NAMD Publications


NAMD Memo on Extending Funding for CHIP

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February 10, 2015

The National Association of Medicaid Directors released a public memo which seeks to inform ongoing congressional discussions to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). 

NAMD/SHVS Hold Workshop to Support State Behavioral Health Integration

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January 29, 2015

In December 2014, the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) conducted a workshop to support states in their efforts to improve the delivery of care in Medicaid for those with behavioral health conditions by facilitating a more rational, accessible and cost-effective delivery system. The workshop was made possible through the support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State Health and Value Strategies program (SHVS). This resource summaries the workshop and highlights key issues raised during the meeting.

Incarcerated Population Case Study Three: North Carolina's Medicaid Inmate Enrollment Program

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January 5, 2015

This case study explores North Carolina's Medicaid Inmate Enrollment Program, which utilizes information technology to link prisoner records to the state's Medicaid eligibility system.

Incarcerated Population Case Study Two: New York’s Health Home Project Criminal Justice Pilot Program

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November 17, 2014

This case study explores New York’s Health Home Project Criminal Justice Pilot Program, which aims to enroll criminal justice-involved individuals who also have serious mental illness, HIV/AIDS, or two or more chronic conditions.

3rd Annual Operations Survey

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November 3, 2014

That National Association of Medicaid Directors released its Third Annual State Medicaid Operations Survey—offering a window into the nation's Medicaid programs at this historical moment. The survey results demonstrate the variety and the coherence among the 56 Medicaid programs, and exemplify the changing job of "Medicaid Director" in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the 5 territories.

State Medicaid Interventions for Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse and Overdose

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October 20, 2014

This report outlines the extent of the prescription drug abuse epidemic, its disproporionate impact on Medicaid programs, and provides a series of recommendations to assist states in effectively curbing prescription drug abuse and overdoses.

Kaiser 50-State Survey

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October 14, 2014

NAMD partners with Kaiser on report, "Medicaid in an Era of Health & Delivery System Reform: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015


Medicaid and Million Hearts: Leveraging Interagency Partnership

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September 30, 2014

Through the Million Hearts campaign, private and public partners, including public health departments and Medicaid agencies, are working to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. A number of states are using an interagency partnership approach across Medicaid and public health to enhance cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention and treatment. This fact sheet, which was developed in partnership with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, explores Vermont and Oklahoma’s interagency partnership to address hypertension as part of the Million Hearts campaign.

Series Overview: Medicaid and Incarcerated Populations

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September 15, 2014

The opportunity to connect individuals being released from prison and jails to the Medicaid program has generated interest and discussion in the past several years. To support states in this arena, NAMD will release a series of three case studies highlighting approaches in Ohio, New York, and North Carolina to engage this population. This document provides a brief overview of the issue.


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