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Happy Hours at Politico for a discussion on covering Medicaid

10/27/15     Rosslyn, VA

AHCJ chapter eventHow’s Obamacare Medicaid expansion working out for enrollees, providers and states? Where the best data to examine Medicaid managed care organizations? How are states trying to control rising Medicaid costs? Where is Medicaid failing children? How is Medicaid keeping people out of nursing homes?

These are just some of the topics our guests will address. Our speakers will be Cindy Mann, who until January was the top U.S. official in charge of Medicaid and now works at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips; Matt Salo, who heads the National Association of Medicaid Directors and Joan Alker, executive director of the Georgetown Center for Children and Families.

Come to learn tips on how to cover Medicaid, find interesting stories and discern myth from fact about this often misunderstood program. The discussion will be on the record.

Tuesday, Oct. 27. Reception starts at 6:15. Program will run from 6:45 to 7:45. Tell your colleagues and bring your questions.

Politico, 1000 Wilson Blvd. in Rosslyn Va. (5 minute walk from Roslyn metro)

Directions: Enter in 1100 Wilson. In atrium, take the escalator, which goes up only one floor. Walk the length of hallway, which runs the length of both 1100 and 1000 buildings. At end of hallway, take the elevator to 8th floor, which is Politico.

There is paid parking  in the building. From metro exit, turn west (away from DC) to get to Wilson Boulecard, then turn left to go down the hill.

All journalists welcome. Space is limited. Please RSVP by Oct. 23 to