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Guidance for states on prescription drug abuse

NAMD Publishes Mercer Study on Prevention of Abuse and Overdose of Prescription Drugs

Mercer developed the report for the National Association of Medicaid Directors providing guidance to reduce prescription drug abuse and overdose risks.  It discusses the epidemic and the effect on Medicaid recipients and provides recommendations to help states.

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States driven to rethink HCBS

With the 2014 release of the final HCBS federal regulations comes enhanced quality and added protections for recipients, but also new requirements and challenges.

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Prescription drug abuse epidemic

The CDC has recognized prescription drug abuse as a growing national epidemic. Prescription drugs are now the second-most abused category of drugs after marijuana.

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Medicaid integrity best practices

The US GAO issued a report calling for increased oversight of Medicaid program integrity efforts.

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Mercer Government Human Services Consulting (GHSC) provides a full range of consulting services.

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Rich in experience with strategic planning, interpretation and application of regulations and policy, managed care procurement, operations, waivers, financing, and rate setting.

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Mercer is well positioned to assist clients on a variety of topics ranging from traditional capitated rate setting to program development and compliance with these new health care delivery models.

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An overview of our experience assisting government with their Medicaid and Medicare programs.

Our passion is to work as a team with our clients to help those in need throughout the country.


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