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Health Affairs Briefing National Press Club, Washington, DC

6/5/2012
When: 6/5/2012
8am - 1pm ET
Where: National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20045
United States
Contact: Debbie Boylan, 301-347-3910

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Health Affairs Briefing:
Focus On The Care Span For The Elderly And Disabled 
June 5, 2012
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW (Metro Center), Washington DC


On Tuesday, June 5, Health Affairs will hold a briefing to discuss its April 2012 issue, "Focus On The Care Span For The Elderly And Disabled." The volume explores a wide range of topics -- from avoidable hospital admissions and readmissions, to coordination of care for dual eligibles, to reforming Medicare payment for skilled nursing facilities, to a rise in Medicare enrollees being held in hospitals for observation. The issue received funding support from The SCAN Foundation. 
 
Panels will examine:  
  • Improving The Coordination Of Care For People In Medicare And Medicaid
  • Innovations In Care Delivery
  • Emerging Issues In Care And Coverage Care For Advanced Illness And Toward The End Of Life 

Among the speakers and authors who contributed will be:

  • Gretchen Alkema, Vice President, Policy and Communications, The SCAN Foundation 
  • Randall S. Brown, Vice President, Mathematica Policy Research, on Six Features Of Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration Programs That Cut Hospital Admissions Of High-Risk Patients
  • Marsha R. Gold, Senior Fellow, Mathematica Policy Research, on There Is Little Experience And Limited Data To Support Policy Making On Integrated Care For Dual Eligibles
  • H. Stephen Kaye, Professor, Institute for Health & Aging and Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California San Francisco, on Gradual Rebalancing Of Medicaid Long-Term Services And Supports Saves Money And Serves More People, Statistical Model Shows
  • R. Tamara Konetzka, Associate Professor, Health Services Research, University Of Chicago, on Users Of Medicaid Home And Community-Based Services Are Especially Vulnerable To Costly Avoidable Hospital Admissions
  • Patricia Neuman, Vice President and Director, Medicare Policy Project, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, on Dx For A Careful Approach To Moving Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries Into Managed Care Plans
  • Esther (Estee) B. Neuwirth, Director - Field Studies, Evaluation & Analytics, Care Management Institute, Kaiser Permanente, on How Kaiser Permanente Uses Video Ethnography Of Patients For Quality Improvement, Such As In Shaping Better Care Transitions
  • Deborah N. Peikes, Senior Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research, on How Changes In Washington University's Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration Pilot Ultimately Achieved Savings   
  • Jennifer W. Thompson, Research Associate, Yale School of Public Health, on US Hospice Industry Experienced Considerable Turbulence From Changes In Ownership, Growth, And Shift To For-Profit Status
  • Bruce C. Vladeck, Senior Advisor, Nexera Inc, and former Administrator Health Care Financing Administration, on Dignity-Driven Decision Making: A Compelling Strategy For Improving Care For People With Advanced Illness   
  • Others to be announced

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