From the monthly archives:

September 2010

Sept. 23 Coverage Milestones: Your Questions Answered

On Sept. 23, the six-month anniversary of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, several significant components of healthcare reform went into [...]

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CO: Impact of New Reform Provisions on Colorado

In a recently published issue brief, the Colorado Center for Law and Policy examines the impact that health reform will have on the state. The [...]

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National Council Co-Hosts Congressional Briefing on Health Reform and People with Mental Illness & Substance Use Disorders

The National Council, The Hill newspaper, and AstraZeneca on Wednesday hosted a congressional briefing on the implications of health reform for people with mental illness [...]

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Covering Low-Income Childless Adults in Medicaid: Lessons Learned

The Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) has released a policy brief detailing the lessons learned from 10 states that currently offer coverage for low-income [...]

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Commonwealth Fund Launches Health Reform Resource Center

The Commonwealth Fund has announced the launch of a new Health Reform Resource Center. The Resource Center offers a tool for providers, consumers, advocates, and other interested individuals [...]

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Number of Older Adults Treated for Substance Abuse Rises

Data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s most recent Treatment Episode Data Set indicate that the number of older adults admitted to [...]

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Addictions News Now, September 2010

Click here to read the full online edition of Addictions News Now Dear Readers: I am not sure how Martha Wash and the Weather Girls [...]

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Summary of State Grant Opportunities

The National Council of State Legislatures has developed a summary guide to the state grant opportunities that are available through the Patient Protection and Affordable [...]

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Materials Available from Briefing on Implications of Reform for Employers, Consumers

The Alliance for Health Reform and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently sponsored a briefing on how the Affordable Care Act will affect the way [...]

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State Priorities for Successful Implementation of Health Reform

While the new healthcare reform law contains many provisions to support improvements in states’ health care systems, it also presents implementation challenges.  States must adopt [...]

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