Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

The Future of Medicaid: Building Sustainability through Program Innovation

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, November 22, 2013, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: 
Augusta Civic Center - Augusta, Maine
Contact Name: 
Donna Reed
Contact Phone: 
207-780-4846
Contact Email: 
donnar@usm.maine.edu

Health Policy Colloquium
The Future of Medicaid: Building Sustainability through Program Innovation

Join the Muskie School of Public Service for a discussion of the future of Medicaid with Diane Rowland, executive vice president of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and executve director of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.

Diane Rowland is a nationally recognized health policy expert with a distinguished career in public policy and research focusing on health insurance coverage, access to care, and health care financing for low-income, elderly, and disabled populations. She has directed the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured since 1991 and overseen the Foundation’s health policy work on Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance, HIV, women’s health policy, and disparities since 1993. Appointed in 2009 as the inaugural chair, Dr. Rowland continues to serve as the Chair of the congressionally-authorized Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC).  She holds a Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University.

 


Additional program details and information on speakers will be coming soon.

 

Read the New Publication: Managing a High-Performance Medicaid Program co-authored by Eileen Griffin and Trish Riley, Muskie School of Public Service; Vikki Wachino, Consultant to Muskie School of Public Service; and Robin Rudowitz, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation

 

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