Events

Millennium Health to Sponsor Fraud and Abuse Presentation at Medicaid Health Plans of America’s Annual Conference

Monday, Oct. 27 10:25 to 11:25 am
Walter E. Washing Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

Millennium Health is sponsoring a presentation, Fraud and Abuse: Incentives Driving up Medicaid Costs, presented by Ronald Wisor, Partner, Hogan Lovells; and Lori Peters, Sr. Director, Special Investigations Unit, WellCare. The presentation will take place during Medicaid Health Plans of America’s Annual Conference.

As part of Millennium Health’s commitment to combating the high cost of fraud and abuse, the session will educate attendees on the multiple areas where clinician incentives are driving costs for Medicaid. The session will also utilize a case study of the drug testing industry, which is expanding rapidly in response to the mounting crisis of opioid abuse and drug diversion.

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Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) 2014

Oct. 26-28, 2014
Washington, D.C.

Booth #302

MHPA 2014, “Making It Personal: Focusing on the Enrollee in the Tangled Era of Health Reform,” is the country’s largest gathering of top-level executives in the Medicaid health plan industry. Millennium will be sponsoring Fraud and Abuse: Incentives Driving up Medicaid Costs on Monday, Oct. 27, at 10:25 am est- 11:25 am est. This session will provide background on the multiple areas where clinician incentives are driving costs for Medicaid. Presenters will review fraudulent and abusive practices that lead to unnecessary costs and poor health care delivery. Presenters include Ronald Wisor, Partner, Hogan Lovells, healthcare and life sciences counsel on regulatory compliance and reimbursement matters and Blair Todt, Chief Strategy and Development Officer, WellCare. For more information or to register, visit the MHPA website

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American Academy of Family Physicians Assembly

Oct. 21-25, 2014
Washington, D.C.

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Assembly offers more than 4,000 family physicians the opportunity to network and participate in education sessions with topics organized by body system, patient-based and population-based care, and procedural skills. Please visit us at booth #1609.

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American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference

Oct. 22-25, 2014
Indianapolis

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 28th Annual Conference offers psychiatric nurses the opportunity to build knowledge in administration, education, practice, research, and policy, and engage in the integration of psychiatric-mental health nursing strategies to promote relationships and transform the healthcare environment.

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Foundations Recovery Network Professional Free Webinar Series: Integrating Drug Testing Into Psychotherapy: Critical Conversations

Oct. 29, 2014 at 10 a.m. (PT)/ 1 p.m. (ET)

Millennium Health is sponsoring the free Foundations Recovery Network’s 2014 Professional Webinar Series. This free, one-hour webinar entitled Integrating Drug Testing Into Psychotherapy: Critical Conversations, will be presented by Millennium’s Kenneth L. Kirsh, PhD, on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 10 a.m. (PT)/ 1 p.m. (ET). Laboratory testing can provide scientific, specific and accurate evidence of actual substance use beyond what is likely to be detected in office based point of care assays. This session will review how the treatment professionals can use this information to alter their therapeutic approach and help those who are relapsing to regain their sobriety. This session will focus on how to integrate testing results into psychotherapy in a positive way, including how to introduce drug testing as a client advocacy tool, and approaches to critical conversations when faced with unexpected drug test results. Registered attendees who watch the entire live program are eligible to receive continuing education (CE) credit for counselors, therapists, and alcohol/drug counselors. Space is limited, so please make sure to register, free of charge, early.

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American Psychiatric Association Institute on Psychiatric Services

Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014
San Francisco

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) Institute on Psychiatric Services offers attendees the opportunity to learn about clinically-focused topics that offer specific skill sets, and to network with colleagues to obtain solutions for the challenges faced in public, community, and clinical psychiatry.

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American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly

Nov. 13-16, 2014
San Diego

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) Annual Assembly offers physical medicine and rehabilitation professionals, with skill enhancement workshops, and discussions on musculoskeletal and sports medicine, neurological rehabilitation, practice management and leadership, pain and spine medicine, and general rehabilitation.

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Foundations Recovery Network Professional Free Webinar Series: An Update on Genetics in Substance Use Disorders

Nov. 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. (PT)/ 1 p.m. (ET)

Millennium Health is sponsoring the free Foundations Recovery Network’s 2014 Professional Webinar Series. This free, one-hour webinar entitled An Update on Genetics in Substance Use Disorders (SUD), will be presented by Millennium’s Naissan Hussainzada, PhD, on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 10 a.m. (PT)/ 1 p.m. (ET). Recent research is shedding light on individual genetic variations and how those variations may impact an individual’s response to medications and illicit substances and can alert a treatment provider to the propensity for SUD. Current and future genetic tests available to support SUD treatment will be presented, along with ways to incorporate these tests to the therapeutic plan. Registered attendees who watch the entire live program are eligible to receive continuing education (CE) credit for counselors, therapists, and alcohol/drug counselors. Space is limited, so please make sure to register, free of charge, early.

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National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference

Nov. 19-21, 2014
Las Vegas, NV

The National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference (NWCDC) provides educational breakouts and training for workers’ compensation and disability management professionals with topics focused on claims solutions, disability management solutions, health/medical management solutions, program management, and legal/regulatory solutions. Please visit us at booth #1369.

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AMSUS Annual Meeting

Dec. 2-5, 2014
Washington, D.C.

The AMSUS Annual Meeting brings together military health care professionals with international delegates to learn from world renowned speakers, network across services, nationally and internationally, and view demonstrations of the latest technology in health care.

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Millennium Health
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Nicole.Beckstrand@millenniumhealth.com

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Waggener Edstrom Communications
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