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A Roadmap for State Policymakers

New NASHP Publications

  • September 2014

    Written in partnership with the Aspen Institute, the publication offers the first comprehensive look at the opportunities in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to drive better outcomes for children and parents together.  Using a two-generation lens, it explores both the possibilities and the gaps in the legislation and outlines its impacts across race, gender, and age. The publication highlights the openings provided through the ACA and Medicaid expansion to connect a vital health delivery system and economic stability and security.

    The ACA redefines how health insurance functions, significantly expands health insurance coverage, and accelerates changes already underway in how health care services are organized and delivered to patients.

  • August 2014

    This series explores the evolution of primary care systems to better meet the needs of consumers with complex health conditions. It demonstrates that changes in the workforce are required to empower consumers to better manage their health.

    The series is a collaboration of the National Academy for State Health Policy and the AARP Public Policy Institute. We recognize that it takes a team of skilled professionals to deliver improved chronic care. In this series, we focus on how registered nurses—who make up the largest segment of the health care workforce—are being deployed in ambulatory delivery systems to take on new roles. Future series will focus on other members of the health care team.

  • August 2014

    Download the Full Roadmap Report 

    Making informed decisions aimed at improving health care access and quality in a rapidly changing health care environment is hard. Recent interest by the federal government and others in funding comparative effectiveness research (CER) and patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) will provide new resources to help inform decision making by policymakers and all involved in the health care system. The purpose of this Roadmabp is to guide policymakers in the use of CER and PCOR, as well as other research to support the decision-making process.

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