NAMD Supports Payment Adjustment for Duals-Focused Plans; CMS Finalizes 90/10 E&E Funding; Senate Advances Reconciliation Bill Repealing ACA Provisions; MACPAC Releases 2015 Medicaid Data Book

NAMD Update Update December 8, 2015 From the NAMD Desk   RECAP: Hot Topics at NAMD’s December All-Director Call Last week, NAMD held its monthly all-Director calls for states to discuss policy and operational issues. During the call, participants discussed a range of issues, including: CMS engagement with states on...

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Newsletter – New NAMD Website; Fall Meeting Materials; Medicaid PERM Rates; Forum on Pharmaceutical Innovation

NAMD Update Update November 24, 2015 From the NAMD Desk   Check out NAMD’s New Look! NAMD is pleased to announce the launch of our redesigned website! Our website now offers a modern, professional, and streamlined user experience to deliver the same high-quality NAMD content to Medicaid Directors, their staff,...

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Newsletter: NAMD Fall Meeting One Week Away

Update October 27, 2015 From the NAMD Desk   NAMD Fall Meeting One Week Away! NAMD’s annual Fall Meeting, the premier conference on Medicaid in the nation, is less than one week away! U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Burwell will kick off the meeting. Thought leaders from the states...

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Newsletter: Fall Conference; Rate Development Guide; ICD-10; Hill News; State Medicaid Leadership

FROM THE NAMD DESK -2015 Fall Conference Early Bird Registration Ends This Week! -RECAP: The Board Discusses Key Policy Issues with CMCS REG UPDATE -CMS Releases Final 2016 Rate Development Guide -ICD-10 Implementation This Week -CMCS IB on Exchange Information Risk Standards -Efforts to Prevent Opioid Dependency -CMS Awards MCH...

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Newsletter: Fall Conference; CMS SNAP Data Update; DOL FLSA; Hill News; Draft Report on New Cholesterol Medicines

FROM THE NAMD DESK -Our Newsletter Has a New Look! -NAMD Fall Conference REG UPDATE -CMS Letter Updates States on Use of SNAP Data for Eligibility -HHS Releases Notice on Nondiscrimination Rules -DOL Announces 30-Day FLSA Non-Enforcement Period; Sends Letter to Governors HILL UPDATE -Congress Return form Summer Recess with Full...

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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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