3204.0 Medicare/Medicaid Policy

Monday, October 31, 2011: 12:30 PM
The presentations of this session are related to various issues related to Medicare/Medicaid policies for the older adults: Medicare hospices that focus on nursing facility residents, selection and cost savings of Part D plans by Medicare beneficiaries, assessing reliability and validity of the outcome and assessment information set and the implications for health policy, practice and research, factors contributing to long-term care institutionalization upon hospital discharge, comparison of availability and accessibility of oral oncology products between Medicare, commercial US, and UK National Health Service patient populations.
Session Objectives: 1. Explain what factors influence Medicare Part D plan selection; 2. Evaluate the existing literature on the reliability and validity of the Outcome and Assessment information set.

12:30 PM
Medicare hospices that focus on nursing facility residents
Jodi Nudelman, Regional Inspector General, Meridith Seife, Deputy Regional Inspector General, Nancy Harrison, MS, Olivia Herman, MPP, Rose Goldberg, MPA and Michael Rubin, MPA
12:48 PM
Selection and cost savings of Part D plans by Medicare beneficiaries
Mark P. Walberg, PharmD, PhD, Rajul A. Patel, PharmD, PhD, Cynthia S. Valle-Oseguera, PharmD Candidate, Tami Ogino, BS, PharmD Candidate, Natalie D. Kwan, PharmD Candidate, Joseph A. Woelfel, PhD, RPh, Sian M. Carr-Lopez, PharmD, Pamela G. Tien, PharmD, Emily K. Chan, MLIS, Suzanne M. Galal, PharmD and James A. Uchizono, PharmD, PhD
1:42 PM

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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