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A Forum on Medicaid and State Budgets

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago co-sponsored a forum with the Civic Federation to consider the impact of Medicaid on state budgets. The forum brought together top researchers and government leaders to discuss funding and policy issues as well as best practices. Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson gave a keynote address.

Thursday, 03/15/07
8:00 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM
Welcome
Speakers
William Testa, Vice President and Director of Regional Programs , Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Laurence Msall, President, The Civic Federation
8:45 AM
Research Perspectives on State Medicaid Funding and Policies
Moderator
Scott Metcalf, Senior Tax Policy Advisor, The Civic Federation
Speakers
Robin Rudowitz, Principal Policy Analyst, Kaiser Family Foundation
Robert Kaestner, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois
Matt Powers, Principal, Health Management Associates
10:15 AM
Break
10:30 AM
Federal Perspective on Innovation and Best Practices in State Medicaid Programs
Speaker
Ruth Hughes, Technical Director, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
11:00 AM
State Government Perspectives on Medicaid Funding and Policies
Moderator
Leslie McGranahan, Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Speakers
Barry S. Maram, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
Eugene Gessow, Medicaid Director, Iowa Department of Human Services
12:00 PM
Lunch
Introduction
Michael H. Moskow, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Keynote
Tommy Thompson, Independent Chairman, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions
Event Information
Event Contact
Ella Dukes
(312) 322-5757
Email
Date
03/15/07
Location
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
230 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60604-1413
Schedule

Th 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413, USA. Tel. (312) 322-5322

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