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The Medical Care Advisory Committee

The Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) is a public advisory group charged with advising the State's Medicaid agency, the Alaska Department of Health, on Medicaid policy and program changes.

Section 1902 (a) (4) of the federal Social Security Act (Title XIX) requires that each state establish a Medical Care Advisory Committee to advise the Medicaid agency in order to obtain federal matching funds for the Medicaid program.

The MCAC members meet quarterly via teleconference or face–to–face.

If you are interested in receiving an e-mail alert regarding upcoming MCAC meetings, please sign up

Current Openings:

New iconFebruary 9, 2022 - The Medical Care Advisory Committee currently has an opening in: 

  1. Provider Registered Nurse/ Licensed Nurse
  2. Consumer/Senior Advocate capacity
  3. A vacant position that can be filled in any capacity (Pharmacy & Home Medical Equipment Provider, Registered Nurse/Licensed Nurse, Alaska Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, Non-Governmental/Social Services Agency, Provider/Licensed Pharmacist, Provider Behavioral Health, Consumer/Senior Advocate, Hospital Administrator, Provider Registered Nurse/Licensed Nurse or Private/Non-Recipient).

Interested individuals should submit their letter of interest and their resume to

Please check back frequently, as vacant positions will be posted immediately.

Committee members serve for three year terms. The group meets four times a year. One is a two-day in-person meeting that occurs once a year. All other meetings are held telephonic. The state covers travel, meals and lodging.