Newsletter: MACPAC Appointment; Prospective Payment System; Cindy Mann Leaving CMS; FLSA Update; Hill News;

FROM THE NAMD DESK -GAO Appoints Former Maryland & New Mexico Medicaid Director Chuck Milligan to MACPAC -NAMD Comments on PPS for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Demonstration -NAMD Joins NQF, Nominates State Experts for HCBS Quality Committee REG UPDATE -Cindy Mann to Leave CMS in Late January -CMS Releases...

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Newsletter: NAMD Sends Duals Letter to CMS; Community Behavior Health Clinic Demonstration; CMS Final Rule on Defining Uninsured Patients; Hill News

FROM THE NAMD DESK -Minnesota Appoints New Medicaid Director -NAMD Holds December All-Director Calls – NAMD Letter to CMS Addresses Duals Issues -NAMD Provides Input to SAMHSA on Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Demonstration -Medicaid Medical Directors Publish Study on Early Elective Deliveries in Medicaid JOBS -South Carolina Looking for...

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Newsletter: Case Study in Incarcerated Populations; CMS Data Officer Announced; Minimum Essential Coverage; Hill News; NASBO Expenditure Report

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Welcomes New Director in South Carolina -NAMD Posts Second Case Study in Incarcerated Populations Series REG UPDATE – CMS Announces Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics, Names First Chief Data Officer -HHS Releases Annual Report on Quality in Medicaid; MACPAC Submits Formal Response -CMCS Announces Updated...

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Newsletter: NAMD Fall Conference; NAMD Letter on Managed Care Quality; Report on Prescription Drug Abuse; Pew CHIP Report

FROM THE NAMD DESK -Fall Meeting Home Stretch! -NAMD Submits Medicaid Managed Care Quality Recommendations to CMS -NAMD Releases Report on State Actions to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse -NAMD Responds to OIG Report on Medicaid Managed Care Access Standards JOBS -Arkansas Seeking  Fiscal Assistant Director REG UPDATE -CMMI Announces Practice...

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Newsletter: NAMD Fall Conference; Annual Medicaid Budget Survey; Provider Fees; MMC Rate Setting; Hill News; FMAP Issue Brief

FROM THE NAMD DESK -Fall 2014 NAMD Conference is Only 19 Days Away! -NAMD Partners with KFF to Release Annual Medicaid Budget Survey -NAMD Joins Sister State Groups in Response to DOL Delay -New NAMD Fact Sheet Explores Interagency Efforts to Address Target Health Conditions -RECAP: NAMD October All-Director Calls...

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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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