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Medicaid Enterprise Certification Lifecycle 2016 Documentation Toolkit
MECL_01_-_Medicaid_Enterprise_Certification_Life_Cycle
MECL_02_-_Appendix_A_-_MECL_and_At_a_Glance_Sheets
MECL_03_-_Appendix_B_-_Required_Artifacts_List
MECL_04_-_Appendix_C_-_Std_IV&V_Language
MECL_05_-_Appendix_D_-_Certification_Progress_Report_Template
MECL_06_-_Appendix_E_-_MMIS_Concept_of_Operations_Template
MECL_07_-_Appendix_F_-_MITA_eSelf_Assessment_Scorecard
MECL_08_-_Appendix_G_-_2007_Criteria_to_2016_Checklist_Map
MECL_09_-_Appendix_H_-_Uniform_RFP_Guide
MECL_10_-_Appendix_I_-_MMIS_Certification_Request_Letter_Template

Welcome to the Medicaid Enterprise Certification Toolkit. Below is a list of the documents included in the toolkit with a description of each.

Original File for this document: File:00_MECT Welcome to the MECT.pdf

File Name
Description

01 MECT Medicaid Enterprise Certification Life Cycle

Original File

File:01_MECT Medicaid Enterprise Certification Life Cycle.pdf

Gives detailed information about the new Medicaid Enterprise Certification Life Cycle (MECL) including:

  • A description of how the MECL accommodates agile and waterfall approaches, outsourcing and / or commercial off the shelf solutions, and modular development
  • An explanation of roles and responsibilities of the state, of CMS (Regional Offices and Central Office), and of the independent verification and validation (IV&V) contractor
  • A detailed description of each certification milestone review and activity in the MECL
  • How to select a certification checklist set and how to prepare for a certification milestone review, and
  • An explanation of how states that have already begun an MMIS upgrade / replacement project can transition to the new MECL.

02 MECT Appendix A_MECL and At a Glance Sheets

Original File

File:02_MECT Appendix A_MECL and At a Glance Sheets.pdf

Contains a workflow diagram of the MECL. When clicked, each activity box on the workflow diagram leads to an At-a-Glance Sheet that summarizes what the activity entails.

03 MECT Appendix B_Required Artifacts List

Original File

File:03_MECT Appendix B_Required Artifacts List.pdf

A table of what artifacts / evidence is needed for each certification milestone review.

04 MECT Appendix C_Std IVV Language

Original File

File:04 MECT Appendix C_Std IV&V Language.docx

Contains standard language for states to include in their IV&V RFPs / contracts / contract modifications.

05 MECT Appendix D_Certification Progress Report Template

Original File

File:05 MECT Appendix D_Certification Progress Report Template.docx.

The template that IV&V contractors use to report the state’s progress toward certification. This template is also used for CMS to respond to IV&V findings and note any concerns after milestone reviews.

06 MECT Appendix E_MMIS Concept of Operations Template

Original File

File:06 MECT Appendix E_MMIS Concept of Operations Template.doc

This template is included as a courtesy to states. A state can use it to create its MMIS Concept of Operations.

07 MECT Appendix F_ MITA eSelf Assessment Scorecard

No original file... find on https://medicaid.gov

This is an Excel workbook that states can use to perform MITA self-assessments.

08 MECT Appendix G_ 2007 Criteria to 2016 Checklist Map

Original File

File:08_MECT Appendix G_2007 Criteria to 2016 Checklist Map.pdf

Maps the 2007 certification criteria to their places within the 2016 toolkit certification checklists.

09 MECT Appendix H_ Unified RFP Guide

Original File

File:09 MECT Appendix H_Uniform RFP Guide 2.docx

Created by the MMIS State Cohort, this document provides guidelines for states creating RFPs for MMIS procurements.

10 MECT Appendix I_MMIS Certification Request Letter

Original File

File:10 MECT Appendix I_MMIS Certification Request Letter Template 2.docx

The MMIS Certification Request Letter is a template that a state can use to prepare its letter to CMS.

11 MECT MITA Business Area Module Checklist Set

Original File

https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/data-and-systems/downloads/11-mect-mita_business_area_module_checklist_v1-0.zip

This is the complete set of certification criteria and critical success factors organized by MITA business areas. A state would choose this checklist set if it is organizing its MMIS modules around the MITA business areas.

12 MECT MMIS Module Checklist Set

Original File

https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/data-and-systems/downloads/12-mect_mmis_module_checklist_v1-0.zip

This is the complete set of certification criteria and critical success factors organized by traditional MMIS functions. A state would choose this checklist set if it is organizing its modules around MMIS functions.

notes

https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/data-and-systems/mect.html