Medicaid & Policy TrackMedicaid & Policy Track

State Innovation • Payment Reform • Complex Care Management

The 6th Annual Medicaid and Health Policy Summit convenes senior-level executives from health plans, government organizations, health systems, and consumer associations to discuss how to navigate evolving policy and move toward financially-sustainable programs in the Medicaid and Duals/LTC markets.



Session Spotlight:


Maximize Medicaid Strategies in a Multi-Stakeholder Fight Against Opioid Abuse

  • State- and health plan-driven initiatives that focus on prescribing practices to identify those at high risk of opioid overdose
  • Optimize Medicaid services to mitigate the causes of addiction and to expand appropriate treatment services
    • Increase access to medication assisted treatment and community-based therapies
    • Decrease associated and costly infectious diseases such as HIV and Hep C
    • Assess Medicaid’s effectiveness to reduce overdoses
      • Compare differences between expansion and non-expansion states
      • Targeted initiatives: Pre-natal care

William Goodman, MD
Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, Medical Affairs
Catholic Medical Center

Joe Parks, MD
Medical Director, The National Council for Behavioral Health;
Distinguished Research Professor of Science, Missouri Institute of Mental Health, University of Missouri;
Former Director, Missouri Medicaid


Attendee Acclaim

A great collection of thought leaders and active innovators in the health care industry coming together to exchange ideas - not always agree but learn and develop for the betterment of patient care and management.

– Chief Medical Information Executive, LA Care Health Plan