Over 50 ASHNHA members attended the Legislative Fly-In Board Meeting on Monday February 18-19, 2013. The meeting gave members an opportunity to hear from DHSS Commissioner Streur and Department of Administration Commissioner Hultberg along with dinner speaker Senate Finance Co-chair Kevin Meyer. Jay Livey from ANTHC gave a detailed presentation on Medicaid expansion, Rebecca Madison spoke about the Health Information Exchange, and Margaret Brodie and Karen Darby gave updates from Medicaid Services. Members were also given the chance to be introduced during the the House Floor Session. Three ASHNHA member presented at the House HESS Committee Meeting on an overview of Alaska’s Hospitals and Nursing Homes.
Materials are provided below from the presentations.
ASHNHA Presentation – Update on Legislative Key Issues– Karen Perdue, ASHNHA
Medicaid Expansion in Alaska – Jay Livey, ANTHC
Medication Expansion: New Enrollemnt and Net Impact on Alaska State Budget
ANTHC Medicaid Reports
The Urban Institute: Medicaid in Alaska under the ACA
How do we Pay for a Sustainable Electronic Health Exchange -Rebecca Madison, AeHN
AlaskaCare Utilization – Analysis of Claims Experience – Active and Retiree Plans – Commissioner Rebecca Hultberg and Emily Cotter, Strategic Initiatives Health Coordinator
House HESS Committee Meeting Presentation – Mike Powers, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital; Dr. Andrew Mayo, North Star Behavioral Health; Laurie Dotas, Prestige Care