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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Newsletter: NAMD Releases Issue Brief on Data Analytics; Solvaldi Update; Hill Hearing on Prescription Drug Abuse; NASUAD Medicaid Integration Tracker

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Welcomes New Staff Member -NAMD Releases Issue Brief: Data Analytics for Effective Reform -NAMD Sends Letter to DOL to Revise Implementation of New FLSA Policies -CMS, NAMD Board Discusses New Business Processes -Update on Developments in the Coverage of Sovaldi -Efforts Gaining Steam to Extend...

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Newsletter: Medicaid Directors’ Priorities; Sebelius Steps-Down; CMS Guidance; Hill News NASBO Health Care Toolkit

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Issues Statement on the Passing of Nebraska SMD Vivianne Chaumont -What’s On the Radar of Medicaid Directors? REGULATORY UPDATE -HHS Secretary Sebelius Steps Down -MACPAC Discusses Delivery System Initiatives, Refines Recommendations on CHIP -ICYMI: CMS Issues Three New Guidance Documents -HHS OIG Issues Medicaid Integrity...

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Newsletter: ACA Implementation; Health Insurer Fee;Special Enrollment Periods; HHS Strategic Plan for FY 2014-18

FROM THE NAMD DESK -Recap: Directors Discuss Ongoing Issues with ACA Implementation -NAMD Recaps CMS Call on Health Insurer Fee REGULATIONS -New Guidance Addresses Medicaid Shared Living Arrangements -CMS Officially Releases HCBS Compliance Guidance -HHS Issues Guidance on Special Enrollment Periods -BEA Releases Prelim 2013 State Income Data -GAO Publishes Report...

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