Weekly updates

• Federal SEP Enrollment
• New State Health Insurance Resources
• State Updates: CA, LA, MI, NC, NJ, NY, RI, UT, VA, WI, WV
• Medicaid Strategy To Address Health-Related Social Needs
• Case Study:  New Jersey’s Maternal Health Efforts

Weekly updates

• American Families Plan
• Public Option Proposals
• Final 2022 NBPP Rule
• American Rescue Plan Analysis
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, KS, PA, WV
• Other State Updates: AK, AZ, ME, NM, NV, NY, VA
• New Medicaid Leadership Training Opportunity
• Principles for Antiracist, Equitable Response to COVID-19
Case Study: Washington’s Individual Market

Weekly updates

• Navigator Grants and 2021 OEP Numbers
• American Rescue Plan: Postpartum Coverage and Tax Credits
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, NC, ND, NE, NJ, WI
• Other State Updates: GA, KS, MO, NM, OH, TN, TX
• ARP Funding for States and Localities
• Supporting Young Children Post-COVID-19
• Health and Housing Institute for States

Weekly updates

• CMS Administrator Hearing
• Black Maternal Health Week Announcement
• Resources on American Rescue Plan Act
• COVID-19 State Updates: AZ, KS, MA, NJ, WI
• Other State Updates: CA, DC, IL, MA, MD, MN, NE, NJ, OK, PA, WI
• Expanding Affordable Coverage Options
• Health Care Pricing Transparency
• Building Healthier Communities Together Town Hall

Weekly updates

• President Biden’s FY 2022 Funding Request
• New Marketplace Enrollment
• CDC Racism and Health Website
• COVID-19 State Updates: FL, MN, VA, WI
• Other State Updates: CA, CO, IL, MA, NM, OH, VA, WA
• The No Surprises Act and State Balance Billing Protections
• Federal Relief Funding for Kids During and Beyond COVID-19
• Moving to Value-based Care post-COVID-19

Weekly updates

• ARPA Funding for HCBS
• HHS Measures to Encourage Vaccinations
• Special Enrollment Period
• COVID-19 State Updates: MA, MN, NE, NJ, NY, OR, WA, WI
• Other State Updates: AL, AZ, DE, NE, NJ, OR, VA
• Connecting Patients with Social Services
• Reducing Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccinations
• Health Equity Toolkit for Decisionmakers

Weekly updates

• New SHVS Resources on the American Rescue Plan
• ACA Anniversary
• Expanding COVID-19 Vaccine Access
• COVID-19 State Updates: MA, MI, NC, NY, OR, RI, WI
• Other State Updates: AK, CO, DE, MD, ME, MN, MT, HI, MN, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OR, PA, RI, WI
• Webinars on the American Rescue Plan
• Enrollment in Nongroup Health Insurance by Income Group
• OEP Experiences in NJ and PA

Weekly updates

• HHS Secretary Sworn In 
• Biden Administration Moves To Address COVID-19 Disparities 
• COVID-19 Vaccines and Emerging Viral Variants 
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, CO, DC, DE, MD, MA, NJ, NY, NC, PA 
• Other State Updates: NJ, NC, OK, UT
• Lessons From State Balance Billing Laws 
• State, County, and Local Estimates Of The Uninsured Population

Weekly updates

• American Rescue Plan Signed
• Public Charge Rule Update
• COVID-19 State Updates: AK, CO, DC, LA, ME, MN, NC, PA, RI, WI
• Other State Updates: CT, MN, NY, OR
• Webinar on American Rescue Plan
• Updated Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator
• Medicaid Demonstrations and Impacts on Health Coverage

Weekly updates

• Medicaid Enrollment Update
• State Marketplace Insurance Subsidy Considerations
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, CO, CT, KS, LA, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, WI
• Other State Updates: NC, NJ, PA
• Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns
• Building Effective Partnerships with Communities
• A Year of COVID-19 in Rural America

Weekly updates

• New SHVS Resources
• COVID-19 State Updates: AK, AZ, MN, NC, OR, UT, WV, WI
• Other State Updates: DE, MN, NJ
• Medicaid’s Role in Behavioral Health
• Medicaid Expansion and Children
• COVID-19 State LTSS Resource Guide

Weekly updates

• New CMS Administrator Announced
• Toolkit for Managing Medicaid Costs
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, ID, KS, NC, NJ, NY, PA
• Other State Updates: AL, AZ, NV, OK
• Webinar: Health Disparities in Medicaid Managed Care
• Equitable Vaccination Campaigns
• Strategies for Buying Health

Weekly updates

• COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force Additions
• SHVS Resources
• COVID-19 State Updates: CT, MN, NC, OR, VT, WI
• Other State Updates: CA, KS, NJ, OR, PA
• Webinar: Analyzing Health Disparities in Medicaid Managed Care
• Awareness of Coverage Options for Uninsured Adults
• Payment Reform and SDOH
• Screening for Social Needs in Pediatrics

Weekly updates

• COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
• Communications Tactics for State-based Marketplaces
• COVID-19 State Updates: AL, DC, MA, MN, NC, NJ, NV, OR, PA, RI, UT
• Other State Updates: AK, AZ, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, WI
• New Executive Orders and Public Charge
• Medicaid Outreach Partnership
• Coverage for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Weekly updates

• New Executive Order on Medicaid and the ACA
• New SHVS Publications
• COVID-19 Updates: CA, NC, UT, WI
• Other State Updates: AL, AZ, CO, DE, FL, KY, NJ, PA, TX
• Attitudes & Values Around Health and Race Amid COVID-19
• SBM Experiences with 2020 COVID-19 SEPs
• Implementing Pharmacist Contraceptive Prescribing

Weekly updates

• New Administration’s Health Care Actions
• Public Health Programming Resumes Following COVID-19
• State Updates: CA, DC, MA, MN, NY, NC, WA
• Other State Updates: CO, MN, NC, PA
• The ACA in Maryland
• Leveraging Value-Based Payment Approaches to Promote Health Equity
• Tracking State Allocations of Vaccines

Weekly updates

• Final 2022 NBPP Rule
• No Surprises Act
• COVID-19 State Updates: MI, NC, WA, WI
• Other State Updates: AZ, CO, NJ, OR, OH, PA, TX
• Advancing Equity in the Nation’s COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery Efforts: Options for a New Administration
• Immigrant Access to COVID-19 Vaccines: Key Issues to Consider

Weekly updates

• Extension of PHE
• SHVS Publishes Two New Expert Perspectives
• COVID-19 State Updates: AZ, CA, KS, MD, MA, VA, WA
• Other State Updates: CO, DE, MN, NC, OK, TN, WA
• Medicaid Managed Care Organization Investments in Affordable Housing
• SIREN Conversation Series
• Primary Care and Health Equity

Weekly updates

The ten most popular State Network resources of 2020.

Weekly updates

• New CMS Model on Dual-eligibles
• Webinar: Supporting Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs During COVID-19
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, CT, MI, NC & OR
• Other State Updates: CO, MA, MI, MO, OH, OR & WA
• SCOTUS Medicaid Work Requirements Cases
• COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution: Legal Issues and Challenges
• Technology Opportunities for the ACA Marketplaces

Weekly updates

• The CHART Model Explained
• COVID-19 State Updates: AK, AR, CA, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OR & WI
• Other State Updates: AR, LA, PA, WI & WV
• Webinar: Supporting Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs During COVID-19
• Leveraging Title V and Medicaid for Social-Emotional Development
• Ensuring Value in Telehealth
• Rural Health in a COVID-19 World

Weekly updates

• New SHVS Expert Perspectives
• COVID-19 State Updates: AZ, ME, OH, OR & PA
• Other State Updates: OK, TX & WI
• Webinar: Supporting Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs During COVID-19
• COVID-19 & State Medicaid Budgets
• Systemic Racism & Health Care, COVID-19 & Treatment
• Building Racial Equity Into The Walls Of Health Policy

Weekly updates

• Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Health Equity
• Podcast Interview With Dr. Fauci
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, DC, MD, MN, NE, NY, PA, VA & WI
• Other State Updates: MN, OK, OR & WA
• U.S. Maternity Care Versus Other Developed Countries
• Health Care Workforce Policy Toolkit
• Lessons from RI in Increasing Childhood Vaccinations

Weekly updates

• Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board
• CMS Managed Care Rule
• COVID-19 State Updates: CA, MI, NC & WI
• Other State Updates: HI, IN, NC, OR, TN & WA
• 2020 Annual Medicaid Survey Results
• Family Engagement and Children’s Social and Emotional Development
• Medicaid Leadership Series Podcast

Weekly updates

• The Election and Health Care
• COVID-19 State Updates: AZ, CA, CO, DE, NE, NC, NJ, PA & RI
• Other State Updates: GA, NE, OR, PA, VA & WA
• Webinar: Screening for Social Risk Factors Part II
• New Drug Death Data
• Health and Equity in Rural Places
• Children with Special Health Care Needs and COVID-19

Weekly updates

• HHS’ COVID-19 Interim Final Rule
• New SHVS Resources
• COVID-19 State Updates: MI, NE, NJ, OR & VA
• Other State Updates: IN, MD, MN, NJ, NC, OR, PA, RI & WI
• Webinar: Screening for Social Risk Factors Part II
• Navigator Resource Guide
• Integrated Care for Dual-Eligibles During COVID-19
• Two-Part Webinar Series on Medicaid Managed Care

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