Publications

With reauthorization of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) moving quickly through Congress, this State Health Policy briefing seeks to inform the federal legislators and other policymakers about the issues of greatest concern to SCHIP program directors related to the reauthorization. The brief was developed by NASHP through in-depth conversations with and input from […]

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    This Issue Brief discusses implications of federal court cases for state health reform. After outlining the reasons states may want to include employers as a source of health care financing, the paper discusses ERISA’s preemption principles, describes state and local laws that have imposed employer fees, and notes the key findings and conclusions from several […]

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    February 12, 2009 | Filed under: Publications
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    The purpose of this paper is to help state policy makers understand how federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) can fit into states’ health care reform plans and help achieve state reform goals related to access, quality, and cost. This topic was the subject of a day-long meeting hosted by the National Academy for State Health […]

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    February 12, 2009 | Filed under: Publications
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    Nearly two thirds of the nation’s 8.9 million uninsured children are eligible but not enrolled in Medicaid and SCHIP. This new report from the National Academy for State Health Policy, the National Program Office for the Maximizing Enrollment for Kids program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, examines strategies states can use to increase enrollment […]

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    February 11, 2009 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Publications
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    Juvenile justice, mental health, and Medicaid agencies have a common interest in meeting the health needs of youth in the juvenile justice system. However, these three agencies have different, yet overlapping, program objectives, funding sources, target populations, and partners. This situation creates both barriers and opportunities in using these agencies’ resources to meet the health […]

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    December 12, 2008 | Filed under: Medicaid, Publications
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    This summary is intended to assist professionals who work in systems serving children, such as juvenile justice and child welfare. For more information about Medicaid and its key concepts as they relate to the juvenile justice system, see A Medicaid Primer for Juvenile Justice Officials. As of November 2007, 998,584 adults and children were covered […]

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    August 23, 2008 | Filed under: Medicaid, Publications
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    This summary is intended to assist professionals who work in systems serving children, such as juvenile justice and child welfare. For more information about Medicaid and its key concepts as they relate to the juvenile justice system, see A Medicaid Primer for Juvenile Justice Officials. In Pennsylvania all children under age 18 have access to […]

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    This summary is intended to assist professionals who work in systems serving children, such as juvenile justice and child welfare. For more information about Medicaid and its key concepts as they relate to the juvenile justice system, see A Medicaid Primer for Juvenile Justice Officials. As of January 2008, 1,007,188 adults and children were covered under […]

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    August 23, 2008 | Filed under: Children's Health, Delivery System Reform, Publications
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    This summary is intended to assist professionals who work in systems serving children, such as juvenile justice and child welfare. For more information about Medicaid and its key concepts as they relate to the juvenile justice system, see A Medicaid Primer for Juvenile Justice Officials. Illinois integrates operation of its State Childrens Health Insurance Program […]

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    This State Health Policy Briefing explains the Patient Centered Medical Home model of care and explores reimbursement strategies states are using to help medical practices become medical homes. The PCMH model is seen as a way to address the diminishing role primary care plays in our health system. This is the first in a series […]

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    April 1, 2008 | Filed under: Primary Care and Medical Homes, Publications