NAMD Announces New Board Leadership

Today, the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) announced that Judy Mohr Peterson, Ph.D., Medicaid Director for the state of Hawai’i, is stepping into the role of president of NAMD’s board of directors effective immediately. The position of vice president will be taken over by Kate McEvoy, Medicaid Director for...

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NAMD Congratulates HHS Secretary Tom Price on Confirmation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2017 Washington, DC – On behalf of the nation’s Medicaid Directors, NAMD congratulates Rep. Tom Price on his confirmation as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. We look forward to working with Secretary Price as he leads the Department in this important...

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NAMD Statement on Medicaid Reforms and the Future of the ACA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2016 contact: matt.salo@medicaiddirectors.org NAMD Statement on Medicaid Reforms and the Future of the ACA Washington, DC – The Medicaid program is the nation’s health care safety net and the largest health insurer in the country. Administered by the states within a broad federal framework, Medicaid...

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NAMD Statement on 2017 Medicare Part B Premiums

NAMD released a statement today addressing the potential Medicare Part B premiums increase and possible solutions. Medicare part B premiums are set to increase again this year and, like last year, a combination of factors will result in state Medicaid programs paying more than $2.5 billion to cover this cost...

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NAMD Statement on Medicaid Managed Care Final Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2016 Contact: Matt Salo The Centers for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) finalized the long-awaited Medicaid managed care regulation (CMS-2390-P) late Monday afternoon. The regulation, initially published in draft form almost 12 months ago, is an effort by CMCS to recognize the increased role of...

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NAMD Releases New Report on How Medicaid is Reengineering the Link Between Service Delivery and Payment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2016 Washington, DC – Today the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) released a report which describes state Medicaid strategies to reengineer the link between healthcare service delivery and reimbursement. This new report, which was conducted in partnership with Bailit Health Purchasing and The Commonwealth Fund,...

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NAMD Statement on Medicaid IMD Exclusion

For Immediate Release March 17, 2016 Washington, DC – Yesterday, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee took an important step to strengthen the nation’s mental health delivery system. NAMD applauds the HELP Committee’s focus on the Medicaid Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion and echoes the call...

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