[box]SJM2012_pd_001[/box]May 18, 2011. Letter from Minnesota State Senator John Marty to Cynthia Mann, Director of the Center for Medicaid and State Operations (CMS). In the letter, Senator Marty urges Mann to not extend the federal waiver pertaining to Minnesota’s Medicaid program. Marty’s concerns center around what he considers to be a lack of health care program oversight and an ongoing waste of Medicaid dollars due to program mismanagement.
[box]SJM2012_pd_002[/box]September 6, 2011. Letter from Minnesota State Senator John Marty to Richard Jensen of the Center for Medicaid and State Operations (CMS). In the letter, Senator Marty notes that Cynthia Mann did not respond to the specific questions set out in his letter of May 18, 2011. Marty asks for feedback on his concerns, even in the wake of the renewal of the federal waiver.
[box]SJM2012_pd_003[/box]Letter from Minnesota State Senator John Marty and Minnesota State Representative Carolyn Laine to Minnesota DHS Commissioner Lucinda Jesson. Letter asks Jesson to modify the particulars of an RFP issued by DHS on July 23, 2012, which seeks a third party vendor to review Minnesota’s managed care contracts. The letter raises concerns that the review, as articulated in the RFP, will be too cursory.
August 2, 2012