NESCSO Training on Medicaid Long-term Services and Supports, June 14 & 15, 2017 – Worcester, MA

As part of its commitment to supporting New England Health and Human Service agencies, NESCSO is sponsoring this two-day training opportunity in partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The training will be provided by experts in the field from CMS and three of our region's public universities: the University of Massachusetts [...]

By | 2017-01-31T18:32:58+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Past Meeting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MESC 2016 Travel and Reimbursement Request Forms

Please see the following information regarding availability of travel reimbursement f0r State staff attending the MESC 2016. TYPES OF REIMBURSEMENT Poster Session Participant – Each state selected to participate in the Poster Session is eligible for reimbursement of the costs directly related to the MESC for one (1) state employee. Complete a MESC 2016 Reimbursement [...]

By | 2016-09-19T16:51:59+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Past Meeting, Sponsored Meetings|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

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