2019 SMP/SHIP National Conference

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

A 118-slide PowerPoint in which 34 SMPs and SHIPs shared examples of posters, pamphlets, publicity, and other best practices can be found here.

Monday, July 22, 2019 - SHIP Day

12:10–12:50 p.m. ACL Updates

Rebecca Kinney, ACL - Presentation

1:35–2:35 p.m. The Subterranean World of Medigap: Come With Me Down the Rabbit Hole

Bonnie Burns, Independent Consultant - Presentation

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - All Attendees 

8:45–9:15 a.m. Serving Medicare Beneficiaries Through Innovation and Partnership

Kelly Cronin, ACL - Presentation

11:00–11:45 a.m. Operation Deadly Drugs: The Opioid Crisis

Rebecca Kinney, ACL, and Michael Cohen, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG) - Presentation

2:00–4:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - All Attendees

8:30 a.m. –12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions

1:30–2:45 p.m. Medicare Fraud: A Multi-Agency Perspective

Jennifer Trussell, Independent Consultant (moderator); Mike Cohen, HHS OIG; Larry Ball, CMS; and Tangita Daramola, CMS - Presentation

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - SMP Day

9:00–10:10 a.m. Future of SMP

Rebecca Kinney, ACL - Presentation

10:10–10:20 a.m. Barbara McGinity Award

Nicole Liebau, Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging - Presentation

10:35–12:00 p.m. The Life of a Case

Rebecca Kinney, ACL; Juliana Payiatas, CMS; and Nenette Day, HHS OIG - Presentation