A State Policymakers’ Guide to Federal Health Reform – Part I: Anticipating How Federal Health Reform will Affect State Roles

Many critical aspects of federal health reform will be implemented by the states.  Through program design, regulations, policies and practices, state decisions and actions already play a profound role in shaping the American health care system.  Both the House and Senate reform proposals would dramatically change the federal structure within which state health policy operates.  Part I of this State Policymakers’ Guide provides a high-level view of existing state roles in the health care system and how federal reform will affect those roles.

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