Advocacy Day, Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Annual Lobby Day

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

University Club
141 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY
(Transportation will be available)


(Print Flyer)

9:00 am        MORNING SESSION

  • Registration & Breakfast
  • Speakers from the Governor’s office and legislature
    Our attendees will learn about the following:

    • Kemp Hannon, Chair, Senate Health Committee
      Richard Gottfried, Chair, Assembly Health Committee
      Priorities for Children and for Pediatricians (Ask questions! Share your
      experiences/point of view of recent and upcoming changes to NYS health care.)
    • Foster Gesten, MD, Medical Director, Office of Health Insurance Programs, NYSDOH
      • Ongoing efforts to create and implement an Advanced Primary Care model of integrated care in all primary care
      • Value Based Payments that will support the new service delivery format
      • What is expected of physicians, insurers, businesses, and the state
    • Donna M. Bradbury, MA, LMHC, Associate Commissioner, Division of Integrated
      Community Services for Children and Families, NYS Office of Mental Health
      Matthew B. Perkins, MD, MBA, MPH, Medical Director, Division of Children and
      Family Services, NYS Office of Mental Health

      • New initiatives in children’s mental health
      • Options for strengthening the connection between children’s mental health
        and primary care
      • What’s new with requested State Waivers
      • What’s new in CAP PC/TEACH

 12:30 pm      AFTERNOON SESSION 

  • Lunch
  • Join pediatricians from across the state, and visit your legislators to advocate for
    our policy and legislative priorities!
  You can look up your legislators here: