HCBS Advancing States National Conference

December 2020 As our readership is keenly aware being able to receive services and supports in a persons’ community is paramount for maintaining the spirit of aging in place, having disabilities being in your community. The Conference was virtual and spanned two weeks with a cross section of payers, providers, State Medicaid Directors Federal Administrators.… Continue reading HCBS Advancing States National Conference

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Shared Mobility Summit

Dear Reader  I hope you can join our readership and the Shared-Use Mobility Center for the 2020 National Shared Mobility Summit in Chicago on March 17-19, 2020 to discuss the latest developments in shared, autonomous, and electric vehicles, micromobility, ridehailing, public transit, microtransit, and more. Learn more and register for the Summit here.  The National… Continue reading Shared Mobility Summit

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NASHP-National Academy for State Policy – August 21-23

Where the rubber hits the road is ground zero-States. That is the mission of NASHP. The 32nd annual conference which was the largest attendance of all prior conferences has significance when you review the agenda. Health care transcends, according to the World Health Organization, “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not… Continue reading NASHP-National Academy for State Policy – August 21-23

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Home and Community Based Services Conference-Baltimore,MD – August 25-28, 2019

The annual conference addressed the foundation for supporting and maintaining long term support and services. Many of the CMS initiatives that support medical and social (SDOH) were addressed in their dynamic agenda. NASUAD (www.nasuad.org) also has changed its ,name to Advancing States(Advancingstates.org) The mission statement is to design, improve and sustain state systems delivering long-term… Continue reading Home and Community Based Services Conference-Baltimore,MD – August 25-28, 2019

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The Insight Exchange Network – May 20 – May 21 2019

Insight Exchange Network hosted their 1st Annual conference on Innovations in Chronic Care Management for Health Plans. The agenda was chalked full of innovative ideas from major health plans on member engagement, nutrition, ride sharing and community outreach, etc. First, a major milestone.  A large health plan professed that social determinants of health (SDoH) is just… Continue reading The Insight Exchange Network – May 20 – May 21 2019

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RISE in Chicago 2019

The RISE Conference held in Chicago on April 29th is an invite only exclusive think tank made up of Medicaid leaders from across the country discussing the evolving Medicaid landscape and sharing their vision on emerging trends in 2019. The conference kicked off discussing Medicaid issues at the plan, State and National levels.  The health… Continue reading RISE in Chicago 2019

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Putting care at the Center 2018

December 5-7 The central vision of this conference, recently held in Chicago in early December, was to assemble a village to address managing how the health care eco-system should address complex medical and social needs of its most vulnerable members. Several years ago six foundations came together to address the issue of “adopting evidence-based interventions… Continue reading Putting care at the Center 2018

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Leading Edge Illinois Senior Living Conference 2018

The future of the Senior Care Community presents both challenges and opportunities According to the National Center for Senior Housing and Care (NIC), between 2014 and 2017, 992 new properties were added to the current inventory of more than 15,000 properties.  In 2014, 65% of those 992 were associated with operators of 2 or fewer… Continue reading Leading Edge Illinois Senior Living Conference 2018

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C-Suite Invitational: Transformation HealthCare: Executive Health Education and Innovation Forum

This forum organized by Dr. Josh D. Luke (www.DrJoshLuke.com) was thoughtful, open and poignant as it brought together practitioners on the front lines. They shared their real world, the good bad and the ugly. And of course, we in order to share what we believe are real world, will address the barriers and obstacles that… Continue reading C-Suite Invitational: Transformation HealthCare: Executive Health Education and Innovation Forum

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HCBS Conference

The  national conference is a premier gathering of federal, state and local policymakers, vendors, advocacy groups that come together to learn about innovative programs, seek partnerships and learn best practices in Community and Home-Based Services.  The description of this conference is on the surface level only, because being there, one quickly realizes that the 1500… Continue reading HCBS Conference

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