Newsletter: CMS Chart to Track HCBS Transition Plans; Mental Health Legislation; Outpatient Drug Rule; Medicaid Expenditure Data

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Holds Monthly All-Director Call REG UPDATE -CMS Publishes Chart to Track HCBS Rule Transition Plans, Follow-Up Communications -CMS Issues FAQ on Claiming Administrative Match for Medicaid Provider Training -Medicaid Covered Outpatient Drug Rule Currently Under OMB Review -CMS Publishes FY 2014 Q2, Q3 Medicaid Expenditure...

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Blog: NAMD Celebrates Medicaid’s 50th Anniversary

Last week, the nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s signing of the historic legislation that created Medicare and Medicaid. While the Medicare program has dominated public attention and federal budgets for many of the ensuing years, Medicaid has quietly become the nation’s largest health care safety net...

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Newsletter: Medicaid’s 50th Anniversary; State Jobs; ICD-10; GAO Report on Key Medicaid Issues

FROM THE NAMD DESK -NAMD Celebrates Medicaid’s 50th Anniversary -NAMD Releases Statement on Association’s Comments on Medicaid Managed Care NPRM JOBS -Nebraska Opening for Chief Clinical Officer -DCHCF Has Three Openings REG UPDATE -Guidance Signals Opportunity for Comprehensive SUD Reform, SUD Treatment in IMDs -CMS Issues FAQ Clarifying Medicare ICD-10...

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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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