Be Ready for the Basics


Medicaid 101 is an extensive overview of Medicaid history, requirements, and new changes impacting Medicaid.  Topics will include Fee for Service, Managed Medicaid, Puerto Rico Medicaid, Preferred Drug Lists, Statewide PDLs, Medicaid Purchasing Pools, Dual Eligibility, and Supplemental Rebate Bid Mechanics.

A continuing education unit (CEU) for the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) will be provided for this session.

Fee: $500
State Officials/Employees are complimentary.
All other registrations for Medicaid 101 are $500.

Why Attend

This session is ideal for new account managers, those new to working within the Medicaid sector, or those looking for a refresher on Medicaid.

When & Where

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
2-5 p.m.
Location: JW Marriott, Room Number: TBD

Register for Medicaid 101

The Presenters

George Kitchens, RPH

Artia Solutions

George founded Artia Solutions, LLC, in 2005. For more than a decade, George has ensured that Artia provides top-notch consultation services to clients needing help operating within the Medicare and Medicaid pharmaceutical environment. Prior to founding Artia, George was Vice President of Business Development for Provider Synergies, a company managing rebate programs for state Medicaid. One of his major accomplishments was the development of the multi-state pooling initiative known as ‘TOP$.’  Read More...

Matt Dull

Vice President, Government Analytics
Artia Solutions

Matt specializes in assisting clients with proposed and current State Medicaid activities, which include state budget and legislation analysis, Medicaid policy, fiscal and utilization issues, reimbursement rate analysis (Predictive Rebate Modeling) and program strategies. Read More…

Helaine Gregory

Senior Director, Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands Operations
Artia Solutions

Helaine Gregory is an attorney, consultant and lobbyist based in Puerto Rico, who has dedicated her professional career to improving the lives of the patients that her employers and clients have served.

Helaine joined Artia Solutions in 2017, and she provides specialized advice and guidance regarding Medicaid business development, operational, regulatory, legal and government affairs matters.
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Brad Burris

National Account Executive
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Brad is an experienced biopharmaceutical and managed care leader with 27 years of experience.  As a National Account Executive with Actelion Pharmaceuticals, a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson, he is responsible for FFS Medicaid, VA/DoD, as well as several commercial/Med D account relationships.
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