Block Grants… A Heavy Lift?

The session will introduce Block Grants as a proposed method for funding Medicaid.

A Webinar Sponsored by The Echo Group

Thursday, May 23, 2019 | 1:00 PM ET

The session will introduce Block Grants as a proposed method for funding Medicaid. The introduction will include a deep dive into the use of historical and current use of block grants, and the pros and cons learned from prior use. Finally, we will look at what can be done if block grants are in your future.

Block Grants

As a result of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Define block grants
  • Identify the use of block grants in funding Medicaid
  • Provide action steps in response to block grant funding

About The Speaker

Suki Norris

Suki Norris, JD
Senior Knowledge Engineer
The Echo Group

Suki has 35 years of experience in Healthcare including Healthcare law, Managed Care, and Behavioral Health. She has been with the Echo Group for 20 years. Suki has extensive experience with Medicaid waivers, Meaningful Use, and the Excellence in Mental Health Act. She has worked extensively in data analysis including working with big data in support of clients and ongoing research. Her knowledge of Behavioral Health law has been sought by customers across the country as they address specific needs such as the use of an Electronic Health Record and the challenges of HIE and the inclusion behavioral health data. She has presented on a variety of topics including 42CFR Part 2, the challenge of parity, quality measures in behavioral health, value-based payment, and integrated/collaborated care.

Addiction Professionals
This course has been approved by NACCME, LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #182840, NACCME is responsible for all aspects of the programming.

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