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Public Notice: DHCF Is Extending the Deadline for MCAC Membership Applications-Applications Are Now Due Friday, February 15, 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019

DHCF is accepting applications to fill six (6) vacancies 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 three (3) beneficiary/advocate seats. The current MCAC membership roster is appended to the application for your information.

All applications must be submitted to Ms. Carmelita White, Executive Assistant, Office of the Senior Deputy Director/Medicaid Director, DC Department of Health Care Finance, 441 Fourth Street NW, 900 South, Washington, DC 20001, or via email at [email protected], by Friday, February 15, close of business.