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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.
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The American Dental Association designates this activity for 11.5 credit hours continuing education credits.

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Event Calendar

Monday, June 5, 2017

2017 MSDA Symposium: Evaluation and CEUs

Date(s): June 4, 2017 - June 6, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM  EST - 3:00 PM  EST

2017 National Medicaid, Medicare, and CHIP Oral Health Symposium

For those Symposium particpants who wish to receive CEUs, you must complete the Symposium Evaluation. Please click on the link below to complete your Symposium Evaluation. Certficates will be emailed within the next 30 days.

2017 CEU's Complete Evaluation Now

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street, Washington DC 20008

Event Dates:  June 4th, 5th, & 6th, 2017

Welcome Reception:  Sunday, June 4th, 2017  6:00 - 7:30 PM    

Sponsored by:  United Healthcare

2017 Symposium:  June 5th-6th, 2017    

DAY 1~Monday, June 5th, 2017

7:00     MSDA Annual Member Business Breakfast Meeting
            MSDA MEMBERS ONLY 
Sponsored by: DentaQuest 
 8:00     Continental Breakfast for Symposium Attendees    
Sponsored by: P & R Dental                            

2017 Symposium 
Theme: Improving Quality through Data Mining and Analytics 


  9:30    Keynote Address: Senator Bernie Sanders {Invited}                    
             Sponsored by: Delta Dental of Arkansas 

10:15    Session 1: Using Data to Improve Dental Programs 
1.5 CEU
             Speaker: Chester Douglass, DMD, MPH (Harvard)

11:15    Session 2: Overview of Dental Delivery System
1.5 CEU
             Speakers: Martha Dellapenna (MSDA); Megan Thomas,
             MPP (Formerly CMS); and Dave Preble, DDS (ADA)

12:30    Lunch Sponsored by: Avesis

 1:30    Session 3:  Analyzing and Interpreting Data
1.0 CEU
            Speakers: Natalia Chalmers, DDS (DQI);
            Sabrina Johnson (IA Medicaid)

 2:45    Break   Sponsored by: Envolve Dental

 3:00    Session 4: Developing and Implementing
            Performance Measures 
1.0 CEU
            Speaker: Jill Herndon, PhD 

 4:00    Session 5: Cost Offsets to Funding a Medicaid Adult
            Dental Benefit 
 0.5 CEU
            Speaker: Mary E. Foley, MPH, (MSDA); Yara Halasa,
            DDS and Cynthia Tschampi PhD (Brandeis University)

 5:00    Networking Reception Sponsored by: PreViser

 6:30    MSDA Corporate Round Table Dinner-
            MEMBERS ONLY 
Sponsored by: Bedford Healthcare Solutions 

DAY 2~Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

 7:00   Continental Breakfast for Symposium Attendees    
Sponsored by: MCNA Dental Plans   

 8:00   Day 2 Opening Plenary 6: Program Integrity 2 CEUs 
           Speakers: Tyrette Hamilton (P&R Dental Strategies);
           Michael Exler, DDS (Avesis); Linda Altenhoff, DDS
           (MCNA); Sid Whitman, DDS (MSDA); Allen
           Finkelstein, DDS (Bedford Healthcare Solutions)
           Sponsored by: Elevate Oral Health 

 9:45   Break 
 Sponsored by: Delta Dental of California

10:00  Session 7: Policy Discussion 2 CEUs
           Medicaid in 2017: How would block grants affect
           my state?
           Speakers: Maureen Hensley Quinn, MPA; Randall
           Williams, MD
           Medicare in 2017: What would a dental benefit
           look like? 
Judith Jones, DDS; Fred Sharpe, DDS, JD
           CHIPRA 2017 and Beyond: Program Concerns &
           Funding Appropriation
Viki Brant, MPA (AL CHIP); Douglas Nelson (AR)
           Sponsored by: Liberty Dental 
12:00  Lunch Sponsored by: Delta Dental of South Dakota  

1:00   Session 8:  New Payment Models for Dentistry: Pay for
          Performance; Shared Savings; Global Payments; and 
          Value Based Concepts: What states need and are interested in.
 2 CEUs 
          Industry Panelists: Carl Loeb; Howard Bailit, DMD, PhD
          Medicaid Panelists: Paul Westerberg, DDS (PA);  
          John Dane, DDS (MO);  Myra Shook (VA);
          Ken Rich, DDS (KY)

3:00   Adjourn 

2017 Annual Member Business Meeting

Date(s): June 5, 2017

Time: 7:00 AM  EST - 9:00 AM  EST

Medicaid|Medicare|CHIP Services Dental Association
2017 MSDA Annual Business Meeting
Monday, June 5th, 2017
7:00 – 9:00 am

7:00        Breakfast (Members only)
7:15        Call to Order           Leon Bragg                            

  • Welcome                                                                                              
  • Introduction of Board Members
  • Announcements and Sponsor Recognition 
  • Introduction of New Members
7:30        2016 MSDA Annual Business Meeting Minutes- Dr. Leon Bragg
7:35        President’s Report   Dr. Leon Bragg
  • FY2016 Annual Report
7:40        Treasurer’s Report    Dr. Sarah Finne                                                                                                                  
7:50        Election of Officers*  Dr. Bragg and Foley                  
Current MSDA Board Members and their respective terms dates:      
Director Position Term Start Term End Status Name
1. President 2015 2017 Filled Bragg
2. V President 2015 2017 Filled Gillcrist
3. Immediate Past President 2015 2017 Filled Rich
4.  Secretary/ Treasurer 2016 2018 Filled Finne
5. Director 2015 2017 Filled Holm
6. Director 2015 2017 Filled Whistler
7. Director 2016 2018 Filled Shook
8. AAPD Director NA NA Filled Cashion
9. Associate Director 2016 2018 Filled Whitman
10. Group Director 2016 2018 Filled Exler
11. Executive Director 2009 NA Filled Foley
11. Round Table Director #2 9.1.2016 2018 Open Vacant
12. Public Member (Medicaid Beneficiary) 9.1.2016 2017 Open Vacant
13. Community Member 9.1.2016 2017 Open Vacant
The following is a list of the Director Positions that become open in June 2017.
Director Position Term Start Term End Status Name
1. President 2017 2019 Filled Gillcrist
2. V President 2017 2019 Open  
3. Immediate Past President 2015 2017 Filled Bragg
4.  Secretary/ Treasurer 2016 2018 Filled Finne
5. Director 2017 2019 Open  
6. Director 2017 2019 Open  
7. Director 2016 2018 Filled Shook
8. AAPD Director NA NA Filled Cashion
9. Associate Director 2016 2018 Filled Whitman
10. Group Director 2016 2018 Filled Exler
11. Executive Director 2009 NA Filled Foley
11. Round Table Director #2 2017 2018 Open  
12. Public Member
(Medicaid Beneficiary)
2017 2018 Open  
13. Community Member 2017 2018 Open  
Nomination Ballot
Vice President Director 5 Director 6 RT Director #2
8:00        Executive Director’s Report-  Ms. Mary Foley                                                                                         
  • Administrative Committees: FY2015 Annual Report
    • Planning Committee -Highlights               
      • 2016 Symposium Report
      • 2017 Annual Symposium Agenda
    • Development and Membership
      • Regular Members
      • Associate Members
      • Group Members
      • Corporate Round Table
    • Communication-Website/Coffee Hours                                                    
8:10        Center Director’s Report- Ms. Martha Dellapenna                                                                                            
  • Quality and Innovation Division                                                                                                                                     
  • Policy and Financing Division             
  • Research and Evaluation    
  • Communication-Professional Development Division             
  • Data and Analytics                                    
8:20        Partner Activities
  • CMS Oral Health Technical Advisory Group-  Dr. Lynn Mouden                                                                
  • DentaQuest Foundation   
  • ADA                                                                                                                                               
    • Dental Quality Alliance- Dr. Diptee Ojhad                                                                                             
    • Medicaid Provider Advisory Committee- Dr. Steve Geiermann                                                                    
  • DentaQuest Institute- Dr. Natalia Chalmers                                                                                                            
  • AAPD Report- Dr. Scott Cashion                                                                                                                   
  • HRSA   Dr. Renee Joskow                                                                                                                        
  • CMS-OHI- Dr. Lynn Mouden                                                                                                                           
  • Oral Health Resource Center- Ms. Sarah Kolo                                                                                                                                                                                                 
8:45        Awards                                                                        
8:50        New Business- Leon Bragg                                                                                                                    
9:00        Adjourn

2017 Annual Corporate Round Table Dinner Meeting

Date(s): June 5, 2017

Time: 6:30 PM  EST - 8:30 PM  EST


2017 Corporate Round Table
Annual Dinner Meeting

Petit Plats
Connecticut Ave NW
Washington DC 20008

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