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New England States Consortium Systems Organization partners with Myers and Stauffer LC to survey Medicaid-enrolled pharmacies in New England on the cost of dispensing prescriptions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Rosinski 508-421-5869 Jennifer.rosinski@umassmed.edu    For the first time, a regional effort is underway to analyze the cost of dispensing prescriptions to Medicaid beneficiaries. The New England States Consortium Systems Organization (NESCSO), a non-profit organized by the health and human service agencies of the New England states and [...]

By | 2016-09-19T15:59:00+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 CTC-RI Annual Learning Collaborative: Advancing Primary Care: Practicing with Value

NESCSO is pleased to co-sponsor the annual CTC-RI Learning Collaborative to help share information across the region. Follow the link to download the meeting flyer: CTC-2016 Learning Collaborative Flyer 091916. When: Thursday, October 20, 2016 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Morning Session; 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Using Data to Increase Value Location: The Radisson Hotel [...]

By | 2016-09-09T16:45:26+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NESCSO – Milbank Memorial Fund Forum: “The Future of Hospitals in New England”

On October 15, 2016 NESCSO, in partnership with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services and the Milbank Memorial Fund, hosted a forum on the current state and potential future of our region’s hospitals.  Participants included the New England HHS Secretaries and Commissioners, State Legislators, and NESCSO Board representatives. The forum focused on: [...]

By | 2016-08-10T15:14:39+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Past Meeting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ICER Releases Final Report on Diabetes Prevention Programs

The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) has released a Final Evidence Report and Meeting Summary titled Diabetes Prevention Programs: Comparative Clinical Effectiveness and Value. The Final Report reviews the comparative clinical effectiveness and value of CDC-recognized diabetes prevention programs (DPPs) and provides an in-depth review of the policy landscape for these interventions. The [...]

By | 2016-07-25T18:08:25+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

State Medicaid reforms: Different models, common goals – CSG-ERC Health Committee meeting

Medicaid is now the largest coverage plan in the US, consuming almost 20% of state budgets and straining health systems. CSG-ERC states are leading the nation in driving innovative Medicaid reforms. This meeting of state health policymakers from across the region will allow in-depth discussions with policy experts and leading states about opportunities, challenges and [...]

By | 2016-06-22T17:18:17+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|Past Meeting|0 Comments

Opioid Crisis: Thinking Outside the Box – April 5, 2016

Opioid Crisis: Thinking Outside the Box   Opioid abuse has risen to epidemic proportions in Massachusetts and across the nation. There are evidence-based interventions and new federal and state policies aimed at ameliorating the crisis, yet the mortality rate remains extraordinarily high. This Forum will focus on innovative harm reduction strategies, approaches to racial and ethnic [...]

By | 2016-03-10T19:35:56+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Past Meeting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAMD Position/Opportunity – Policy and Data Analyst

Policy and Data Analyst The National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) is seeking a Policy and Data Analyst to serve as a critical addition to our staff. This individual will play a key role in the support of the NAMD Leadership Team and Board in the execution of projects and the development of policy statements, [...]

By | 2016-02-20T01:23:13+00:00 February 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments