Social Determinants of Health Policy Forum | A RISE Health Conference


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December 2-4, 2024
Washington, D.C.

Join Us for The Third Annual Social Determinants of Health Policy Forum
Convening Leading Policymakers with Cross-Sector Practitioners to Identify Opportunities and Advance Policies That Support Stronger Communities, Better Health, and Solutions to Address Health and Social Needs 

In cooperation with Aligning for Health, RISE is bringing together hundreds of policymakers, policy experts, and practitioners from across the health and social services sectors to explore the current and future state of social determinants of health policy. Learn from, engage, and network with government leaders on federal efforts to increase coordination and impact of programs and services that address health and social needs. 

Join the only forum gathering state and local governments, leading payers, providers, community-based organizations, and health networks providing insights into innovative programs, models, and best practices to advance whole-person health. Walk away with a better understanding of policies and programs that advance and support data sharing, collaboration, financing, accountability, and equity.

Who Should Attend

Expect to network with professionals from the following company types:

  • Government, Community-Based Organizations, and Advocacy Groups
  • Medicaid, Medicare, and Commercial Health Plans
  • Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Physician Groups, Clinically Integrated Networks, and Hospital Systems
  • Health Systems, Hospitals, and Provider Group Practices
  • Foundations, Investors, and Funding Groups
  • Pharma Organizations

The agenda is curated for those that have the following job titles or work in the following job functions:

  • State Medicaid Directors
  • Program Directors and Policy Advisors
  • Chief Executive Officers and Chief Financial Officers
  • Chief Medical Officers and Chief Clinical Officers
  • Chief Nursing Officers and Chief Population Health Officers
  • Policy, Government Relations, and Federal Relations/Affairs
  • Community Outreach & Engagement
  • Care/Case Management
  • Strategic Initiatives
  • Care Coordination
  • Population Health
  • Quality Improvement
  • Compliance
  • Analytics
  • Health Services
  • Payment Reform
  • Lobbying
  • Contracting & Network Management
  • Public Health

Top Reasons to Attend

Check out a few reasons your colleagues attended the 2023 forum:

  • Get the headlines on SDoH policy from changemakers at the local, state, and federal level, to stay on top of policy developments and opportunities

  • Gain insights, learn from, and network with leading policymakers across the aisle including U.S. Representatives, VA, HHS, CMS, CDC, HUD, State Representatives, and more

  • Hear from the Congressional SDOH champions on key accomplishments to-date during the 118th Congress

  • Walk away with a better understanding on policies and programs that advance and support the whole government approach to addressing SDoH, data and infrastructure, and building connections and partnerships

  • Explore how CMS is embedding health equity across payment systems, including key areas such as risk adjustment, quality stratification, identifying disparities and social needs, performance evaluation in CMMI models, and driving development of care plans and referrals to address SDOH

  • Learn about programs and initiatives happening at the state and local level to better coordinate funding and data sharing to address SDoH on the ground

  • Hear about innovative pilots, payment models, and programs aimed at improving health and wellbeing for individuals at the state level

  • Hear direct feedback from a panel of community members affected by SDoH around their experience, access to care, and ways to improve policy efforts

  • Mix and mingle with decision makers across the health care ecosystem who are passionate about moving health equity policy forward 

  • Participate in forward-thinking conversations with peers, including opportunities for structured idea exchange on topics around food & nutrition, housing, aging and social connectedness, maternal health, transportation, and rural health