VAHP Members: Thank you for a successful 2018 Fall Forum!

The VAHP Fall Forum is our annual legislative-oriented meeting designed to provide members with an in-depth look at legislation to be heard during the 2019 VA General Assembly Session ( Jan. 9 - Feb. 23, 2019) plus national & statewide trends in healthcare, political changes from the November elections, and regulatory updates from the VA Bureau of Insurance.

The VAHP Board of Directors and Medical Directors Committees will both meet on Wed., Nov. 7, followed by a private Reception and Dinner for invited Sponsors & members. 

The Forum sessions, open to all attendees are scheduled for Thu., Nov. 8, as well as the Medicaid Contracted Plans Committee and the Legislative Committee.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available.

Agenda (see below)

Hilton Richmond Downtown:

Online Room Reservations at the Hilton or call: (804) 344-4300 and ask for VAHP's room block. Call early to take advantage of the special group rate of $159/night. 

Parking: Valet parking is available at the Hilton for $25/day, or you can access a public parking lot across Main St. for $18/day.  The Hilton provides free shuttle service within a 2 mile radius.

Other nearby hotels
Richmond Marriott
Commonwealth Park Suites
Omni Richmond Hotel
Quirk Hotel

If you are interested in membership in VAHP:

Join us as a sponsor!

Silver ($1,250)

  • Invitation for 1 to a private Dinner with Medical Directors & Board Members following the Reception on Nov. 7
  • Invitation for 2 to the private Medical Directors Reception on Nov. 7
  • Corporate Logo in the official Meeting Program
  • Corporate Logo on Signage at the meeting entrance
  • Corporate Logo on the Welcome Slide noting sponsorship - Sponsorship highlighted with your Corporate Logo on
  • Acknowledgement of your sponsorship by the Executive Director during the meeting

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Gold ($2,000)

  • All benefits of Silver Sponsorship +
  • Brief Presentation during the Forum on Nov. 8, at a time to be determined by the ExecutiveDirector
  • Invitation for 3 to the private Medical Directors Reception on Nov. 7
  • Half page Color Ad in the official Meeting Program

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Platinum ($3,000)

  • All benefits of Gold Sponsorship +
  • Invitation for 5 to the private Medical Directors Reception on Nov. 7
  • Topical Presentation during the Forum on Nov. 8, at a time to be determined by the Executive Director
  • Full page Color Ad in the official Meeting Program

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VAHP Members: Register below for the 2018 Fall Forum


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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
*3:30 - 5:00 PM
Salon A
VAHP Board of Directors Meeting
[Board Members & Invited Guests Only]
*3:30 - 5:00 PM
Salon B
Medical Directors Committee Meeting
[Medical Directors & Invited Guests Only]
*5:00 - 6:30 PM
River City Pre-function Area
Board Members and Medical Directors Reception
[Board Members, Med. Directors, Invited Sponsors & Guests Only]
*7:00 PM
La Grotta Restaurant
Private Dinner
[Board Members, Med. Directors, Invited Sponsors & Guests Only]
Thursday, November 8, 2018

8:00 - 9:00 AM
Miller Rhoads Gerhart
Pre-Function Area
REGISTRATION with Coffee and Danish
[All Attendees]

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Miller Rhoads Gerhart Ballroom
Virginia’s New Medicaid Work Requirement
[All Attendees]

Megan Healy, PhD, Chief Workforce Advisor for Governor Ralph Northam

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Supporting Medicaid Workforce Development Needs
[All Attendees]

Eldon James of Eldon James & Associates, representing Virginia Goodwill Network

9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
DMAS Update on 1115 Waivers
[All Attendees]

Tammy Whitlock, Director, Integrated Care,

Department of Medical Assistance Services

10:20 AM - 10:45 AM
Medicaid Expansion in Michigan
[All Attendees, video conference]

Dominick Pallone, Executive Director, Michigan Association of Health Plans
10:35 AM – 10:50 AM Capabilities and Servicing 1115 Waiver Requirements in Other States
[All Attendees]
J.P. Crouse, Vice President of Health Care Services, Maximus, Inc.
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Break

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Virginia’s Elections Results and Political Consequences
[All Attendees]

The Honorable Chris Saxman, President, Virginia Free

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Future of Virginia’s Health Care: Market Stabilization
[All Attendees]

Marvin B. Figueroa, Deputy Secretary of Health & Human Resources

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Salon A & B
[All Attendees]
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Miller Rhoads Gerhart Ballroom
Upcoming Health Care Issues at the Federal Level
[All Attendees]

Kris Hathaway, Executive Director, State Affairs, AHIP

1:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Legislative Committee Meeting
[All Attendees]

Anticipated Issues in the 2019 Virginia General Assembly

Balance Billing

Draft APCD Legislation

Emergency Dept. Care Coordination Program Update

Virginia Health Information

CAQH CORE Overview

Mark Pratt, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, CAQH
3:30 PM
Fall Forum Adjourn
*3:30 PM - 4:00 PM *Private Legislative Committee Strategy Meeting
[Legislative Committee Members only]
*Closed meetings/events