Turning the Tide on Health Equity & SDoH

This panel of experts addresses combatting health equity issues in everyday life, which requires compassion, a willingness to learn, and a data-driven mindset. Hear their success stories and lessons learned from their unique programs and experiences to inspire you with takeaways relevant to your members.

In this impactful session you’ll learn:

  • Real-life examples of how healthcare organizations are “meeting members where they are” and making a difference 
  • Insights on how to combat the most common SDoH barriers affecting Medicaid members that lead to healthcare disparities
  • The critical role that partnerships with community-based organizations play in your health equity efforts


  • Lauren Barca, Executive Officer, Population Health & Quality, UnitedHealthcare of Tennessee
  • Cyrus Batheja, Ed. D, MBA, BSN, PHN, FAAN, National Vice President – Strategic Initiatives, UnitedHealthcare
  • Andrey Ostrovsky, MD, FAAP, Former Chief Medical Officer of US Medicaid Program & Managing Partner, Social Innovation Ventures
  • Frank Micciche, Vice President, Public Policy & External Relations, NCQA