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NASHP Chart: A Crosswalk of ACA Provisions with Proposed Language Under the House American Health Care Act (March 17, 2017) NASHP is pleased to provide this snapshot of the provisions of the just- released American Health Care Act, summarizing where the bill will affect state health policy and how it differs from the Affordable Care […]

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  • Pharmaceutical prices are rising, driving up premiums and out of pocket costs. State budgets – that by law, have to be balanced- are reeling from high and unpredictable pharmaceutical price increases for Corrections, state employees and retirees, K-12 and public  university employees, and, of course,  Medicaid. To address rapidly rising prescription drug prices, purchasers and policy […]

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  • Repeal, Replace, or Repair?

    The future of the ACA remains in question. Currently, Congress has begun their efforts at repealing the law.  And while replacement options continue to evolve NASHP is tracking these proposals, gathering state perspectives, and addressing potential impacts while also focusing on what was learned from past initiatives. Below are our latest tools for states regarding […]

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    February 2, 2017 | Filed under: ACA, Featured, Landing Page
  • Nearly 40 states have a system of risk appropriate perinatal care. A series of new resources explore Medicaid’s role as an important partner in developing perinatal regionalization policies and strategies given its significant investments in a disproportionate share of high-risk births and flexibility in the range and scope of services covered. Case studies of California and Georgia demonstrate how state […]

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    January 17, 2017 | Filed under: California, Front Page, Georgia, Landing Page, Maternal Health, Parents
  • Webinars

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    October 13, 2016 | Filed under: Landing Page, Webinars
  • State Health Policy Blog

    Since the beginning of 2016, several states have passed legislation aimed at curbing the opioid and heroin epidemic. NASHP has been following this legislation closely and has developed a series of blogs outlining major provisions within the laws. Rhode Island Becomes the Latest State to Pass Opioid Legislation in 2016 New York Joins State-Led Fight to Combat Opioid […]

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    July 11, 2016 | Filed under: Landing Page, State Health Policy Blog
  • Six briefs developed through the State Health Policy Grant Program, a partnership with the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) and NASHP; to evaluate and report on state health policy initiatives were released February 25, 2016. The grant program was funded by a $1.5 million grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. The six policy […]

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    February 25, 2016 | Filed under: Landing Page
  • In a 6-2 decision in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual released on March 1, the U.S. Supreme Court has dealt a blow to state all- payer claims databases. By upholding a lower court’s decision, the Court ruled that states may no longer require self funded plans to submit claims data – that action is preempted by ERISA. […]

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    February 23, 2016 | Filed under: Front Page, Landing Page, State Refor(u)m, Vermont
  • The Supreme Court has ruled on the case, and affirmed the provision of tax-subsidies through the federally-facilitated marketplace (FFM), a decision potentially effecting more than 6.4 million Americans currently receiving subsidies in the 34 states. NASHP has released materials to help states as they prepare to take the next steps as they continue ACA implementation, […]

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    June 16, 2015 | Filed under: Landing Page
  • Community Health Centers

    While federally funded community health centers (CHCs) operate with strong federal direction, state health policy has substantial implications for CHCs, and state health policymakers have a variety of tools and levers with which to influence the role of health centers in state health systems. State policymakers and health centers need to understand the issues and […]

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    February 10, 2009 | Filed under: Landing Page