NAMD Statement on Medicaid IMD Exclusion

For Immediate Release March 17, 2016 Washington, DC – Yesterday, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee took an important step to strengthen the nation’s mental health delivery system. NAMD applauds the HELP Committee’s focus on the Medicaid Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion and echoes the call...

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In this newsletter – NAMD Seeking Policy and Data Analyst; CMS Basis Health Program Funding; Core Quality Measures; D-SNPs, Duals Demo Plans; Hill Happenings LTSS

NAMD Update Update March 1, 2016 From the NAMD Desk   On NAMD’s Radar This Week Later this week NAMD will hold its monthly All Director call to provide Medicaid Directors with updates on several policy issues, as well as to allow Directors an opportunity to interact informally with their...

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Bringing Substance Use Treatment into the 21st Century

By Lindsey Browning, Senior Policy Analyst Last week the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions held a hearing to examine options to address the poor outcomes our health system delivers for those with mental illnesses. I was struck by the general agreement among senators and witnesses...

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