Creating a Climate for Innovation

Runaway health care cost inflation, often poor health care outcomes, and growing rolls in public health care programs, particularly Medicaid, contribute to fiscal pressures and frustration with our nation’s health care system. There is a prevailing desire to reorient the health care system to achieve better care, better health and lower costs. To successfully achieve […]

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The following is the first in NAMD’s Working Paper Series, “Advancing Medicare and Medicaid Integration.” New guidance and assistance issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are good first steps for improving access to Medicare data for the Medicaid program. However, in practice, the requirements and procedures remain a barrier for states seeking […]

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FY 2013 Federal Medical Assistance Percentages; Decennial Census Data Affect the Flow of Medicaid Funds by Vic Miller*  *Vic Miller is a Medicaid finance expert who was the founder and first director of Federal Funds Information for States (FFIS). Mr. Miller, now an independent contractor, prepared this paper for the National Association of Medicaid Directors. It […]

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