RD378 - Biennial Report of the Board of Medical Assistance Services – October 2016

Executive Summary:
Dear Honorable Virginia Delegates and Senators:

On behalf of the Board of Medical Assistance Services, it is my pleasure to submit this FY2015-2016 biennial report. This report details how we help Virginians by providing access to high quality, comprehensive health care services. The report will walk you through our programs, infrastructure and innovations from the past two years.

Our dedicated staff at the Department of Medical Services (DMAS) serves more than one million people through the Medicaid and Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) programs.

We strive to ensure clients receive the care and services they need. A child in need of immunizations; a parent in need of inpatient hospital services and prescription medications; a pregnant woman receiving critical prenatal care; a person with physical or intellectual disabilities who receives personal care services; and a senior in need of nursing home or community-based care- these are but a few examples of the Virginians DMAS staff are proud to serve.

The Board of Medical Assistance Services and DMAS team appreciate your support and partnership in taking care of Virginians. Together, we can continue to transform the health care delivery system in Virginia and improve lives.


/s/ Cynthia B. Jones
Department of Medical Assistance Services