|Monday, June 9, 2014|
Public Health Law Program,
Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Webinar on Medicaid 1115 Waivers: How Are They Transforming the Health System?Public Health Law Program and the Network for Public Health Law will co-host Advancing Tribal Public Health Through Law: Legal Technical Assistance and ResourcePublic Health Law Program and the Network for Public Health Law will co-host a webinar, Medicaid 1115 Waivers: How Are They Transforming the Health System?, on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 1:00–2:30 pm (EDT).
Medicaid 1115 waivers allow states to test new or existing ways to deliver and pay for healthcare services in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Presenters will give public health lawyers, health practitioners, and other stakeholders an overview of Section 1115 Medicaid waivers, describe how states have used them, and discuss how they are affected by healthcare reform. Representatives from Arkansas and Texas will discuss their states’ approaches of using Medicaid 1115 waivers and highlight unique features of how they have chosen to address population health and Medicaid expansion.
- Sarah Somers, J.D., M.P.H., Managing Attorney, Network for Public Health Law—Southeastern Region
- Ardas Khalsa, Director, Healthcare Transformation Waiver Operations, Texas Health and Human Services Commission
- Suzanne Bierman, J.D., M.P.H., Assistant Director, Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Services
- Akshara Menon, J.D., M.P.H., Senior Legal Analyst, Public Health Law Program, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Moderator)
The webinar is free for all attendees. Some attendees may qualify for CLE credits. Find more information and register for the webinar.
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