New York’s Medicaid program has been running significantly over budgetopening what could become a multi-billion dollar hole in the state’s financial plan. The Empire Center’s second Gov. Hugh L. Carey Policy Forum,  presented at the Albany Institute of History and Art on Oct. 16, 2019, focused on the Medicaid spending surge, its underlying causes, and possible constructive solutions.

Speakers included:
Bill Hammond, Health Policy Director, Empire Center
Rose Duhan, President and CEO, Community Health Care Association of New York State
James Lytle, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Lara Kassel, Coordinator, Medicaid Matters New York
Harold Iselin, Managing Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP

Introductory Remarks by Bill Hammond and Part 1 of Panel Discussion:

Download Hammond’s slide presentation in pdf format.

Part 2 and Q&A Conclusion of Panel Discussion:

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