Nicola Moulton, BSN
A former Florida Medicaid program administrator, nursing home administrator and psychiatric nurse, Nicky Moulton has experience in a variety of health care and public service settings. She specializes in Medicaid managed care, long-term care, and behavioral health care programs. She works with private sector providers including health maintenance organizations (HMO), other managed care organizations and long-term care providers. She also provides consulting services to state Medicaid agencies and state and local agencies serving persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and persons with behavioral health diagnoses.
Nicky helps state agency staff, Medicaid providers, local and national advocacy groups and investors understand a range of Medicaid issues. Her skills include helping states to design, draft and implement Medicaid waivers of all types, Medicaid state plan programs, and special grant-funded programs. Nicky also assists managed care organizations in responding to state Medicaid managed care procurements, including managed long-term care and behavioral health procurements.
Nicky also addresses complex policy issues including the Medicaid IMD exclusion and federal regulatory requirements for Medicaid and health reform. She also assists states with cost-effectiveness and budget neutrality methodologies for Medicaid waivers.
Prior to joining HMA, Ms. Moulton, worked for the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration providing development and oversight of home and community based waiver programs, selective contracting waiver programs, institutional programs, and litigation settlement agreements. She worked with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to obtain federal authorization for Medicaid waiver initiatives and expansions, and oversaw programs for persons with special needs including persons with IDD, persons with HIV/AIDS, and frail elders.
Nicky has a BSN from Boston University.
She has worked as a certified biofeedback therapist, a marketing and intake coordinator for an assisted living and skilled nursing facility, and as executive director of an indigent health care program. She has also worked in group home, crisis unit and school settings.