Weekly updates

• New SHVS Health Equity Resource
• COVID-19 Expert Perspectives
• COVID-19 State Updates: DE, MA, NC, NJ, PA, WA & WI
• Other State Updates: CA, NE, OK, PA, WA & WI
• Webinar: Changes in the Coverage Environment During COVID-19
• Webinar: Driving Reductions in Health Care Disparities
• Supreme Court Vacancy and the ACA
• COVID-19 Social Care Playbook

Weekly updates

• New SHVS Resources on Screening for Social Risk Factors
• COVID-19 and Medicaid Flexibilities
• COVID-19 State Updates: CT, KY, MI & NC
• Other State Updates: CO, DE, GA, MN & NJ
• Webinar: Screening for Social Risk Factors
• Webinar: Changes in the Coverage Environment During COVID-19
• FY 2021 Medicaid Enrollment & Spending
• Learning and Action on Policy and Partnerships

Weekly updates

• Renewal of Public Health Emergency
• Tracking Medicaid Enrollment Growth
• COVID-19 State Updates: MA, NC & VA
• Other State Updates: AZ, CA, CO, CT, KY, NC, NM, OH, PA & VA
• Children’s Uninsured Rates on the Rise
• New Mothers’ Access to Health Care
• Theme Issue on Drivers of Health

Weekly updates

• Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine
• SHVS Brief on Medicaid Data
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, NC, VA & WI
• Other State Updates: CA, CO, DC, MN, NE & PA
• SHVS Webinar: Quality and Equity Measures
• Utility Services and Health Equity
• Public Sector Leadership Resources

Weekly updates

• Service Use Among Medicaid & CHIP Beneficiaries Age 18 and Under During COVID-19
• What the Supreme Court Vacancy Could Mean for the ACA
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, DC, DE, MD, NY, NC, PA, VA
• Other State Updates: CO, DE, OK, PA, WA, WI
• Webinar: Buying Value: Measures that Matter for Quality and Equity
• Issues to Watch for When Medicaid Maintenance of Eligibility Requirements End
• Potential Fiscal Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Medicaid and Early Childhood Services
• New Subsidized Marketplace Data Available from the 2019 American Community Survey


 

Weekly updates

• New SHVS COVID-19 Resources
• CMS Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule
• COVID-19 State Updates: AZ, MN, NC, NY, OR & WA
• Other State Updates: CA, MD, NJ, OR & WI
• New SHVS Webinar: Measures for Quality and Equity
• The Role of Racial Justice in Building a Culture of Health
• Toolkit: Improving Care for Complex Care Populations

Weekly updates

• Essential Health Benefit Benchmark Plans
• COVID-19 State Updates: AK, CA, DC, KY, MD, MN, NC, OH, OR & WA
• Other State Updates: MN, NJ & TX
• 2019 Health Insurance Coverage Estimates
• Scorecard on State Health System Performance

Weekly updates

• FEMA Disaster Relief Fund Grants and Eligibility Determinations
• CDC Order on Residential Evictions
• SHVS Expert Perspective on Open Enrollment
• COVID-19 State Updates: AZ, DC, NC & WI
• Other State Updates: AZ, CA, MI, OK, OR & WI
• COVID-19 Recession's Effects on Health Insurance Coverage
• Medicaid’s Role in Addressing Racial Health Disparities
• State Practices for Contracting with Managed Care Organizations

Weekly updates

• Updated Tools for Supporting Essential Providers During COVID-19
• COVID-19 State Updates: CO, MA, MN, NC, NV, OR, VA & WA
• Other State Updates: DE, NE, NH, NJ, PA & VA
• Supporting Community Health Workers/Promotores
• Special Enrollment Periods: the FEMA SEP
• Racial Equity Throughout Data Integration

Weekly updates

• Risk Adjustment Based on Social Factors
• Cost-sharing Reduction Payments and the ACA
• COVID-19 State Updates: NC, OR, PA, WA & WI
• Other State Updates: MN, NE, NH, OR & UT
• Federal Executive Orders on Economic Relief
• The "Bermuda Triangle" of COVID-19 Testing
• Racial Disparities in COVID-19

Weekly updates

• New CMS Rural Health Model
• Expert Perspective on CMS Premium Rebate Guidance
• COVID-19 State Updates: AR, MD, NC, NJ, PA, RI, VA & WA
• Other State Updates: AK, NE, NY, OK & PA 
• New Strategies for Financing LTSS
• Lessons from OR for Engaging Consumers
• Maternal and Obstetric Care Challenges in Rural America

Weekly updates

• Considerations for State Medicaid and CHIP Agencies As they Prepare to Unwind Eligibility and Enrollment Flexibilities Obtained During
the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
• COVID-19 State Updates: AZ, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, TX, & VA
• Other State Updates: CA, ME, MI, MO, & NH
• Emergency Special Enrollment Period Would Boost Health Coverage Access at a Critical Time
• Introducing the Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Toolkit
• COVID-19: A Catalyst for Integrating Youth Behavioral Health Care Across Settings

Weekly updates

• Updated Toolkit: Unwinding Federal Medicaid Flexibilities
• State Budgets and Health Programs in Response to COVID-19
• COVID-19 State Updates: AZ, CA, MA, MD, ME & NJ
• Other State Updates: CO, HI, MN, NJ, NV, OR, PA & VA
• Ensuring Safe Access to Necessary Care
• Changes in Coverage Due to COVID-19

Weekly updates

• Public Health Emergency Renewal
• COVID-19 State Updates: ME, MN, MT, NC, OR & WA
• Other State Updates: DC, OK, OR & WI
• Fiscal Effect of Temporary Increase in Medicaid FMAP
• Effect of State Budget Crises on Medicaid
• State Programs to Support Children During COVID-19

Weekly updates

• New SHVS COVID-19 Resources
• CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Deadline
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, CO, DE, IA, ME, NE, NJ, NY, RI & WI
• Other State Updates: MA, MN & OR
• Webinar on Open Enrollment Period 2021
• COVID-19 and the Effect on Health Insurance
• Supporting Individuals with Complex Care Needs in COVID-19

Weekly updates

• Protecting Farmworkers During COVID-19
• COVID-19 State Updates: MD, NE, NC & OR
• Other State Updates: LA, NC, OR, VA, WA & WI
• Webinar: COVID-19 and Open Enrollment
• Updates to Buying Value Measure Selection Tool
• 2021 Health Care Cost Model
• Lowering Infant Mortality in Alabama

Weekly updates

• New SHVS Expert Perspective
• Data and Equitable Policy During COVID-19
• COVID-19 State Updates: DE, OR & VA
• Other State Updates: AZ, GA, MN, NE & OK
• Webinar: Ensuring Access to LTSS During COVID-19
• JHPPL Special Edition on ACA 10th Anniversary
• Key Considerations for Governors to Scale the COVID-19 Contact Tracing Workforce

Weekly updates

• New SHVS COVID-19 Resources
• COVID-19 State Updates: AZ, CA, GA, MA, MN, NC, NE, NV, OR, PA, WA & WI
• Other State Updates: LA, NJ, NM, WA & WI
• Medicaid Insurers Participation in Marketplaces
• Maryland Primary Care Program
• Adapting Outpatient Visits During COVID-19

Weekly updates

• Resources on Health Equity
• COVID-19 State Updates: GA, MD, OR, PA & WI
• Other State Updates: CA, CO, KY, OR & WV
• Targeted Testing to Advance Health Equity
• SDOH Data-sharing and the Law
• Facilitating Medicaid Enrollment During COVID-19

Weekly updates

• HHS Announces New Release of Provider Relief Funds
• Webinar: Rethinking Telehealth After the COVID-19 Surge
• COVID-19 State Updates: CO, MA, MD, ME, NY, PA, RI, UT, VA & WI 
• Other State Updates: AZ, CO, KS & MD
• Medicaid May Shape Marketplace Entry of Insurers
• Electronic Consultations: A Win for Patients, Clinicians, and Payers
• Addressing Child Poverty after COVID-19

Weekly updates

• SHVS Resources on Health Equity
• COVID-19 State Updates: ME, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OR & WA
• Other State Updates: CO, DE, HI, KY, ME & WA
• Structural Racism and Root Causes of Health Inequities
• Leveraging Federal and State Authorities to Ensure Access to LTSS
• Resources for Medicaid Directors

Weekly updates

• COVID-19 and the Fee-for-service Payment Model
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, CO, MA, NJ, NV, RI, VA, WA & WI
• Other State Updates: IN, NE, OK & OR
• Health Equity Principles for COVID-19
• Practices and Resources for Quarantine Hotels
• New Report Suggests Surge in Medicaid Enrollment

Weekly updates

• SHVS Webinar on Medicaid IT Investments
• Other SHVS Publications on COVID-19
• State Updates: AZ, MD, MI, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, RI, WA, WI & WV
• A Cross-Sector Response to Health Disparities in COVID-19
• Quick Takes for Medicaid Leaders Amid COVID-19
• Principles for an Equitable State Response to COVID-19

Weekly updates

• SHVS Webinar on Coverage Churn
• New CMS Guidance
• State Updates: AZ, CO, LA, MD, ME, MN, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WA & WV
• New SHVS Webinar on Medicaid IT & COVID-19
• Overlap Plans as Low-cost Option
• Estimate of Loss of Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage
• Supports for Managed Care and Provider Networks

Weekly updates

• SHVS Resources on Health Equity and COVID-19
• State Updates: AZ, CO, DE, LA, ME, MI, NC, NE, NM, NY, OH, OR, TX & WV
• Webinar: COVID-19 and Coverage Options
• Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Hispanic Adults
• COVID-19 Recession and Health Insurance Coverage
• Maternal Health and COVID-19
• Rural Health and COVID-19

Weekly updates

• SHVS COVID-19 Webinars
• Additional SHVS Resources
• State Updates: AZ, CA, CO, MA, NH, NJ, PA, RI, VA, & WA
• New SHVS Webinar: Health Equity & COVID-19
• Webinar: Preparing for the Post-COVID-19 World
• Surprise Billing and COVID-19 Treatment

Weekly updates

• New SHVS COVID-19 Resources
• State Updates: COVID-19 State Updates: CA, CT, DE, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, VA, VT, WA, WI
• Other State Updates: MN
• New SHVS Webinar: COVID-19 & Medicaid Managed Care Performance
• Coordinating Care for Incarcerated During COVID-19
• Supporting Out-of-Hospital Births to Protect Moms and Babies and Reduce Hospital Strain

Weekly updates

• Additions to SHVS COVID-19 Resource Page
• Federal Funding Opportunities
• COVID-19 State Updates: AZ, MA, ME, MI, MN, NJ, OR, TX, WA
• Other State Updates: LA, TN
• Impact on Access to Care and Economic Opportunities for Communities of Color
• Blueprint from Washington State to Respond to COVID-19
• Stemming the Risk of Disability Bias During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Weekly updates

• Additions to SHVS COVID-19 Resource Page
• New CMS Rules and Guidance
• SAMHSA Emergency Grant
• COVID-19 State Updates: ID, MA, MD, MN, MT, NJ, NY, WA, WI
• Other State Updates: CA, NJ
• Eligibility for Coverage and COVID-19
• Impact on Access to Food for Older Adults
• COVID-19 Changes to HCBS Using Appendix K

Weekly updates

• New SHVS Resource Page on COVID-19
• SHVS COVID-19 Webinar
• Affordable Care Act Anniversary
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, CO, DE, FL, IA, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OR, SC, TX, WA
• Other State Updates: NE, FL, SC
• Hospital Readiness for COVID-19
• Maternal and Infant Mortality in Medicaid

Weekly updates

• SHVS Webinar on COVID-19
• ACA 10th Anniversary
• COVID-19 State Updates: DC, FL, MD, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NM, NV, PA, RI, WA
• Other State Updates: ME, OK
• Protecting the Vulnerable During a Pandemic
• COVID-19 Crisis Communications Guide

Weekly updates

• SHVS Expert Perspective on COVID-19
• CMS FAQ on COVID-19
• Future COVID-19 Updates
• COVID-19 State Updates: AZ, CA, CO, FL, MA, MI, NJ, NM, OR, WA
• Other State Updates: CO, OK, OR
• Webinar: Responding to COVID-19
• Webinar: Healthy Adult Opportunity Medicaid Demonstration
• Waiving Cost-sharing Requirements for COVID-19 Testing and Care
• SHVS Resources on Medicaid’s Role in Addressing Maternal Health

Weekly updates

• States Respond to COVID-19
• Texas ACA Court Case
• State Updates: AZ, MD, MI, NM, OR & WA
• Webinar: Medicaid and Maternal Mortality
• New Learning Hub on Managed Care
• Fiscal Impact of Medicaid Capped Funding Demonstrations
• Discussing Racial Disparities

Weekly updates

• Updated SHVS Resource Page on Public Charge
• State Updates: CO, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, RI & WA
• Webinar: Medicaid and Maternal Mortality
• Effects of Medicaid expansion in Michigan
• Creating Meaningful Consumer Engagement in Medicaid
• Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Children and Families

Weekly updates

• New SHVS Resource on Public Charge
• State Updates: CA, ID, NJ, NY, PA & RI
• New SHVS Webinar: Medicaid’s Role in Maternal Mortality
• Risks and Challenges of Adopting a State-Based Marketplace
• Successful Partnerships for Integrating Care
• Rural Hospital Closures

Weekly updates

• SHVS Expert Perspective on Proposed 2021 NBPP
• ACS Data and Social Determinants of Health
• State Updates: GA, MD, MI, NY, OH, PA & VA
• CO and WA Governors Discuss Public Options
• Measuring the Impact of Trauma-Informed Primary Care
• Improving Social Needs Intervention Research

Weekly updates

• SHVS Capped Medicaid Funding Resources
• ACA Open Enrollment
• State Updates: CA, CO, DE, DC, LA, NJ, TN & WV
• Evaluating SUD Waivers
• Mapping Childhood Opportunity
• Fast-tracking Medicaid Enrollment

Weekly updates

• CMS Guidance on Capped Medicaid Funding
• Public Charge Rule Moving Forward
• State Updates: HI, IL, NC, NV, NY & OR
• 2021 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters
• Advancing the Health Sector’s Role in Housing
• Data on Maternal Mortality in the U.S.

Weekly updates

• New SHVS Publication on Supportive Housing
• State Updates: AZ, CA, CO, CT, NJ & PA
• Variations in C-section Rates
• State of Babies 2019 Yearbook
• Examining Bundled Payments

Weekly updates

• Proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule
• State Updates: IL, KY, NH, NJ, OK, VA & WY
• New SHVS Publication on Supportive Housing
• Marketplace Premiums and Insurer Participation
• Medicaid Expansion and Opioid Overdose Mortality

Weekly updates

• Final Weekly Enrollment Snapshot
• State Updates: ID, KS, ME, MI, NJ & WA
• How States Compare on Addressing Affordability
• Top Ten Health Insurance Policy Issues to Watch in 2020

Weekly updates

• ID and UT Expand Medicaid
• State Updates: AK, CA, DE, MD, MN, NM, NV, & PA
• Building Partnerships with Families
• Convening a Consumer Advisory Board
• Guide to Becoming an Equity-focused Health Department

Weekly updates

• Ruling in Texas v. Azar
• Health Policy in Federal Spending Bill
• Exchange Program Integrity Rule
• State Updates: CA, KY, MA, NE, NV, PA & VA
• Implementing a Statewide Health Care Cost Benchmark
• Interactive Childhood Obesity Data
• New Medicaid and CHIP Data Book Published

Weekly updates

• Impact of Health Insurance Coverage on Mortality
• State Updates: CO, MI, NH, NY, PA, SC, VA & WA
• Rise of Uninsurance in Young Kids
• Medicaid MCOs as Agents of Payment Reform
• Top State Network Resources in 2019

Weekly updates

• 2018 National Health Care Spending
• Catalyst for Payment Reform Virtual Summit
• State Updates: LA, ME, MI, MN, OR, PA, VT & VA
• CMS Beneficiary Engagement Toolkit
• Improving Care for Children in Foster Care

Weekly updates

• New SHVS Expert Perspective on Standardized Plans
• State Updates: CO, CT, ID, NC, NJ, PA & WI
• Implementing ASAM Criteria for SUD Treatment
• Leveraging Medicaid MCOs in Payment Reform
• Evaluating Medicaid Section 1115 Waiver Demonstrations
• Stabilizing Individual Health Insurance Markets

Weekly updates

• CMS Announces Price Transparency Rules
• State Updates: DE, ME, MN, NC, PA, RI, UT, WV, & WY
• SUD Toolkit for Medicaid Leaders
• Consumer Engagement Driving Change in Medicaid
• Impact of Medicaid Block Grants on Community Health Center Revenues

Weekly updates

• CMS Releases T-MSIS Data
• Webinar: Standardized Designs Through State Marketplaces
• State Updates: CO, DC, GA, IN, ME, NJ, OH, PA & UT
• 2020 Marketplace Premium Changes by County
• Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Premature Deaths
• Practical Solutions for Serving Complex Populations

Weekly updates

• Open Enrollment Began Last Week
• State Updates: CA, GA, ID, NY, OR, TN & TX
• Webinar: Standardizing Health Plan Benefit Design
• Updated Navigator Resource Guide
• Comparing Latest Estimates of Uninsured
• Addressing Rural Health Care Needs

Weekly updates

• Public Charge Final Rule FAQ
• CMS Announces Average Premium Drop
• State Updates: AZ, CT, MA, NE, NJ, NY, OK, OR, PA & WA
• Webinar: Standardizing Health Plan Benefit Design
• County-level Look at Volatility of the Individual Market
• Provider Consolidation and Health Care Costs

Weekly updates

• Immigration and Health Care Proclamation
• State Updates: CT, NC, NY, PA, TX, VA & WA
• Medicaid MCOs and Health Equity
• Standardizing Health Plan Benefit Design
• New Data on Adverse Childhood Experiences
• Results from 50-state Medicaid Budget Survey

Weekly updates

• New SHVS Webinar on Standardized Plans
• State Updates: CO, DE, NJ, NM, NY, PA, & WI
• Medicaid MCOs and Health Equity Webinar
• Standardizing Health Plan Benefit Design in the Individual Market: Opportunities and Implications
• Report on Transitioning to a State-based Marketplace
• Call for Papers on ACA Implementation in the States

Weekly updates

• Executive Order on Medicare
• HHS Wellness Project
• State Updates: CO, ID, NJ, NY, OH, OR, TN & UT
• Webinar: Medicaid MCOs and Health Equity
• Strengthening Medicaid’s Access to Care for CSHCN
• Politico Pulse Check Podcast: Adam Boehler
• Lessons from CDC’s 6|18 Initiative

Weekly updates

• Health Equity Webinar Recap
• State Updates: CT, MD, ME, MI, PA, & WI
• New Coverage Data from Census Bureau
• Kentucky’s Medicaid Work Requirements
• Health-Care Led Jail Reentry Pilot

Weekly updates

• CMS Planning Grant Awards for SUD
• State Updates: CO, DC, NJ, NY, NC, RI, PA, TN & WA
• Individual Marketplace Trends by County
• Behavioral Health Provider Participation in Medicaid Value-Based Payment Models
• New Resource on Surprise Medical Bills  

Weekly updates

• SHVS Q&A on Medicaid Coverage for Justice-involved Populations
• Census Bureau Insurance Coverage Report
• State Updates: MI, MT, NV, WA, WV & WI
• New SHVS Health Equity Webinar
• Colorado Medicare Price Report
• Engaging Consumers in Care

Weekly updates

• Public Charge Webinar Recap
• Funding to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
• State Updates: AZ, FL, HI, IL, OK & PA
• Addressing Health-related Social Needs
• Meaningful Hospital Community Investments
• Improving Rural Maternal Health Access

Weekly updates

• Health Equity Webinar Recap
• Health Care Affordability Forum
• State Updates: FL, ID, ME, PA, RI & VA
• Public Charge Rule Webinar
• Drivers of Health Literature Review
• TennCare’s Episodes Payment Model

Weekly updates

• Health and Human Services SUD Fact Sheet
• State Updates: AZ, CO, DE, GA, MT & NJ
• Webinar: Evidence-Based Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities
• Webinar: Final Public Charge Rule
• Access to OUD Treatments
• Working with CBOs

Weekly updates

• Final Public Charge Rule Released
• State Updates: DE, LA, MN, NJ, NY, OR, & TX
• Webinar: Strategies to Reduce Health Disparities
• Webinar: Final Public Charge Rule Implications
• Trends in Employer-Sponsored Insurance
• State Opportunities to Support Family Caregivers
• Effects of Medicaid Expansion under ACA

Weekly updates

• CMS Bulletin on ABP Benchmark Plans
• State Updates: DE, IL, KY, LA, MT, NE, NY, OR & WV
• Evidence-Based Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities
• Surprise Medical Bills: State Considerations
• State Trends in the Opioid Crisis
• Increasing Rural Health Department Capacity to Address SDOH

Weekly updates

• Price Transparency Proposed Rule
• CMS Partial Medicaid Expansion Statement
• State Updates: CO, LA, MN, ND, NV, NH, UT, VA, WA & WY
• Medicaid Waivers with Housing Supports
• ROI Calculator for SDOH
• Pediatric Mental Health Care in the Emergency Department

Weekly updates

• Federal Drug Pricing Efforts
• State Updates: AZ, CA, CO, IN, MI, MO, NH & TX
• Health Equity for Kids
• Non-emergency Medical Transportation

Weekly updates

• CMS Releases 1332 Checklists and Templates
• CHIP Scorecard Update
• State Updates: DE, ID, NJ, NY, OR, RI & WV
• Coverage Parity for MH and SUD
• Webinar on Supportive Housing
• State-level Data on the Opioid Epidemic

Weekly updates

• Affordable Care Act Litigation
• SHVS Managed Care Webinar
• State Updates: AZ, CA, DE, NH, NJ, OR, PA & RI
• Surprise Medical Billing
• Impact of Integrated Medicaid Managed Care
• Medicaid Pharmacy Programs

Weekly updates

• CMS Funding Opportunity for SUD Treatment
• State Updates: LA, MA, ME, MT, NE, NJ, NY, & PA
• Individual Market Performance This Year
• Supporting Kids’ Social and Emotional Development
• RWJF Annual Message: Housing and Health

Weekly updates

• New RWJF/Vox Medicaid Video Series
• SHVS Webinars
• Drivers of Health
• State Updates: DE, MD, MN, MT, NC, TX, & WA
• New Research on Work Requirements and Community Engagement
• Patient Engagement Strategies

Weekly updates

• HRA rule
• MACPAC Report to Congress
• State Updates: DC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, SC & WA
• Precarious Work Schedules of Medicaid Beneficiaries
• Supporting Families with Young Children

Weekly updates

• Telling the Stories of Medicaid
• New SHVS Publication: Measuring Health Disparities
• SHVS Buying Value Benchmark Repository
• State Updates: CO, DC, DE, ME, ND, NJ, OR, PA, TX, VA, & WI
• State Health Care Transformation with Federal Support
• Improving Dental Health for Rural Kids