OHSU Center for Health Systems Effectivness to host free virtual panel discussion with national Medicaid leaders in February

The virtual panel is the first 2023 session of the Medicaid Insights Colloquium, an ongoing bimonthly series hosted by CHSE.

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Members of the Medicaid Medical Directors Network (MMDN) Steering Committee will share their greatest research needs for 2023 and answer questions related to the policy applicability of emergent evidence needs during this panel discussion on Wednesday, February 15.

Medicaid Medical Directors serve as the senior clinical leaders for Medicaid programs across the US and its territories hailing from numerous clinical backgrounds ranging from pediatrics to family medicine to obstetrics/gynecology. As the leading clinicians serving at the nexus of research, policy and practice they are keenly aware of the pressing clinical needs of Medicaid beneficiaries and the programmatic, financial and administrative obstacles that often impede improved health outcomes.

Session Panelists:

  • Mohammad Dar, MD, Senior Medical Director, Payment & Care Delivery Innovation, Massachusetts Medicaid (MassHealth)
  • Magni Hamso, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM, Medical Director, Idaho Dept of Health & Welfare
  • Christopher Chen, MD, MBA, Medical Director, Medicaid, Washington State Health Care Authority
  • Jona Bandyopadhyay, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Division of TennCare

The Medicaid Insights Colloquium (MIC) series features academic scholars and national leaders in Medicaid policy, designed to link researchers and the Medicaid policy community.

Each session, thought leader(s) in Medicaid will ‘take the MIC’ and lead multidisciplinary seminars and panel discussions to feature current Medicaid research and key policy issues.

Participants can learn more about the MIC program and RSVP for individual sessions on the series’ website. Sessions are free, but registration is required.

About the Center for Health Systems Effectiveness

The Center for Health Systems Effectiveness researches health care service delivery with the aim of improving the value and sustainability of the U.S. healthcare system.

To learn more about the CHSE, visit us on the web or email us at CHSE-info@ohsu.edu.