If This Is True, Then This Other Thing Is Not!

Hot off the presses from the National Association of Medicaid Director’s meeting – HHS did not give notice to the states that the public health emergency was going to end, therefore, it will be extended until April! And, that will contribute additional funds (increased Federal Medicaid match of 6.2%) to the revenue projections for FY23!  […]

Behavioral Health Redesign

We have been asked to share! There are now five surveys, found below, to allow people all over the commonwealth who are interested in improving services to offer their thoughts on what would make the system better. Hearing your voices is critical to construct a clear path toward recovery and wellness.  You may choose one […]

Tuesday Tidbits!

The slides from the Conference are posted on the Conference/Event page!  And we sent out an evaluation survey yesterday afternoon to those who had registered.  If you did not get the email, or if you were registered by someone else in your organization, please use the link below!

News from the Annual Meeting!

We wrapped up the year with our Annual Meeting over breakfast yesterday morning; we will do a followup post on the Conference later, but wanted to share the election results and other news from the Annual Meeting first: VNPP remains in sound financial shape with a substantial reserve account and adequate operating funds.  Membership is […]

Social Security Updates for 2023 Published

SSA released to figures for 2023 yesterday – the FACT SHEET shows an 8.7% increase in both the standard Social Security rate (for seniors), but also in the standard SSI rate – from $841/month to $914/month.  The wage deductible does not appear to have changed, but the taxable wage (for SSA) has increased to $160,200 […]