State Opportunities to Address Prescription Drug Costs in Medicaid

This is the agenda for the briefing on May 11, 2018 focused on State Opportunities to Address
Prescription Drug Costs in Medicaid.

12:00 – 12:05 p.m.      Welcome and Introductions

  • Shawn Bishop, MPP, vice president, Controlling Health Care Costs and Advancing Medicare, The Commonwealth Fund, @commonwealthfnd
  • Mary Ella Payne, R.N., MSPH, acting president and chief executive officer, Alliance for Health Policy, @allhealthpolicy

12:05 – 12:45 p.m.      Presentations

  • John Coster, Ph.D., R.Ph., director, Division of Pharmacy, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Trish Riley, M.S., executive director, National Academy for State Health Policy, @TrishRiley207
  • Terry Cothran, R.Ph., director, Pharmacy Management Consultants, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy\
  • Cathy Traugott, R.Ph., J.D., pharmacy clinical manager, Client and Clinical Care Office, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing


12:45 – 1:30 p.m.        Question and Answer Session