Charts

Selected State Initiatives on Medicaid Financing of Perinatal Regionalization

Today, nearly 40 states have a system of risk appropriate perinatal care. As the payer for nearly half of all births nationwide, Medicaid is a key partner in the financing of perinatal regionalization. Medicaid covers specific services that can maximize access to risk-appropriate care for mothers and infants, including the coverage of pre- and post-natal […]

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  • State Financing and Delivery Innovations to Address Disparities in Uncontrolled Childhood Asthma

    The high prevalence of uncontrolled asthma among child populations served by Medicaid programs and the associated rising costs often are the impetus for states to improve the quality of care provided to children with asthma. New opportunities to comprehensively address asthma and its triggers are emerging through state and national health care delivery system and […]

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  • Federal-State Discourse on Maintaining Momentum for Payment and Delivery System Reform

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    August 23, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, Delivery System Reform

  • Health Insurance Exchange Operations Chart

    Health Insurance Exchange Operations Chart

    As states continue to refine the operations of their health insurance exchanges, regardless of the exchange type (state-based exchange, state partnership exchange, or federally facilitated marketplace), it’s helpful to compare and contrast operational resources. This chart contains each state’s resources and forms for three distinct, and fundamentally important, areas of exchange operation: applications, appeals, and […]

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    August 3, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, State Exchanges, State Exchanges Maps and Charts

  • Maps
    State Strategies for Promoting Children’s Preventive Services

    State Strategies for Promoting Children’s Preventive Services

    Map and chart updated January 2019* States can implement performance measurement, incentives, and improvement projects to promote children’s access to preventive services. These maps and chart illustrate state-specific Medicaid or CHIP performance improvement initiatives that promote children’s preventive services, including those recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Bright Futures guidelines. This series highlights: • […]

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  • Surprise Billing Legislation Passed in 2016

    As health care costs and consumer out-of-pocket expenses continue to rise, states are paying increasing attention to strategies that address consumer concerns. One issue of focus is the practice of balance or “surprise billing,” the process by which patients receive higher than expected bills from providers, often the result of receiving care out-of-network. In April […]

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  • Maps
    State Exchange Consumer Tools Chart and Map

    State Exchange Consumer Tools Chart and Map

    This new map and accompanying chart take a deeper dive into the anonymous shopping features available on SBM websites during the 2015-16 open enrollment period. Prior to this open enrollment period, many State-based health insurance marketplaces (SBMs) sought to improve the experiences of consumers coming to their marketplace. These enhancements—many highlighted in our series of […]

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  • State Health Insurance Exchange Websites

    State Health Insurance Exchange Websites

    This chart provides useful links to state-based exchange and federal marketplace web portals, where consumers can purchase coverage, as well as links to relevant agency websites containing exchange policy and consumer assistance-related information. Know of something we should add to this compilation? Eager to update a fact we’ve included? Your feedback is central to our […]

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    June 21, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, State Exchanges, State Exchanges Maps and Charts

  • Looking Ahead: A Timeline of State Policy & Operational Considerations if Federal CHIP Funding Ends for States

    Without Congressional action, federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is due to end in September 2017. The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) created this infographic to highlight the main policy and operational issues that would need to be considered and addressed in states with separate CHIP programs if future federal funding […]

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  • Publications

    In the Zone: State Strategies to Advance Health Equity by Investing in Community Health

    In the wake of national health care reform, many states are transforming their health care delivery systems to improve the health of populations while controlling costs. Reducing health disparities—and addressing the social and economic conditions driving them—is at the heart of many of these efforts. Embedded within larger statewide system transformations such as enhanced primary […]

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