On June 25, 2013, HRA’s Carrie Graham was a panelist at a public briefing in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured on 6/25/13. Amid increasing interest in using managed care delivery models for Medicaid beneficiaries, Dr. Graham presented her team's research findings about California’s recent transition of seniors and persons with disabilities to Medi-Cal managed care.
There were two panel discussions. The first shared insights from a joint KCMU-University of California, Berkeley study to be released that day that examines California’s recent transition of seniors and persons with disabilities to Medi-Cal managed care. This panel will feature Carrie Graham, Assistant Director of Research, Health Research for Action, UC Berkeley School of Public Health and Jane Ogle, Deputy Director of the California Department of Health Care Services.
The second panel discussed national and state considerations for significant care transitions, including the use of managed care for more medically complex Medicaid populations, the Medicaid coverage expansion to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act, and new approaches to delivering and financing care for dually eligible individuals. This panel featured Trish Riley, Senior Fellow, Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine, Margaret A. Murray, Chief Executive Officer of the Association for Community Affiliated Plans, and Kevin Prindiville, Executive Director of the National Senior Citizens Law Center.
View the video at http://kff.org/medicaid/event/june-25-briefing-medicaid-managed-care-in-the-era-of-health-reform/.