In the midst of federal level deliberations on mental health services, NAMD wrote to leaders on the Senate Finance and Health, Education, Labor and Pension committees identifying issues Congress should consider and proposals that could strengthen state Medicaid programs.
NAMD sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget calling for additional review and analysis of the Department of Labor’s proposed rule, “Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act to Domestic Service,” (RIN 1235-AA05).
In response to CMS' request for information on proposed Medicaid performance indicators, NAMD made recommendations to prioritize performance indicators and to make them practical and actionable for states.
March 4, 2013 - HHS Brief in Opposition to Rehearing Managed Pharmacy v. Sebelius in the 9th Circuit
This is HHS's brief in opposition to petitions for rehearing and rehearing en banc in which HHS announced that states can lower provider payments in order to hold down Medicaid program costs.
NAMD sent a letter on October 5, 2012 to CMS Acting Administrator Tavenner to convey concerns around Medicaid program integrity.
NAMD Issues Policy Recommendations on Managed Long Term Services and Supports
NAMD sends letter to Centers for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) Director Cindy Mann with recommendations to modernize and strengthen federal policies and business procedures for managed long term supports and services (MLTSS) programs.