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July 2008

AcademyHealth’s 25th Annual Research Meeting Highlights

Thank you to all our members who helped to make the 25th Annual Research Meeting (ARM) a great success. More than 2,300 health services researchers, policymakers, and practitioners convened June 8-10 in Washington, D.C. to showcase their latest research findings, debate health policy issues, and network with colleagues. The following meeting highlights are now available online:

This year’s meeting offered a number of sessions related to state health initiatives, including:

  • Using Data and Evidence to Drive State Medicaid Policy
  • Policy, Politics, and Governance in State Insurance Coverage Expansions Efforts
  • What Are We Learning about State-Wide Health System Reform?
  • Protecting the Health and Financial Wellbeing of Low-Income Families and Children: The Role of Medicaid and SCHIP
  • Critical Issues in Medicaid and SCHIP

Mark your calendar with the following dates for the 2009 ARM in Chicago:

  • November 1—Call for Abstracts Opens
  • January 15—Abstracts Due
  • June 28-30—2009 Annual Research Meeting