2024 National Medicaid|Medicare|CHIP
Oral Health Symposium

May 5-7, 2024

Conference Venue

Belle Haven Country Club

6023 Fort Hunt Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22307

(703) 329-1448

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Host Hotel

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The Alexandrian Hotel

480 King Street
Old Town Alexandria, Virginia 22314

(703) 549-6080

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This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the American Dental Association and the Medicaid-CHIP State Dental Association. The American Dental Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The American Dental Association designates this activity for 11.5 credit hours continuing education credits.

2019 National Medicaid Symposium

Schedule of Events
Saturday, June 1st, 2019

6:30—8:00      MSDA Opening Reception Platinum Sponsor: Delta Dental of Arkansas
Location: Crystal Room

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

2019 Symposium Theme: Medicaid Transformation: How Value-Based Strategies are Making a Difference 

8:00      Continental Breakfast—Networking—Exhibits Platinum Sponsor: DentaQuest

8:55     Welcome and Introductions

9:05      Keynote Address: 

Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H. CONFIRMED 

Platinum Sponsor: Guardian-Avesis

10:00  Session 2:   State Medicaid Transformation Initiatives: Promising 
                                Practices for Dental Programs 

            Panelists:   Alani Jackson, CA; Myra Shook, VA; Michelle Kohler, CO
            Platinum Sponsor- Pacira Pharmaceuticals
11:00  Session 3:   Strengthening the Social Determinants of Health—
                                Strategies for Vendors and Dental Providers 

           Speaker:      Tracey  Green, MD, Aetna Medicaid
           Sponsored by:  United Healthcare

12:00  Lunch-Networking-Exhibits   Gold Sponsor- MCNA Dental 

 1:00   Session 4:  Access; Quality and Meeting Healthcare Needs:
                               The Provider Perspective  

           Panelists:   Renee Joskow, DDS; Charles Czerepak, DDS
                               Timothy Martinez, DMD; Brian Bishop, DMD
           Sponsored by:  Delta Dental of South Dakota

2:30   Break-Networking-Exhibits     

3:00   Session 5:   New Models for Telemedicine: Regulation; Case-
                               Management; Billing; and Urban Considerations 

          Panelists:    Katharine Hsu Wibberly, Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Recource Center
                               Michelle Rush, AmeriGroup 
                               Pixie Needham, Wasghington Medicaid

4:30  Adjourn and Networking Reception Platinum Sponsor: Benevis
6:00  MSDA Corporate Round Table Dinner- Member Invitation Only 
Gold Sponsor: Bedford Healthcare Solutions

Monday, June 3rd, 2018

7:00   Continental Breakfast—Networking—Exhibits       Sponsored by: Aetna

8:00   Session 6:   Goal Setting; Measurement; and Reporting:
                               Access, Performance, Prevalence, and Quality Measurement 

                               Understanding the Difference and 
                               Selecting the Rght Measures 

          Panelists:   Jimmy Anthony (DDAR); Amy Martin (MUSC); 
                              DeDe Davis (MCNA); Stephen Boucher SC Medicaid
9:30   Session 7:  “Value-Based” Programming Versus “Value-Added” Services 
          Speaker:      Sean Boynes, DMD (DentaQuest)

10:15   Break—Networking—Exhibits  

10:30  Session 8: Clinical Perspective & Evidence Update 
            Silver Sponsor: Elevate Oral Care 
  • Orthodontics Then and Now
    • Panelist: Todd Rowe, DMD (Harvard)
  • Infection Control in Dental Offices—Disparities among ?                                                                                                                      Medicaid Beneficiaries 
    • Panelist: Shannon Mills, DDS           
  • Opioid Free Options for Post-Surgical Dental Pain Management
    • Panelist: Faisal Quereshy, MD, DDS          
12:00    Session 9: DC Legislative Update and Policy Discussion 
              Silver Sponsor: Delta Dental Plans Association
  • Community Engagement Activities—AKA “Work Requirements”—Kentucky, New Hampshire, Arkansas
  • Update on CMS Rules-- SpeakerCamille Dobson, MA (NASUAD)
    • Public Charge Rule—Impact on Enrollment 
    • Updated Medicaid Managed Care—Final Rule?
  • Medicare Update: Bill S. 22: Medicare Dental Benefit Act of 2019-- Senator Ben Cardin Confirmed
1:00-1:30   Adjourn 
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Mfoley@medicaiddental.org.