Start: Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - 03:00 pm
End: Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - 05:00 pm
Public Notices

Medicaid Medical Advisory Committee Meeting
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
3-5pm CT

Virtual Information 
Microsoft Teams (video and audio available through Teams) or 
701-328-0950 (conference ID: 171 858 981#)


Roll call

Announcement & introduction of new MMAC members

  • Nikki Wegner – Long Term Care Association Representative (replacing Shawn Stuhaug)
  • Newly selected member

Education Topic


Medicaid Expansion – Jared Ferguson, Medicaid Expansion Administrator






Medical Services Division Updates


  • Unwinding of ND Medicaid continuous enrollment. Continuous enrollment ended March 31, 2023 and these renewals are now complete. Final summary – Krista Fremming, Assistant Medicaid Director
  • Eligibility Rule Finalization – Joyce Johnson, Eligibility Policy Director
  • Medicaid webpage redesign – Medicaid Landing and Provider Pages – Mandy Dendy, Policy Director
  • 1915(i) Reinvestment, State Plan Behavioral Health Supports & Services – Melissa Klocke-Joyce and Monica Haugen, 1915(i) Administrators
  • Ordering, Referring, Prescribing Policy effective May 1, 2024 – Jennifer Sanders, Business Analyst
  • State Plan Amendments
  • Upcoming
  • Home and Community-Based Waivers (HCBS 1915(c)) – ND current Medicaid 1915(c) HCBS Waivers page
    • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver – Nancy Nikolas Maier, Aging Services Director
    • Traditional Individual with Intellectual Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities (IID/DD) HCBS Waiver Tina Bay, Developmental Disability Director
  • Katherine Barchenger, Children’s Waiver Administrator
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) waiver
    • Medically Fragile HCBS waiver 
    • Hospice waiver 

Did you Know? 


Need Help Applying for Medicaid? Lisa Scott – Regional Policy and Process Manager

  • Authorized Representative and Trusted Partner


Questions?/Comments/Public Comment

Next meeting date:

August 20, 3-5 pm CT, via Microsoft Teams

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodations, including appropriate auxiliary aids to participate, can contact Ashley Gerving at 701-328-4807, toll-free 800-755-2604, 711 (TTY) or

Date Posted:  Jan. 8, 2024
Date Revised: May 7, 2024 (agenda/meeting details added)