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Medical Care Advisory Committee

November 8, 2019

Public Forum
NH SUD 1115 Waiver Annual Report

Notice is hereby given that the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services will provide the annual report on the New Hampshire Section 1115(a) Medicaid demonstration, Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Access Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol (SUD-TRA) (Project Number 11-W-00321/1) Section 1115(a) Medicaid Waiver per STC 32, to afford the public with an opportunity to provide comment on the progress of the waiver demonstration.

The Public Forum will be held at the next meeting of the Medical Care Advisory Committee on:

Monday, December 9, 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm
New Hampshire Hospital Association, Room 1
125 Airport Road
Concord, NH 03301

If accommodations are needed for communication access such as interpreters, CART (captioning), assistive listening devices, or other auxiliary aids and/or services, please contact Leslie Melby at Leslie.Melby@dhhs.nh.gov no later than December 2, 2019. Every effort will be made to accommodate but cannot be guaranteed.

Information on the Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Access" Section 1115(a) Waiver is available at www.dhhs.nh.gov/sud-imd/.


November 6, 2019

Public Notice

Public Forum
NH DSRIP Annual Report

Notice is hereby given that the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services will provide the annual report on the New Hampshire Section 1115(a) Medicaid Waiver, known as the Delivery System Reform Incentive Program (DSRIP), or “Building Capacity for Transformation” waiver, per STC 10(e), to afford the public with an opportunity to provide comment on the progress of the waiver demonstration.

The Public Forum will be held at the next meeting of the Medical Care Advisory Committee on:

Monday, December 9, 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm
New Hampshire Hospital Association, Room 1
Concord, NH 03301

If accommodations are needed for communication access such as interpreters, CART (captioning), assistive listening devices, or other auxiliary aids and/or services, please contact Leslie Melby at Leslie.Melby@dhhs.nh.gov no later than December 2, 2019. Every effort will be made to accommodate but cannot be guaranteed.

Information on the NH DSRIP Waiver Program is available at www.dhhs.nh.gov/section-1115-waiver/

 

The New Hampshire Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) is a public advisory group established in accordance with 42 CFR § 431.12 to advise the State Medicaid Director regarding New Hampshire Medicaid policy and planning.

The MCAC includes stakeholders who are familiar with the comprehensive healthcare needs of low income population groups and with the resources required for their care.

The duties of the MCAC members include:

  1. Members will review and recommend proposals for rules, regulations, legislation, waivers, operations and other Medicaid policies, in accordance with 42 CFR § 431.12
  2. In particular, members will review and provide input on:

    a. The annual report on managed care provided under 42 CFR § 438.66(e)(3);

    b. Marketing materials submitted by managed care entities, in accordance with 42 CFR § 438.104(c);

    c. The managed care quality rating system, in accordance with 42 CFR § 438.334(c);

    d. The managed care quality strategy, in accordance with 42 CFR § 438.340(c); and

    e. The development and update of the Medicaid access monitoring review plan, in accordance with 42 CFR § 447.203(b).

  3. Formulate or help formulate, review, and evaluate policy proposals, considering fiscal, program, provider, and recipient impact, and make recommendations accordingly.
  4. Utilize individual expertise to assist the MCAC in proactively recommending changes to policy, administrative rules and legislation, which support the purpose of the Medicaid program.
  5. Maintain familiarity with current financial and legal aspects of the Medicaid program.
  6. Ensure the membership effectively represents all relevant and concerned viewpoints, particularly those of Medicaid recipients.
  7. Ensure ongoing communication between the MCAC and the administrators of the Medicaid program.

MCAC Guiding Principles for Successful Medicaid Reform in New Hampshire Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol (March 13, 2017)
As the Federal Government considers changes to Medicaid financing that will likely give States more flexibility in how they administer the Medicaid program, the MCAC developed a set of four guiding principles to assist the State in policy development as it considers increased flexibility.

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To contact the Medical Care Advisory Committee, please email MCAC@dhhs.nh.gov

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