2018 Speaking Faculty

Currently Confirmed



Rick Brooks
Rick Brooks
Director, Healthcare Workforce Transformation
Rhode Island Executive Office of Health & Human Services


Richard M. Celko
Richard M. Celko, DMD, MBA
Dental Director
UPMC Health Plan


Laura Finkelstein Chaise
Laura Finkelstein Chaise
Staff Vice President, Long Term Services and Supports
Centene Corporation


Kevin Coughlin
Kevin Coughlin
Executive, Policy Initiative Advisor, Division of Medicaid Services
Wisconsin Department of Health Services


Mohit M. Ghose
Mohit M. Ghose
Health Care Executive


Michael Heifetz
Michael Heifetz
Medicaid Director, Department of Health Services
State of Wisconsin


Martha Hodgesmith
Martha Hodgesmith, JD
Associate Director, Research and Training Center on Independent Living
University of Kansas


Bob Kalin
Bob Kalin, LNFA, BA, MEd
Vice President of Long Term Care Operations
Molina Healthcare of Texas, Inc.


Amy K. Kendall
Amy K. Kendall
Chief Administrative Officer
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare


Josh Krintzman
Josh Krintzman, JD
Director, Government Relations
Commonwealth Care Alliance


Debra J. Lipson
Debra J. Lipson
Senior Fellow
Mathematica Policy Research
Invited


Kelly Love
Kelly Love, JD
Senior Policy Analyst
Commonwealth Medicine—Center for Health Law and Economics


Serena Lowe
Serena Lowe, PhD
Senior Policy Adviser, Office on Policy Analysis & Development, Center for Policy & Evaluation
Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services


Leah M. Lozier
Leah M. Lozier, PhD
Social Science Analyst, Program Evaluation Division, Office of Policy Development and Research
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)


Jay Ludlam
Jay Ludlam, JD
Assistant Secretary for Medicaid Transformation, Division of Health Benefits, Department of Health and Human Services
North Carolina


Nick Macchione
Nick Macchione, FACHE
Agency Director
County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency


Cindy Mann
Cindy Mann
Partner
Manatt Phelps & Phillips, LLP


Marybeth McCaffrey
Marybeth McCaffrey, J.D.
Principal
Commonwealth Medicine—Center for Health Law and Economics


Andy McMahon
Andy McMahon
Vice President, Health and Human Services Policy
UnitedHealthcare Community & State


Shannon M. McMahon
Shannon M. McMahon, MPA
Executive Director, Medicaid Policy
Kaiser Permanente
Former Medicaid Director
Maryland


Randy Ricker
Randy Ricker
Vice President, MLTSS
Optima Health


Marisa Scala-Foley
Marisa Scala-Foley
Director, Office of Integration Care Innovations
U.S. Administration for Community Living


Claudia Schlosberg
Claudia Schlosberg, JD
Senior Deputy/State Medicaid Director, Department of Health Care Finance
Washington, D.C.


James Schuster
James Schuster, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization;
Vice President, Behavioral Integration and Chief Medical Officer, Behavioral Health and Medicaid Services, UPMC Insurance Division


Robert Seifert
Robert Seifert, MPA
Principal
Commonwealth Medicine—Center for Health Law and Economics


Alexander Shekhdar
Alexander Shekhdar, JD, MHS
Vice President, Federal and State Policy
Medicaid Health Plans of America


June Simmons
June Simmons, MSW
President, Chief Executive Officer
Partners in Care Foundation


Shawn Terrell
Shawn Terrell, MS, MSW
Health Insurance Specialist
Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services


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Bea Thibedeau, DNP RN
Director, Clinical Management and LTSS
Tufts Health Plan - Public Plans


Lori Tishler
Lori Tishler, MD, MPH
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Commonwealth Care Alliance


Patsy Tschudy
Patsy Tschudy , RN, CCM
Corporate Director, Managed Care,
Cantex Continuing Care Network