PLEASE NOTE: The Conference Schedule is still in development and is subject to change.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Noon – 6 pm
Salon Foyer

Registration

Exhibit Set-up

Auction Items Drop-off

Academy
2 pm – 5:30 pm
Derby

Understanding Medicaid in Education

Medicaid
Nora Poisella, NC division of Medical Assistance

Special Education
Jane Reagan, MI Department of Education

Integrating Medicaid and Education at the Local Level:
Kay Dole Minneapolis Public Schools and Janet Lowe, St. Paul Public Schools

Innovations
6:30 pm – 8 pm
Derby

Open Forum:
Best Practices and Lessons Learned in School Based Services Across the Country


Wednesday, October 14, 2009

7:30 am – 5 pm
Salon Foyer

Registration

Exhibits

Charity Silent Auction

7 am – 8:15 am
Derby

New Member " Crewbie" Breakfast
Hosted by Anysia Drumheller, Chair Membership Committee

7 am – 8:30 am
Salons C and D

"Time to Grind" - Breakfast

General Session
8:30 am – 9:15 am
Salons C and D

Welcome
Elizabeth Touhey, Immediate Past President & Conference Co-Chair
Toby Douglas, California State Medicaid Director

"An Exciting Year for Surfing the Waves"
Amy Edwards, NAME President

Opening Keynote
9:15 am – 10:15 am
Salons C and D

"The Tides of Change"
Carolyn Ingram, New Mexico Medical Assistance division Director and
Vice Chair, National Association of State Medicaid Directors

10:15 am – 10:30 am
Salon Foyer

"Jag Time" - Morning Break

Panel Discussion
10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Salons C and D

"Surf’s Up - National News, Perspectives and Updates"
Facilitated by Amy Edwards, President
Panelists:
Toby Douglas, California State Medicaid Director
Carolyn Ingram, New Mexico Medical Assistance division Director and Vice Chair of the National Association of State Medicaid Directors
Greg Morris, Executive Director, LEAnet
Stan Rosenstein, Principal Advisor, Health Management Associates
John DiCecco, Former Director, Community Partnership, Los Angeles Unified School District

12:15 pm – 1:20 pm
Salons C and D

"Time to Grind" - Charity Lunch
Bayside Community Center, San Diego

NAME Nuggets
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Ground Level

Steeplechase 1

"Surf the Epic" – Building Commitment
Chuck Muirhead, CA

Steeplechase 2

"Kickin’ Out" a Flu Vaccine Demonstration Project
Jennifer Kasper, MA
Holly Oldham, MA

Equistrian

NAME Web Update
Cathy Bennett, CA

Salon B

Riding the "Combo-Swells" at the Local Level
Catherine Jackson, RI

Salon A

A "Bottom Turn" At Bayside Community Center
Rose Ceballos, CA

NAME Nuggets
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Ground Level

Salon E

School Based Services Hangin’ in a Consortium
Bryan Pullen, IL

Salon F

How to be Heard….How to Nurture Change
John Hill, IN

Derby

A Surfside Chat With the President and President-Elect
Amy Edwards, VA
Michelle Lyons-Brown, AK

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Salon Foyer

"Jag Time" - Afternoon Break

Breakout Sessions
3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Ground Level

Salons A & B

Medi-Cal LEA Billing: Catching the In-House Wave
Cathy Bennett, CA
Margie Bobe, CA

Salons E & F

The Invisible transformation:
How Medicaid Reimbursement is transitioning to a New Paradigm
Lisa Carnes, IL
Isamu Fairbanks, IL
Rick Jacobs, IL
Andrew Joseph, IL
Cathy Rutherford, TX

Steeplechase 1 & 2

Become a "Swami" with Medicaid Outreach in Schools
Debbie Geer, CA
Tonja Kutz, CA
Marty Mares, CA

Derby

"Goin’ Off" Medicaid Data to Verify Applications for School Meals
Sheku G. Kamara, VA
Christopher Logan, MA
John Todd, IN

5:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Courtyard

Welcome Reception
"Park off" and "talk story" with fellow NAME members

Dinner and networking on your own

"Grind and talk story" on your own


Thursday, October 15, 2009

7:30 am – 5 pm
Salon Foyer

Registration

Exhibits

Charity Silent Auction

7 am – 8:30 am
Salons C & D

NAME Committees Breakfast

8:30 am – 10:30 am
Salons C & D

General Session
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services along with the Office of Special Education Programs, Facilitated by Amy Edwards
Panelists:
Deb Morrow, Office of Special Education Programs
Susan Ruiz, CMS San Francisco Regional Office
Judi Wallace, CMS Central Office
Additional panelists to be announced

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Salon Foyer

"Jag Time" - Morning Break

10:45 am – 12:15 pm
Breakout Sessions
Ground Level

Salons A & B

Related Service Providers: "Axed or Amped"?
Lauren Holahan, NC
Laurie Ray, NC

Salons E & F

Advocacy for Medicaid in Education at the National Level
Sue Hamblin, CA
Margie Rollins, CA

Steeplechase 1 & 2

Don’t Be a "Wax Bum": Finding and Keeping Students Medicaid Eligible
Donna Bader, NM
Christie Husbands, NM
Angela Medrano, NM

Derby

"Lock In" Your Team:
the Role of the School Nurse in Special Education
Janet Lowe, MN

12:15 pm –1:20 pm

"Time to Grind" - Lunch Session

Salons C & D

"Health Care Reform: A Look at the Impact on Children"
Facilitated by Greg Morris, MI
Panelists:
Melinda Hollinshead, AZ
Rick Jacobs, IL
Constance LaFlamme, CA
Michelle Lyons-Brown, AK
Paul Swoboda, MA

Breakout Sessions
1:30 pm – 3 pm
Ground Level

Salons E & F

"Pulling Off" Cost Based Rates
Kathleen Cummins Merry, MI

Salons A & B

Ethical "Point Breaks" for Medicaid School Based Services
Lauren Holahan, NC
Laurie Ray, NC

Steeplechase 1 & 2

School Based Clinic Outcomes
Donna A. Stephens, IN

Derby

Future Implications for Health Information Technology in Schools
Lawrence Charny, NY

3 pm – 3:15 pm
Salon Foyer

"Jag Time" - Afternoon Break

3:15 pm – 5 pm

Salons A & B

Improving Educational Outcomes for Students with
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Kay Dole, MN

System Salons E & F

Positive Behavior Support: Building a "Peelin’"
Rachel Freeman, KS
Michelle Lyons-Brown, AK

Steeplechase 1 & 2

Cost Based Rates "Covered"
Bryan Hawkom, MA
Anita Lamb, NC
Surviving an Audit Without Wiping Out Derby
Lindy Summers-Bair, CA

5:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Fiesta Courtyard

A Celebration of San Diego’s Heritage
Dinner and networking on your own
"Grind and talk story" on your own


Friday, October 16, 2009

7:30 am – 1 pm
Salon Foyer

Registration

7:30 am – 10:45 am
Salon Foyer

Silent Auction

7 am – 8 am
Salons C & D

Time to Grind - Breakfast

General Sessions
8am – 9am

Salons C & D

"Working the Waves"
Mary Kusler, Assistant Director, Advocacy and Policy, American Association of School Administrators

9:10am – 10:30am
Salons C & D

"Forecasting the Surf"
Stan Rosenstein, Principal Advisor, Health Management Associates

10:30am – 10:45am
Salon Foyer

"Jag Time" - Morning Break
Last chance to bid on silent auction items!!!!

10:45 am – 11 am
Salons C & D

Silent Auction winners announced
Liz Touhey, Immediate Past President of NAME and Conference Co-Chair

11 am – 12 pm
Salons C & D

Annual Membership Meeting
Committee Reports, Election of Board Representatives and Officers, Adoption of 2010 Budget
Passing of the Gavel, President Amy Edwards
Address by Incoming President Michelle Lyons-Brown, (AK)

Noon – 12:15pm
Salons C & D

Closing Remarks and Final Announcements
Elizabeth Touhey, Past President &
Conference Co-Chair

Call to 2010 Conference in Virginia
Amy Edwards, Immediate Past President &
2010 Conference Co-Chair

1 pm – 2:30 pm
Derby

Public Board Meeting
Including Conference Committee and Committee Chairs

2:45 – 5:15 pm
Derby

NAME Long Range Planning
Board of Directors Closed Session
Saturday, October 17, 2009

7:30 am – 2:30 pm
Derby

NAME Long Range Planning
Board of Directors Closed Session