NAMD Statement on Supreme Court Decision

Washington, DC – Matt Salo, Executive Director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD), issued the following statement. The Supreme Court this morning ruled that the only part of the Affordable Care Act that is unconstitutional is the Medicaid expansion, but only to the extent that it is mandated...

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NAMD Issues Statement on Recent PERM Report

Washington, DC – Matt Salo, Executive Director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD), issued the following statement regarding CMS’ state-by-state Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) report.[i] Program integrity is among the highest priorities of the nation’s Medicaid Directors and is a key component of any initiative or program....

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NAMD Submits Statement for the Hearing Record on Medicaid Fraud and Program Integrity

Washington, D.C. — NAMD submitted a statement for the record of a December 7 2011, hearing “A Medicaid Fraud Victim Speaks Out: What’s Going Wrong and Why?” The hearing was jointly convened by the House Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on Government Organization, Efficiency, and Financial Management and Subcommittee on...

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NAMD Testifies on Pharmaceutical Treatment Issues for Children in Foster Care

Washington, D.C. – National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) Executive Director Matthew Salo today testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security during a hearing focused on the financial and societal costs of medicating America’s foster care...

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NAMD Calls for Pathway to Innovation in Medicaid

Washington, DC – A report released today by the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) calls for an improved, more nimble Medicaid program better designed to address the many challenges that lie ahead for states in managing a sustainable Medicaid program.  The report outlines three critical areas where change is...

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Salo, Allison co-author opinion piece for USA Today

Washington, DC — The October 30, 2011, USA Today carried an opinion piece co-authored by NAMD’s Executive Director Matt Salo and President Andy Allison. The piece discusses the challenges and key to sustainability for the Medicaid program. They write, “The key to the future sustainability of Medicaid (and the health care system in...

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NAMD Names Executive Director

Washington, D.C.—The National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) announced today the appointment of Matthew Salo as the organization’s Executive Director. Salo, who joins NAMD from the National Governors Association, brings 18 years of health policy and related experience to the position.

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