Newsletter: CMS Chart to Track HCBS Transition Plans; Mental Health Legislation; Outpatient Drug Rule; Medicaid Expenditure Data

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Holds Monthly All-Director Call REG UPDATE -CMS Publishes Chart to Track HCBS Rule Transition Plans, Follow-Up Communications -CMS Issues FAQ on Claiming Administrative Match for Medicaid Provider Training -Medicaid Covered Outpatient Drug Rule Currently Under OMB Review -CMS Publishes FY 2014 Q2, Q3 Medicaid Expenditure...

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Newsletter: Medicaid’s 50th Anniversary; State Jobs; ICD-10; GAO Report on Key Medicaid Issues

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Celebrates Medicaid’s 50th Anniversary -NAMD Releases Statement on Association’s Comments on Medicaid Managed Care NPRM JOBS -Nebraska Opening for Chief Clinical Officer -DCHCF Has Three Openings REG UPDATE -Guidance Signals Opportunity for Comprehensive SUD Reform, SUD Treatment in IMDs -CMS Issues FAQ Clarifying Medicare ICD-10...

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Newsletter: CMS ICD-10 FAQ; NAMD Job Opening; Medicaid LTSS; Medicaid at 50 Hearing

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Congratulates New Hawaii Medicaid Director Judy Mohr Peterson -CMS Issues ICD-10 FAQ with Hold Harmless Policy -Issue Brief Explores Efforts to Address Low-risk, Primary C-Sections in Medicaid JOBS -NAMD Seeking Policy Analyst -Two Vermont Openings REG UPDATE -CMS Publishes NPRM to Modernize Long-Term Care Facility...

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Newsletter: 1115 Waivers; Chronic Care; Jobs Available; HCBS; Delivery System and Payment Reform

FROM THE NAMD DESK -RECAP: NAMD July All-Director Call -NAMD Executive Director Testifies before House E&C on 1115 Waivers -NAMD Sends Letter to Senate Finance Committee Chronic Care Workgroup JOBS -Nevada Seeking Administrative Services Officer -Oregon Looking for Chief Health Systems Officer (Medicaid Director) -North Dakota Seeking Medicaid Director -NAMD...

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Newsletter: NAMD Comments on Rate Development, Mental Health Parity; 340B Ceiling Price Calculations; MACPAC Report to Congress; Medicaid Program Integrity

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Welcomes New North Carolina Medicaid Director Dave Richard -NAMD Submits Comments to CMS on 2016 Draft Medicaid Managed Care Rate Development Guide -NAMD Submits Comments on Proposed Rule on Mental Health Parity in Medicaid -NAMD Nominated for Service on NQF’s MAP Dual Eligibles Workgroup JOBS...

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Newsletter: New Director in Iowa; Medicaid Drug Rebate; State Jobs; FFM; MACPAC

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Welcomes New Iowa Medicaid Director -CMS-NAMD Board Call -NAMD Issues Recommendations to Improve 340B Interactions with Medicaid -NAMD Publishes Memo on Proposed Medicaid Drug Rebate Program Reforms -NAMD Publishes Memo on Latest “21st Century Cures” Proposal -NAMD Memo Responds to OIG Recommendations for Personal Care...

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Newsletter: May All Director Call; Medicaid-Exchange Coordination; CMS Guidance on Spousal Impoverishment; Hill News; GAO Reports

FROM THE NAMD DESK -RECAP: May All-Director Call -NAMD, CMS Leadership Discuss Medicaid-Exchange ¬†Coordination -UPDATE: Reactions to SCOTUS’ Armstrong Ruling Concerning Medicaid Rates -RECAP: All-State Call on Behavioral Health Integration in Managed Care Models STATE JOBS -Nebraska Opening for Financial Administrator REG UPDATE -CMS Issues Guidance on Spousal Impoverishment Standards...

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Newsletter: Duals; Illinois Seeking Medicaid Director; MFP Evaluation; Hill News; Specialty Drug Paper

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Congratulates New CMCS Director -RECAP: NAMD Call Focuses on Social Determinants for Duals JOBS -Illinois Seeking Medicaid Director REG UPDATE -CMS Publishes MFP Evaluation Report -CMS Notice Addresses Medicaid Rebates for Orphan Drugs -CMS Proposes to Permanently Extend 90/10 E&E Systems Funding HILL UPDATE -House,...

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Newsletter: Mental Health Parity NPRM, SCOTUS Decision on Medicaid Rates; Proposed Rule on Medicaid Parity; Hill News; Milbank Paper on Cost Containment Measures

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD President Discusses Reduction of Service Fragmentation -NAMD Issues Statement on Medicaid Mental Health Parity NPRM -NAMD Send Letter on 21st Century Cures Initiative to Congress -NAMD Responds to SCOTUS Decision on Medicaid Rates -RECAP: NAMD April All-Director Call REG UPDATE -CMS Releases Proposed Rule on...

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Newsletter: NAMD Paper on State Medicaid Approach to Evaluation; Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network; Hill News; MACPAC

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Releases New Paper: A State Medicaid Approach to Evaluation -NAMD President Brings State Perspective to Hill Briefing -NAMD Releases Statement on Launch of the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network -NAMD Submits Recommendations to Improve Medicaid-Exchange Interactions -NAMD Comments on ACE Kids Act -RECAP:...

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