2015 Winter Legislative Conference

The 2015 Winter Legislative Conference is scheduled for February 18 & 19 at the Omni Richmond Hotel. CLICK HERE for brochure information and online registration.  

Conference Participants will:

  • Receive a briefing on legislative issues and initiatives in the 2015 General Assembly and understand the consequences of Budget decisions on Virginia’s Medicaid funding.
  • Interact with members of the General Assembly on key issues affecting long term care.
  • Hear about what is happening in Congress and AHCA’s efforts to influence Congressional decisions.
  • Explore opportunities for gaining a competitive edge and diversifying in the constant changing health care network.
  • Expand knowledge of Virginia’s political arena and the effect it poses to long term care providers.  
  • Identify strategies for preparing and succeeding in the ever changing post-acute environment.
  • Hear from panelists regarding Virginia’s CCC program, the provider’s perspectives, solutions established and opportunities for long term care partners.
  • Learn more about AHCA’s Medicare Payment Reform Initiative and the impact it poses to providers.

Topics of Interest include:

  • Virginia’s Political Perspective
    Robert D. Holsworth, PhD, Managing Principal, DecideSmart, Richmond, VA

  • Lessons Learned in the Ever-Changing Environment of Long Term Care
    Dave Kyllo, Executive Director, National Center for Assisted Living, Washington, DC

  • Commonwealth Coordinated Care Update:  Issues and Solutions from the Field
    Steve Ford
    , Vice President of Policy and Financial Services, Virginia Health Care Association, Richmond, VA
    Jenny Greenwell
    , Chief Financial Officer, Riverside Lifelong Health & Aging Related Services, Newport News, VA
    David Hassenpflug
    , Vice President of Operations/Western Region, Medical Facilities of America, Roanoke, VA
    Sarah Marks
    , Corporate Vice President of Operations, Consulate Management Company, Roanoke, VA

  • Virginia’s Future of Health Care Delivery
    The Honorable William A. Hazel, Jr., MD
    , Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources, Richmond, VA

  • The View from Washington
    Mark Parkinson
    , President and Chief Executive Officer, American Health Care Association, Washington, DC

  • AHCA Medicare Payment Reform Initiative
    Mike Cheek
    , Vice President, Medicaid & LTC Policy, American Health Care Association, Washington, DC

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Omni Richmond Hotel for $159.00 single or double (plus tax).  Reserve your hotel room by calling the hotel directly at 804.344.7000 or toll free at 800.THE.OMNI.  Hotel reservation deadline is Friday, January 30, 2015.  Please remember to identify yourself as a VHCA conference participant.