Weekly updates

• New Rule on Website Content Accessibility 
• Advancing Health Equity for Justice-Involved Populations
• Toolkit: Assisting States in Analyzing Hospital Finances
• State updates: AL, CO, CT, MA, MD, MI, ND, NH, OH, OR, RI, WA & WY

Weekly updates

• Webinar: Final Eligibility and Enrollment Rule
• 2025 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameter
• Building State Capacity for Community-Informed Policymaking Learning and Action Series
• Medicaid Managed Care Organization Unwinding Survey Fact Sheet 
• Strategies to Address Marketplace Enrollees’ Cost Challenges
• State updates: AR, CA, CO, IL, MO, NC, NY, PA, TX & VT

Weekly updates

• Eligibility & Enrollment final rule webinar 
• Short-Term Limited Duration Insurance Final Rule
• The Debate About Banning Menthol Cigarettes
• Lessons Learned from Research on Unwinding
• State Medicaid Member Experience Qualitative Data Scan
• State updates: AZ, CA, CO, FL, ID, MA, MN, MO, NC, NE, NM, NV, NY & PA

Weekly updates

• CMS Releases Final Medicaid and CHIP Rules
• CMS Extends the Special Enrollment Period
• Modernizing Behavioral Health Systems
• The Remaining Uninsured Eligible for Medicaid and CHIP
• State updates: AK, CA, CT, GA, IL, MA, MD, ME, MI, ND, NJ, NM, NY, OR & RI

Weekly updates

•Recognizing the ACA’s 14th Anniversary
• New Resources for Cyberattack Prevention
• CMS Resources: Permissibility of Certain Practices During Medicaid and CHIP Renewals
• Early Data From Community Health Centers During the Unwinding
• Automatic Enrollment: A Pathway to Increased Coverage

Weekly updates

• HHS Addresses Data Breach Incident 
• Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection
• Insights on federal healthcare priorities
• Using SNAP to power Medicaid renewals
• State updates: AK, AR, AZ, CA, IL, KY, MA, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OR & UT    

Weekly updates

• Medicaid and CHIP enrollment numbers
• New Racial Equity Community of Practice
• Supporting Postpartum Mental Health 
• State updates: AK, AR, CO, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, NC, ND, NM, NY, OR & WI

Weekly updates

• Mapping Health Equity
• State Strategies to Increase Medicaid Renewals
• Promoting Equitable Healthcare Through Community-Led Initiatives
• Medicaid to Address Health-Related Social Needs
• New Maternal Health Grants for States 
• State updates: AZ, CA, CO, DE, IN, MA, MI, NC, ND, NJ, NM, PA, SC & WI

Weekly updates

• Opportunities to Advance Equitable Maternal Care
• New Translated Communications Resources 
• Upcoming SHVS Webinar – Save the Date! 
• Transforming Maternal Health 
• Annual Medicaid Managed Care Organization Survey
• Consumer-Centric Approach to State-Based Marketplaces
• State updates: AZ, CA, CO, MD, MN, MT, NC, NM, NV, NY, OR & PA

Weekly updates

• New SHVS tools for health equity 
• Expanding Coverage to Non-Citizen Populations
• Upcoming SHVS Webinar – Save the Date! 
• Approaches for Collecting Health Equity Data in Massachusetts
• Updated State Medicaid and CHIP Telehealth Toolkit
• High-Cost Drugs and the Medicaid Program
• State updates: AZ, CA, CO, CT, HI, MN, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OR, WA & WI

Weekly updates

• Assisting States During the Unwinding 
• Evaluating Waiver Flexibilities for Medicaid Renewals
• Massachusetts Hospitals’ Historic Health Equity Commitment
• Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation
• Contracting to Align Health and Social Care Ecosystems
• Cell and Gene Therapy Access Model
• State updates: CA, DC, IL, MA, MN, MO, ND, NE, NJ, OK, OR, PA & WI

Weekly updates

• Historic levels of Marketplace Enrollment
• Disability Data Collection Standards  
• Easing the burden of Medical Debt
• CMS: Funding for School-Based Health Services 
• Executive Actions to Promote Safe Storage of Firearms
• State updates: FL, MA, MI, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI & WI

Weekly updates

• New unwinding communications resources
• SHVS Unwinding Resources
• Emerging Approaches in Oral Healthcare
• Consent Management Processes for Implementation of Data Exchange
• New CMS Model to Advance Integration in Behavioral Health
• State updates: CA, CO, ME, MT, NC, NJ, OR, PA, TX, WA, WI & WV

Weekly updates

• Record-breaking Marketplace enrollment
• Messages for States Following the Unwinding 
• Upcoming SHVS Webinar
• Government Shutdown Implications for Health Programs and Personnel 
• Using Lived Experience to Monitor the Medicaid Unwinding
• State updates: FL, KY, MI, NC, ND, NJ, NY & PA

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Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• Preserving Coverage for Children 
• New Toolkit to Help States Address Health-Related Social Needs 
• How Colorado Is Working to Make Drugs More Affordable
• Can Medicaid Payment and Purchasing Strategies Advance Health Equity?
• State Medicaid Actions to Ensure Access to Gender-Affirming Care
• State updates: AZ, CA, IL, MD, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, OR, PA & UT

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• New CMS Maternal Health Model
• Strategies for States to Support Worker Registries
• Lessons from America’s Former Top Doctor 
• National Healthcare Spending in 2022
• Expanding Health Coverage Through Facilitated Enrollment
• State updates: AR, CA, CO, MA, MI, MO, MS, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OR & SC 

Weekly updates

• New SHVS Unwinding Resources 
• New Initiatives to Support Individuals During Open Enrollment 
• Cost-Growth Benchmarks Can Make Healthcare More Affordable and Equitable
• Medicaid Health-Related Social Needs Learning Series
• Emerging Leaders of Color Fellowship
• State updates: DC, FL, ID, MS, NC, ND, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, WA, WI & WV

Weekly updates

• Proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters
• New Unwinding Data From CMS
• CMS resource on Transitional Medical Assistance
• 2023 Annual Medicaid MCO Survey
• Improving Data Sharing in Medicaid & CHIP Programs
• State updates: AL, AZ, CA, CO, LA, MA, MD, MI, NC, NH, NM, NV, NY, OR, TN & VA

Uncategorized

In Last Week’s Update:
• New Unwinding Resources
• CMS Resources to Navigate Health Insurance Programs
• CMS Guidance on Health-Related Social Needs
• Strategies to Improve Outpatient Billing Practices
• New CMS Tribal Protections in Medicaid and CHIP Toolkit
• State updates: AL, CA, IA, KS, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NY, OR, WV & WY

Weekly updates

New unwinding resources
State updates: AR, AZ, CA, ID, KS, MD, MI, MO, NC, NE, NM, NY, OR, PA, SD & WY
Strategies for reducing clinician burnout
Impacts of medical debt

Weekly updates

• Improved Tools to Support States During Open Enrollment 
• Medicaid and CHIP Data
• Improved Tools to Support States During Open Enrollment 
• State updates: AZ, CA, CO, KS, MA, ME, MN, NE, NJ, NY, OR, VA & WI

Weekly updates

• New Unwinding Resources
• FAQs Concerning Termination of Coverage for Children
• What’s New for 2024 Marketplace Enrollment
• Leveraging Race and Ethnicity Data to Advance Health Equity
• Data on Residential Redlining
• State updates: CA, CO, GA, HI, IL, LA, MD, MT, NC, NE, NJ, PA, VA, WA & WV

Weekly updates

• Communicating Enrollee Reinstatement Notice Language
• Open Enrollment: Social Media Messages
• New Jersey's budget to Address Medical Debt
• Continuous enrollment for children
• Infant and early childhood mental health
• State updates: AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, KY, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NM, NY, OR, SC & WA

Weekly updates

• New States are Providing Coverage Transition Data
• Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Data Collection: Best Practices
• Aligning policies with birthing people’s preferences
• Investing in social determinants of health
• Leveraging Medicaid to Improve the Healthcare Delivered to American Indians and Alaska Natives
• State updates: AZ, CO, IA, MN, NC, NE, NJ, PA & VA

Weekly updates

• New CMS Unwinding Data
• State Guidance on Continuous Eligibility for Children
• Leveraging Multi-Payer Aligned Measure sets
• Webinar on AHEAD model
• State updates: CA, CT, HI, IA, IL, MA, MD, MI, NC, NV, OK, WA & WV

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• Exploring Approaches to Health Equity Benchmarking
• NAMD Unwinding Update
• Increasing the Rate of Ex Parte Renewals
• Call for Applications: Equity Changemakers Institute
• State updates: CA, IN, KS, MA, MN, MS, NC, NY, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA & WY

Weekly updates

In Last Week's Update:
• Ex Parte at the Individual Level
• State Strategies to Preserve Coverage
• New Mothers' Coverage During the Public Health Emergency
• Differences in Language Access Across State-Based Marketplaces
• Financing Substance-Use Care Treatment and Support Services 
• State Updates: CA, CT, DE, MI, NC, ND, NJ, NM, NV, RI & VT

Weekly updates

• Health Insurance Coverage Data in 2022
• Navigating Data Challenges to Keep Eligible People on Medicaid
• Opportunities for States to Lower Drug Costs Across Payers
• State updates: AZ, CT, DC, ID, IN, ME, MN, OR, PA, VT & WA

Weekly updates

• CMS All-Hands-On-Deck Strategy to Support Children and Families
• CMS Announces Model to Redesign Healthcare Delivery and Improve Equitable Access
• Protecting Consumers from Medical Debt
• State updates: AZ, CA, CO, GA, IL, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OK, OR, PA, TN, VA, WI & WV

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• CMS Guidance on Conducting Eligibility Redeterminations
• SHVS Resources: Improving Ex Parte Processes

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In This Week’s Update:
• Delivering Medicaid and CHIP Services in School-Based Settings
• Monitoring Health Coverage During the Unwinding
• Expanding Coverage Through Section 1332
• Premium Increases in Early Rate Filings

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Tracking Health Coverage During the Unwinding
• CMS Issues Guidance on Medicaid and CHIP Services in School-Based Settings
• Medicaid’s Role in Small Towns and Rural Areas
• State Agency Partners Navigating the Unwinding
• Eligibility and Enrollment Performance Indicator Unwinding Data
• Section 1332 Waiver Application Process
• Early Rate Filings Show Premium Increases
• State updates: AZ, CT, DE, MA, MD, MI, MN, NY, OR, RI & WY

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Call Center Strategies to Support Unwinding
• State-Based Marketplace Transition Data During Unwinding
• Surveys to Monitor Coverage Transitions During the Unwinding
• Increasing Access, Quality, and Equity in Postpartum Care in Medicaid and CHIP
• Promising Strategies to Help Medicaid Enrollees Retain Insurance Coverage
• State updates: AR, AZ, KY, MA, MI, MN, NC, NJ, PA, RI, UT, WA, WI & WY

Uncategorized

• CMS Unwinding Data Release
• Misleading Marketing as Millions Search for Coverage
• Interventions to Avoid Choice Errors in the ACA Marketplace
• The Intersection of Housing and Health
• State updates: AK, AL, CA, CT, DE, MA, MI, MN, MS, NM, NY, PA & WI

Weekly updates

• Mental health parity proposed rules
• State updates: CA, CO, CT, DC, GA, IL, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, PA & WI
• Medicaid is 58 years old!
• How managed care is supporting unwinding

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Medicaid Renewal Mitigation Strategies
• Promoting Equity in Mental Healthcare
• State Unwinding Renewal Data
• The One Year Anniversary of 988
• Preventing Intimate Partner Violence
• State updates: AK, CA, CO, CT, IA, KY, MD, MI, MN, MS, NJ, WA, WI & WY

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• State Reporting to Monitor Unwinding
• Limiting Junk Insurance
• Value-Based Payment for Prescription Drugs
• Behavioral Health Services in Rural Communities
• State updates: AR, AZ, ME, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NY & OR

Uncategorized

In This Week’s Update:
• New CMS Unwinding Resources
• No Surprises Act Proposed Rule
• States of Unwinding: July 7, 2023
• Facilitating Multi-Stakeholder Health Equity Collaboration
• Modernizing Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment
• State updates: AK, CA, DE, FL, MD, MI, ND, NJ, OK, OR, PA, USVI & WI

Uncategorized

In This Week’s Update:
• Best Practices: Reporting Unwinding Data
• Social Insurance during the Pandemic: Successes, Shortcomings, and Policy Options for the Future
• Celebrating Black Women Leaders in Medicaid
• State Employee Health Plan Cost Growth
• State updates: AZ, CT, DC, IL, MA, MD, MN, NJ, NV, NY, PA, VA, WA & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• New States of Unwinding
• Early childhood mental health services
• Scorecard on state health system performance
• State updates: CA, FL, IL, KY, MA, MT, ND, NM, NV, OR, SC, TX & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• HHS letter to governors on Medicaid redeterminations
• SHVS’ State Health Equity Measure Set
• CMS’ National Health Expenditure Projections
• KFF Report on Consumer Experiences in Health Insurance
• NAMD’s Perspective on Unwinding
• State updates: AR, HI, IN, KS, KY, MD, ND, NH, NM, NY, SC & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
· SHVS Updated Expert Perspective
· Marketplace Network Adequacy and Usability
· Enhancing Access to Medicaid Family Planning Program Services
· Adults Who Did Not Take Medication as Prescribed to Reduce Costs
· State updates: CA, CO, CT, ID, IL, MA, MD, ME, ND, NJ, NY, SC, SD, TX & UT

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Enrollee’s Experiences With The Unwinding
• Medicaid can improve maternal health
• Pharmacy Availability of Opioid Use Disorder Treatment
• State updates: AZ, CA, CO, GA, IL, ME, MA, MT, NY, SC, WA, WI

Weekly updates

In This Week's Update:
• Demonstration Facilitation Toolkit
• Congressional Budget Office Insurance Coverage Projections for 2023 to 2033
• Medicaid Leadership institute, Class of 2024
• State updates: AZ, IA, KY, MA, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, OR, PA & RI  

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Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Where we are on Unwinding
• Serving Justice-Involved Individuals Through 1115 Demonstration Evaluations
• Should the Federal Government Establish Minimum Standards for Marketplaces?
• School-Based Services in Medicaid
• State Updates: CA, CO, DE, IL, IN, KT, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OR, PA, WA, WI

Uncategorized

In This Week’s Update:
• End of the Public Health Emergency
• Sequencing Communications to Encourage Coverage Transitions
• A Closer Look at Medicaid Call Center Options as the Unwinding Kicks Into High Gear
• State updates: AR, CO, IA, IN, MA, MI, MN, MO, NJ, NV, OR, PA, RI, VT & WA

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• States of Unwinding
• HHS’ New Website Launch
• Milbank Leadership Programs
• Access to Maternity Providers: Midwives and Birth Centers
• Adults Forgo Healthcare Because of Transportation Barriers
• State updates: CA, CO, GA, MD, MN, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OR, PA & WA

Uncategorized

In This Week’s Update:
• The Basic Health Program
• Medicaid Unwinding Estimated Coverage Losses
• Strategies for Providing Whole Child Care
• Regulatory-Palooza Week
• State updates: CA, CT, DC, ID, IN, KY, MA, MI, MN, NM, NY, OR, PA, VA & WA

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Supporting Reentry for Justice-Involved Populations
• ACA’s Preventive Services Requirement
• Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters
• Final 2024 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters
• Attempts to Scam Medicaid Members Popping up Nationwide as Unwinding Commences
• Protect Medicaid 2023
• State updates: CO, DC, IA, IL, KY, ME, MI, MN, ND, NE, NM, NY, OR, RI, UT, WA & WV

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Health Coverage for DACA Recipients
• Termination of the National Emergency Declaration
• Sustainable Financing Strategies to Support Community Investments by Health Plans and Hospitals
• Crossing the Bridge to the Marketplace
• Medicaid Stability is Critical to Nation’s Continuum of Health Insurance Options
• State updates: AZ, CA, CO, DE, ID, IL, KY, MA, MI, NJ, NM, NY & PA

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Promoting Equity in Medicaid Managed Care
• Coverage of Preventive Services Without Cost-Sharing in Jeopardy
• HHS Reminds States of Civil Rights Obligations During Unwinding
• Black-White Disparities in Maternal Vulnerability and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
• State updates: CA, ID, MD, MI, MN, MT, NH, NJ, NM, NY, SC, TX, VT & WA