News & Media

The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) in collaboration with Covered California today released a new report, Barely Covered: Initial Analysis of Coverage and Affordability Impacts to Consumers Under the Proposed Better Care Reconciliation Act, and 50-state interactive tool that compare the costs and comprehensiveness of coverage under the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) […]

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  • The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), with support from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, today launched the Center for State Rx Drug Pricing. Building on the work of NASHP’s Pharmacy Costs Work Group over the past year, the Center will provide technical and strategic assistance to states, leverage legal and actuarial expertise […]

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    June 20, 2017 | Filed under: Drug Pricing, News & Media, Press Release
  • A statement from NASHP Executive Director Trish Riley “Focusing on the amendments to the AHCA diverts attention from the underlying legislation. Included there are significant cuts to coverage programs. Flexibility is not a synonym for savings. While state flexibility and the added funding for risk mitigation could create more efficiency and stimulate innovation, by itself […]

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    May 4, 2017 | Filed under: ACA, Front Page, Health Reform Hub, News & Media, Press Release
  • August 22, 2017: Lowering Drug Costs: Transparency Legislation Sets Off Flurry of New State Approaches August 15, 2017: Cost Sharing Reductions – What They Are, Why They Matter and How States are Preparing if They Go Away August 8, 2017: State of Play: Latest Update on Federal Health Reform Efforts August 1, 2017: State CHIP Changes Are Coming Soon […]

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    January 4, 2017 | Filed under: News & Media
  • The newly launched National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) Pharmacy Cost Work Group will look beyond the strategies currently used in states to identify and develop new ideas which address the growing problem of Rx costs. The group will look broadly at states as purchasers, regulators, policymakers, and investors to develop the next generation […]

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  • January 5, 2016: Delivery system & payment reform map, new states added to justice toolkit January 12, 2016: Chart on State Funding Sources, Global Budgeting Brief and more January 19, 2016: Updates on SBMs in OE3 & Advancing Pediatric Medical Homes in RI January 26, 2016: New brief on peer support for adults with SMI February 2, 2016: Blog on Global Budgeting […]

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    February 19, 2016 | Filed under: News & Media
  • Last month, as part of an Academy Health Annual Research Meeting panel on the 50th anniversary of Medicaid, NASHP Executive Director Trish Riley gave remarks on the history of the program, as well as addressed where it is heading and the long-term relationship between Medicaid and the states. Read the entire speech here.  

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    July 21, 2015 | Filed under: All, Medicaid, News & Media, Press Release
  • This fact sheet provides information on how CHIP works, who is enrolled in CHIP, federal Medicaid and CHIP matching rates, and CHIP enrollment and income eligibility levels by CHIP program type and state. Download the Fact Sheet

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    March 23, 2015 | Filed under: News & Media
  • On March 10, 2015 the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) sent a letter to Congress reiterating its support for extending federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The letter underscores the need for immediate congressional action given that states are expected to exhaust federal funding for their programs in fiscal […]

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    March 23, 2015 | Filed under: News & Media
  • January 6, 2015: New Brief: Transforming the Workforce to Provide Better Chronic Care January 13, 2015: Snapshot of Governors’ Views on Extending CHIP January 20, 2015: Updates to Children’s Coverage and Health Reform Implementation Toolbox January 27, 2015: New Brief: Yamhill (OR) Community Care Organization’s Community HUB February 3, 2015: New Report: 27 States and […]

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    March 10, 2015 | Filed under: News & Media