NAMD Statement on Medicaid Reforms and the Future of the ACA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2016 contact: matt.salo@medicaiddirectors.org NAMD Statement on Medicaid Reforms and the Future of the ACA Washington, DC – The Medicaid program is the nation’s health care safety net and the largest health insurer in the country. Administered by the states within a broad federal framework, Medicaid...

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In the newsletter this week, NAMD names new leadership for 2017-2018. CMS releases information bulletins on core set of quality measures, advances on HIV prevention and care, blood lead tests for children, AI/AN Medicaid enrollment and SSI & spousal impoverishment standards.

Update December 13, 2016 From the NAMD Desk   Welcome the New NAMD Leadership and Board! NAMD is pleased to announce the results of the association’s Leadership and Board elections. These representatives were chosen by Medicaid Directors to guide NAMD’s work and represent Directors’ consensus perspectives and interests over the...

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In the newsletter this week is Eligibility and Enrollment rules, guidance on 1115 for former foster youth; prescription drug dashboard; mental health reforms; value-based purchasing.

Update November 30, 2016 From the NAMD Desk   NAMD Focused on Transition As we enter a period of transition in Washington, NAMD will be working closely with lawmakers, the administration, and key stakeholders to ensure that the experience and insight of the nation’s Medicaid Directors is influential in the...

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NAMD Statement on 2017 Medicare Part B Premiums

NAMD released a statement today addressing the potential Medicare Part B premiums increase and possible solutions. Medicare part B premiums are set to increase again this year and, like last year, a combination of factors will result in state Medicaid programs paying more than $2.5 billion to cover this cost...

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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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