This commentary discusses how Medicaid supported Susie when she learned her young daughter Tymia was diagnosed with sickle cell disease.
This blog discusses state-level health policies that that will support this population moving forward, from legislation to regulations.
This blog discusses how the recent creation of the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR) represents an opportunity to reinvigorate the field of public health and emergency preparedness to better meet current challenges.
This commentary shares how Medicaid supported Matthew with the medical care and behavioral health services he needed for his anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
This blog discusses the contents of the Public Charge Final Rule.
This blog analyzes the new rule's ability to close gaps and extend best practices identified by CMS and states in the course of preparing for the end of the Medicaid continuous coverage requirement under the federal public health emergency (PHE).
This blog highlights national and state-level changes in the broadest categories of insurance and takes a look at the changes in rates by two age groups, nonelderly adults (age 19-64) and children (age 0-18).
This blog discusses how federal regulators can put greater restrictions on short-term plans, including limiting their coverage duration and banning sales during open enrollment to prevent junk plan sales.
In this blog, CHIR’s Sabrina Corlette and Justin Giovannelli recap the legal issues in the case and outline options for states seeking to preserve consumers’ access to preventive services.
This blog breaks down the steps state and federal policy makers are taking to improve health outcomes for pregnant people.
That’s Medicaid shares stories of people covered by Medicaid at critical points in their lives, underscoring the importance of stable health insurance coverage to building a nationwide Culture of Health.
This report examines next steps to increase healthcare coverage and affordability now that the Inflation Reduction Act is law.
This report used data from the Urban Institute’s Health Reform Monitoring Survey to assess changes between 2019 and 2022 in the share of adults ages 18 to 64 reporting they were insured for the full 12 months before each survey.
The ACA’s guarantee of free access to preventive services is at risk. If it is ultimately struck down as unconstitutional as the result of a court case that is winding its way through the federal judicial system, Congress will be the only entity that can act to codify and fully restore its benefits. However, there are some actions states can take. This brief explores what state-level health officials can do to mitigate the fallout of the preventive services provision being struck down.
This issue brief reviews proactive strategies that states can deploy to support postpartum individuals in maintaining health coverage and access to care when the Medicaid continuous coverage guarantee ends and beyond.
This blog is designed as a resource for state and territorial health officials looking to cultivate lasting relationships with elected members of Congress.
This commentary tells the story of how Medicaid guided Alicia through her pregnancy and the birth of her son while incarcerated.
This resource page highlight the latest SHVS resources for states on federal NSA guidance and summarizes its implications for state regulators.
These maps explore respite and adult day services in MLTSS states for older adults and adults with physical disabilities.
In this blog, Jack Hoadley, Kevin Lucia, and JoAnn Volk review the final rule and discuss its implications for state balance billing protections and oversight.
For the third time, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to effectuate the application of civil rights protections to the health care industry under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This blog discusses whether the rule, through a combination of timing, political will, and policy insight, will result in regulations with staying power.
This blog discusses a technical assistance program out of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) to develop and expand cross-sector collaborations with housing.
This blog discusses current vaccine options, liability protections for those giving the MPV vaccine, and considerations for vaccinating teenagers.