HSPF Learning Collaborative November 2021 Meeting

November 15, 2021

The 11th convening of the Healthy Students, Promising Futures Learning Collaborative took place virtually November 9-10, 2021.

The meeting highlighted state and local efforts to support student health during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as state teams’ continued progress in expanding access to Medicaid-funded school health services. More than 150 individuals attended, including representatives from 20 states and more than a dozen national partner organizations.

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Featured Speakers

November 9, 2021

Opening and Welcome
Rochelle Davis, Healthy Schools Campaign

Addressing Health Equity in the Return to In-Person Learning
Dora Hughes, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation

Resetting School-Based Medicaid: Trends and Emerging Practices
* Hemi Tewarson, National Academy for State Health Policy
* Liza Tinguely, Las Cruces (New Mexico) Public Schools
* Ann Gray, Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
* Ely Sanders, Oregon Department of Education
* Caitlin Carney, MassHealth

November 10, 2021

Federal Opportunities to Advance Mental Health in Schools
* Anne Dwyer, Georgetown Center for Children & Families
* Rachel Pryor, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

CDC Update: Schools and COVID-19
Neha Kanade Cramer, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

New Resources to Support School Medicaid
Alex Mays, Healthy Schools Campaign

Investing in School-Based Medicaid
* Rebecca Anderson, Virginia Department of Medical Assistance
* Kate Yager, Chicago Public Schools

We Have the Same Questions: Facilitated Discussion Groups
Third-Party Liability:
* Shelley McGeorge, Child Health Readiness Group
* Valeria Williams, Child Health Readiness Group

Workforce Shortages:
Kimá Joy Taylor, Anka Consulting

School-Based Medicaid Audits:
* Kevin Bauer, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
* John Hill, National Alliance for Medicaid in Education