NAMD releases federal policy recommendations to support state-driven improvements in Medicaid behavioral health services. NAMD released its letter to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee which identifies opportunities for improving the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services. As a nation, we have undergone dramatic changes in how we identify, treat and finance appropriate services […]

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Week #1 ACA Snapshot

NAMD releases latest ACA Snapshot. This report focuses on the first week of open enrollment and the new Medicaid eligibility systems. Read the full report here.

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NAMD Issues D-SNP Policy Recommendations

NAMD’s policy paper addressing the D-SNP program is part of its ongoing body of work focused on approaches and tools for improving the quality of care for individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. Read the full report here. Read NAMD’s letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services here. Read NAMD’s letter to […]

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Medicaid Snapshot for August

NAMD’s second edition of an ongoing report, “State Medicaid Snapshot: Affordable Care Act Implementation.” These snapshots seek to portray an aggregate experience of states in critical systems and process reforms in preparation for October 1 and January 1. Read the full report here.

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NAMD sends letter to CMS Deputy Administrator and Director of Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services Cindy Mann providing additional comments to the Federal Upper Limit (FUL) files and the National Average Drug Acquisition Cost (NADAC) survey. The comments pertain to the Medicaid Outpatient Prescription Drug regulation. Read the full letter here.

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Medicaid Snapshot for July

NAMD has complied the first in a series of updates called the “State Medicaid Snapshot: Affordable Care Act Implementation.”  This summary delineates the progress and current status of a representative cross-section of states—describing efforts to implement the Medicaid program changes called for in the ACA.  It portrays the experience of states in critical systems and […]

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