2023 National Medicaid|Medicare|CHIP
Oral Health Symposium

April 30-May 2, 2023


The Mayflower Hotel

1127 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington DC 20036

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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.

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Event Calendar

Monday, May 1, 2023

2023 MSDA Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP Oral Health Symposium

Start Date: 5/1/2023 9:30 AM EDT
End Date: 5/2/2023 3:00 PM EDT

DC  United States 

Organization Name: MSDA

Mary Foley
Email: Mfoley@medicaiddental.org
Phone: (508) 322-0557

Accelerating Oral Health Equity for Medicaid,
Medicare, and CHIP Members

The Mayflower Hotel 

1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036


Sunday, April 30, 2023

8:00   MSDA Board Meeting
Location: Senate Room (Lobby Level)

3:00   MSDA Annual Business Meeting
Location: Cabinet Room (Lobby Level)

6:00   Opening Reception
Location: Hotel Mezzanine 

Monday Morning, May 1, 2023

8:00   Continental Breakfast—Networking—Exhibits  

MSDA Symposium
Location: State Room (Lobby Level)
9:00   Welcome--Heather Miller, MSDA President
9:15   Session 1—Keynote Address: Federal Priorities for Achieving Equity in Oral Healthcare

Opening Keynote 
 "Platinum Plus" Sponsor: SKYGEN USA

Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
CMS Chief Dental Officer, Office of the Administrator
Centers For Medicare &Medicaid Services

10:00  Session 2—Understanding Equity in Healthcare  

"Platinum" Sponsor: Elevate Oral Care


10:45   Break—Networking—Exhibits  

11:00   Session 3—Measurement: The Fundamental Prescript for Advancing Healthcare Equity 

"Platinum" Sponsor: MCNA Dental 

 DeDe Davis, MCNA Dental (Invited); Shane Gildnes, PreViser, Elizabeth Jones, DDAR

12:00  Lunch-Networking-Exhibits      
Monday Afternoon, May 1, 2023

1:15   Session 4—Federal and State Strategies for Advancing Oral Health Equity in Medicaid   

"Platinum" Sponsor:? Delta Dental of Arkansas

Judith Jones, Santa Fe Group; Adrianna
 Alcala-Beshara, CA Medicaid (Invited)

2:15   Session 5—Challenges, Limitations and Existing System Gaps


Speakers: Andy Orrefice, Benevis; Mary Foley, MSDA

3:00   Break—Networking—Exhibits  
3:15   Session 6—Technology Solutions for States, Vendors, & Members


Speakers: Chris Balaban, Overjet; Jesse Filo SKYGEN

4:30   Adjourn 

4:30-6:00   Monday Networking Reception 
Chinese Room (Lobby Level)
"Platinum Plus" Sponsor: Overjet

6:00   Corporate Round Table Dinner

Tuesday Morning, May 2, 2023

7:00   Continental Breakfast—Networking—Exhibits       

8:00   Welcome & Logistics 

8:10   Session 7—Addressing Healthcare Equity for People with Disabilities:
A Special Report of the National Council on Disability


Speaker: James Brett (Invited) 

9:00   Session 8—NCD Report 


Amged M. (Jed) Solimon, NCD; Marty Dellapenna, MSDA; Barbie Vartanian, NYU; Steve Perlman, BU; and Mary Foley, MSDA

10:30   Break—Networking—Exhibits  
10:45   Session 9—Short- & Long-Term Policy Solutions for Improving the Oral Health of People with Disabilities


Speakers: Marty Dellapenna, MSDA; Holli Seabury, DDMI Foundation; Mary Foley, MSDA; Eric Berger, Liberty Partners

12:00  Lunch-Networking-Exhibits      
Tuesday Afternoon, May 2, 2023

1:00   Session 9— Clinical Perspective & Evidence Update: 
PCORI Study: Effect of Silver Diamine Fluoride on Caries Arrest and Prevention 


Speaker: Richard Niederman, DMD 

2:00   Session 10— DC Legislative Update & Policy Discussion:
Winding Down the Public Health Emergency


Speakers: Hearther Miller, IA Medicaid; Jennifer Wiser, UT Medicaid; Bonnnie Stanley, NJ Medicaid; Michele Grigits, NY Medicaid; and Valerie Kelly, SD Medicaid

3:00   Adjourn 
Contact Mary Foley at Mfoley@medicaiddental.org