In the newsletter this week is the NAMD Fall Conference, early bird registration ends October 6. NAMD sends feedback to Mental Health Parity Task Force and addresses Medicaid IMD exclusion. See state jobs for openings in Rhode Island and Washington state.

MD Updat Update September 28, 2016 From the NAMD Desk   NAMD Fall Meeting, November 6-8 in Arlington, Virginia The NAMD Fall Conference is less than 6 weeks away. Early-bird registration is available until October 6, so don’t delay in registering! Updated agenda and registration information can be found here....

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In the September 13 Newsletter you will find: NAMD Fall Conference; Issues for Parity Task Force; SIM; MACRA Quality Payment; Emergency Preparedness; EpiPen; Opioid Abuse.

NAMD Update Update September 13, 2016 From the NAMD Desk   NAMD Fall Conference – November 6-8 The NAMD Fall Conference is in a new venue this year! The conference will be at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia. Early-bird registration is available until October 5. Information can...

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In the newsletter this week you will find information on Medicare Part B premium increase, VPB in Medicaid pharmacy, HHS actions on opioids, study of insurers’ spending on medications, and Commonwealth Fund’s Scorecard on Local Health System Performance.

NAMD Update Update July 19, 2016 From the NAMD Desk   HEADS UP: 2017 Medicare Part B Premium Increases Set to Impact States Recently, the Medicare Board of Trustees published its 2016 annual report on the Medicare program. In this report, the Trustees estimate the 2017 Medicare Part B premium...

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In this newsletter we cover Testimony on ACE Kids, Comments on Medicare Payment Providers, Hep C, Managed Care Rate Development Guide, Delivery System Reform, and ASPE Report on Impact of Medicaid Expansion.

NAMD Update Update July 6, 2016 From the NAMD Desk   NAMD Bids Farewell to Darin Gordon in Tennessee, Welcomes Dr. Wendy Long On June 30, Darin Gordon stepped down as Director of TennCare, Tennessee’s Medicaid program. Darin served as TennCare Director since 2006, making him the longest-serving Medicaid Director...

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In the newsletter this week: NAMD blog on Duals; CMS rulemaking on MEQC, PERM; Managed Care; Opioids; Mental Health legislation; MACPAC report

NAMD Update Update June 21, 2016 From the NAMD Desk   NAMD Blog Post Highlights Minnesota Duals Demo’s Successes On June 17, NAMD published a blog post titled “Investment in Integration for the Dual Eligibles Pays Off.” In it, NAMD calls attention to Minnesota’s successful work on integrating care for...

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