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Jan 4 -- The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) established the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) to review Medicaid and CHIP access and payment policies and to advise Congress on issues affecting Medicaid and CHIP. CHIPRA gave the Comptroller General of the United States responsibility for appointing MACPAC's members. GAO is now accepting nominations for MACPAC appointments that will be effective May 2022.  Letters of nomination and resumes should be submitted no later than January 27, 2022.   
  
42 USC ยง1396(c): MACPAC shall be composed of 17 members appointed by the Comptroller General of the United States. The membership of MACPAC shall include individuals who have had direct experience as enrollees or parents or caregivers of enrollees in Medicaid or CHIP and individuals with national recognition for their expertise in Federal safety net health programs, health finance and economics, actuarial science, health plans and integrated delivery systems, reimbursement for health care, health information technology, and other providers of health services, public health, and other related fields, who provide a mix of different professions, broad geographic representation, and a balance between urban and rural representation.

MACPAC website: https://www.macpac.gov/
MACPAC current members and terms: https://www.macpac.gov/people/
FR notice inviting nominations: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/01/04/2021-27494/request-for-medicaid-and-chip-payment-and-access-commission-macpac-nominations

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