From the monthly archives:

July 2012

Setting Up Health Insurance Exchanges: What Are States Doing?

Health insurance exchanges form the backbone of the private insurance reforms called for in the Affordable Care Act, as they will create a marketplace in [...]

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New Resources Available on Medicaid Expansion in Wake of Supreme Court Decision

As states consider whether to carry out the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion, new resources are available for advocates seeking to learn about the expansion’s [...]

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Coordinating Care for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries: Overview of State Proposals

The consulting firm Avalere has conducted a study of 26 state plans to integrate the delivery of, and payment for, services for individuals who are [...]

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HHS Publishes Final Rule on Data Collection in Essential Health Benefit Plans

The Department of Health and Human Services has released a final rule outlining data collection requirements for each of the insurance plans that may be [...]

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Congresswoman Sue Myrick Joins Behavioral Health IT Act as Cosponsor

Congresswoman Sue Myrick (R-NC) has signed on as a cosponsor to H.R. 6043, the Behavioral Health IT Act. This legislation would extend financial incentives for [...]

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House Subcommittee Approves Massive Cuts to 2013 Behavioral Health Funding

Funding for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration would fall by over $300 million compared to last year under a 2013 funding bill [...]

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