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.

Top Reasons to Attend:

  • Gauge state flexibility and innovation in the changing Medicaid landscape
  • Develop state- and health plan-driven initiatives that mitigate the causes of opioid addiction and expand appropriate services
  • Build stakeholder alignment around rising drug costs
  • Streamline Medicaid value-based measurement to improve population health
  • Assess the impact of MLTSS on complex care quality and costs

Recommended Tracks:

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


Pamela Greenberg
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW)


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

Steven Szebenyi, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Gateway Health Plan

Distinguished Speakers Include:

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