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Public Notice: DHCF is Accepting MCAC Membership Applications--Due October 3, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

DHCF is accepting applications to fill five vacancies (as of September 30, 2017) on its MCAC (“Medical Care Advisory Committee”). These appointments will be for a three-year term.  
Interested individuals are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the MCAC by-laws in advance of submitting an application.

Per Article V of the MCAC by-laws
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.


DHCF is seeking to fill three (3) provider seats and two (2) beneficiary/advocate seats. The current MCAC membership roster is appended to the application for your information. 
All applications must be submitted to Ms. Trina Dutta, Special Projects Officer, at DC Department of Health Care Finance, 441 Fourth Street NW, 900 South, Washington, DC 20001, or via e-mail at [email protected], by Tuesday, October 3, close of business.