Health Policy Basics: Understanding and Influencing State Health Policy 



Monday, November 18, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
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Cuyahoga Community College 
Tri-C Metro Campus
(Campus Center building, Room MCC201)
2900 Community College Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115

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Thank you to HPIO’s Northeast Ohio funders for their investment in our work:

  • Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation
  • Saint Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland
  • The George Gund Foundation
  • The Cleveland Foundation
  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton
  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland
  • North Canton Medical Foundation
  • The Nord Family Foundation


Alana Clark-Kirk
Health Policy Institute of Ohio

This regional forum in Northeast Ohio will buildunderstanding of what state health policy is,how to impact it and how it can positivelyaffect health. Speakers will also explore datarelated to the health of Ohioans, with a focuson health disparities and inequities.

The forum will feature Patricia Boozang, from Manatt Health, who will speak about opportunities for states to address social drivers of health through Medicaid policy. The Health Policy Institute of Ohio is hosting this event in collaboration with the Center for Community Solutions.

Topics include:

  • 2019 HPIO Health Value Dashboard: Data to drive high-impact, equitable state health policy
  • Policymaking basics
  • Health equity basics
  • Evidence-informed health policy
  • Medicaid basics
  • Addressing social factors in and through Medicaid

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Registration closes Nov. 11, 2019. No same day registration.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made in writing to Alana Clark-Kirk ( The last day to cancel registration for a full refund is one week prior to the event (Nov. 11, 2019). Refunds will not be issued for all cancellations received after Nov. 11, 2019. If you do not send us notification of cancellation prior to the event on Nov. 18, 2019, you will be required to remit the full amount of the registration fee. Those who do not remit payment will be required to pay in advance for any future events.