Resources - 2012 Conference Materials

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  • Technical Assistance Resource Guide for Medicaid providers

 

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New Medicaid Staff Orientation

 

EHR Resource Packet

SMA Orientation

 

Welcome Remarks and Keynote


Julie Boughn

Deputy Center Director

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services

 

Moderator: Jessica Kahn, MPH

Technical Director for Health IT

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

PLENARY: Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Auditing: Best Practices and the CMS Toolkit

 

Jaclynn Campbell, CPA, CGFM

Senior Manager, Federal Practice

Deloitte & Touche, LLP

 

Michael Johnson, CPA, CFE

Partner

Myers and Stauffer LC

 

Jason McNamara

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Consortium for Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Moderator: Linda King

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group

 

 

HIT and Medicaid Healthcare Transformation

 

Darin Hackmann

Director of Information Systems

Missouri Medicaid Program, HealthNet Division, Missouri Department of Social Services

 

Kelly Cronin

Health Care Reform Coordinator

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

 

Michelle Mills

Technical Director, Payment & Delivery System Reform Initiatives

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Moderator: John Allison

Health IT Specialist

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Challenges and Lessons Learned from Eligible Providers and Hospitals Related to Meaningful Use and Attestation

 

Travis Broome, MBA, MPH

Policy Analyst

Office of E-Health Standards and Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Kimberly Lynch

Director, Regional Extension Center Programs, Office of the National Coordinator for Health

Information Technology

 

Moderator: Robert Anthony

Health Insurance Specialist

Office of E-Health Standards and Services; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

State-Level HIE: CMS, Medicaid, and ONC Integration

 

Jessica Kahn, MPH

Technical Director for Health IT

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Claudia Williams

Director, State Health Information Exchange Programs

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

 

Liza Fox-Wylie

Policy Director

Colorado Regional Health Information Organization

 

Moderator: Thomas Romano

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group

 

 

Unraveling Patient Volume for FFS and Managed Care

 

Mary Marinari, MPA

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance, Delaware Health and Social Services

 

Thomas Novak

Medicaid HITECH Lead

Consortium for Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Paul L. Wilder

Director, Product Marketing and Adoption

New York eHealth Collaborative

 

Moderator: Jared Linder, MS, PMP

Chief Technology Officer and Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration

 

 

Federal Technical Assistance for States on HIT/E

 

Linda Dimitropoulos, PhD

Senior Director

Center for the Advancement of Health Information Technology, RTI International

 

 Christopher Muir

Program Manager, State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

 

Moderator: Samuel Schaffzin, MPA

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Stage 2 NPRM - Discussions And Listening Session

 

Travis Broome, MBA, MPH

Policy Analyst

Office of E-Health Standards and Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Steve Posnack, MHS

Director, Federal Policy Division

Office of Policy and Planning Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

 

Moderator: Jessica Kahn, MPH

Technical Director for Health IT

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

PLENARY: Provider Outreach and Communication: State and CMS Perspectives - What Can States Leverage?

 

Pamela Kathuria

Deputy Executive Director

New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center

 

Herminio "Bebet" Navia Jr.

Program Director and Meaningful Use Analyst

Medicaid Specialist Program, New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center

 

Melodie Olsen

Health Information Technology Project/Program Manager

Washington State Health Care Authority

 

John Allison

Health IT Specialist

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Moderator: Julie Franklin

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Office of Communication

 

 

Office Hours: Overview of IAPDs, RFPs and HIT Contracts

 

Robert McCarthy, MBA

HIT Coordinator

Consortium for Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

PLENARY: Meaningful Use Auditing

 

Benjamin Moll, MBA

Auditor, Division of Provider Operations

Office of Financial Management, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Roger Lipman, MBA

Manager

Signature Consulting Group

 

Mike Kovner, MHA

Senior Manager

Accenture

 

Matt McGeorge

HIT Coordinator

Office of Medical Assistance Programs, Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

 

Jessica Kahn, MPH

Technical Director for Health IT

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Moderator: Jason McNamara

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Consortium for Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Meaningful Use Acceleration

 

Mat Kendall, MPH

Director of the Office of Provider Adoption Support

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

 

Jessica Kahn, MPH

Technical Director for Health IT

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Melodie Olsen

Health Information Technology Project/Program Manager

Washington State Health Care Authority

 

Moderator: Heidi Fox

Administrator

Office of Health Information Exchange and Policy Analysis, Florida Agency for Health Care Administration

 

 

NLR Research Tools Demonstration

 

Josh Volosov, MBA

Health IT Specialist

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Benjamin Thompson

HIT Coordinator

Consortium for Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations

 

Deborah Schiel, MHA

Project Manager

Massachusetts Office of Medicaid

 

Moderator: Jacqueline Higgins

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Project Management To Juggle All Medicaid IT Initiatives and Funding

 

 Andrea Danes

 Director, Healthcare and Human Services

CSG Government Solutions

 

Kimberly Beckendorf

Specialist Leader, Health, Science, and Government Practice

Deloitte Consulting, LLP

 

John Supra

Deputy Director and CIO

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

 

Moderator: Kelly Peiper, JD, PMP

Iowa Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Iowa Medicaid Enterprise

 

 

PLENARY: MITA 3.0 (Eligibility & Enrollment Modernization and MMIS) and Linkages with HITECH

 

Saleem Sayani

Chief Information Officer

Office of Information Technology, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

 

Elaine Olin

Director, Data & Systems Group,

Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Moderator: Donna Schmidt

Deputy Division Director, Division of State Systems

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

PLENARY: Lessons Learned to Date from Stage 1 Meaningful Use

 

Eva Powell, MSW

Director, HIT Program

National Partnership for Women & Families

 

Kevin Larsen, MD

Medical Director of Meaningful Use

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

 

Michelle Nelson, MPA

Meaningful Use Program Analyst

Office of Provider Adoption Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

 

Moderator: Travis Broome, MBA, MPH

Policy Analyst

Office of E-Health Standards and Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Leveraging Medicaid HITECH FFP Funding

 

Stuart Dubin

Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Manager

New Jersey Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services

 

Robert McCarthy, MBA

HIT Coordinator

Consortium for Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Moderator: Nicholas Blake

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Consortium for Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

IHS, Tribes, and Health IT

 

Howard Hays, MD, MSPH

Acting Chief Information Officer and Director of the Office of Information Technology

Indian Health Services

 

Vicki French

Meaningful Use Coordinator

United South and Eastern Tribes, National Indian Health Board Regional Extension Center

 

Doneg McDonough, MPA

Technical Advisor to the Tribal Technical Advisory Group (TTAG)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Moderator: Samuel Schaffzin, MPA

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Medicaid Providers’ Barriers to Meaningful Use

 

Linda Dimitropoulos, PhD

Senior Director

Center for the Advancement of Health Information Technology, RTI International

 

Moderator: Heather Johnson-Skrivanek

Health IT Program Manager

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

HIE and HIX

 

Janice Paterson, Esq, PMP

Senior Advisor

Public Consulting Group

 

Manu Tandon, MBA, MPA

Secretariat Chief Information Officer and Massachusetts HIT Coordinator

Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

Hunt Blair

Deputy Commissioner of Health Reform and State HIT Coordinator

Department of Vermont Health Access

 

Moderator: Samantha Nebolsine

Project Manager

Office of Information Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Health IT Disparities and Solutions

 

Winston F. Wong, M.D, M.S.

Medical Director, Community Benefit

Director, Disparities Improvement and Quality Initiatives

Kaiser Permanente

 

David Hunt MD, FACS

Medical Director, Office of Provider Adoption & Support

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

 

Cara V. James, Ph.D.

Director of the Office of Minority Health

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Moderator: Jacqueline Higgins

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Promoting EHR Adoption For Ineligible, Rural Or Gap Providers

 

Mike Lardiere, LCSW

Vice President, Health Information Technology & Strategic Development

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare

 

Yael Harris, Ph.D, MHS

Director, Office of Health IT & Quality

Health Resources & Services Administration

 

Jared Linder, MS, PMP

Chief Technology Officer and Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration

 

Moderator: Tia Drury

Coordinator, Southeast Regional Collaboration for HIE/HIT (SERCH)

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Office of Administrative Technology Services

 

 

Connectivity and Interoperability with HIE

 

Sandeep Kapoor

CEO

Health Tech Solutions

 

Devore S Culver

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

HealthInfoNet

 

Erica Galvez, MA

Community of Practice Director, State Health Information Exchange Program

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

 

Moderator: Kevin Stewart

Health Insurance Specialist

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Collection and Reporting of Clinical Quality Measures

 

Kate Goodrich, MD, MHS

Senior Technical Advisor

Office of Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Stacy Warren

Program Director

CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grant, Office of Rural Health and Community Care

 

Kelly Devers, Ph.D

Senior Fellow, Health Policy Center

Urban Institute

 

Moderator: Carrie Feher

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

EHR Capabilities and Vendor Discussions

 

Steve Posnack, MHS

Director, Federal Policy Division

Office of Policy and Planning Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

 

Anuj Desai

Director of Business Development

New York E-Health Collaborative

 

Lauren Fifield

Senior Policy and Government Affairs Advisor

athenahealth, Inc.

 

Moderator: Pam Matthews, RN, MBA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS

Senior Director, Regional Affairs

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

 

 

State Medicaid HITECH Business Discussion (CMS 37/64, Contract/RFP Reviews)

 

Toni Cincibus

Technical Director, Division of Financial Operations

Financial Management Group, Centers for Medicaid & CHIP Management Services

 

Debbie Abshire

Technical Director, Division of Financial Operations

Financial Management Group, Centers for Medicaid & CHIP Management Services

 

Robert McCarthy, MBA

HIT Coordinator

Consortium for Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Moderator: Carrie Feher

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

HIE Sustainability Models

 

Lorie Mayer

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)

 

Steve Cline, DDS, MPH

Assistant Secretary

Office of Health Information Technology, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

 

Micky Tripathi

President and CEO

Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative

 

Moderator: Jessica Kahn, MPH

Technical Director for Health IT

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Engaging Hospitals in Health IT

 

Nicholas Blake

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Consortium for Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Chantal Worzala, MPA, Ph.D.

Director of Policy

American Hospital Association

 

Christoph Lehmann, M.D.

Associate Professor

Johns Hopkins University

 

Moderator: Jason McNamara

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Consortium for Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Stage 2 NPRM – Discussions And Listening Session

 

Robert Anthony

Health Insurance Specialist

Office of E-Health Standards and Services; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Steve Posnack, MHS

Director, Federal Policy Division

Office of Policy and Planning Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

 

Moderator: Jessica Kahn, MPH

Technical Director for Health IT

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

Medicaid, HIEs and REC Coordination

 

Polly Mullins Bentley, RN, RHIT, CPHQ

Executive Director and HIT Coordinator

Kentucky Governor’s Office of Electronic Health Information

 

Dan Roach III, MD

Health IT Coordinator, State of Alabama

Medical Director, Alabama Regional Extension Center

 

John Mack

Project Manager

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Office of Ohio Health Plans

 

Moderator: Nicholas Blake

Medicaid HIT Coordinator

Consortium for Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

PLENARY: HIT Adoption Challenges and Opportunities

 

John Halamka, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine and Chief Information Officer, Harvard Medical School

Chief Information Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

Moderator: Steven Cha, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

PLENARY: The Role of Health IT in Delivery System Reform: Findings and Recommendations from the Bipartisan Policy Center's Recent Report

 

Janet Marchibroda

Health IT Chair, Bipartisan Policy Center

Executive Director, Doctors Helping Doctors Transform Care

 

Moderator: Jessica Kahn, MPH

Technical Director for Health IT

Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Data and Systems Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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