This timely webinar will provide a “mid-year” update on the federal and state health and education policyand what it means for advancing the learning and health connection. Key topics that will be addressed include the implications of the President’s FY 2020 budget, trends in state health and education policies and priorities, opportunities and challenges in Medicaid for supporting the health of children and families, including Medicaid waivers, opportunities to expand access to behavioral health services and implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Objectives

  • Provide an overview of what’s happening at the intersection of education in Medicaidin Congress, in HHS/ED, and in the states
  • Clearly articulate the opportunities to advance good policy at the federal and state level as well as identify threats
  • Describe policy trends at the state level that impact health and education
  • Describe what advocates need to know about federal regulatory and legislative efforts that touch health/Medicaid and education
  • Offer opportunities to be involved and to engage in policy making

Presenters

  • Sandra Wilkniss, National Governors Association
  • Hannah Katch, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Anne Bowles, Council for Chief State School Officers
  • Alex Mays, Healthy Schools Campaign (moderator)

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4.25.2019 Update on Health and Education