2024 Medicaid Managed Care Summit

October 17-18, 2024 * JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek * Orlando, FL

2024 Medicaid Managed Care Summit

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The Medicaid Managed Care Summit, hosted by Business Research Intelligence Network, brings together industry leaders, policymakers and healthcare professionals to discuss the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in Medicaid managed care. The summit provides a platform for attendees to share insights, best practices and innovative strategies for delivering high-quality, cost-effective care to Medicaid beneficiaries.

Throughout the two-day event, participants will explore a wide range of topics, including value-based payment models, health equity, social determinants of health, behavioral health integration, and the impact of evolving policy landscapes on Medicaid managed care. The summit will feature sessions, panel discussions, and interactive sessions led by renowned experts in the field.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with peers, learn from real-world case studies, and gain actionable insights to drive performance improvement and better health outcomes for Medicaid populations.

The Medicaid Managed Care Summit is an essential event for anyone involved in the planning, implementation, and management of Medicaid managed care programs, offering a unique forum for collaboration, learning and innovation.

 

Who Should Attend?

From State & Government Agencies:

Directors and Managers of:

  • State Medicaid
  • Managed Care
  • Health Services/Healthcare Programs
  • Human/Social Services
  • Medical Assistance
  • Strategic Planning
  • Policy Analysis
  • Compliance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Improvement
  • Healthcare Financing

From Health Plans & Managed Care Organizations:

Chief Executive Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Medical Officers, Chief Strategy Officers, and Chief Information Officers

Also, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers of:

  • Medicaid
  • Long-Term Care
  • Behavioral Health
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Network Development
  • Compliance
  • Clinical Affairs
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Quality
  • Risk Management
  • Public Policy
  • Utilization Review
  • Medicare
  • Managed Care
  • Clinical Services

This Program is Also Relevant to:

Organizations Providing Services for:

Care Management Technology * Care Management for the Elderly * Pharmacy Benefit Administrators * Health Management Solutions * Behavioral Health Services * Revenue Enhancement Services * Reinsurance Services

Conference Agenda

Day One - Thursday, October 17, 2024

7:15am – 8:00am

Conference Registration and Networking Breakfast

 

8:00am – 8:15am

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

 

8:15am – 9:00am

Leveraging Managed Care Strategies to Drive Value and Improve Quality in Medicaid Programs

Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) are uniquely positioned to implement innovative strategies that enhance value and quality for beneficiaries. This session will explore how MCOs can leverage data analytics, care coordination, and provider incentives to drive improvements in health outcomes, reduce costs and increase member satisfaction. We will discuss real-world examples of successful managed care initiatives and share best practices for maximizing the impact of these programs.

 

9:00am – 9:45am

Addressing Health Equity through Community Engagement and Partnerships

Health disparities remain a persistent challenge in Medicaid populations, with social determinants of health (SDOH) playing a significant role in shaping health outcomes. In this session, we will examine how Medicaid MCOs can collaborate with community-based organizations and local stakeholders to address SDOH and promote health equity. Attendees will learn about effective strategies for building trust, fostering meaningful partnerships, and implementing targeted interventions that improve access to care and reduce health disparities.

 

9:45am – 10:15am

Networking and Refreshments Break

 

10:15am – 11:00am

Innovations in Behavioral Health Integration: Opportunities for Medicaid Managed Care

Behavioral health integration is a critical component of whole-person care, particularly for Medicaid beneficiaries who often face complex physical and mental health challenges. This session will explore emerging trends and innovations in behavioral health integration within Medicaid managed care settings. We will discuss the role of technology, telehealth and collaborative care models in improving access to behavioral health services and enhancing care coordination across the continuum.

 

11:00am – 11:45am

Optimizing Medicaid Pharmacy Benefits: Strategies for Cost Containment and Quality Improvement

Pharmacy costs continue to be a significant driver of Medicaid spending, presenting ongoing challenges for state budgets and MCOs. In this session, we will examine innovative approaches to optimizing Medicaid pharmacy benefits, including value-based contracting, formulary management, and medication adherence programs. Attendees will gain insights into effective strategies for controlling pharmacy costs while ensuring access to high-quality, evidence-based medications for Medicaid beneficiaries.

 

11:45am – 12:30pm

The Future of Medicaid Managed Care: Preparing for Evolving Policy Landscapes and Market Trends

The Medicaid managed care landscape is constantly evolving, shaped by changing policy priorities, market dynamics, and demographic shifts. This session will provide a forward-looking perspective on the future of Medicaid managed care, exploring key trends and challenges that will shape the industry in the coming years. We will discuss the impact of Medicaid expansion, the growing focus on SDOH, and the potential implications of federal policy changes on managed care organizations and state Medicaid programs.

 

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Lunch Break

 

1:30pm – 2:15pm 

Leveraging Technology and Data Analytics to Drive Medicaid Managed Care Performance

Advanced data analytics and innovative technologies are transforming the way Medicaid MCOs operate, enabling more targeted interventions, improved care coordination, and enhanced member engagement. This session will showcase real-world examples of how MCOs are leveraging data-driven insights to identify high-risk populations, predict adverse events, and optimize resource allocation. Attendees will learn about the latest tools and technologies being used to drive performance improvement and achieve better health outcomes for Medicaid beneficiaries.

 

2:15pm – 3:15pm

Panel Discussion: Best Practices for Successful Medicaid Managed Care Procurement and Contracting

Medicaid managed care procurement and contracting processes can be complex and challenging, with significant implications for states, MCOs, and beneficiaries. This panel discussion will bring together experts from state Medicaid agencies, MCOs, and consulting firms to share best practices for designing and executing successful procurement and contracting strategies. Panelists will discuss key considerations such as defining program goals, establishing performance metrics, and fostering collaborative relationships between states and MCOs.

 

3:15pm – 3:45pm 

Networking and Refreshments Break

 

3:45pm – 4:30pm

Innovations in Long-Term Services and Supports: Opportunities for Managed Care

Long-term services and supports (LTSS) are a critical component of the Medicaid program, accounting for a significant portion of overall spending. This session will explore emerging trends and innovations in LTSS within Medicaid managed care settings, including the growing use of home and community-based services (HCBS), the integration of LTSS with physical and behavioral health services, and the role of technology in improving care delivery and outcomes for individuals with long-term care needs.

 

4:15pm – 5:00pm

Leveraging Technology and Data Analytics to Drive Medicaid Managed Care Performance

Advanced data analytics and innovative technologies are transforming the way Medicaid MCOs operate, enabling more targeted interventions, improved care coordination, and enhanced member engagement. This session will showcase real-world examples of how MCOs are leveraging data-driven insights to identify high-risk populations, predict adverse events, and optimize resource allocation. Attendees will learn about the latest tools and technologies being used to drive performance improvement and achieve better health outcomes for Medicaid beneficiaries.

 

5:00pm  

End of Day One

 

Day Two – Friday, October 18, 2024

7:15am – 8:00am

Networking Breakfast

 

8:00am – 8:15am

Chairperson's Recap

 

8:15am – 9:00am

Driving Quality Improvement through Value-Based Payment Models in Medicaid Managed Care

Value-based payment (VBP) models are increasingly being adopted by Medicaid MCOs as a strategy for incentivizing quality improvement and controlling costs. This session will explore the latest trends and innovations in VBP within Medicaid managed care settings, including the use of alternative payment models, episode-based payments, and population-based payments. Attendees will learn about successful VBP initiatives and gain insights into key considerations for designing and implementing effective payment models.

 

9:00am – 9:45am

Addressing the Unique Needs of Rural Medicaid Populations through Managed Care Strategies

Rural Medicaid beneficiaries often face distinct challenges in accessing high-quality health care services, including provider shortages, transportation barriers, and limited access to specialty care. This session will examine how Medicaid MCOs can tailor their strategies to meet the unique needs of rural populations, leveraging telemedicine, mobile health services, and community partnerships to improve access and outcomes. Attendees will gain insights into successful rural health initiatives and learn about innovative approaches to addressing the social determinants of health in rural communities.

 

9:45am – 10:15am

Networking and Refreshments Break

 

10:15am – 11:00am

Innovations in Member Engagement and Retention Strategies for Medicaid Managed Care

Effective member engagement and retention are critical for ensuring continuity of care and improving health outcomes in Medicaid managed care populations. This session will showcase innovative approaches to member engagement, including the use of digital health tools, personalized outreach strategies, and community-based interventions. Attendees will learn about best practices for improving member satisfaction, reducing churn, and promoting long-term retention in Medicaid managed care programs.

 

11:00am – 11:45am

Leveraging Managed Care Strategies to Address the Opioid Epidemic in Medicaid Populations

The opioid epidemic continues to have a disproportionate impact on Medicaid beneficiaries, presenting ongoing challenges for states and MCOs. This session will explore how Medicaid managed care organizations can leverage innovative strategies to prevent opioid misuse, improve access to treatment, and support long-term recovery for individuals with opioid use disorders. Attendees will learn about successful initiatives, including medication-assisted treatment programs, peer support services, and cross-sector collaborations to address the social determinants of addiction.

 

11:45am – 12:30pm

The Role of Medicaid Managed Care in Advancing Health Equity and Reducing Disparities

Advancing health equity and reducing disparities are critical priorities for Medicaid programs and MCOs. This session will examine how managed care organizations can play a leadership role in promoting health equity, leveraging data analytics, community partnerships, and targeted interventions to address the root causes of health disparities. Attendees will gain insights into successful health equity initiatives and learn about strategies for embedding equity considerations into all aspects of Medicaid managed care operations.

 

12:30pm

Conference Concludes

Workshop - Friday, October 18, 2024

12:45pm – 2:45pm

Workshop: Strategies for Successful Implementation of Medicaid Managed Care Programs This hands-on workshop is designed for professionals involved in the planning, implementation, and management of Medicaid managed care programs. Attendees will have the opportunity to work through real-world case studies and engage in group discussions to develop practical strategies for overcoming common challenges in Medicaid managed care implementation. Topics will include:

  • Defining program goals and objectives
  • Selecting and contracting with managed care organizations
  • Establishing effective quality measurement and performance monitoring systems
  • Engaging stakeholders and building community partnerships
  • Addressing social determinants of health through managed care interventions

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify key considerations for designing and implementing successful Medicaid managed care programs
  • Develop strategies for selecting and contracting with managed care organizations that align with program goals
  • Learn best practices for establishing quality measurement and performance monitoring systems in Medicaid managed care
  • Gain insights into effective stakeholder engagement and community partnership strategies for addressing social determinants of health

 

Venue

JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek
14900 Chelonia Pkwy
Orlando, FL 32821
407-919-6300

Mention BRI Network to get the discounted rate of $299/night!

 

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FAQ

Are there group discounts available?

  • Yes – Register a group of 3 or more at the same time and receive an additional 10% off the registration fee

Are there discounts for Non-Profit/Government Organizations?

  • Yes – please call us at 800-743-8490 for special pricing

What is the cancellation policy?

  • Cancellations received 4 weeks prior to the event will receive a refund minus the administration fee of $225. Cancellation received less than 4 weeks prior to the event will receive a credit to a future event valid for one year.

Can the registration be transferred to a colleague?

  • Yes – please email us in writing at info@brinetwork.com with the colleague’s name and title

Where can I find information on the venue/accommodations?

  • Along with your registration receipt you will receive information on how to make your hotel reservations. You can also visit individual event page for specific hotel information. The conference fee does not include the cost of accommodations.

What is the suggested dress code?

  • Business casual. Meeting rooms can sometimes be cold so we recommend a sweater or light jacket
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