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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In the newsletter, NAMD releases statement on BCRA and we cover MACRA, adult and child care core set data, NGA health reform network and the NASBO Fiscal Survey.

Update June 27, 2017 From the NAMD Desk NAMD Releases Statement on the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA)   On Monday, June 26th, NAMD released a statement addressing the Senate’s health reform proposal, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). The statement, approved by the NAMD Board, discusses...

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NAMD Statement on BCRA

Today, NAMD released a statement on the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017.  The statement articulates the value of the Medicaid program, reiterates Medicaid Directors’ commitment to targeted and effective reform of the program, notes the challenges with the financing reforms currently being debated, and calls for prioritizing the stabilization...

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This week’s NAMD newsletter looks at opioid addiction; duals; Hill health reform timeline; CHIP; work requirements.

  Update June 13, 2017 From the NAMD Desk NAMD Re-appointed to NQF’s Measures Application Partnership   Earlier this week, the National Qualify Forum announced that they have added NAMD to the preliminary roster of the NQF’s Measures Application Partnership (MAP) Coordinating Committee. Following a notice and comment period, NAMD...

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NAMD Comments on Federal Health Reform Efforts

NAMD issued a statement on the association’s response to a request for stakeholder input from the Senate Finance Committee. NAMD articulates the value of the Medicaid program in providing critical health services for millions of Americans, supporting beneficiaries in living healthy, independent, and productive lives. We call on federal policymakers...

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