2015 Executive Seminar

 

presents the

11th   Annual Executive Seminar on Systems Transformation

HealthCare Reform is Here:

What Lies Ahead...And What Really Matters


April 14-15, 2015
The Desmond

 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

 

8:50am-9:00am   Welcome                                                                                       
Harvey Rosenthal, Executive Director, NYAPRS, Albany, NY


9:00am-9:45am   Keynote What Lies Ahead, What Really Matters     
Michael Hogan, PhD, Hogan Health Solutions, LLC, Albany, NY


9:45am-11:00am   Panel Discussion on the Role of Behavioral Health
and Substance Use under Health Care Reform

Paul N. Samuels, JD, Director and President, Legal Action Center, New York, NY

Chuck Ingoglia, MSW, Sr. Vice President, Public Policy and Practice Improvement,
National Council for Behavioral Health, Washington, DC

Chacku Mathai, CPRP, Director, NAMI Star Center, Rochester, NY

Moderator: Harvey Rosenthal, Executive Director, NYAPRS, Albany, NY




11:15am-2:15pm   New York State Policy Update

Tracie M. Gardner, Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Albany, NY

Greg Allen, MSW, Director, Program Development & Management Office of Health Insurance Programs, NYS Department of Health, Albany, NY

Ann Marie Sullivan, MD, Commissioner, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY

Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez, MS, LMSW, Commissioner, NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Albany, NY

Moderator: Harvey Rosenthal, Executive Director, NYAPRS, Albany NY




1:00pm-2:15pm   Designing an Integrated System of Care in YourCommunity: Behavioral Health and Substance Use in the DSRIP EquationTia Cintron, MA Senior Consultant to the DSRIP Program and Key Lead to Statewide PPS DSRIP Support Team, KPMG, New York, NY

Lauren Tobias, MA, Director of Policy, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, Albany, NY

Jeffrey S. Gold, JD, Senior Vice President & Special Counsel, Insurance and Managed Care, Healthcare Association of NY (HANYS), Rensselaer, NY

Chuck Ingoglia, MSW, Sr. Vice President, Public Policy and Practice Improvement, National Council for Behavioral Health, Washington, DC




1:00pm-2:15pm   Pathways to Medicaid for HCBS Services

Gary Weiskopf, MPA, Associate Commissioner, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY

Andrew F. Cleek, PsyD, Executive Officer, McSilver-UIBH, New York, NY

John Lee, Program Director, Coordinated Care Services Inc.,/New York Care Coordination Program, Rochester, NY

John Coppola, MSW, Executive Director, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Providers of NYS, Albany, NY

Pamela Mattel, LCSW, Chief Operating Officer, Acacia Network, Bronx, NY

Cathy Holladay, MS, LMHC, Executive Director, Skylight Center, Staten Island, NY

Moderator: Harvey Rosenthal, Executive Director, NYAPRS, Albany NY



2:30pm-3:45pm   Innovative Practices in Managed Care

Jerry DolezalOptum, Tacoma, WA

Christy Dye, MPH, CEO, Partners in Recovery, Arizona, Mesa, AZ

Facilitator: Jackie Negri, Principal and Consultant, Negri Management Resources, LLC, Albany, NY Click here for the handout for this workshop: "Toolkit for Integrated Peer Services"



2:30pm-3:45pm   Ensuring Choice and Rights Protections in Managed Care: Program Reform, Advocacy and Regulatory Expectations

Bryan O'Malley, Executive Director, CDPAANYS, Albany, NY

Lara Kassel, Coordinator, Medicaid Matters New York, Albany, NY

Amy Lowenstein, JD, Senior Staff Attorney, Empire Justice Center, Albany, NY

Moderator: Briana Gilmore, MSc, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, NYAPRS, Albany, NY




2:30pm-3:45pm  Legal and Liability Issues: Managing Risk in aChanging Environment

Whitney Magee Phelps, JD, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Albany, NY

Facilitator: Edye Schwartz, DSW, LCSW-R, Director of Systems Transformation, NYAPRS, Mahopac, NY



4:00pm-5:15pm   Shifting From Volume to Value: Identifying andTracking Quality Outcomes

Andrew F. Cleek, PsyD, Executive Officer, McSilver-UIBH, New York, NY

David Wawrzynek, MS, MBA, Sr. Vice President for Finance/Chief Financial Officer, Spectrum Human Services, Orchard Park, NY

Alan Boardman, LMSW, NYS Director, Beacon Health Strategies, Tarrytown, NY Moderator: Edye Schwartz, DSW, LCSW-R, Director of Systems Transformation, NYAPRS, Mahopac, NY



4:00pm-5:15pm  Adapting Effective and Efficient Practices for CareCoordination in Health Homes

Lana Earle, Deputy Director, Division of Program Development & Management, Office of Health Insurance Programs, NYS Department of Health, Albany, NY

Andrew O'Grady, LCSW-R, Executive Director, Mental Health America, Poughkeepsie, NY

Nadjete Natchaba, MPA, LMSW, Deputy Director, Mental Health Division, Services for the UnderServed, New York, NY

Eric Stone, Saint Joseph's Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY

Moderator: Jackie Negri, Principal and Consultant, Negri Management Resources, LLC, Albany, NY



4:00pm-5:15pm   Ensuring Justice and Treatment for All: Criminal Justice & Mental Health Policy Implications

Don Kamin, PhD, Director, Institute for Police, Mental Health & Community Collaboration, Rochester, NY

Dan Abreu, MS, CRC, LMHC,Senior Project Associate II, Gain Center/Policy Research Associates, Delmar, NY

LaVerne Miller, JD, Senior Project Associate II, Policy Research Associates, Delmar, NY

Steve Rosenberg, President, Community Oriented Correctional Health Services, New York, NY

Moderator: Harvey Rosenthal, Executive Director, NYAPRS, Albany, NY




Wednesday, April 15, 2015

8:30am-9:45am   Implementing NYS Healthcare Reform Initiatives

Greg Allen, MSW, Director, Program Development & Management,

Office of Health Insurance Programs, NYS Department of Health, Albany, NY

Robert Myers, PhD, Senior Deputy Commissioner, Division of Adult Services,

State Psychiatric Centers and Managed Care, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY

Steve Hanson, Associate Commissioner, NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Albany, NY

Moderator: Harvey Rosenthal, Executive Director, NYAPRS, Albany, NY



10:00am-11:00am   Keynote

Population Health: Re-Imagining What and How to Integrate

Patrick Gauthier, Director of AHP Healthcare Solutions, Advocates for Human Potential, Sudbury, MA



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