2018 SMP/SHIP National Conference

Most conference materials, including the PowerPoint versions, are in the SMP Resource Library.

Monday, August 20, 2018 - SMP Only

1:10-1:40 p.m. It’s Data Time! SMP Data 2017 – Revenge of the Data Nerd

Josh Hodges and Stacey Platte, ACL - Presentation

1:40-2:30 p.m. SMP Case Successes and Savings

Kim Harney-Moore, NV SMP; Monique Thomas, LA SMP; Peg Tully, IL SMP- Presentation

2:45-3:15 p.m. Your CMS SMP Liaison Partners

Maureen Kerrigan, CMS - Presentation

3:15-3:50 p.m. ACL Updates

Stacey Platte, ACL - Presentation

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - All Attendees

9:00-9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening

Rebecca Kinney and Stacey Platte, ACL - Presentation

9:30-10:00 a.m. ACL Welcome

Lance Robertson, Administrator, HHS Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Assistant Secretary for Aging - Presentation

10:00-10:30 a.m. State of the Programs

Rebecca Kinney and Stacey Platte, ACL - Presentation

11:00-Noon Medicare Enrollment Period Changes and Medicare Advantage Updates

Gail Sexton, Ray Swisher, and Deme Umo, CMS - Presentation

1:30-3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - All Attendees

8:30-Noon Breakout Sessions

2:00-2:45 p.m. ACL Program Collaboration: Title III-B Legal Services

Mike Klug, SMP and SHIP Centers; Sarah Galvan, The National Center on Law & Elder Rights (NCLER); Anne Smith, Maine Legal Services for the Elderly - Presentation

3:00-4:00 p.m. Fraud Trends in Chicago

Renee Reyes and Maggie Walker, HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) - Presentation

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - SHIP Only

9:00-10:15 a.m. ACL Welcome and SHIP Updates -- Rebecca's back!

Rebecca Kinney, ACL, and Ginny Paulson, SHIP Technical Assistance Center - Presentation

10:15-10:45 a.m. SHIP Data

Heather Menne and Rebecca Kinney, ACL - Presentation

11:00-12:00 p.m. What SHIPs Need to Know About Long Term Care Insurance

Bonnie Burns, Training and Policy Specialist, California Health Advocates - Presentation 1, Presentation 2, Presentation 3, Presentation 4