Press Releases


 

NAMD Releases 2nd Annual Operations Report

Date: 
February 18, 2014

Today, the National Association of Medicaid Directors released this year's survey summary detailing operational challenges and functional aspects of the nation's Medicaid program.

States Prepare to Adjust to New Home and Community Based Services Regulations

Date: 
January 10, 2014

Matt Salo issued a statement discussing the opportunities, challenges and work ahead for states as they digest new federal regulations for Medicaid home and community based program regulations.

Implications of the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment Results on Emergency Room Use

Date: 
January 3, 2014

NAMD releases a response to the most recent findings of the Oregon Health Insurance Study findings on the use of emergency rooms by Medicaid enrollees.  The increase is not a surprise to Medicaid, but rather serves to confirm the need for our ongoing efforts in delivery system reform.

Looking Ahead As New Medicaid Eligibility Rules and Coverage Kick In

Date: 
December 31, 2013

Matt Salo, Executive Director of NAMD, issued a statement regarding the launch of the Affordable Care Act’s new Medicaid eligibility policies and coverage programs.

NAMD Statement on Medicaid Mental Health Demonstration Project

Date: 
December 12, 2013

NAMD’s Executive Director, Matt Salo, issued a statement regarding Congressional efforts to strengthen the nation’s mental health system.

Open Enrollment Starts for New Medicaid Eligibility Rules

Date: 
October 1, 2013

Open Enrollment Starts for New Medicaid Eligibility Rules and Health Insurance Marketplaces

Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Matt Salo, Executive Director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD), regarding the start of the open enrollment period for new Health Insurance Marketplaces and Medicaid eligibility rules.

 

NAMD Statement on Dual Eligible Demonstrations

Date: 
September 18, 2013

Statement of the National Association of Medicaid Directors
Setting the Record Straight on the Dual Eligible Demonstrations

Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Matt Salo, Executive Director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD), regarding the recent publication of Dr. Scott Gottleib’s September 16 opinion piece, “Why Obamacare Shouldn't Force Poor Seniors Into Medicaid,” published in Forbes online.

NAMD, Sister State Agencies Respond to DOL Rule Impacting HCBS Programs

Date: 
September 18, 2013

For Immediate Release
September 18, 2013

Statement of the NAMD, the NASUAD, and the NASDDDS
Responding to the U.S. Department of Labor Changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act

Washington, D.C. - The national associations for the state Medicaid, Aging and Disability, and Developmental Disability directors issued the following statement on the Department of Labor’s changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act:

NAMD Executive Director Testifies on Exchange Data Hub

Date: 
September 11, 2013

NAMD Executive Director Testifies before House Subcommittee on Exchange Data Hub

Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) Executive Director Matthew Salo testified before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies during a hearing focused on the security and reliability of the health exchange data hub.

Mass. Medicaid Director Appointed to LTC Commission

Date: 
March 13, 2013

NAMD issued a release following the selection of Massachusetts Medicaid Director Dr. Julian Harris to serve on the federal Commission on Long‐Term Care. 

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