Newsletter: 1115 Waivers; Chronic Care; Jobs Available; HCBS; Delivery System and Payment Reform

FROM THE NAMD DESK -RECAP: NAMD July All-Director Call -NAMD Executive Director Testifies before House E&C on 1115 Waivers -NAMD Sends Letter to Senate Finance Committee Chronic Care Workgroup JOBS -Nevada Seeking Administrative Services Officer -Oregon Looking for Chief Health Systems Officer (Medicaid Director) -North Dakota Seeking Medicaid Director -NAMD...

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Newsletter: NAMD Comments on Rate Development, Mental Health Parity; 340B Ceiling Price Calculations; MACPAC Report to Congress; Medicaid Program Integrity

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Welcomes New North Carolina Medicaid Director Dave Richard -NAMD Submits Comments to CMS on 2016 Draft Medicaid Managed Care Rate Development Guide -NAMD Submits Comments on Proposed Rule on Mental Health Parity in Medicaid -NAMD Nominated for Service on NQF’s MAP Dual Eligibles Workgroup JOBS...

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Newsletter: May All Director Call; Medicaid-Exchange Coordination; CMS Guidance on Spousal Impoverishment; Hill News; GAO Reports

FROM THE NAMD DESK -RECAP: May All-Director Call -NAMD, CMS Leadership Discuss Medicaid-Exchange  Coordination -UPDATE: Reactions to SCOTUS’ Armstrong Ruling Concerning Medicaid Rates -RECAP: All-State Call on Behavioral Health Integration in Managed Care Models STATE JOBS -Nebraska Opening for Financial Administrator REG UPDATE -CMS Issues Guidance on Spousal Impoverishment Standards...

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Newsletter: Mental Health Parity NPRM, SCOTUS Decision on Medicaid Rates; Proposed Rule on Medicaid Parity; Hill News; Milbank Paper on Cost Containment Measures

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD President Discusses Reduction of Service Fragmentation -NAMD Issues Statement on Medicaid Mental Health Parity NPRM -NAMD Send Letter on 21st Century Cures Initiative to Congress -NAMD Responds to SCOTUS Decision on Medicaid Rates -RECAP: NAMD April All-Director Call REG UPDATE -CMS Releases Proposed Rule on...

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NAMD Response to New Mental Health Parity Regulations

Today’s release of draft regulations regarding mental health parity and addiction equity is an important step in an ongoing conversation about how best to integrate behavioral health treatment into the rest of the health care system. In the historical absence of effective parity rules and regulations, Medicaid has quietly become...

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Newsletter: NAMD Paper on State Medicaid Approach to Evaluation; Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network; Hill News; MACPAC

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Releases New Paper: A State Medicaid Approach to Evaluation -NAMD President Brings State Perspective to Hill Briefing -NAMD Releases Statement on Launch of the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network -NAMD Submits Recommendations to Improve Medicaid-Exchange Interactions -NAMD Comments on ACE Kids Act -RECAP:...

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