Future of Medicaid Innovation Forum


Future of Medicaid Innovation Forum 2019, Featuring A Key Note Fireside Chat With

Mandy K. Cohen, MD, MPH

Mandy K. Cohen, MD, MPH

Secretary Cohen oversees the DHHS, which is a cabinet-level agency with approximately 16,000 employees and an annual budget of $20 billion. Among her top priorities are combating the opioid crisis, building a strong, efficient Medicaid program, and improving early childhood education.

Cohen is an internal medicine physician and has experience leading complex health organizations. Before coming to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services she was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). A graduate of Cornell University, she received her medical degree from Yale School of Medicine, a Master’s in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health and trained in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Sachin Jain, MD, MBA

Sachin Jain, MD, MBA

Dr. Jain is the CEO of CareMore Health, an innovative healthcare delivery system with $1.2B revenue & over 100,000 patients in 8 states. Dr. Jain was previously CareMore's chief medical officer (CMO) and chief operating officer (COO).

Prior to joining CareMore Health, Dr. Jain was Chief Medical Information & Innovation Officer at Merck & Co. From 2009-2011, Dr. Jain worked in the Obama Administration, where he was the senior advisor to Donald Berwick when he led the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Dr. Jain was the first deputy director for policy and programs at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). Dr. Jain graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a BA in government and continued on to earn his MD from Harvard Medical School and MBA from Harvard Business School. He trained in medicine at the Brigham and Women's Medicine, earned his board certification, and continues to practice medicine at CareMore Health.

Future of Medicaid Innovation Forum 2019 Agenda

Welcome Remarks

Adimika Arthur, Acting Executive Director, HT4M

Introduction of Keynote Fireside Chat

Abner Mason, Co-Chair HT4M, CEO ConsejoSano

Fireside Chat

Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary, North Carolina DHHS
Dr. Sachin Jain, CEO, CareMore
Moderated by Dr. Greg Buchert, CEO Blue Shield Promise Health Plan

CHCF Health Innovation Fund and PRIMED Introduction

Melissa Buckley, Director, Health Innovation Fund, California Health Care Foundation (CHCF)

Presentation of PRIMED event Findings

Darin Gordon, CEO Speire Healthcare Strategies

Innovator Reactor Panel

Leah Sparks, CEO Wildflower Health, Co-Chair HT4M
Gil Addo, CEO RubiconMD, Member HT4M
Iyah Romm, CEO Cityblock Health, Member HT4M
Manik Bhat, CEO Healthify, Member HT4M
Moderated by Dr. Molly Coye, Entrepreneur in Residence, AVIA

Closing Remarks

Adimika Arthur, Acting Executive Director, HT4M

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January 8, 2018 at 10:00-11:30am PT