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Healthcare and the Economic Slowdown: Medicaid, State Revenues and Federal Spending Plans


Friday, February 15, 2008

Speakers

Ed Howard, Alliance for Health Reform, Moderator
Diane Rowland, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Moderator
Barbara Edwards, National Association of State Medicaid Directors, Speaker
Jim Frogue, Center for Health Transformation, Speaker
John Holahan, The Urban Institute, Speaker
Ray Scheppach, National Governors Association, Speaker
Dennis Smith, Center for Medicaid and State Operations, Speaker

Transcript, Event Summary and/or Webcast and Podcast

Transcript: Healthcare and the Economic Slowdown (Adobe Acrobat PDF), 2/15/2008
Event Summary: Healthcare and the Economic Slowdown: Medicaid, State Revenues and Federal Spending Plans (Word Document), 2/15/2008
Full Webcast/Podcast: Healthcare and the Economic Slowdown

The transcript, full webcast and podcast for this briefing are provided by Kaiser Family Foundation.

Speaker Presentations

John Holahan - Medicaid, SCHIP, and the Economic Downturn: Policy Challenges and Responses (PowerPoint), 2/15/2008
Jim Frogue - Medicaid Spending and the Open Source Solution (PowerPoint), 2/15/2008
Barbara Edwards - Health Care and the Economic Slowdown (PowerPoint), 2/15/2008

(If you want to download one or more slides from these presentations, contact us at info@allhealth or click here for instructions.)

Source Materials

2009 Health Care Budget (Adobe Acrobat PDF), White House Office of Management and Budget, 2/4/2008
Medicaid Matching Formula: Responding to States in Times of Need (Adobe Acrobat PDF), AARP, 3/1/2007
The Medicaid Commission Report: A Dissent (Adobe Acrobat PDF), American Enterprise Institute, 1/1/2007
Healthy Stimulus (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Center for American Progress, 1/28/2008
Bad Ideas (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Galen Institute, 1/29/2008
Letter & Recommendations on Economic Stimulus (Adobe Acrobat PDF), National Conference of State Legislatures, 1/18/2008
Economic Stimulus Proposal (Adobe Acrobat PDF), National Governors Association, 1/28/2008
RSC Policy Brief: Medicaid Funding Issues (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Republican Study Committee, 1/22/2008
Letter to Senate Finance Committee (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Senator John D. Rockefeller IV, et al., 1/28/2008
Assessing the Macro Economic Impact of Fiscal Stimulus 2008 (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Moody's Economy.com, 1/1/2008
Letter to Senate Finance Committee (Adobe Acrobat PDF), AFSCME, AHA, et al., 1/28/2008
20 States Face Total Budget Shortfall of At Least $34 Billion in 2009 (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2/1/2008
Selected Experts (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Alliance for Health Reform, 2/15/2008
Agenda (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Alliance for Health Reform, 2/15/2008
Economic Recession Could Propel Health Overhaul (Adobe Acrobat PDF), CQ HealthBeat, 1/22/2008
Medicaid Responsiveness, Health Coverage, and Economic Resilience: A Preliminary Analysis (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, 9/27/2005
CMS Denials of State Medicaid Expansions Fuel Confusion (Adobe Acrobat PDF), American Medical News, 1/28/2008
The Role of Medicaid in State Economies: A Look at the Research (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 4/1/2004
Financing Health Coverage: The Fiscal Relief Experience (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 11/9/2005
Healthcare and the Economic Slowdown: Medicaid, State Revenues and Federal Spending Plans (Word Document), Word Document, 2/15/2008

Offsite Materials (briefing documents saved on other websites)

2009 Budget in Brief, Department of Health and Human Services, 2/4/2008
Letter to Congressional Leadership on Economic Stimulus, National Governors Association, 1/28/2008
Bush Seeks Surplus Via Medicare Cuts, New York Times, 1/31/2008
Hospitals Bracing for Steep Cuts in Funding, New York Sun, 2/4/2008
Strategies to Help States Address Increased Expenditures During Economic Downturns (Adobe Acrobat PDF),Government Accountability Office, 10/1/2005
Testimony of Dennis Smith Before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Department of Health and Human Services, 11/1/2007
Current Issues in Medicaid: A Mid-FY2008 Update, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 1/28/2008
State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 11/8/2008
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP): Reauthorization History, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 1/28/2008
Medicaid: Overview and Impact of New Regulations, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 2/5/2008

Photos

Dennis Smith of the Center for Medicaid and State Operations -- speaker at the February 15 briefing cosponsored by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.

Jim Frogue of the Center for Health Transformation -- speaker at the February 15 briefing cosponsored by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.

John Holahan of the Urban Institute -- speaker at the February 15 briefing cosponsored by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.

Ray Scheppach of the National Governors Association -- speaker at the February 15 briefing cosponsored by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.

Barbara Edwards of the National Association of State Medicaid Directors -- speaker at the February 15 briefing cosponsored by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.

Diane Rowland of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured -- moderator at the February 15 briefing cosponsored by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.

 


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