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A New Foundation For American Greatness –

May 23, 2017 Office of Management and Budget. BUDGET OF THE U. S. GOVERNMENT. A
New Foundation For. American Greatness. Fiscal Year 2018 …… densome
requirements of Obamacare and transition to a health care system focused on
these core values. Reform Medicaid. To realign financial incentives and …

Top Management and Performance Challenges … – OIG .HHS .gov

2017 Top Management and. Performance Challenges. 1. Ensuring Program
Integrity in Medicare. 2. Ensuring Program Integrity in Medicaid. 3. Curbing the
Opioid Epidemic. 4. Improving Care for ….. CMS reports that it will begin mailing
new cards to Medicare beneficiaries in April 2018 to meet the statutory deadline
for …

Medicaid Oversight: Existing Problems and Ways to Strengthen the …

Jan 31, 2017 Medicaid Oversight: Existing Problems and Ways to Strengthen the Program.
Testimony of: Ann Maxwell. Assistant Inspector General. Office of Evaluation … as
among the top management challenges facing HHS. … For many years, OIG has
designated the Medicaid program a Top Management Challenge.

Program Oversight Hampered by Data Challenges … – GAO

Jan 6, 2017 MEDICAID. Program Oversight Hampered by Data. Challenges, Underscoring
Need for Continued. Improvements. What GAO Found. GAO found that available
… because of issues with completeness, accuracy, and timeliness. ….. suspended
the eligibility portion of the PERM program until fiscal year 2018.


Mar 15, 2017 MEDICAID. PROGRAM. INTEGRITY. CMS Should Build on. Current Oversight.
Efforts by Further. Enhancing. Collaboration with. States. Report to the Chairman,
Committee on. Finance … to pursue collaborative audits, or may encounter
challenges after doing so. … GAO examined, among other issues,.

Community Engagement SMDL –

January 11, 2018. Dear State Medicaid Director: The Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing a new policy designed to assist states in
their efforts to improve Medicaid …. In its work with states, CMS has identified a
number of issues for states to consider as they develop programs to promote
work …

Medicaid & CHIP Strengthening Coverage … –

Jan 1, 2017 adult Medicaid beneficiaries in Arkansas, Iowa, and New Hampshire (and
starting in April 2018, Michigan) enroll in Qualified Health ….. vision and hearing
screening services at specified times, as well as when health problems arise or
are suspected. … use disorder and often faces other health challenges.

Issues and Challenges in Measuring and Improving the Quality of …

Dec 10, 2017 measurement and discusses the key issues and challenges in measuring
provider quality and … 3 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Quality
Payment Program (January 2017), …… 71 In fiscal years 2017 and 2018, CMS
revised its policy to allow hospitals with sufficient data in at least three out of.

Updates on Managed Care for Dual Eligibles and Medicare …

Sep 5, 2017 This issue brief reviews where the demonstration stands today, looking at the
design parameters, current timetables for … who are eligible for both Medicare
and Medicaid.2 The new entity, the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office. (
MMCO), is …. December 2018 (extension under discussion). Texas.

budget deep-dive into medicaid reimbursement … – Utah Legislature

Sep 18, 2017 In FY 2012 the state spent $2.0 billion total funds on Medicaid services and in FY
2016 the state spent $2.4 … Health report to the Office of the Legislative Fiscal
Analyst by January 1, 2018 on the trend over time of …… in addressing these
challenges with [Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services].”.

Facing Our Challenges, Working the Problem—Together The State …

Jan 18, 2017 highlight some accomplishments and challenges, introduce a new initiative, and
share my vision to move Alaska forward. … fiscal year 2018 budget is the lowest
since 2002. Some use per-person state spending as a ….. improved – or saved –
because of Medicaid expansion. Let me share just one story:.

Montana Health Care Innovation Plan – Montana Legislature

Jun 1, 2016 Governor Bullock appointed a council of private and public payers, providers,
regulators, and patient advocates to guide the development of a statewide health
transformation plan for Montana. The governor charged this group of health care
sector leaders with identifying opportunities to improve care …

Congressional Justification Fiscal Year 2018 – HRSA

DEPARTMENT of HEALTH and HUMAN. SERVICES. Fiscal Year. 2018. Health
Resources and. Services Administration. Justification of. Estimates for.
Appropriations Committees … Health Policy's role to advise the Secretary on rural
health issues, conduct and oversee research on rural health, and provide support
for grant …

West Virginia Medicaid Provider Newsletter Substance Use Disorder …

“This waiver allows DHHR to more effectively prevent and treat substance abuse
issues for. Medicaid enrollees through expanded treatment services,” said Cindy
Beane, BMS Commissioner. “This is another important tool in West … assessment
tool, begins January 1, 2018. Phase 2 will see full implementation of the Waiver …

Missouri Medicaid Director Job Announcement

The Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) is seeking a leader for the
state of Missouri's Medicaid program, referred to … and national public health
care issues and trends. The ideal candidate … should be an innovative leader
who embraces challenge, thinks analytically, with a management style that
demonstrates …

Governor Bevin's Budget Proposal – Kentucky – Office of State …

Jan 26, 2016 The Executive Branch budget for the 2016-2018 biennium is the financial plan for
Kentucky State. Government … financial obligations that must be addressed,
including most prominently: Pensions and Medicaid costs. While these …..
challenge to overshadow the need for critical infrastructure investment.

nevada medicaid delivery model recommendation report – dhcfp

Jan 3, 2017 what is working well and what is not working well in the Nevada Medicaid
program. A common theme expressed by stakeholders is that it is necessary to
address issues with the current system, such as challenges with provider access,
provider reimbursement rates, MCO performance and satisfaction …


Jul 26, 2017 Medicaid employees to maximize the effectiveness of program integrity efforts to
detect health care fraud …. vulnerabilities, mitigation strategies, challenges to
implementation, and potential solutions in. PCS. …. responsibilities, important
Medicaid issues and trends, and ideas to build collaboration with.