"We envision the day when public policy promotes student health and wellness as essential to learning."
The National Alliance for Medicaid in Education, Inc. (NAME) is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization comprised of members from the nation's school districts and state Medicaid and Education agencies who are involved in administration of Medicaid claiming for school-based services. Other members are those with an interest in the Medicaid-in-education field such as businesses, consulting firms, non-profit organizations and federal agencies.
Through Medicaid claiming for covered health-related services and Medicaid-related administrative activities, public schools recover some of their costs for serving Medicaid-eligible school-age children.
Three main purposes drive NAME's services to its members:
NAME has two categories of members:
NAME's business is conducted by a volunteer Leadership Team that includes Officers, a Board of Directors and Chairpersons of Standing Committees. The Board of Directors meets monthly via conference call and meets in-person at least once annually. NAME's Board of Directors consists of:
NAME hosts an annual membership meeting in conjunction with its annual conference, generally in the Fall. All members are invited to attend. The agenda for this meeting includes a review of the proposed annual budget, election results, and annual reports from committees.
To get to know us better, we are providing you with a brief portrait of NAME’s history, structure, member benefits, resources on the members-only section of the website, and how to contact us.
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