Charts

For some states, information from both a governor’s inaugural address and a state of the state or budget address is included in this review. For other states, information from only one speech is incorporated, due to one of the following reasons: the inaugural address has occurred but the state of state speech has not; the […]

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  • For New Governors: Snapshot of Major Federal Opioid Funding by State

    For New Governors: Snapshot of Major Federal Opioid Funding by State

    There has been significant federal investment made in recent years to address the opioid crisis in every state. This chart summarizes the key federal funding that has flowed to each state’s government agencies and other stakeholders to address the opioid crisis. Data featured in these charts represent grants from multiple federal agencies provided through specific […]

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    December 18, 2018 | Filed under: Charts, Front Page

  • A Snapshot: Understanding Affordable Care Act Marketplace Enrollment 2014-2018

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    December 10, 2018 | Filed under: Charts

  • How States Address Social Determinants of Health in Their Medicaid Contracts and Contract Guidance Documents

    How States Address Social Determinants of Health in Their Medicaid Contracts and Contract Guidance Documents

    To encourage investments in population health, states are increasingly using levers available in their managed care and value-based contracts to address social determinants of health, such as housing and employment. With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Academy for State Health Policy examined Medicaid contracts and contract guidance documents in 11 states […]

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  • 50-State Scan of Lead Screening and Treatment Policies for Children and Pregnant Women

    50-State Scan of Lead Screening and Treatment Policies for Children and Pregnant Women

    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that children in 4 million households are exposed to high levels of lead. Elevated blood lead levels increase risk for damage to the brain and nervous system, slowed growth and development, and learning, behavior, hearing, and speech problems, along with long-term financial financial and health implications. […]

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  • Publications
    How Six States Use Medicaid Managed Care to Serve Children with Special Health Care Needs

    How Six States Use Medicaid Managed Care to Serve Children with Special Health Care Needs

    Medicaid managed care provides a unique opportunity for states to strengthen the structure and delivery of care for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), studied how six states (Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia) designed their managed care systems to serve CYSHCN and […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog
    States’ Prescription Drug Transparency Laws Open the Black Box of Drug Pricing

    States’ Prescription Drug Transparency Laws Open the Black Box of Drug Pricing

    Several states have passed drug price transparency laws that require drug makers to report the reasons behind dramatic price increases. These laws are an important first step to shine a light on why drug prices are rapidly climbing. To address a problem, state health policymakers need to understand it, but transparency laws don’t yet give […]

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  • How Governors Addressed Health Care in Their 2018 State of the State Addresses

    How Governors Addressed Health Care in Their 2018 State of the State Addresses

    Click here for a chart comparing the health topics each governor addressed. In their state of the state speeches, governors highlight policy successes and outline key proposals they want their legislatures to address. This year, governors highlighted health care issues such as Medicaid, behavioral health, and the opioid epidemic as policy priorities in these speeches. […]

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  • State Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment (Plan Selections) 2017 and 2018

    State Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment (Plan Selections) 2017 and 2018

    Press Release: Individual Marketplace Enrollment Remains Stable in the Face of National Uncertainty Click here to view or download .pdf version of chart.         [1] State-based marketplaces (SBM) design their enrollment websites, control outreach and marketing, and manage the health plans offered through the marketplace. This data came from publically available sources […]

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    February 7, 2018 | Filed under: Charts, Front Page

  • A Snapshot of State Proposals to Implement Medicaid Work Requirements Nationwide

    A Snapshot of State Proposals to Implement Medicaid Work Requirements Nationwide

    *Updated Jan. 22, 2019 Earlier this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new policy allowing states to implement work and community engagement requirements for certain Medicaid enrollees. States must seek federal approval to require non-elderly, non-pregnant, and non-disabled adults to meet these requirements to qualify for full or partial Medicaid coverage. This chart summarizes […]

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    January 29, 2018 | Filed under: Charts, Featured, Front Page, Medicaid