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Web Resources for 2014 SNP Leadership Forum
Thursday, October 23
8:35 - 9:15am Keynote
9:15 – 10:00am Congressional Update: Prospects for Permanent Statutory Authority and Improved Alignment of Payment and Performance Methods for SNPs
10:15 – 11:15am Progress Report on Financial Alignment and Alternative Demonstrations
11:15am – 12:00pm Point-Counter-Point Debate on Advancing Full Integration: Federal vs. State Issues and Options
•Refocusing Responsibility For Dual Eligibles: Why Medicare Should Take The Lead. Judy Feder, Lisa Clemans-Cope, Teresa Coughlin, John Holahan, Timothy Waidmann. Robert Wood Johnson and The Urban Institute, October 2011.
•Advancing Medicare and Medicaid Integration: Improving the D-SNP Model for Dually Eligible Beneficiaries. NAMD Working Paper Series. National Association of Medicaid Directors, September 2013.
•NGA Health Care Sustainability Task Force Report. National Governors Association, February 2014.
• Transforming Care for Medicare Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions and Long-Term Care Needs: Coordinating Care Across All Services. Harriet L. Komisar and Judy Feder, Georgetown University, October 2011.
12:00 – 1:30pm Consumer Perspectives on Progress toward Medicare/Medicaid Integration
1:30 – 3:00pm Financial Alignment Demonstrations and Alternative Integration Initiatives: Experience to Date
•Highlights of Integration Initiatives in Massachusetts
Friday, October 24
8:45 – 10:15am Research Update on Social Determinants of Health: Implications for Plan Ratings, Quality Measures and Federal Policy Action
•NQF Report: Risk Adjustment for Socioeconomic Status or Other Sociodemographic Factors. National Quality Forum, August 2014.
•NQF Expert Panel Responses to Comments on the Draft Report : Risk Adjustment for Socioeconomic Status or Other Sociodemographic Factors.
•Building a Framework for Paying for Social Determinants of Health in Medicare. Shawn Maree Bishop, SB Health Policy, November 2013.
•Medicare Advantage: Star System’s Disproportionate Impact on MA Plans Focusing on Low-Income Populations. Howard Weiss and Sara Pescatello. Health Affairs Blog, September 22, 2014.
10:30am – 12:00pm Improving Payment and Risk Adjustment Methods for Special Needs Beneficiaries: Perspectives from SNP Finance and Risk Adjustment Experts
1:30 – 3:00pm Performance Measurement for High-Risk/High-Need Beneficiaries