Medicaid directors’ memo to CMS: “incongruent,” “u…

Medicaid directors’ memo to CMS: “incongruent,” “unfeasible,” “inequitable,” “burdensome” reqs medicaiddirectors.org/this-week-we-l… Via @statemedicaid

State budgets must find $1.1B more to cover Medica…

State budgets must find $1.1B more to cover Medicaid share of big 2017 Medicare Part B premium jump medicaiddirectors.org/wp-content/upl… @statemedicaid

Deidre Gifford, MD joining CMS as dep director at…

Deidre Gifford, MD joining CMS as dep director at Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services. Former RI Medicaid director. Via @statemedicaid

States need time on mental health party given huge…

States need time on mental health party given huge incr in fed regulation, no staff, complexity medicaiddirectors.org/wp-content/upl… Via @statemedicaid

New Medicaid Director for New Hampshire. Deb Fourn…

New Medicaid Director for New Hampshire. Deb Fournier, JD, current deputy and interim SMD appointed. Via @statemedicaid

New Texas Medicaid Director: Jami Snyder Prev, chi…

New Texas Medicaid Director: Jami Snyder Prev, chief deputy dir; COO, Univ of AZ Health Plans Congrats! Via @TexasHHSC @statemedicaid

New Hampshire recruiting for new Medicaid director…

New Hampshire recruiting for new Medicaid director. $1.4B program. Salary $85K-$113K. goo.gl/ckUX7v Via @statemedicaid

Drug Costs, Hep C: Medicaid directors ask Congress…

Drug Costs, Hep C: Medicaid directors ask Congress to remove restrictions on managing Rx costs goo.gl/O4U0n5 Via @statemedicaid

MARCA Medicare payment reforms hold big implicatio…

MARCA Medicare payment reforms hold big implications for state Medicaid programs goo.gl/KO5qwL Via @statemedicaid

Value-Based Purchasing in Medicare, Medicaid. New…

Value-Based Purchasing in Medicare, Medicaid. New issue brief on aligning States, CMS. goo.gl/KOnhqe Via @statemedicaid