District of Columbia Department of Health Care Finance

08/23/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/23/2019 12:34

Public Notice: DC Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) Member Application Period Is Now Open

District of Columbia Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) Member Application Form

DHCF is accepting applications to fill five (5) vacancies on its MCAC (4 Advocate/ Beneficiary, and 1 Provider). These appointments will be for three-year terms.

Interested individuals are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the MCAC bylaws in advance of submitting an application. Per Article V of the MCAC bylaws (available here),

5.1 The MCAC shall consist of no more than fifteen (15) voting members.
5.2 No more than 49% of the MCAC members (i.e., seven (7) members) shall be classified as health care providers (or representatives of providers) who are familiar with both the medical needs of low income population groups and the resources available and required for their care. At least one MCAC member must be a board-certified physician.
5.3 At least 51% of the MCAC members (i.e., eight (8) members) shall be beneficiaries and beneficiary advocates and may represent the following interests:
5.3.1 Medicaid beneficiaries;
5.3.2 Individuals legally responsible for a Medicaid beneficiary;
5.3.3 Family members of Medicaid beneficiaries;
5.3.4 Non-governmental social service agencies; and/or
5.3.5 Beneficiary advocate groups.

For purposes of this application, DHCF is seeking to fill one (1) provider seats and four (4) beneficiary/advocate seats. The current MCAC membership roster is appended to this application for your information.

All applications must be submitted to Ms. Carmelita White, Executive Assistant, Office of the Senior Deputy Director/Medicaid Director, D.C. Department of Health Care Finance, 441 Fourth Street NW, Suite 900 South, Washington, DC 20001, or via e-mail at [email protected], by Thurs., September 5, 2019, close of business.