Health Care Operations, Compliance and Improvement
The AHS Health Care Operations, Compliance, and Improvement Unit oversees activities pertaining to Medicaid and associated heatlh care operations. It is responsible for integrated planning, policy development, regulatory compliance and funding. These initiatives require cross-departmental (and intra-governmental) operations for successful implementation and outcomes. Activities include but are not limited to: federal negotiations relative to changes in the AHS Medicaid structure; oversight of the DVHA and AHS operations of the Vermont Global Commitment to Health Medicaid Waiver; quality assurance, improvement and performance measurement of program activities; providing technical assistance to departments; overseeing AHS Consumer Information and Privacy Standards; and Federal Health Information Portability and Accountability Act requirements.