All posts by Lisa Lee

Associate Manager / Health Ms. Lee has been with PCG for 1 year and helps lead the Health Innovation, Policy and Information Technology Center of Excellence, specializing in Medicaid, CHIP, and ACA policy. Project accomplishments include the creation of Mississippi’s 1115 Waiver Application designed to assist Medicaid members with workforce training opportunities. Prior to joining PCG, Ms. Lee worked in a variety of roles, including Commissioner for the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services. In addition, Ms. Lee served as Director of the Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program (KCHIP) for approximately 15 years. Ms. Lee graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Kentucky State University.

Early Lessons Learned from Implementing Community Engagement Requirements

Sixteen states have submitted Section 1115 Waivers to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), requesting that a person’s eligibility to receive Medicaid be contingent on their participation in community engagement activities (also referred to as “work requirements”). States have flexibility to define the activities that would meet community engagement or work requirements, and ...