consultant

Technologies, Games, Incentives: Patient Engagement and Cost Containment
Forum Session — September 21, 2012
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Is Health Care Eating Our Lunch? The Impact of Cost Trends on Workers and Retirees
Forum Session — July 20, 2012
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

We've Seen the Future: Insights About the Real Dynamics of Marketplace Competition
Small-Group Session — July 13, 2012
Manager: Judith Miller Jones, MA

Among School Children: Opportunities to Improve Health at School
Forum Session — June 15, 2012
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Starting with the Public Good: Nursing Education for 21st Century Care
Forum Session — June 8, 2012
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Examining the Condition of the Health Care Safety Net: Time to Re-Cast?
Forum Session — May 18, 2012
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MMLTSS): Increasing State Interest and Implications for Consumers, Quality of Care, Providers, and Costs
Forum Session — May 11, 2012
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Food Glorious Food: Supply, Consumption, and Consequences for Health
Forum Session — May 4, 2012
Managers: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Bundled Payment in Medicare: Promise, Peril, and Practice
Forum Session — April 20, 2012
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Caesar's Ghost: The Effect of the Rising Rate of C-Sections on Health Care Costs and Quality
Forum Session — March 30, 2012
Managers: Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Michele J. Orza, ScD

Employers and Today's Health Care Marketplace: Between a Rock and a Hard Place?
Small-Group Session — March 16, 2012
Managers: Sally Coberly, PhD & Judith Miller Jones, MA

Targeting High-Cost Medicare Beneficiaries to Improve Care and Reduce Spending: Finding the Bull’s-Eye
Forum Session — March 9, 2012
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Beacon Communities: Signaling Success in Health Information Exchange?
Forum Session — March 2, 2012
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Mission Possible II: Reducing Health Care Costs Through Administrative Simplification
Forum Session — February 24, 2012
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Assessing Progress on Improving the Data Behind Medicare’s Physician Fee Schedule
Forum Session — February 17, 2012
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Improving Care for Dual Eligible Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries: One Size Does Not Fit All
Forum Session — January 27, 2012
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Bridging the Silos: Care Coordination for Kids with Serious Behavioral Health Conditions
Forum Session — December 16, 2011
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Medicare Supplemental Coverage: Weighing the Consequences and Trade-Offs for Medicare Spending and Beneficiaries
Forum Session — December 9, 2011
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Mission Possible? Saving on Health Care Costs by Reducing Unnecessary Services
Forum Session — December 2, 2011
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Feverish Activity: Global, National, and Local Lessons Learned from the 2009 H1N1 Flu Pandemic
Forum Session — November 18, 2011
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Expanded Scope of Practice: A Response to Demand for Primary Care?
Forum Session — November 4, 2011
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Preventing Hospital Readmissions: How Can Care Transitions for Medicare Beneficiaries Be Improved?
Forum Session — October 28, 2011
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Review and Disclosure of Health Insurance Premium Changes: State and Federal Roles After PPACA
Forum Session — October 21, 2011
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Revisiting Financing and Delivery of Care to Duals: One Size May Not Fit All
Special Briefing — October 21, 2011
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Reengineering Health Care Delivery: What Lies Ahead?
Special Briefing — October 14, 2011
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Graduate Medical Education: Producing the Right Workforce for Tomorrow?
Forum Session — October 7, 2011
Managers: Rob Cunningham, Consultant & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Consultant

Who’s Using Whom? Experience with User Fee Programs at FDA
Forum Session — September 23, 2011
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Fiscal Pressure and Hospital Financial Position
Forum Session — July 29, 2011
Managers: Laura A. Dummit & Kathryn Linehan

Medical Care for the Elderly Living at Home: Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) and Hospital-at-Home Programs
Forum Session — July 22, 2011
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid Eligibility and Enrollment for Elderly People and Persons With Disabilities (EPD): Status and Simplification
Workshop — June 29, 2011
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Tiered Provider Networks: Steps to Cost Containment?
Forum Session — June 24, 2011
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Team-Based Care Takes Training: The Push for Interprofessional Education
Forum Session — June 17, 2011
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Still Smoking After All These Years: Tobacco Control Update
Forum Session — June 10, 2011
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Medicare's Vision of Accountable Care Organizations: Will Providers Have the Same View?
Forum Session — May 20, 2011
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Boomers and the Budget: Implications of an Aging Society
Forum Session — May 13, 2011
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Managed Care for Medicaid Beneficiaries with Disabilities: How Does It Work?
Forum Session — May 6, 2011
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Private Long-Term Care Insurance: Where Is the Market Heading?
Forum Session — April 15, 2011
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Pioneering Transformation: Treating Chronic and Complex Disease in Underserved Areas
Forum Session — April 8, 2011
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of Long-Term Services and Supports
Fundamentals Briefing — April 1, 2011
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Physician Self-Referral and Health Care Utilization
Forum Session — April 1, 2011
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Been There, Done That, Bought the Practice? Why Hospital Employment of Physicians Is Rising Again
Forum Session — March 25, 2011
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Caring for Patients with Advanced and Serious Illnesses: Changing Medical Practice and Patient Expectations
Forum Session — March 18, 2011
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of Public Health
Fundamentals Briefing — March 11, 2011
Managers: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of the SGR: Getting a Fix on Medicare’s Physician Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — March 4, 2011
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of Private Health Insurance
Fundamentals Briefing — February 25, 2011
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of Health Care Spending, Growth, and Managing Costs
Fundamentals Briefing — February 18, 2011
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP
Fundamentals Briefing — February 11, 2011
Managers: Sally Coberly, PhD, Laura A. Dummit & Kathryn Linehan

Oral Health Update: Ten Years After the Surgeon General’s Report
Forum Session — January 21, 2011
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Insurer-Provider Payment Negotiations: Implications for Health Spending
Forum Session — December 10, 2010
Manager: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Health Impact Assessments: What, Why, How, Who, Where?
Forum Session — December 3, 2010
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Pioneering Transformation: Technology, Data, and Safety Net Outcomes
Forum Session — November 18, 2010
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Unusual Suspects: Focusing on Nonmedical Determinants to Improve the Nation’s Health
Forum Session — November 5, 2010
Managers: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

100 Years After Flexner: Time for Innovation in Medical Education?
Forum Session — November 4, 2010
Managers: William J. Scanlon, PhD, Consultant & Rob Cunningham, Consultant

Focus on Reform: Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Provisions in PPACA
Forum Session — October 29, 2010
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Calls for Patient-Centered Care: Physician and Hospital Response
Forum Session — October 22, 2010
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Transforming Primary Care: Implications for Practice Design and Workforce
Forum Session — October 15, 2010
Managers: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Rob Cunningham, Consultant

The Cost of Hospital Care
Forum Session — October 8, 2010
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Patient-Centered Care: What Consumers and Families Want
Forum Session — October 1, 2010
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Getting Real: Data Sources, the Evidence Base, and Strategies for Improving the Health of Communities
Forum Session — September 24, 2010
Managers: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Implementing Incentives for Health IT: The Meaningful Use Regulation and Beyond
Forum Session — September 24, 2010
Managers: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Rob Cunningham, Consultant

Focus on Reform: Employer-Sponsored Insurance
Forum Session — September 17, 2010
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Medicaid Enrollment: Is the First Step the Hardest?
Forum Session — September 10, 2010
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Medicare and Medicaid Dual Eligibles: Meeting Diverse, Complex, and Costly Needs
Forum Session — July 23, 2010
Manager: Christie Provost Peters

Focus on Reform: How a Law Becomes a Reg - Regulatory Processes to Implement Legislation
Forum Session — July 22, 2010
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Focus on Reform: Health Care Safety Net-Related Provisions
Forum Session — July 16, 2010
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Focus on Reform: Public Health Provisions
Forum Session — June 25, 2010
Managers: Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Michele J. Orza, ScD

Health Care Cost Drivers in Massachusetts: Lessons for Federal Policymakers
Forum Session — June 21, 2010
Manager: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Focus on Reform: Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) and the CLASS Act
Forum Session — June 18, 2010
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Incorporating Innovations in Health Care: Workforce Implications
Forum Session — June 11, 2010
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Geographic Variation in Health Care Spending: What Do We Know, and Why Does It Matter?
Forum Session — May 21, 2010
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Focus on Reform: Private Health Insurance Provisions
Forum Session — May 14, 2010
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Focus on Reform: Medicaid Coverage Expansions
Forum Session — May 7, 2010
Manager: Christie Provost Peters

As the World Turns: Evolving Global Health Thinking and U.S. Policy
Forum Session — May 7, 2010
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Recession and Budgets: Where Do States Stand for 2011 and Beyond?
Forum Session — April 30, 2010
Manager: Christie Provost Peters

Quality Measures for Children’s Health: A Place to Start
Forum Session — April 23, 2010
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Transforming Health Care Delivery: Insights from the New Orleans Safety Net
Forum Session — April 16, 2010
Managers: Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Michele J. Orza, ScD

Ensuring Nursing Home Quality: Continuing Challenges to Oversight and Enforcement of Nursing Home Reform
Forum Session — March 25, 2010
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

CHIPRA One Year Later: Where Does Implementation Stand?
Forum Session — March 19, 2010
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Not Your Father's Drug Approval Process: FDAAA and the Evolving Pharmaceutical Marketplace
Forum Session — March 12, 2010
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Medicare Fee Schedule: What’s the RUC Got to Do With It?
Small-Group Session — March 5, 2010
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Assessing and Ensuring Health Plan Provider Network Adequacy
Forum Session — February 26, 2010
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Health Information Exchange: Building the Infrastructure for Better Care
Forum Session — January 14, 2010
Managers: Rob Cunningham, Consultant & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Conflicts of Interest in Medicine II: Issues Surrounding Industry Funding of Physician Education
Forum Session — December 11, 2009
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Children's Mental Health: Prevalence, Illness Burden, and Efforts at Prevention and Early Intervention
Forum Session — November 20, 2009
Managers: Judith D. Moore & Rob Cunningham, Consultant

Health Care Provider Consolidation and Reform
Forum Session — November 13, 2009
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Fit for the Job: What Can Workplace Wellness Programs Deliver?
Forum Session — November 6, 2009
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Prevention and Early Detection of Health Care Fraud, Abuse, and Waste
Forum Session — October 30, 2009
Manager: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Linking Housing and Supportive Services for the Frail Elderly: Challenges and Opportunities
Forum Session — October 23, 2009
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Lessons in Patient Engagement: Motivating Patients to Manage Their Chronic Conditions and Health Care Utilization
Forum Session — October 2, 2009
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Caring for Military Service Members' and Veterans' Psychological Health
Forum Session — September 18, 2009
Managers: Kathryn Linehan & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Diversifying the Health Policy Workforce: Mentoring
Small-Group Session — July 24, 2009
Manager: Judith Miller Jones, MA

Encouraging Cost-Reducing Innovations in Health Care: New Technology Apps, New Business Models
Small-Group Session — July 17, 2009
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Managing Uncertainty: Swine Flu Then and Now
Forum Session — July 10, 2009
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Proposals to Reform the Individual Health Insurance Market
Forum Session — June 26, 2009
Manager: Kathryn Linehan

Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments and Health Care Reform
Forum Session — June 19, 2009
Manager: Christie Provost Peters

Building the Medical Home: Under Construction in the States
Forum Session — June 5, 2009
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

High Rehospitalization Rates: Causes, Costs, and Accountability
Forum Session — May 29, 2009
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Conflicts of Interest in Medicine: What's the Problem?
Forum Session — May 15, 2009
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Resilience and Renaissance: Efforts to Rebuild a Healthier New Orleans - A Pre-Site Visit Briefing
Special Briefing — May 14, 2009
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Issues in Health Insurance Reform: Federal/State Regulatory Roles, Subsidy Administration
Small-Group Session — May 8, 2009
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Great Expectations: Managing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Forum Session — May 1, 2009
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Issues in Health Insurance Reform: More on Insurance Exchanges
Small-Group Session — April 15, 2009
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Health Care-Associated Infections: Is There an End in Sight?
Forum Session — April 8, 2009
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Issues in Health Insurance Reform: Actuarial Equivalence
Small-Group Session — April 7, 2009
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Promising Models of Care Coordination for Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Getting Closer to the Holy Grail?
Forum Session — April 3, 2009
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Coordinating Care for Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Searching for the Holy Grail
Forum Session — March 27, 2009
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Issues in Health Insurance Reform: Rating in the Small-Group Market, Merging the Individual and Small-Group Markets, and Risk Adjustment
Small-Group Session — March 20, 2009
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Issues in Health Insurance Reform: Health Insurance Exchanges
Small-Group Session — March 6, 2009
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Lessons from Across the States and Around the World
Forum Session — February 27, 2009
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Issues in Health Insurance Reform: The Nuts and Bolts of Rating Rules in the Individual Insurance Market
Small-Group Session — February 19, 2009
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Comparative Effectiveness: What Is It? Who Does It? And Where Is It Going?
Fundamentals Briefing — February 13, 2009
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Medicaid, Employers, and Medigap: Wrapping Around Medicare
Fundamentals Briefing — February 6, 2009
Manager: Mary Ellen Stahlman

The World of Prescription Drugs: Approvals, Pricing, and Purchasing
Fundamentals Briefing — January 30, 2009
Managers: Laura A. Dummit & Mary Ellen Stahlman

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — January 15–16, 2009
Managers: Christie Provost Peters, Jennifer Ryan & Mary Ellen Stahlman

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Options for Expanding U.S. Capacity
Forum Session — December 17, 2008
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Medicare and Medicaid Demonstrations: Experimenting for the Future
Forum Session — December 11, 2008
Managers: Mary Ellen Stahlman & Jennifer Ryan

Issues in Health Insurance Reform: Underwriting, Rating, and Regulation in the Individual Market
Small-Group Session — December 3, 2008
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Preview of RAND Health's COMPARE (Comprehensive Assessment of Reform Efforts) Initiative
Small-Group Session — November 21, 2008
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

A Tale of Three Cities: Local Health Care Markets and Health Care Reform
Forum Session — November 14, 2008
Managers: Laura A. Dummit & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Medical Imaging Services: Utilization, Spending, and Appropriateness
Forum Session — November 13, 2008
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Long-Term Services and Supports: Consumers in Charge—Consumer Direction and Money Follows the Person
Forum Session — November 7, 2008
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Fundamentals and Controversies of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Forum Session — October 30, 2008
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Building the Medical Home: Surveying the Floor Plans
Forum Session — October 28, 2008
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Activities of CDC, VA, and CMS to Advance Evidence-Based Health
Forum Session — October 3, 2008
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Activities of NIH, FDA, and AHRQ to Advance Evidence-Based Health
Forum Session — September 26, 2008
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Universal Coverage for Children: States Setting the Pace
Forum Session — September 19, 2008
Managers: Jennifer Ryan & Safiya Mojerie

Working the System: Filling Jobs During Presidential Transitions
Small-Group Session — September 10, 2008
Managers: Judith D. Moore & Safiya Mojerie

Medicare's Hospice Benefit: In the Spotlight
Forum Session — August 1, 2008
Manager: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Health and Introduction to the Cochrane Collaboration
Forum Session — July 25, 2008
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

State Budget Cuts: How Will Health Care Fare in FY 2009?
Forum Session — July 11, 2008
Manager: Christie Provost Peters

Building the Medical Home: Evaluating the Blueprints
Forum Session — June 27, 2008
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Examining Federal Policy Options to Strengthen and Modernize America's Food Safety System
Forum Session — June 6, 2008
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Policies for an Aging America: Looking Beyond the Averages
Forum Session — May 9, 2008
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Physician Income and Medical Practice Differences Across Specialties: Should Medicare Care?
Small-Group Session — May 2, 2008
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

State Long-Term Care Strategies: Approaches to Managing Care and Controlling Costs
Forum Session — April 25, 2008
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Employer Use of Medicare Private Fee-for-Service Plans as a Retiree Health Benefit
Forum Session — April 11, 2008
Manager: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Reauthorization of the U.S. Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act of 2003: Where Have We Been? Where Do We Go Next?
Small-Group Session — March 20, 2008
Manager: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise? Examining the Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Health
Forum Session — March 14, 2008
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

The Physician Group Practice Demo: Where Do We Take What We've Learned?
Forum Session — March 7, 2008
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Insurance 101: The Fundamentals of Private Health Insurance
Fundamentals Briefing — February 21–22, 2008
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Running Up the Health Care Tab: Will We Have Buyer's Remorse?
Forum Session — January 17, 2008
Managers: Mary Ellen Stahlman & Christie Provost Peters

Health Care Safety Net Innovators: Forging Ahead, Though Challenges Persist
Forum Session — January 11, 2008
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

The Ethics in Patient Referrals Act: The Stark Law and the Practice of Medicine
Forum Session — December 14, 2007
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans Reauthorization: What Should Congress Consider?
Forum Session — November 30, 2007
Manager: Christie Provost Peters

Shampoo, Sunscreen, and Strep Tests: The Retail Approach to Primary Care
Forum Session — November 9, 2007
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Diversifying the Health Policy Workforce
Small-Group Session — October 31, 2007
Manager: Judith Miller Jones, MA

Medicare Drug Utilization Management: Balancing Cost, Convenience, and Access
Forum Session — October 19, 2007
Manager: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Informal Care of the Frail Elderly: Policy and Practices to Support Family Caregivers
Forum Session — September 21, 2007
Manager: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Practicing in Groups: The Way to Quality and Efficiency?
Small-Group Session — September 14, 2007
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

SCHIP: Coming of Age or Stuck in Adolescence?
Forum Session — July 27, 2007
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Behavioral Health in the Workplace: How are Employers Managing Mental Health and Disability?
Forum Session — July 20, 2007
Manager: Christopher W. Loftis, PhD

What Can Physician Profiling Do for Medicare?
Forum Session — July 13, 2007
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Completing the Recipe for Children's Health: New Variations on Key Ingredients
Workshop — June 28, 2007
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Medicare Advantage in 2007: What Are the Choices?
Forum Session — June 22, 2007
Manager: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Advancing Evidence-Based Health Care: New Tools, New Data, New Opportunities
Forum Session — June 8, 2007
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Getting the Fees "Right" and Medicare Physician Spending
Forum Session — June 1, 2007
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Ten Years After Welfare Reform: How Is TANF Working for Needy Families?
Forum Session — April 27, 2007
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Not All Smiles: Access to Oral Health Care for Low-Income Children
Forum Session — April 20, 2007
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Children's Health Care Quality: Time to Grow Up?
Forum Session — April 13, 2007
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About SCHIP but Didn't Know Who to Ask…
Forum Session — March 30, 2007
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Personal Health Records: The People's Choice?
Forum Session — March 16, 2007
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Implementing School Health Programs for Better Child Health and Academic Success
Forum Session — March 9, 2007
Manager: Christopher W. Loftis, PhD

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — February 22–23, 2007
Managers: Christie Provost Peters & Mary Ellen Stahlman

Completing the Recipe for Children's Health: Ingredients Beyond Health Insurance and Health Care
Forum Session — February 16, 2007
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Effects of Food Marketing on Kids' Diets: I'm Lovin' It?
Forum Session — January 12, 2007
Manager: Eileen Salinsky

Children with Special Health Care Needs and the Role of Medicaid's Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program
Forum Session — December 8, 2006
Manager: Christie Provost Peters

The Medicare PDP Market: Build It and the Plans Will Come
Forum Session — November 17, 2006
Manager: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Medicare Physician Spending: Past as Prologue?
Forum Session — October 13, 2006
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Specialty-Service Lines: Healthy Competition or Arms Race?
Forum Session — September 22, 2006
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Where You Stand Depends on Where You Sit: Perspectives on Medicaid Fiscal Integrity and Intergovernmental Relationships
Forum Session — September 15, 2006
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Complexity, Coordination and Compromise: States and the Medicare Drug Benefit
Forum Session — August 4, 2006
Managers: Judith D. Moore & Jennifer Ryan

Canary in the Coal Mine or Crying Wolf? Examining Crowding in America's Emergency Departments
Forum Session — July 27, 2006
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

The State Children's Health Insurance Program: Past, Present, and Future
Forum Session — July 21, 2006
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Health Care for All in Massachusetts: Implications for a Changing Safety Net
Forum Session — June 20, 2006
Managers: Laura A. Dummit & Lisa Sprague, MBA

“Mental Health: Progress and Pitfalls,” the Health Affairs Special Issue—A Discussion of Trends in Mental Health Services
Forum Session — June 14, 2006
Manager: Christopher W. Loftis, PhD

Medicaid in 2006: A Trip Down the Yellow Brick Road?
Forum Session — May 16, 2006
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Improving Care Management in Los Angeles: A Site Visit Overview
Special Briefing — April 5, 2006
Managers: Eileen Salinsky, Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Judith D. Moore

Medicare Provider Payments: Proposals from MedPAC and the Administration
Forum Session — March 31, 2006
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Physician Spending Growth: Do We Get What We Pay For?
Forum Session — March 17, 2006
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Caring for “Ryan White”: Balancing Quality, Access, Equity, and Finite Resources
Forum Session — March 14, 2006
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Financing Health Care in Retirement: A Day Late and a Dollar Short?
Forum Session — February 24, 2006
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

The Bean, the Cod and the Medical Establishment: A Boston Market Overview
Special Briefing — November 30, 2005
Managers: Laura A. Dummit & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans: A New Opportunity for Integrated Care?
Forum Session — November 18, 2005
Manager: Christie Provost Peters

The Changing Face of Medicaid: Contemplating New Approaches to Benefits and Cost Sharing
Forum Session — November 10, 2005
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Medicare Health Support: Working with Physicians?
Forum Session — October 21, 2005
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Mental Health and Juvenile Justice: Moving Toward More Effective Systems of Care
Forum Session — October 7, 2005
Manager: Jane Koppelman, Consultant

Local Coverage Initiatives: Solution or Band-Aid for the Uninsured?
Forum Session — September 30, 2005
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Location, Location, Location: Market Characteristics and Private Payer Health Care Spending
Forum Session — September 23, 2005
Manager: Laura A. Dummit

Containing Health Care Costs for Active Employees: What's New in Health Plan Design?
Forum Session — July 28, 2005
Managers: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Sally Coberly, PhD

Understanding the Role of Medicaid in Assisting People with Disabilities
Forum Session — July 22, 2005
Manager: Randy A. Desonia

Implementing the New Medicare Drug Benefit: Continuing Challenges For States
Forum Session — July 12, 2005
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Parity Is in the Eye of the Beholder: Evaluation of Mental Health Parity Under the FEHB Program
Forum Session — July 8, 2005
Manager: Eileen Salinsky

Walk in My Shoes™: Navigating the Health Care System
Simulation — June 24, 2005
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

How Will They Know? Where Will They Go? Education and Outreach for the Medicare Drug Benefit
Forum Session — June 10, 2005
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Measuring Public Health Preparedness: Are We Ready Yet?
Forum Session — June 3, 2005
Manager: Eileen Salinsky

Charting the Quality Roadmap: A Conversation with Mark McClellan
Forum Session — May 20, 2005
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Insurance 101: The Fundamentals of Private Health Insurance
Fundamentals Briefing — April 22 and May 6, 2005
Managers: Sally Coberly, PhD & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Understanding Medicare Advantage Bidding and Payment: Effects on Plan Choice and Beneficiary Premiums
Forum Session — April 28, 2005
Manager: Nora Super

Cost, Quality, Access: Balancing the Health Policy Triumvirate
Forum Session — March 4, 2005
Manager: Eileen Salinsky

“Making Medicaid Work for the 21st Century”—Discussion of a Report from the National Academy for State Health Policy
Forum Session — February 18, 2005
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — January 13–14, 2005
Managers: Nora Super & Jennifer Ryan

Implementing the Formulary Requirements Under the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Forum Session — December 1, 2004
Manager: Dawn M. Gencarelli

Children with Mental Disorders: Finding Effective Care Within the Systems That Serve Them
Forum Session — November 30, 2004
Manager: Jane Koppelman, Consultant

Influenza Vaccine Shortages: Dress Rehearsal for a Future Pandemic? Or Wake-Up Call?
Forum Session — November 8, 2004
Manager: Eileen Salinsky

Electronic Health Records: How Close? How Far to Go?
Forum Session — October 27, 2004
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Financing Long-Term Care: Will Insurance Make the Difference?
Forum Session — October 22, 2004
Manager: Randy A. Desonia

Lost in Transition: Challenges and Opportunities in Moving Patients Between Health Care Settings
Forum Session — October 7, 2004
Manager: Nora Super

Community Health Centers: Strategies for Success
Forum Session — September 30, 2004
Manager: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

From 10 to 50: Options for Medicare Advantage Plan Regions
Forum Session — September 17, 2004
Manager: Nora Super

Implementing the New Medicare Drug Benefit: Challenges and Opportunities for States
Forum Session — July 22, 2004
Managers: Judith D. Moore & Jennifer Ryan

Paying for Performance in Health Care: Getting a Better Deal?
Forum Session — July 9, 2004
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

The Economics of Prescription Drug Importation
Forum Session — June 9, 2004
Manager: Dawn M. Gencarelli

Toward a National Health Information Infrastructure: Local, National, and Global Opportunities
Forum Session — May 21, 2004
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Implementing the Health Coverage Tax Credit Program: Model for the Future?
Forum Session — May 7, 2004
Manager: Sally Coberly, PhD

Implementing the MMA: Insights from Two Seasoned Administrators
Forum Session — April 13, 2004
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Necessary but Not Sufficient? Physician Volunteerism and the Health Care Safety Net
Forum Session — April 2, 2004
Manager: Eileen Salinsky

Evidence- and Value-Based Approaches to Drug Formularies: What Role Will They Play in the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit?
Forum Session — February 6, 2004
Manager: Dawn M. Gencarelli

Toward Safer, Better, More Accountable Health Care: A Conversation with George Halvorson
Forum Session — January 27, 2004
Managers: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Sally Coberly, PhD

Sailing SCHIP through Troubled Waters: A View from the States
Forum Session — December 5, 2003
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Expanding Community-Based Care: Is the Olmstead Decision Making a Difference?
Forum Session — November 25, 2003
Manager: Randy A. Desonia

Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: Two for One or Double Jeopardy?
Forum Session — October 22, 2003
Managers: Nora Super & Jennifer Ryan

The State Fiscal Crisis: A New Fiscal Reality Emerges
Forum Session — October 17, 2003
Manager: Randy A. Desonia

Checking the Vital Signs of the Health Care Safety Net
Forum Session — September 29, 2003
Manager: Eileen Salinsky

The Medicare Prescription Drug Proposals and Health Insurance Risk
Forum Session — September 25, 2003
Manager: Dawn M. Gencarelli

The New Freedom Vision: Transforming the Mental Health System
Forum Session — September 8, 2003
Manager: Eileen Salinsky

The Geography of Medicare: Explaining Differences in Payment and Costs
Forum Session — July 30, 2003
Manager: Nora Super

Preferred Provider Organizations: Bringing the Mainstream to Medicare?
Forum Session — July 9, 2003
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Medicaid Prescription Drug Coverage: State Efforts to Control Costs
Forum Session — June 17, 2003
Manager: Dawn M. Gencarelli

Disease Management to Population-Based Health: Steps in the Right Direction?
Forum Session — June 12, 2003
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

On the Front Lines of Homeland Security: Local Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Forum Session — June 9, 2003
Manager: Eileen Salinsky

Depression in Primary Care: Making Good Care Good Business
Forum Session — June 6, 2003
Manager: Veronica V. Goff, Consultant

Reauthorizing Head Start: The Future Federal Role in Preschool Programs for the Poor
Forum Session — May 2, 2003
Manager: Jane Koppelman, Consultant

TANF Redux: Update on Implementation of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program in Three Communities.
Small-Group Session — April 24, 2003
Manager: Randy A. Desonia

"Medicaidization" of Mental Health
Forum Session — April 9, 2003
Manager: Ginger P. Parra

Who Will Pay for the Adverse Events Resulting from Smallpox Vaccination? Liability and Compensation Issues
Small-Group Session — April 4, 2003
Manager: Eileen Salinsky

Medicare and Chronic Conditions: Breaking Down Barriers to Better Care
Forum Session — March 26, 2003
Manager: Nora Super

Pursuing Perfection in Health Care Delivery: Insights from Innovators
Forum Session — February 12, 2003
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Medicaid in 2003: Weathering the Perfect Storm
Forum Session — February 7, 2003
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Converging on Nursing Home Quality
Forum Session — January 31, 2003
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — January 23–24, 2003
Managers: Nora Super & Jennifer Ryan

Primary Care: Why and Whither?
Forum Session — December 9, 2002
Manager: Karen Matherlee

A Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: Exploring Issues Raised in a CBO Report
Forum Session — November 25, 2002
Manager: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant

Pharmacy Plus Waivers: Incrementalism at Work
Forum Session — November 19, 2002
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Running on Empty: The State Fiscal Crisis Worsens
Forum Session — October 18, 2002
Manager: Randy A. Desonia

Waiting for the Next Vision: Purchasing Health Care in Uncertain Times
Small-Group Session — October 11, 2002
Managers: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Sally Coberly, PhD

Medigap: Prevalence, Premiums, and Opportunities for Reform
Forum Session — October 2, 2002
Manager: Nora Super

Contracting for Quality: Medicare's Quality Improvement Organizations
Forum Session — September 27, 2002
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Too Few? Too Many? The Right Kind? Physician Supply in an Aging and Multicultural Society
Forum Session — September 10, 2002
Manager: Nora Super

SCHIP Turns Five: Taking Stock, Moving Ahead
Forum Session — September 5, 2002
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Managing Advanced Illness: A Quality and Cost Challenge to Medicare, Medicaid, and Private Insurers
Forum Session — July 18, 2002
Manager: Karen Matherlee

Welfare Reform and American Indians: A Briefing for Policymakers
Forum Session — July 16, 2002
Managers: Judith D. Moore & Wakina Scott

Average Wholesale Price for Prescription Drugs: Is There a More Appropriate Pricing Mechanism?
Forum Session — July 12, 2002
Manager: Dawn M. Gencarelli

Modernizing Medicare: The Homebound Rule and Next Steps
Small-Group Session — July 10, 2002
Manager: Judith D. Moore

1115 Ways to Waive Medicaid and SCHIP Rules: A Conversation about Change
Forum Session — June 27, 2002
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Improving Readiness against Bioterrorist Threats: State Public Health and Hospital Preparedness Plans
Forum Session — June 21, 2002
Manager: Eileen Salinsky

Pharmacy Benefits: New Concepts in Plan Design
Forum Session — April 26, 2002
Managers: Veronica V. Goff, Consultant & Sally Coberly, PhD

Consumer Direction in Long-Term Care: Implications for Caregivers
Forum Session — April 12, 2002
Manager: Nora Super

Promoting Marriage as Welfare Policy: Looking at a Public Role in Private Lives
Forum Session — March 15, 2002
Manager: Jane Koppelman, Consultant

Reconsidering Medicare+Choice: What Options Remain?
Forum Session — November 28, 2001
Manager: Nora Super

Medicare Coverage: Lessons from the Past, Questions for the Future
Forum Session — November 2, 2001
Manager: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant

The Disappearing State Surpluses: How Come, How Long, and How Will They Affect Social Service Programs?
Forum Session — October 30, 2001
Manager: Randy A. Desonia

The U.S. Health Care System: Are State and Local Officials Prepared for Terrorism? How Should the Federal Government Respond?
Small-Group Session — October 26, 2001
Manager: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant

Terrorism and Mental Health: Private-Sector Responses and Issues for Policymakers
Forum Session — October 23, 2001
Manager: Veronica V. Goff, Consultant

Primary Care Case Management: Lessons for Medicare?
Forum Session — October 5, 2001
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Health Insurance Family Style: Public Approaches to Reaching the Uninsured
Forum Session — September 24, 2001
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Income Support Policy and the U.S. Child Support System
Forum Session — July 25, 2001
Manager: Jane Koppelman, Consultant

Pharmacy Benefit Managers: A Model for Medicare?
Forum Session — July 9, 2001
Manager: Veronica V. Goff, Consultant

Federal and State Perspectives on GME Reform
Forum Session — June 22, 2001
Manager: Karen Matherlee

Perspectives on the Financial Underpinnings of the Safety Net: No Margin, No Mission
Forum Session — June 5, 2001
Manager: Richard Hegner

Nurse Workforce: Condition Critical
Forum Session — June 1, 2001
Manager: Wakina Scott

Perspectives on the Safety Net: Providers and Patients in Jeopardy
Forum Session — May 3, 2001
Manager: Richard Hegner

State-Based Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs: Temporary Fix or Lessons for Medicare?
Forum Session — April 25, 2001
Manager: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant

SCHIPing Away at the Uninsured: Lessons from State Flexibility
NHPF/NASHP Session — March 30, 2001
Manager: Jennifer Ryan

Health Coverage Transitions for Young Adults with Disabilities
Small-Group Session — March 28, 2001
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Welfare Reform and the Well-Being of Families: Successes to Date and Challenges Ahead
Forum Session — March 23, 2001
Manager: Jane Koppelman, Consultant

Reflections on HCFA: Former Administrators Speak Their Minds
Forum Session — February 23, 2001
Manager: Nora Super

The Federal-State Medicaid Match: An Ongoing Tug-of-War over Practice and Policy
Forum Session — December 15, 2000
Manager: Karen Matherlee

Using Arbitration to Resolve Disputes between Individuals and Health Plans: Issues for Federal Policymakers
Forum Session — December 1, 2000
Manager: Karl Polzer

Bad News/Good News in the Asthma Epidemic: Prevalence Jumps Sharply, But Symptoms Can Be Controlled
Forum Session — September 26, 2000
Manager: Richard Hegner

SCHIP in the Formative Years: An Update
Forum Session — September 21, 2000
Manager: Judith D. Moore

ASPE's Conference on Pharmaceutical Pricing Practices, Utilization, and Costs: A Recap and Some Further Thoughts
Forum Session — September 15, 2000
Manager: Robin J. Strongin

Medicare+Choice: Where to from Here?
Forum Session — September 8, 2000
Manager: Nora Super

Outpatient Commitment in Mental Health: Is Coercion the Price of Community Services?
Forum Session — July 11, 2000
Manager: Richard Hegner

Using SCHIP to Subsidize Employment-Based Coverage: How Far Can This Strategy Go?
Forum Session — June 26, 2000
Manager: Karl Polzer

HCFA's Outpatient PPS: Finally Ready to Roll?
Forum Session — June 16, 2000
Manager: Karen Matherlee

Pharmaceutical Marketplace Dynamics
Forum Session — May 31, 2000
Manager: Robin J. Strongin

Hospital-Based Health Care Systems: The Post-BBA Era
Workshop — April 27–28, 2000
Managers: Nora Super, Lisa Sprague, MBA & Karen Matherlee

Dispelling the Myths and Stigma of Mental Illness: The Surgeon General's Report on Mental Health
Forum Session — April 14, 2000
Manager: Richard Hegner

Designing a Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: Safety and Structure Considerations
Forum Session — March 31, 2000
Manager: Robin J. Strongin

Improving Quality and Preventing Error in Medical Practice
Forum Session — March 15, 2000
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Beyond Survey Data: Prescription Drugs, Medicare, and Managed Care
Forum Session — March 10, 2000
Manager: Robin J. Strongin

Physician Connectivity: Electronic Prescribing
Forum Session — February 23, 2000
Manager: Robin J. Strongin

Growing Up in Urban America: Implications for Child Health and Welfare
Forum Session — February 22, 2000
Manager: Richard Hegner

ERISA Health Plan Liability: Examining Models for Reform
Forum Session — February 18, 2000
Manager: Karl Polzer

Reshaping AHCs' Role in Biomedical Research
Forum Session — January 7, 2000
Manager: Karen Matherlee

Medicare Competitive Pricing: Lessons Being Learned in Phoenix and Kansas City
Forum Session — November 8, 1999
Manager: Nora Super

The ABCs of PBMs
Forum Session — October 27, 1999
Manager: Robin J. Strongin

CHIP and Medicaid Outreach and Enrollment: A Hands-on Look at Marketing and Applications
Forum Session — October 19, 1999
Manager: Judith D. Moore

A Chicken (Nugget?) in Every Pot: What's at Stake in the Budget Debate
Forum Session — September 17, 1999
Manager: Karl Polzer

The Nursing Center in Concept and Practice: Delivery and Financing Issues in Serving Vulnerable People
Forum Session — September 13, 1999
Manager: Karen Matherlee

Mental Health Coverage Parity: Separating Wheat from Chaff
Forum Session — July 20, 1999
Manager: Karl Polzer

Access to Home Health Services under Medicare's Interim Payment System
Forum Session — July 13, 1999
Manager: Nora Super

Implementing the BBA: The Challenge of Moving Medicare Post-Acute Services to PPS
Forum Session — July 7, 1999
Manager: Karen Matherlee

Canada's Generalist Training: Are There Lessons for the United States?
Forum Session — June 25, 1999
Manager: Lee A. Hawkins, Consultant

Reducing Medical Error: Can You Be As Safe in a Hospital As You Are in a Jet?
Forum Session — May 14, 1999
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

HIPAA as a Regulatory Model — Part II: Views from Capitol Hill
Forum Session — May 3, 1999
Manager: Karl Polzer

Substance Abuse Prevention: Could an Improved D.A.R.E. Program Help Bridge the Gap between Research and Practice?
Forum Session — April 15, 1999
Manager: Coimbra Sirica, Consultant

Providing Outpatient Prescription Drugs through Medicare: Can We Afford To? Can We Afford Not To?
Forum Session — April 8, 1999
Manager: Robin J. Strongin

HIPAA as a Regulatory Model: Early Experiences and Future Prospects
Forum Session — April 5, 1999
Manager: Karl Polzer

Margins As Measures: Gauging Hospitals' Financial Health
Forum Session — March 30, 1999
Manager: Karen Matherlee

Examining the Links between Retirement and Health Insurance: Implications for Medicare Eligibility
Forum Session — March 24, 1999
Manager: Nora Super

Welfare Reform and Its Impact on Medicaid: An Update
Forum Session — February 26, 1999
Manager: Judith D. Moore

Biological Terrorism: Is the Health Care Community Prepared?
Forum Session — February 11, 1999
Manager: Robin J. Strongin

Medicare HMO Pullouts: What Do They Portend for the Future of Medicare+Choice?
Forum Session — February 5, 1999
Manager: Nora Super

Filling the Geriatric Gap: Is the Health System Prepared for an Aging Population?
Forum Session — January 25, 1999
Managers: Janet Firshein, Consultant & Nora Super

Retooling Tax Subsidies for Health Coverage: Old Ideas, New Politics
Forum Session — November 12, 1998
Manager: Karl Polzer

Physician Organizations Assuming Risk: Market and Policy Implications
Forum Session — November 9, 1998
Managers: Sandra M. Foote & Lisa Sprague, MBA

The State Children's Health Insurance Program: How Much Latitude Do the States Really Have?
Forum Session — October 1, 1998
Manager: Richard Hegner

Protecting the Confidentiality of Health Information
Forum Session — September 18, 1998
Manager: Nora Super

Communicating to Beneficiaries about Medicare+Choice: Opportunities and Pitfalls
Forum Session — July 24, 1998
Managers: Nora Super & Sandra M. Foote

Medicare Coverage and Technology Diffusion: Past, Present, and Future
Forum Session — July 9, 1998
Manager: Robin J. Strongin

ERISA Health Plan Denials: Exploring Models for External Review
Forum Session — June 19, 1998
Manager: Karl Polzer

Dual Diagnoses: The Challenge of Serving People with Concurrent Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Problems
Forum Session — April 14, 1998
Manager: Richard Hegner

Increasing the Federal Cigarette Tax: A Means of Reducing Consumption?
Forum Session — April 3, 1998
Managers: Lauren Tran & Richard Hegner

Restructuring the VA Health Care System: Safety Net, Training, and Other Considerations
Forum Session — March 25, 1998
Manager:

The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: What Lessons Can It Offer Policymakers?
Forum Session — March 12, 1998
Manager: Karl Polzer

Authenticating Healthcare Quality: Information and Accountability
Forum Session — March 6, 1998
Manager: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Preempting State Authority to Regulate Association Plans: Where Might It Take Us?
Forum Session — October 15, 1997
Manager: Karl Polzer

↑ back to top

Browse Topics Side ArrowDown Arrow