Join a Long-Term Care Policy Seminar

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<p>We invite you to join the AcademyHealth Long-Term Care Interest Group Policy Seminar, sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund, on February 15, 2012, at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C., from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. </p><p>The 2012 Policy Seminar, held in conjunction with 2012 National Health Policy Conference, will focus on states’ efforts to rebalance long-term care supports and services toward the community setting. Chuck Milligan, J.D., M.P.H., Deputy Secretary of Health Care Financing, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, will present on this issue and the implications of the Affordable Care Act. </p>
<p>A discussion of state-level experiences will include: </p>
<li>Alex Bartolic, Director, Division of Disability Services, Minnesota Department of Human Services </li>
<li>Patti Killingsworth, Assistant Commissioner, Chief of Long-Term Care, Bureau of TennCare </li>
<li>Dawn Lambert, Director, Connecticut Money Follows the Person (MFP) Demonstration, Connecticut Department of Social Services Medical Care Administration </li>
<li>Robin Wagner, M.S.W., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Long-Term Supports and Services, Louisiana Office of Aging and Adult Services.</li>
<p>A Q&A session with all discussants will be followed by an open discussion for all attendees. To register, go to: <a href="">http://…; </p>
<p>Participants do not need to be registered for the national policy conference in order to attend the policy seminar. For questions, please e-mail Jessica Winkler at <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a&gt; or call 202-292-6700. </p>