Newsletter: Fall Conference; Recommendations in MMC; Autism Spectrum Disorder Guidance; MACPAC; Hill News

FROM THE NAMD DESK -Fall 2014 NAMD Conference is Only 34 Days Away! -NAMD Submits Recommendations on Consumer Protections in MMC to CMS -NAMD’s LTSS Leadership Convenes with National Disability Coalition -Congressional Leaders Seek Support to Delay DOL’s FLSA Rule JOBS -Idaho Family & Community Services Division Administrator REG UPDATE -CMS...

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Newsletter: NAMD Makes PI Recommendations; Beneficiary Engagement; GAO Reports; Milbank Report on FDA Drug Review

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Launches Case Study Series Exploring Medicaid’s Interactions with Incarcerated Populations -NAMD Makes Recommendations to Strengthen PI -NAMD Comments on Beneficiary Engagement RFI -NAMD September All-Director Call REG UPDATE -CMS Seeks Input on Medicare Star Ratings System -CMS Issues FAQs on Third Party Liability -HHS OIG...

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Newsletter: Fall 2014 NAMD Conference; 340B Orphan Drug Rule; Penn Medicaid Expansion Approved; Behavioral Health Integration; Delivery System Reform

FROM THE NAMD DESK -Fall 2014 NAMD Conference Countdown: 68 Days! REG UPDATE -Federal Judge Backs HRSA 340B Orphan Drug Rule, New Lawsuits Expected -CMS Fact Sheet Explores Screening and Intervention Tool for Substance Use HILL UPDATE -Congress in Recess Until September 8 IN THE NEWS –Kaiser Health News Explores...

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Newsletter: Concerns on Impact of DOL Rules; Data Use Letter to Hill; Childhood Development Screening; RAND Brief on 340B Program; NAMD Fall Conference

FROM THE NAMD DESK -States Echo NAMD Concerns with DOL Rule’s Impact -NAMD Sends Letter to Senate Finance Committee on Data Uses and Transparency -RECAP: August All-Directors Call JOBS -North Carolina Looking for Director of Compliance/Division of Medical Assistance -Care Management Finance Position in New Hampshire REG UPDATE -CMS Announces...

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Newsletter: Managed Care; Provider Taxes; Medicaid Drug Rebates; Hill News; NAMD Fall Conference

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Submits Managed Care Recommendations to CMS JOBS -DC Department of Health Care Finance Hiring for 3 Positions -Oregon Seeking Quality Improvement Director REG UPDATE -CMS Issues Final Rule on October 2015 Deadline for ICD-10 Implementation -CMS Issues State Medicaid Director Letter on Provider Taxes -CMS...

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Newsletter: Delivery System Reform; Ark. Looking for Medicaid Director; Reg Updates; Hill News; NAMD Fall Conference

FROM THE NAMD DESK -RECAP: Directors Discuss Recent CMS Guidance, 2015 Open Enrollment -RECAP: Delivery System Reform Incentive Pool All-State Call JOBS  -Arkansas Seeking Director of Medical Services REG UPDATE -CMCS Announces Maternal and Child Health Initiative -HRSA Issues Interpretive Rule on 340B Coverage of Off-Label Orphan Drug Usage -CMS...

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Newsletter: NAMD Issue Brief on DSRIP; HCBS Rule; Actuaries Ask for Health Insurance Fee Calulation Guidance; NAMD Fall Conference

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Publishes Issue Brief on State DSRIP Programs -DOL Responds to NAMD Letter on Companionship Exemption -RECAP: NAMD’s HCBS Call Focuses on Person Centered Framework, Tools JOBS -Virginia Seeking Deputy Director for Policy and Administration REG UPDATE -CMS Identifies Options for States Impacted by the DOL...

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Newsletter: Medical Directors Spring Meeting; Justice Dept. Joint Employer Guidance; Hill News; AARP Scorecard on LTSS; Registration for Fall Meeting Open

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Congratulates New HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell -MMDN Holds Spring Conference JOBS -North Carolina is Seeking Director of Finance for Division of Medical Assistance REG UPDATE -DOL Issues Joint Employer Guidance Impacting Home Care Programs -HHS Secretary Burwell Announces CMS Management Changes -HRSA Intends to...

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Newsletter: Incentivizing Healthy Behaviors; Prescription Drug Reimbursement; State Jobs; CMS Issues EPSDT Briefs; Hill News

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Awarded Support from PCORI for Medicaid Medical Directors -NAMD Hosts Webinar on Incentivizing Healthy Behaviors in Medicaid -NAMD Memo Addresses AAC Prescription Drug Reimbursement Actions -CHCS Shares Highlights from Medicaid Boot Camp JOBS -Oregon Health Authority Seeking Deputy Medicaid Director -Nebraska in Search for a...

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Newsletter: State Associations’ Recommendations for HCBS Reg; State Innovation Model Grants; Hill News; MACPAC Inpatient Hospital Payment Policies

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD, NASUAD, NASDDDS Propose Recommendations for HCBS Reg Implementation JOBS -WY Department of Health Seeking Senior Administrator for Director’s Unit for Policy, Research & Evaluation -South Dakota Looking for a CFO REG UPDATE -CMS Announces Second Round of State Innovation Model Grants -CMS Extends Electronic Health...

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