NYAPRS Seminar Adds Allen, Myers, Kent and King to April 19-20th Program

NYAPRS Note: NYAPRS is very pleased to add 3 key state officials and a leading housing and employment advocate to our upcoming Annual Executive Seminar Program, entitled “New Strategies and Partnerships to Support the Most Challenged New Yorkers: The Way Forward,” to be held April 19-20th at the Albany Hilton.

Following outgoing NYS Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson’s opening remarks, our Friday program will feature the addition of Greg Allen, MSW, Direction, Division of Program Development and Management, Office of Health Insurance Programs, NYS Department of Health, Bob Myers, Senior Deputy Commissioner & Division Director, Adult Services, State Hospitals and Managed Care, NYS Office of Mental Health and Rob Kent, General Counsel, NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services in a further review of state Medicaid and state budget developments and trends.

Our panel on the Social Determinants of Health will now include Charles King, executive director of Housing Works and co-chair of the state’s workgroup on “Social Determinants of Health and Community Based Organizations. Fellow co-chair Kate Breslin will serve as the panel’s moderator.

They join a power packed program that is led off by the nation’s highest behavioral health official, new HHS Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz and a follow up reaction panel that features some of the nation’s most prominent consumer, family, rights and provider advocates.

See latest program below, in the attachment and online at 2018 Executive Seminar Brochure.

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