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Developing Capacity for Cross-Sector Collaboration in Medicaid: An Interview with Elena Nicolella

Elena Nicolella, executive director of the New England States Consortium Systems Organization (NESCSO), knows first-hand the importance of eliminating silos in achieving population health goals. As Rhode Island’s Medicaid Director from 2009-2013 and director of policy innovation for Rhode Island’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services from 2014-2016, she oversaw numerous efforts that hinged on [...]

By | 2017-10-17T18:10:06+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Four Cross-Agency Medicaid-Public Health Teams Selected for State Oral Health Leadership Institute

The Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) recently announced that four pairs of state oral health leaders — from Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, and Rhode Island — have been chosen to participate in the second cohort of the State Oral Health Leadership Institute. The institute offers a unique opportunity for state Medicaid dental program directors and state oral [...]

By | 2017-10-16T16:55:29+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Medicaid Technology Alliance Webinar – 09/21/17: Meeting Materials Available Here

The Medicaid Technology Alliance is pleased to provide you with the information presented on the webinar hosted on September 21 at 1:00 EDT. These materials were all developed with both State and Industry input and are intended to support adoption of Modularity.   Meeting Materials: Webinar Recording MTA_Deliverables Webinar_09212017 AdvMedIT_Precert MTA Briefing 09_18 Appendix 1 [...]

By | 2017-09-25T08:00:48+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Announcements, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services – Announcement of Available Positions (submit by 08/04/17)

Each of the below roles is in support of RI EOHHS’ use of the RIBridges system, and related to Information Technology at various levels. A few types of backgrounds are being sought….Project Management, Business Analysis, Quality Assurance…even Data Analysis is very helpful.   If someone possesses skills in any, or many, of those areas, we encourage [...]

By | 2017-08-01T19:52:31+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference 2017: August 15-18, 2017 Travel Forms

  Travel Reimbursement Program Forms Guidelines: mesc-2017-travel-reimbursement-guidelines-051617 Pre-Travel Authorization Form: nescso-pre-travel-authorization-form-2017 State Decision Maker and Poster Session Reimbursement Form: mesc-2016-state-decision-maker-and-poster-participan-reimbursement-form-030717 NESCSO Member State Reimbursement Form: nescso-member-state-nonemployee-reimbursement-voucher-030717 90/10 Funding Reimbursement Form: mesc-2016-90-10-funding-reimbursement-request-form-030717 W-9 Form: umw-9  

By | 2018-03-03T13:09:52+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NESCSO Request for Proposals – Tools to Support Medicaid Eligibility Determination Process

The Request for Proposal includes three components to support the Medicaid Eligibility Process, as briefly outlined below: Services that enable States to comply with electronic asset verification requirements - The statutory (Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008, Pub. L. No. 110-252; Section 1940 of the Social Security Act) asset verification program (AVP) provision requires states to have [...]

By | 2017-06-19T18:00:40+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

State of Vermont – Request for Proposals Review of HIT

The State of Vermont released a request for proposals from qualified vendors to assist the State of Vermont in conducting a comprehensive review of the State’s Health-IT Fund, Health Information Technology planning, and Vermont Information Technology Leaders (Vermont’s HIE vendor, who is written into statute). The State requires the vendor to develop a report on [...]

By | 2017-03-22T19:43:18+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NESCSO and Myers and Stauffer LC survey finds $10.59 is median cost of dispensing medications to Medicaid beneficiaries in New England

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2017 Contact: Jennifer Rosinski 508-421-5869 Jennifer.rosinski@umassmed.edu NESCSO and Myers and Stauffer LC survey finds $10.59 is median cost of dispensing medications to Medicaid beneficiaries in New England  SHREWSBURY, Mass. – A recent survey of New England pharmacies found the median cost to dispense one prescription to a Medicaid beneficiary is [...]

By | 2017-03-21T01:00:13+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments