Monday, December 11, 2017

1:00 pm, Annex Room 154
Agenda: Peer Networks for Students with Special Needs, Human Development Institute, University of Kentucky • Lou-Ann Land, Project Director, KY Peer Support Network Project • Patti Logsdon, Project Coordinator, KY Peer Support Network Project Danville Independent Schools • Katie Newton, Special Education Teacher, John W. Bate Middle School • Tina Wray, Director of Special Education, Danville Independent Schools Kentucky Department of Education • Gretta Hylton, Director, Division of Learning Services Report from the Commissioner’s Dyslexia Task Force Kentucky Department of Education • Gretta Hylton, Director, Division of Learning Services • Stephen Pruitt, Commissioner Dyslexia Legislation for the 2018 Legislative Session • Representative Addia Wuchner • Aaron Thompson, Executive Vice President, Council on Postsecondary Education • Brad Montell, Deputy Secretary, Education and Workforce Development Cabinet


Tuesday, December 12, 2017

10:00 am, Annex Room 131


1:00 pm, Annex Room 154


Wednesday, December 13, 2017

10:00 am, Annex Room 129
Agenda: Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) • Wayne Cooper, MD Post-Acute Value Based Initiatives in Kentucky: Can Successful Kentucky-Based Physician-Led Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) be a Model for Lower Medicaid Expenditures and Better Patient Care? • Gary Albers, Chief Operating Officer, Imperium Health Management • Kamal Singh, MD, Graves Gilbert Clinic, Physician-led ACO • Steve Guenthner, President and Principal Financial Officer, Almost Family Dyslexia Assessment • Representative Addia Wuchner • Aaron Thompson, Ph.D. Council on Postsecondary Education • Brad Montell, Deputy Secretary, Education and Workforce Development Cabinet The Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant-Update • Linda Hampton, Executive Director, Governor's Office of Early Childhood • Sally Shepherd, Manager, School Readiness Branch, Kentucky Department of Education • Kate Akers, Executive Director, Kentucky Education and Workforce Statistics, Education and Workforce Development Cabinet • Christa Bell, Director, Division of Child Care, Department for Community Based Services, Cabinet for Health and Family Services


1:30 pm, Annex Room 131
Agenda: Update on the 2017 Department for Medicaid Services Budget and 2018 Session Budget Discussion • Representative from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services Presentation on Medicaid Emergency and Specialty Coverage in Communities Situated with Multi-State Borders • Representative from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services Discussion of Prefiled Legislation BR 127, AN ACT relating to service delivery improvements in managed care networks, sponsored by Representative Ken Fleming. • Representative Ken Fleming BR 173, AN ACT relating to public assistance, sponsored by Representative C. Wesley Morgan. • Representative C. Wesley Morgan BR 216, AN ACT relating to pharmacy benefits in the Medicaid program, sponsored by Senator Max Wise. • Representative from the Kentucky Independent Pharmacist Association


Thursday, December 14, 2017

No Meetings Scheduled

Friday, December 15, 2017

9:00 am, Annex Room 154
Agenda: Review Receipts. Review Economic Forecast. Discussion of General Fund Forecast. Discussion of Road Fund Forecast. Discussion of MSA Forecast.

Members: Alan Bartley, Christopher Bollinger, Janet Harrah, Bruce Johnson, James Patrick McCoy, Frank O'Connor, David Sinclair