Preliminary Agenda
Subject to change

Sunday, September 10  
12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Board Meeting
Participation by invitation only.
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.   Registration
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception
Free for all meeting attendees. Beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Monday, September 11  
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Trainings
Breakfast will be provided. Pre-registration required.
 

Back-end RCM Bootcamp
This hands-on training will focus on the back-end activities of revenue cycle management in clinical settings. Participants will prepare their own data in advance of the session to bring with them for use in activities. Facilitators will utilize data from the room to conduct exercises in interpreting and addressing these real-world examples. Areas of focus will include: working accounts receivable (A/R), working denial management, and interpreting select key performance indicators (KPI).

This is a hands-on training, and participation is limited to the first 30 individuals who register. Participants are required to complete pre-work in advance of attending the training that is derived from a clinical setting. Non-service providing grantees will need to utilize a sub-recipient’s data in order to participate in this training.
As a result of this session, participants will be able to:
•Describe and interpret select key performance indicators 
•Describe frequent reasons for denied claims and ways to address them 

 

Alternative Delivery Systems: Considerations for Implementation
As providers explore pathways to expand access to family planning services, there are numerous considerations and tasks to address. This facilitated discussion is an opportunity for participants to share their experiences with developing an alternative delivery system and hear what steps colleagues across the country are taking to improve access through various models, including telehealth, pop-up health centers, and medication through standard mail. 

As a result of this session, participants will be able to:
•Share and identify at least three best practices for developing and implementing a program to expand access to family planning and sexual health care. 
•Establish networking relationships with colleagues working to expand access. 
•Generate 2-3 next steps to assess, implement, or evaluate a program to expand access.  

 

Engaging Your Community, Patients, and Local Media
Family planning providers want to engage effectively with patients and supporters to demonstrate the value and importance of family planning education and care in their communities. Leveraging earned and social media and mobilizing constituencies for advocacy and public education can also help support sustainability.

As a result of this session, participants will be able to:
•Identify effective communications and advocacy tactics to engage patients and supporters.
•Learn how to best capture patient stories and other anecdotes to complement an agency’s data on its impact.
•Generate 2-3 next steps to plan a strategy for more effectively engaging with your communities.

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. The Title X-funded Network in California
Hear from a range of Title X-funded agencies in our host state about their challenges and strategies to adapt as health care delivery/system has changed.

1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

1:10 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

CEO Remarks

Federal Policy Update
Since early July, federal policymakers have taken several actions that could harm the ability of the family planning safety net to provide high-quality family planning and sexual health services. In a short span, the 115th Congress and the Trump administration have advanced efforts to alter Medicaid, introduced proposals to cut funding for essential programs, and used the administration’s authority to alter the project periods for the Title X family planning program and other federal grants programs. Learn the latest intel on what is happening in Washington and how NFPRHA and others are responding to these various threats to publicly funded family planning.

2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Assaults on the Science of Family Planning: How To Respond
In recent months, public officials have challenged the effectiveness of family planning and sexual health services, from contraceptive methods to sexuality education. This presentation will describe the most commonly-made criticisms of contraceptive products and services and what evidence-based medicine shows to be true. This session will also discuss the history and potential impact of a ban on provision of full and accurate information could have on the provision of family planning services.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Ask the  Experts
This session will provide an opportunity for attendees to have their burning questions answered on a range of topics.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Family Planning Councils of America
Participation by invitation only.
Tuesday, September 12  
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Inter-professional Collaboration A Series on Team and Leadership for Value-Based Care
Series 2: Leadership
Breakfast provided by NFPRHA
This program is sponsored by and presented on behalf of Merck. The information presented is consistent with FDA Guidelines. No CE/CME credit is offered. 

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. How Has the Title X Network Changed Since the Enactment of the ACA?
Presentation by the ACA Collaborative – NFPRHA, Altarum, and the Guttmacher Institute -- on its three-year research effort.
9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Regulations: From Guidance to Practice
This panel will provide policy interpretation and best practices for operationalizing various policies in a service delivery setting.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Challenging Times in the Delivery of Safety-Net Health Services
These are challenging times in reproductive health as the scope of health needs patients present with continue to expand while  available resources contract.   This session will focus on a number of issues safety net providers are facing and the importance of focusing on staff morale in these uncertain times. 
12:20 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Medicaid Peer-to-Peer: §1115 Waivers and Beyond
Lunch will be provided.
There is significant interest at the federal and state level in using §1115 Medicaid demonstration waivers to make significant changes on Medicaid eligibility, benefits, and administration, much of which could impact publicly funded family planning providers and their patients. The Medicaid Peer-to-Peer meeting will provide the latest information on §1115 waivers around the country and provide attendees an opportunity to discuss emerging issues. 

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

State Family Planning Administrators Executive Committee Meeting
Participation by invitation only.

State Family Planning Administrators Meeting
Participation by invitation only.

 

 

 

 

 

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