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.

Quality | Innovation

The Center for Quality, Policy, and Financing
Martha Dellapenna, Center Director


Division of Quality and Innovation
To develop and promote evidence based, quality driven oral health care delivery models    for  Medicaid, Medicare, and CHIP programs.

CMS Triple Aim
Learn about MSDA Best Practices:
MSDA Back to Basics Webinar


MSDA Best Practices Criteria
The Division of Best Practices (BP) has developed sound, relevant criteria to assess programs, initiatives, and policies related to Medicaid/CHIP Oral Health Program. This criteria will serve as a tool for state programs to gauge the level of impact of strategies related to program quality.

MSDA Best Practices Criteria
The Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS): 
MSDA and CHCS are leading a two year (2013-2015) learning collaborative, working with seven State Medicaid Programs, in order to achieve the CMS Oral Health Initiative goals. 

MSDA is collaborating with CHCS in their efforts to lead a two year (2013-2015) learning collaborative. Seven State Medicaid Programs are working with CHCS and MSDA through a learning collaborative to address common challenges, consider strategic options, share best practices, and to receive technical assistance in achieving the CMS Oral Health Initiative goals.

MSDA staff is available to provide technical assistance for states participating in this learning collaborative.  MSDA’s BP Criteria and as well as the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Domain Framework for Quality Measures will be incorporated into the State's improvement strategies.

MSDA Best Practices Criteria
AHRQ Domain Framework for Quality Measures
Learn more about the MSDA Best Practices Criteria here!
Quality of Care: A Process for Making Strategic Choices in Health Systems

World Health Organization