2008 CONFERENCE

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Understanding Medicaid in Education
2:30 pm - 6 pm Academy


Wednesday, September 24, 2008

New Member Breakfast
7am - 8:15am
Hosted by Anysia Drumheller

General Session
8:30am - 9:15am

Welcome
Brenda Mack-Bowman, Immediate Past President & Conference Co-Chair
Valerie Woodruff, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education
David Michalik for Harry Hill, Director of Medicaid and Medical Assistance

Welcome & NAME Updates
Liz Touhey, NAME President

General Session
9:15am - 10:15am

The Victory Speech
Bruce Hunter, Associate Executive Director, American Association of School Administrators

Keynote Address
10:30am - 12:15pm

Sustaining our Heritage of Service
Sara Rosenbaum, JD, Department of Health Policy, the George Washington University School of Public Health Services

Charity Lunch
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Children's Beach House

Breakout Sessions
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Waiver Program
Michelle Lyons-Brown, AK

Setting up for Success Part 1
Bridget McLaughlin, Julie Garrett, and Tracy Brunner, IN

Part 2

The Heritage of Special Education Law
Greg Morris, MI

NAME Nuggets
3pm - 5pm

Cost Based Reporting
Susan Douglas, FL
Robert Vitela, TX

Parental Consent
John Hill, IN

Big Picture/NAME National Survey
Denise Achin, RI
Cathy Griffin, MN

Town Hall: State Issues Discussion
Melinda Hollinshead, AZ
Amy Edwards, VA

On the Road

Monitoring Plan

Quality Assurance Check List

Site Visit Review Tool - Claim Documentation

Site Visit Review Tool - General Documentation
Tallie Tolen, NM
Suzy Whitehead, NM

Town Hall: LEA Issues Discussion
Amy Edwards, VA
Melinda Hollinshead, AZ

Setting up for Success Part 1 Part 2
Bridget McLaughlin, IN
Julie Garrett, IN
Tracy Brunner, IN

No Pain, No Gain: Start-up Documentation
Martha Ritter, MN

HIPAA, FERPA, IDEA & IT
Michael Albino, NY
Larry Charny, NY


Thursday, September 25, 2008

Breakout Sessions
8:30 am - 10:30 am

Cost Benefit Analysis of Medicaid Billing
Donna Pletcher, MI
Charles T. Tyler, MD
Emily Tryer, CO
Lin Leslie, MD

On the Road Again

Monitoring Plan

Quality Assurance Check List
Tallie Tolen, NM
Suzy Whitehead, NM

Medicaid in the Schools: The Paper Chase for Speech-Language Services
Brenda Lenhart, VA

Plan of Care 1

Plan of Care 2

Parental Consent 1

Parental Consent 2 Authorization

Progress Notes

Plan of Care Discharge

Breakout Sessions
10:45am - 12:15am

Billing Tips and Tools for Assistive Technology Part1 Part2
Janet Lowe, MN

A History of Collaboration in Virginia
Ashley Barton, VA
Amy Edwards, VA

Civics 101 and School Based Services
Nancy Reder, NASDSE

Breakout Sessions
1:30pm - 3pm

Positive Behavioral Support Medicaid Project
Michelle Lyons-Brown, AK

Open Forum: Medicaid Reimbursement HelpingYour Students
Anysia Drumheller, CA

User Friendly Documentation Tips

Documentation Overview

Behavioral Health Direct Service Billing Form

Behavioral Health Direct Service Billing Instructions

Direct Service Billing Form

Direct Service Billing Instructions

Nursing Services Medication Administration Billing Form

Medicaid Adminstation Form Instructions

Nursing Direct Services Billing Form

Nursing Direct Services Billing Instructions
Suzy Whitehead, NM
Tallie Tolen, NM

General Session
3:15 pm - 5 pm

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Coverage, Reimbursement and Time Studies with Questions and Answers

Sharon Brown, CMS
Mary Cieslicki, CMS
Melissa Harris, CMS
Linda Tavener, CMS
Judi Wallace, CMS

General Session
9:30am - 10:30am

Setting Integrity as the Cornerstone changed to Schools on Medicaid: Caught in the Middle Audits, Investigations, Compliance in Medicaid Special Ed James Sheehan, NYS Office of the Medicaid Inspector General

General Session
10:45am

Looking Ahead and Moving Forward: Medicaid, Schools and Health Care Reform
Judith Solomon, Center on/ /Budget and Policy Priorities

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