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Speaking Engagements

Integration

Behavioral Health Integration

Venue: Michigan LegislatureOctober 23, 2019Speaker: Tom Betlach More Info

Tom testified before the House Appropriations subcommittee on behavioral health integration efforts. Tom highlighted the opportunities and challenges with integration providing insight based on the experiences in Arizona.

Behavioral Health Integration

Venue: Michigan Association of Health Plans July 19, 2019Speaker: Tom Betlach More Info

An overview of the Arizona behavioral health integration efforts over the past decade. The presentation highlighted the efforts to integrate at the policy, payer and provider levels and a summary of the positive outcomes to date.

The Future Evolution of Medicare-Medicaid Integration, Emerging Trends: Correctional Health and Transition to Medicaid and Trends in Medicaid Procurements and RFPs

Venue: AHIP National Conferences on Medicare, Medicaid and DualsOctober 16-17, 2018Speakers: John McCarthy and Darin Gordon More Info

WHAT IS NEXT FOR DUALS PROGRAMS AT THE STATE LEVEL.

Managed Care Systems – How to Integrate Physical Health with Behavioral Health/Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Venue: Keynote at North Carolina Providers Council ConferenceSeptember 27, 2017Speaker: Darin Gordon More Info

DISCUSSION ON BEST PRACTICES FOR INTEGRATING SERVICES WITHIN MEDICAID PROGRAMS.

Payment Reform and Value Based Care

Key Trends In State And Federal-Level Payment Reform

Venue: Nashville, TN, The AJMC Institute Of Value Based Medicine: The Future Of Oncoloby Value Based CareOctober 24, 2019Speaker: Darin Gordon More Info

Discussion on the shifting landscape of public policy and commercial payer initiatives in value-based care. Key trends in state and federal-level payment reform.

Tennessee Value Based Payment – Journey and Lessons Learned

Venue: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Health Policy Third Annual Value Based Healthcare Delivery SeminarSeptember 07, 2019Speaker: Darin Gordon More Info

DISCUSSION OF THE DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND OPERATION OF VALUE BASED PAYMENT IN TENNCARE.

Policy approaches to balance the healthcare spending side of the health value equation, Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center

Venue: Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO)August 23, 2018Speaker: John McCarthy More Info

DISCUSSION OF POLICY TRENDS AND HOW OHIO CONTINUES TO ADD EPISODES IN ITS VALUE BASED PAYMENT JOURNEY

Medicaid Policy and Trends

Tribal Forum Panel

Venue: National Association of Medicaid Directors Fall MeetingNovember 11, 2019Speaker: Tom Betlach More Info

MODERATED AND LED THOUGHTFUL DISCUSSION AMONG TRIBAL LEADERS, CMS AND STATE OFFICIALS. DISCUSSION OF IMPORTANCE AND MATURATION OF THE TRIBAL CONSULTATION PROCESS AND THE NEED TO BUILD STRONG GOVERNMENT RELATIONSHIPS TO ADVANCE INITIATIVES TO BETTER SERVE TRIBAL POPULATIONS.

Medicaid Directors Events

Ways To Improve Primary Care In Medicaid

Venue: Bipartisan Policy Center Medicaid RoundtableOctober 21, 2019Speaker: Darin Gordon More Info

DISCUSSION OF STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE PRIMARY CARE DELIVERYWITHIN MEDICAID PROGRAMS.

Healthcare Outcomes

Venue: Phoenix, AZ, Healthcare Outcomes Performance SymposiumAugust 17, 2019Speaker: Tom Betlach More Info

DISCUSSION OF THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FACING MEDICAID PROGRAMS NATIONALLY AND WITHIN ARIZONA, INCLUDING WAYS TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES AND DEVELOP A SUSTAINABLE MEDICAID PROGRAM.

Medicaid in the Crosshairs

Venue: Berkeley Research Group Healthcare Leadership ConferenceDecember 11-13, 2017Speaker: John McCarthy More Info

A REVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF THE PROPOSALS TO CUT MEDICAID SPENDING AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL.

State Health Policy – Challenges and Innovations

Venue: University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute 50th Anniversary Symposium, Plenary panelOctober 06, 2017Speaker: Darin Gordon More Info

A DISCUSSION OF CURRENT STATE HEALTH POLICY CHALLENGES, INITIATIVES AND TRENDS IN INNOVATION.

Who Knew – Healthcare Reform Past, Present and Future

Venue: Tennessee Health Law ForumOctober 05, 2017Speaker: Darin Gordon More Info

AN UPDATE ON HEALTH REFORM AND THE PATH AHEAD

Covering Healthcare Policy Changes Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Venue: Poynter Institute, FloridaOctober 02, 2017Speaker: John McCarthy More Info

DISCUSSION OF RECENT POLICY CHANGES AND WHAT LIES AHEAD IN MEDICAID AND CHIP

New Administration, New Approach to Medicaid Waivers? What States are Asking For

Venue: The Alliance for Health PolicySeptember 14, 2017Speaker: John McCarthy More Info

A REVIEW OF WHAT STATES ARE PUTTING IN THEIR 1115 WAIVER REQUESTS, INCLUDING COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS, PREMIUMS, AND ELIGIBILITY CHANGES.

Social Determinants of Health

Innovation

Medicaid the Great Debate, Medicaid Innovation and Case for Change

Venue: MHPA Annual ConferenceOctober 22, 2018Speaker: John McCarthy More Info

DISCUSSION OF THE IMPACT OF BOTH THE STATE AND FEDERAL 2018 ELECTIONS ON MEDICAID AND CMS PRIORITIES FOR 2019.

Technology and Operations

Know Before You Build: Incorporating policy and end-user experience into system modernization planning

Venue: Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC)August 14-14, 2017Speaker: John McCarthy More Info

DISCUSSION OF BEST PRACTICES FOR DEVELOPING NEW MEDICAID IT SYSTEMS, INCLUDING THE NEED FOR VENDORS TO INCLUDE POLICY MAKERS IN THE DESIGN PROCESS.