Meeting Agenda for November 17–18, 2011


Location of Meeting:
National Guard Association of the U.S.

Room: Hall of States

One Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

Main number: (202) 789-0031


Thursday, November 17, 2011
(Note:  Meeting Sessions and Times Subject To Change)
1:00–1:15 pm
Session 1: Update on MACPAC Activities
  • Diane Rowland, ScD, Chair

1:15–2:15 pmSession 2: Access and Quality in Medicaid
  • Anna Sommers, PhD, Senior Health Researcher, Center for Studying Health System Change
Staff contacts: Lois Simon, Principal Analyst, and Jennifer Tracey, Senior Analyst
2:15–3:15 pmSession 3: Children and pregnant women in Medicaid and CHIP
  • Chris Peterson, Director, Eligibility, Benefits and Enrollment, and Chris Park, Senior Analyst

3:15–3:30 pmBreak
3:30–5:00 pmSession 4:  Promoting Medicaid program integrity
  • Angela Brice-Smith, Director, Medicaid Integrity Group, Center for Program Integrity, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • William A. Hazel, Jr., MD, Secretary of Health & Human
    Resources, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Lloyd S. Early, III, Special Agent-In-Charge - Health Care Fraud
    Section, Office of the Ohio Attorney General

Staff contact:  Caroline Haarmann, Senior Analyst
5:00–5:15 pmPublic comment
5:15–5:30 pmMeeting discussion wrap-up
  • Diane Rowland, ScD, Chair
5:30 pmAdjourn


Friday, November 18, 2011
(Note:  Meeting Sessions and Times Subject To Change)
9:00–9:30 amSession 5:  Basics of Medicaid financing  
  • Jim Teisl, Senior Analyst

9:30–10:30 amSession 6: Payment and financing issues in Medicaid
  • Billy Millwee, Medicaid Director, Texas Health and Human Services Commission
  • Rob Damler, Principal, Consulting Actuary, Milliman
Staff contact:  Jim Teisl, Senior Analyst

10:30–10:45 amBreak
10:45–12:15 pmSession 7: Lessons learned in serving high-cost high need Medicaid populations in managed care
  • Darin Gordon, Director, TennCare; Deputy Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration
  • Patti Killingsworth, Assistant Commissioner and Chief of Long Term Care, TennCare Bureau
Staff contact:  Christie Peters, Principal Analyst
12:15–12:30 pmMeeting discussion wrap-up
  • Diane Rowland, ScD, Chair
12:30–12:45 pmPublic comment
12:45 pmAdjourn