OE4 Debrief
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Date: March 9, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Central)
Location: IPHCA Institute for Learning, 500 S. Ninth St., Springfield, IL 

About The Training

This meeting will give outreach and enrollment coordinators and assisters an opportunity to touch base post-enrollment period. Participants will share past experiences and create plans for the road ahead. With the uncertainty regarding the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), consumers need assisters now more than ever. 

Target Audience

This training is intended for outreach and enrollment coordinators and assisters.

Presenter – Rachel Linstead Goldsmith, State Assistance Director, Enroll America

Rachel Linstead Goldsmith, State Assistance Director with Enroll America, is the main point of contact for the Illinois enrollment community. She provides outreach & enrollment training, resources, and support to certified assisters as well as to other agencies and organizations that are helping the uninsured get covered. For the first two Open Enrollment periods, Rachel worked as the Outreach and Enrollment Program Manager for Westside Family Healthcare, the largest FQHC in Delaware. Prior to the implementation of the ACA, she worked with a national patient association for adults with congenital heart defects and an HIV/AIDS service agency in Philadelphia. Rachel holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Delaware, and received her undergraduate degree from Hampshire College.

Presenter – Meghan Blickman, National Academy Director, Enroll America

Meghan Blickman, National Academy Director for Enroll America, runs a national, competitive, training program to help organizations write and implement strategic plans for outreach and enrollment. From 2013-2015, Meghan served as the Enroll America PA Deputy State Director, where she oversaw the instate field plan. The program was described by an external evaluation as having substantially increased enrollment compared to communities without such an initiative. Prior to joining Enroll America, Meghan held several positions as a community organizer for Comprehensive Immigration Reform in Arizona, Alabama, and Washington, D.C. She also had the pleasure to serve on President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Meghan holds a BA in Theatre Arts and Sociology from Dickinson College.

Registration Fee

·         IPHCA Members:  $25/per attendee

·         Non-Members: $35/per attendee 

Navigating Reimbursement for Diabetes Self-Management Programs: A Hands-On Workshop
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Date: March 14, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Central) (Open to FQHCs)| 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. (Central) (Open to hospitals & non-FQHCs)
Location: Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Associations, 1151 E. Warrenville Road, Naperville, IL 60563


Date: March 15, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Central) (Open to FQHCs)|1:00 – 4:30 p.m. (Central) (Open to hospitals & non-FQHCs)
Location: IPHCA Institute for Learning, 500 S. Ninth St., Second Floor, Springfield, IL 62701

About The Training

Get an in-depth look at the reimbursement process for the Diabetes Self-Management Program. This workshop will discuss standards, documentation and steps to accreditation, as well as a break-even analysis.

Target Audience

This program is designed for healthcare providers, health educators and anyone who wants to start or improve their reimbursement process for the Diabetes Self-Management Training.

Presenter – Tim McNeil, RN, MPH, Healthcare Consultant

Tim McNeil specializes in health program development and sustainability. His clients have included the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Under an HHS/ACL contract, McNeill has been the lead technical assistance provider to establish integrated networks of long-term service and support (LTSS) providers in 26 states.

A veteran of the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps, he has started or expanded multiple sustainable health programs, including community-based free clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations and LTSS networks

Registration Fee

There is no cost to register. Illinois Primary Health Care Association and Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Associations are collaborating to present this training. Funding for this training was made possible by the IDPH State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health. 

IPHCA Springfield Office
500 S. Ninth St., Springfield, IL 62701

IPHCA Chicago Office

542 S. Dearborn St., Suite 300, Chicago, IL  60605