A Focus Group with Medicaid Directors: As FY 2012 Ends, Looking Toward FY 2013
This report is based on a focus group discussion in May 2012 with the Executive Board of the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) and other leading Medicaid directors. The group of nine directors reflected perspectives from various regions of the country. The discussion focused on state fiscal conditions, Medicaid spending and enrollment trends, key Medicaid policy changes and federal health care reform implementation. At the time of the meeting, most states were wrapping up FY 2012 and preparing for FY 2013.