NAMD submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to inform the development of the prospective payment system (PPS) for the certified community behavioral health clinic (CCBHC) demonstration. This demonstration, which was enacted under the Protecting Access to Medicare Act, will be a 2-year pilot project under which eight states will develop a PPS for CCBHCs. In general, NAMD’s comments to CMS focus on aligning this demonstration with existing state initiatives, minimizing the administrative burden and maximizing success for those states interested in leveraging this opportunity to build capacity and advance practice transformation in their behavioral health systems.
- In the NAMD newsletter: Brian Neale leaves CMS; Work Requirement Lawsuit; Indiana Waiver Extended; Happenings on the Hill; January MACPAC. February 7, 2018
- In the newsletter: New guidance on community engagement; Kentucky work requirement waiver approved; MedPAC & MACPAC, Beneficiaries Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. January 23, 2018
- Happy New Year! In the newsletter we cover Healthcare choice and competition; substance abuse; Mississippi Section 1115 demonstration; opioids; Hill happenings. January 9, 2018