Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Keynote: How Can Medicaid and CHIP Promote Health Equity?
Daniel Tsai, CMS Deputy Administrator and Director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services will be the keynote speaker for CCF’s national virtual one-day conference on child and family health policy. Key themes of this session include the role Medicaid and CHIP can play in improving health equity.
- Daniel Tsai, CMS
- Anne Swerlick, Florida Policy Institute
- Amber Bellazaire, Michigan League for Public Policy
Moderator: Joan Alker, Georgetown University Center for Children and Families
Hill Perspective and Political Outlook
The legislative and political forecast for child and family health policy in the year ahead and the impact of the upcoming elections.
- Yvette Fontenot – Avenue Solutions
- Andrew McKechnie – Tiber Creek Group
- Julie Rovner – Chief Washington Correspondent, Kaiser Health News
Moderator: Edwin Park, Georgetown University Center for Children and Families
Achieving Success for Families: Some Good News for a Change
From policy simplifications to coverage expansions for immigrant kids, state advocates have moved the needle forward on child and family health policy over the past year. During this session, we’ll hear from a great panel of state and national experts on policy successes at the state level, and the growing movement toward multi-year continuous coverage for children.
- Melissa Haberlen DeWolf, Voices for Georgia’s Children
- Kristen Golden Testa, The Children’s Partnership
- Drishti Pillai, Kaiser FamilyFoundation
- Heather Braum, KansasAction for Children
- Adrienne Olejnik, Kansas Action for Children
Moderator: Leo Cuello, Georgetown University Center for Children and Families