This week the NAMD newsletter welcomes new directors and covers LTSS, national health expenditures, Hill news on CHIP and tax reform, value based purchasing and Medicaid leadership.

Update December 12, 2017 From the NAMD Desk NAMD Welcomes Four New Medicaid Directors and a New Board Member! Over Fall 2017, several states have welcomed new Medicaid Directors, including Blake Fulenwider from Georgia, Dennis Shraeder from Maryland, Josh Baker from South Carolina, and Stephanie Muth from Texas. We look...

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In the newsletter, NAMD welcomes a new staff member; Fall conference is less than one month away; MMCO update; CHIP reauthorization; Medicaid Director job openings.

Update October 11, 2017 From the NAMD Desk NAMD Welcomes Hilary Kennedy! NAMD is excited to welcome Hilary Kennedy to the team as our new Program Director for Medicaid Leadership! Hilary will be building and expanding NAMD’s leadership program to ensure our members and their teams have the skills, knowledge,...

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In the NAMD newsletter we cover Graham-Cassidy; CHIP Reauthorization; HHS awards for opioid abuse; September MACPAC meeting.

Update September 26, 2017 From the NAMD Desk NAMD 2017 Fall Meeting Registration Registration for NAMD’s 2017 Fall Meeting (November 6-8, 2017 in Crystal City, VA) is live and can be foundhere!  Early bird registration until October 6.   Any questions? Please contact: conference@medicaiddirectors.org   NAMD Board Issues Statement on...

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NAMD Statement on Graham-Cassidy

NAMD issued a statement calling for Congress to carefully consider the impacts of the Graham-Cassidy proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The proposal will fundamentally reform Medicaid financing, and its two-year implementation period poses serious challenges for states. Changes of this magnitude require additional deliberation by policymakers,...

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In the NAMD newsletter you will find the Fall Meeting registration is open. We cover the ABLE act guidance; Senate HELP hearing on market stablization; CHIP; and Oregon seeking Medicaid Director in state jobs section.

  Update September 12, 2017 From the NAMD Desk Fall Meeting Registration – Live!   Registration for NAMD’s 2017 Fall Meeting (November 6-8, 2017 in Crystal City, VA) is now live and can be found here! The conference registration levels are as follows:   NAMD Alumni: This rate is reserved...

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In the newsletter this week, CMS releases Hospice Compare website, nominations for pain management task force, 21st Century Cures, and health insurance markets.

Update August 29, 2017 From the NAMD Desk In This Issue Reg Update Hill Update In the News Take Note Jobs Save the Date   NAMD Fall Meeting November 6-8, 2017 Hyatt Regency Crystal City Register here.   Reg Update   CMS Releases Hospice Compare Website to Improve Consumer Experiences,...

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