National Association Of Medicaid Directors

Congress should increase funding for non-institutional care, link payment and performance, Medicaid directors tell LTC commission


The U.S. system for providing long-term care should be changed to reduce the number of people living in facilities and better align spending with health outcomes, according to comments that state Medicaid directors sent to the Congressional Commission on Long-Term Care.

States ultimately will opt into Medicaid expansion: CMS official


All states will eventually participate in the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion once governors weigh its costs against its benefits, a top Medicaid official predicted Monday.

Medicaid directors propose reforms for fraud-detection programs


State Medicaid directors outlined several different strategies for streamlining collaboration between Medicare and Medicaid antifraud efforts in a June 29 letter to members of the Senate Finance Committee.

More collaboration between Medicare and Medicaid fraud detection programs is needed, report finds


More communication is needed between Medicare and Medicaid's respective program integrity officials, a new report suggests.

CMS responds to state Medicaid directors' calls for help

State Medicaid directors should refrain from making short-term cuts, and instead focus on long-term changes in partnership with the federal government, the head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said this week.

Letter: State Medicaid directors want more help from feds

State Medicaid directors want more help from the federal government in implementing expanded Medicaid eligibility requirements, according to a letter sent to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid.