From the monthly archives:

October 2010

Health Reform Hits Main Street

Confused about how the new health reform law really works? This short, animated movie from the Kaiser Family Foundation explains the problems with the current [...]

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Overview of State Legislative and Executive Implementation Actions

The National Conference of State Legislatures has compiled an overview of state legislative and executive branch implementation efforts related to health care reform. Since September [...]

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Enrollment in 2014: What’s at Stake for States

On June 14, 2010, the Obama Administration’s HIT Policy Committee Enrollment Workgroup held a hearing on enrollment issues facing states as they prepare for the [...]

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Financial Impact of Reform on the States

The Urban Institute has released a brief which takes an in-depth look at the financial impact the main components of the Patient Protection and Affordable [...]

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Dale Jarvis on Changes to Healthcare Services: Organization, Funding & Delivery

The National Council welcomes guest blogger Dale Jarvis. Dale will be taking questions this week, beginning on Monday October 4. The Patient Protection and Affordable [...]

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Preparing to Implement Health Care Reform: Examples from the States

A new publication from The Commonwealth Fund outlines some of the steps that states must take to begin successful implementation of health care reform. The [...]

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October Implementation Update: Home & Community Based Services

Close on the heels of new consumer protection requirements that went into effect Sept. 23, another new provision of healthcare reform becomes effective today, Oct. [...]

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The Challenge of Insurance Coverage for Children: New Resources, Strategies

On an average day in 2008, 7.3 million children were uninsured. 4.7 million of these children (65 percent) were eligible for Medicaid or CHIP but [...]

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