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What are the ACA’s non-discrimination requirements and how have they affected health insurance markets? How have states responded to implement provisions and ensure guaranteed protections? What impacts have requirements had on the design of insurance offering? Are they improving access to services? What challenges remain to monitor and enforce these requirements?  While in effect since […]

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    Date: April 29, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM (ET) View the Webinar An increasing number of states are using managed care approaches to deliver Medicaid dental services. In this webinar, state policymakers from Kentucky, Arizona, and Pennsylvania—three states that administer Medicaid benefits through managed care contracts that include both medical and dental services—share their insights about strategies […]

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    Date: March 17, 2016 Time: 4:00 PM (ET) View Webinar Here View the Webinar Slides On February 5, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services announced proposed revisions to 42 CFR Part 2 with the goal of facilitating information exchange while addressing privacy concerns of individuals that seek treatment for substance use disorders. This webinar […]

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    Webinar: Possible Opportunities for States to Improve Private Health Insurance for Children Date: February 25, 2016 Time: 3:30 PM (ET) View Webinar Here Download Webinar Slides Here While Medicaid and CHIP are important health coverage programs for children, nearly half of all children are covered through the private insurance market.  This webinar will explore several […]

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    Standardized Benefit Plans: A Tool for Customers? Date: February 18, 2016 Time: 2:30 PM (ET) View Webinar Here Download Webinar Slides Here In a recently proposed rule, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) is considering providing qualified health plans with the option of offering standardized benefit plans in the federally facilitated marketplace (FFM). […]

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    HCCI Emerging Uses of Claims Data Webinar Part I Date: Thursday, Dec 3, 2015 Time: 2:30pm-4EST View Webinar Here Download Webinar Slides The first of a two-part webinar series highlighting new research from the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI)-NASHP State Health Policy Grant Program, this webinar focuses on the impact of three state policies that promote alternative […]

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    During this webinar, attendees hear from leaders from two nationally-acclaimed programs, including the Center for Telehealth at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Project ECHO. Discussion includes overviews of each program, including identification of best practices, lessons learned, and key takeaways for state policymakers. Audience Q&A follows.

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    Many individuals involved in the criminal justice system are now eligible for Medicaid in states that expanded the Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act. Health coverage can provide individuals who are leaving incarceration with access to physical and behavioral health services critical to their successful reentry into the community. In some states, correctional agencies have partnered with Medicaid agencies to implement procedures to begin the Medicaid application process as individuals are nearing their incarceration release dates. This webinar features three states—Colorado, New Mexico and Wisconsin—that have initiated efforts to enroll justice-involved individuals in health coverage.

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    Date: Monday, November 23, 2015 Time: 12:30pm-2:00pm Eastern View Webinar Here Download Webinar Slides States are increasingly exploring Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) and DSRIP-like programs as a mechanism to incentivize system transformation and quality improvements in hospitals and other providers that serve high volumes of low-income patients. Operating under the authority of Section […]

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    States Have Numerous Roles in in Fostering Multi-Payer Payment Reform Extend Beyond Funding Date: September 23, 2015 Time; 1:00- 2:30 PM EST View the Webinar Download the Webinar Slides This webinar highlights the roles of different state agencies in multi-payer payment reform, and demonstrate collaboration between distinct state agencies during design and implementation of delivery […]

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