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Thursday, February 16
 

10:45am

Open Enrollment Four is Over: What We Need to Do Now

Join us to hear ideas of what assisters can do following open enrollment. Participants can expect to walk away with an understanding of how new leaders’ priorities impact their work and a historical context to help structure work moving forward.


Speakers
avatar for Daniel Bouton

Daniel Bouton

Program Manager, Community Council of Greater Dallas
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Jodi Ray

Director, USF Florida Covering Kids & Families
Jodi Ray is the Director and Principal Investigator for Florida Covering Kids and Families, at the University of South Florida’s Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies. The Chiles Center conducts regional, national and international service, research and educational programs... Read More →
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Donna Cohen Ross

Health Management Associates



Thursday February 16, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm
Columbia B Ballroom level

1:30pm

Effective Strategies for Educating Public Officials and Advancing Public Policy
To preserve consumer assistance and direct services to consumers, opinion leaders and public officials need to hear from you. Join this workshop to learn about effective approaches that can be used to move public policy.

Moderators
avatar for Jessica Kendall

Jessica Kendall

Families USA

Speakers
avatar for Maggie Norris Bent

Maggie Norris Bent

Director of External Affairs, Westside Family Healthcare
Maggie Norris Bent is the Director of External Affairs with Westside Family Healthcare, a community health center in Delaware. She is responsible for oversight of Westside’s advocacy initiatives, fund development activities, and statewide community engagement strategies. Maggie... Read More →
avatar for Graciela Guzman

Graciela Guzman

Enrollment Coordinator, Patient Innovation Center
Coalition building, immigration and enrollment intersection, unique outreach methods
avatar for Ann Lynch

Ann Lynch

American Dental Hygienists' Association
Ann Lynch is Director of Governmental Affairs for the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. Prior to working at the ADHA, Lynch served in the Minnesota State Senate from 2007-2010, representing Rochester, MN and surrounding communities. During her term, Lynch served as Vice... Read More →



Thursday February 16, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Columbia A Ballroom Level

1:30pm

Helping Consumers in a Changing Health Policy Landscape
Consumers need help no matter what the shifting political landscape entails. We will share practical tips and approaches to continue meeting those needs in a changing landscape. This includes tracking and raising consumer issues for advocacy, best practices when issue spotting, and identifying facts from spin.

Moderators
avatar for Heather Bates

Heather Bates

Director of Community Engagement, Families USA
@heatherjbates

Speakers
avatar for Doug Goggin-Callahan

Doug Goggin-Callahan

Independence Care System
Doug Goggin-Callahan is an attorney whose primary focus is in health care policy. He is currently the Vice President of Compliance & Regulatory Affairs at Independence Care System, a non-profit health plan serving people with physical disabilities in New York State. He is the recipient... Read More →
avatar for Shelli Quenga

Shelli Quenga

Director of Programs, Palmetto Project
Shelli Quenga is the director of programs for the Palmetto Project in South Carolina. She oversees all advocacy and programming for the statewide nonprofit organization, including a team of 50+ certified health insurance navigators positioned for the fourth year of ACA Marketplace... Read More →



Thursday February 16, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Yellowstone/Everglades 2nd floor
 
Friday, February 17
 

7:30am

Enrollment Assister Networking Breakfast
For enrollment assisters only.

Are you from a navigator or certified application counselor organization? If so, be sure to attend this breakfast. You will have an opportunity to connect with other assisters to learn about which strategies and tactics have worked in past open enrollment periods and what promising ideas other assister organizations are moving forward.  You will have an opportunity to network with assisters from other states and share experiences


Moderators
avatar for Heather Bates

Heather Bates

Director of Community Engagement, Families USA
@heatherjbates
avatar for Elizabeth Hagan

Elizabeth Hagan

Families USA
Elizabeth Hagan is a Senior Policy Analyst at Families USA, where she focuses on enrollment policy. In this position, she works with national and state partners to identify and disseminate promising practices related to outreach and enrollment in Medicaid, the Children’s Health... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Kendall

Jessica Kendall

Families USA

Friday February 17, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Columbia A Ballroom Level

10:15am

A View from the Hill (CLOSED TO THE PRESS)
Senior-level congressional staff members will share their insights on what’s at stake in Congress for health care policy in 2017.

This workshop is closed to the Press.  

Moderators
avatar for Jane Sheehan

Jane Sheehan

Government Affairs Associate, Families USA

Speakers
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Nick Bath

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, Minority Staff
Nick Bath is Health Policy Director for Senate HELP Committee Ranking Member Patty Murray. Previously, he was Chief Health Counsel to Senator Murray on the Senate Budget Committee.  He started his career on the Hill in 2006 as Counsel and Investigator for the Democratic Policy Committee... Read More →
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Veronica Duron

Office of Senator Chuck Schumer (D–NY), Senate Minority Leader
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Anne Dwyer

Senate Finance Committee, Minority Staff
Anne Dwyer serves as Health Counsel for the United States Senate Finance Committee under Ranking Member Ron Wyden. As Health Counsel, she focuses on Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, women’s health, mental health, and prevention. Prior to joining the committee... Read More →



Friday February 17, 2017 10:15am - 11:30am
Columbia B Ballroom level

10:15am

The Voice of Reason: Re-purposing Enrollment Best Practices to Inform Consumers in 2017
This workshop will equip participants to repurpose key enrollment tactics (like list-building, follow-up, and using volunteers) to keep consumers informed and empowered about their coverage in 2017. 

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Emily Beauregard

Emily Beauregard

Kentucky Voices for Health
Emily Beauregard became the Executive Director for Kentucky Voices for Health after years of active health coalition membership. Prior to joining Kentucky Voices for Health, Ms. Beauregard served as Director of Planning and Communications at the Kentucky Primary Care Association... Read More →
avatar for Keshia Bradford

Keshia Bradford

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Health Center Association of Nebraska
Keshia Bradford is a Director of Strategic Initiatives at Health Center Association of Nebraska. In Keshia’s current role, she works with all the health centers in Nebraska in the area of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), emergency preparedness, workforce recruitment, and special... Read More →
avatar for Sorien Schmidt

Sorien Schmidt

Enroll America
Sorien Schmidt is the North Carolina Director for Enroll America, a national nonpartisan, non-profit organization informing Americans about the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace that opened in 2013.  Previously, Schmidt worked as an attorney, lobbyist and advocate... Read More →



Friday February 17, 2017 10:15am - 11:30am
Yellowstone/Everglades 2nd floor