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The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Agenda: June 14-16, 2010, Charleston, South Carolina

Sixty-Fifth Meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services

Doubletree – Historic District
181 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-2644

 

Monday - June 14, 2010 - Harleston Room

9:00 a.m. Opening of the Meeting

Governor David Beasley, Chair

9:30 a.m. Setting the Context for Rural South Carolina

Graham Adams – CEO, South Carolina Office of Rural Health

Governor David Beasley, Chair

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Childhood Obesity in Rural Communities

Jan Probst, PhD – Director, South Carolina Rural Health Research Center and Associate Professor, University of South Carolina

Michael Byrd – Director, Bureau of Community Health and Chronic Disease Prevention South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Francis Rushton, MD, FAAP – Community Pediatrician and American Academy of Pediatrics District Chair

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:15 p.m. Rural Early Childhood Development Place-Based Initiatives

Mary Lynne Diggs – Director, South Carolina Head Start Collaboration Office

Sharon Hansen – Director, Community Action Partnership Head Start

2:45 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. Rural Implications of Payment Bundling and Accountable Care Organizations

Ed Sellers – Chairman & CEO, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Robby Kerr – Past Director, South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

4:15 p.m. Overview of Site Visits

4:45 p.m. Call for Public Comment

 

Tuesday - June 15, 2010

8:45/9:00/9:05 a.m. Depart for Site Visits – Hotel Lobby

8:45 a.m. . Rural Implications of Payment Bundling and Accountable Care Organizations Subcommittee

Clarendon Health System - Manning, South Carolina

9:00 a.m. Childhood Obesity in Rural Communities Subcommittee

Eat Smart, Move More - Walterboro, South Carolina

9:05 a.m. Rural Early Childhood Development Place-Based Initiatives Subcommittee

Rural Mission – Johns Island, South Carolina

3:00/3:30/4:00 p.m Return from Site Visits

 

Wednesday - June 16, 2010 - Harleston Room

8:45 a.m. Review of Subcommittee Visits

9:45 a.m. Preview of September Meeting

10:00 a.m. HHS Update

Tom Morris

10:20 a.m. 2011 Report

Heather Dimeris

10:30 a.m. Letter to the Secretary

10:50 a.m. Call for Public Comment

11:00 a.m. Adjourn