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For Immediate Release: Sept. 25, 2017 Contact: Jennifer Laudano, 202-507-7584 jlaudano@nashp.org WASHINGTON, DC: Today, executive directors from 10 state-operated health insurance marketplaces expressed serious concerns over the financial cuts, drastic policy changes, and dramatically altered insurance funding model proposed in the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson amendment. In a Sept. 25, 2017, letter to Senate leadership, state insurance marketplace […]

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  • jlaudano@nashp.org Full text of the letter is available here. Today, Executive Directors from twelve health insurance marketplaces sent a letter to leadership of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee detailing consensus strategies to bring immediate stability to the individual market. The state-based marketplaces (SBMs) and state-based marketplaces operating on the federal platform (SBM-FP) […]

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  • 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
  • October 17, 2017: CSR Payments End, Week 3 with No CHIP Funding, Read More in NASHP’s E-News October 10, 2017: NASHP Awards Grants to Colorado, Delaware, and Oklahoma to Tackle Rising Rx Drug Prices October 3, 2017: Surgeon General Jerome Adams to Speak at NASHP Health Policy Conf. Oct. 25 September 26, 2017: What Kind of Health Care Does […]

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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