NAMD Welcomes HHS Initiative to Bring Value-Based Reform to Medicare

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2015 Statement of the National Association of Medicaid Directors Washington, DC – NAMD’s Executive Director Matt Salo issued a statement today following the announcement by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell that Medicare will begin to reorient itself towards value-based reimbursement. “NAMD applauds today’s...

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Statement on MACPAC Appointment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2014 Statement of the National Association of Medicaid Directors Washington, DC – NAMD’s Executive Director Matt Salo issued a statement today following the appointment of Charles Milligan to serve on the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), which is a non-partisan, federal agency...

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NAMD Statement on SIM Grant Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2014 Statement of the National Association of Medicaid Directors Washington, DC – NAMD’s Executive Director Matt Salo issued the following statement on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) announcement of awards for round two of the State Innovation Models (SIM) initiative. “On behalf...

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NAMD Statement on Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program

NAMD Executive Director Matt Salo issued the attached statement applauding the CMS announcement of the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program. All materials and more, including the press release, are available on the new IAP website: http://www.medicaid.gov/State-Resource-Center/Innovation-Accelerator-Program/innovation-accelerator-program.html

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