Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• CMCS Strategic Vision
• Increasing Cancer Screenings via Medicaid Managed Care 
• State Updates: AZ, CA, MT, NC, OR, RI, UT, VA & WY
• Using Federal Funds to Address Drivers of Health
• Rethinking Telehealth for Addiction Treatment
• Policies to Reduce Maternal Morbidity and Mortality

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• Medicaid Continuous Coverage Unwinding: IT Strategies
• State Updates: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, GA, MN, NJ, NY, NV, OK, OR & WA
• Patient-Centered Addiction Care
• Healthcare for People Experiencing Homelessness
• Partnering with Healthcare to Build a Stronger Child Care System

 

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• Open Enrollment Period Begins
• Webinars on Managed Care and “No Surprises Act” 
• State Updates: AZ, MD, MN, MT, NC, OH, OR & SC
• Consumer Views on Healthcare Affordability
• Updated Navigator Resource Guide
• Health Equity Focused Learning Community

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• New SHVS Resources: PHE Unwinding
• State Updates: CO, CT, NC, NJ, NV & WV
• Enforcement of the No Surprises Act
• Perceptions of Healthcare Affordability
• Improving Race and Ethnicity Data

Uncategorized

In This Week’s Update:

• CMS Innovation Center’s Strategic Vision
• State Updates: AL, CA, CT, MI, MN, MT, NC, TX & WA
• Latest No Surprises Act Interim Final Rule
• Building an Equity-Centered Data System
• Medicaid Eligibility for COFA Migrants

Weekly updates

• SHVS Publications Review: Affordable Coverage for Immigrants, Funding Mobile Crisis Services, 2022 Open Enrollment 
• State Updates: CO, DE, MN, NJ, NY & WI
• Upcoming Webinar: Equity in Medicaid Managed Care
• Home Visiting Programs and Health Equity
• State-Based Marketplaces Expanding Via New Federal Grants
• Leveraging federal dollars for Home-and Community-Based Services

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update

• New SHVS Resource on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity 
• Recent Efforts to Extend Medicaid Postpartum Coverage
• Medicaid/CHIP Continuous Eligibility for Kids
• Strategies for Growing the Direct Care Workforce
• State Updates: AK, AZ, CA, IL, KS, NC, NY, TX & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• SHVS Webinar on Afghan Refugee Guidance
• Interim Final Rule on Surprise Billings
• Strategies for Open Enrollment Outreach
• State Updates: AK, AZ, AR, CA, IA, IL, KS, KY, ME, MN, MO, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NY, PA, TX & WV
• No Surprises Act Enforcement
• Long-term Services and Supports
• Leveraging COVID-19 Relief for Cross-Sector Data Sharing

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• New SHVS Resources for States
• State Updates: CT, FL, IL, MA, MI, MN, MT, NH, NJ & UT
• Medicaid Churn Toolkit
• Racism and the COVID-19 Vaccine
• Minimizing Losses in Postpartum Coverage Post PHE

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• Health Equity Implications of PHE Unwinding
• State Updates: CA, CO, KS, LA, MA, ME, MN, NC, NJ, NM, NY, PA, OR and UT
• SEP Enrollment Report
• Medicaid’s Role in Back to School
• Oral Health and Health Equity 

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• New SHVS Resources: Equity in Managed Care and Increasing Response Rates among Underrepresented Groups
• State Updates: AZ, CA, CO, KS, LA, ME, NM, OH, OK, OR & TX
• Strategic Vision for the CMS
• Incorporating Equity into Trauma-Informed Care
• State Strategies to Increase COVID-19 vaccines in rural areas 

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• Expanding the Public Insurance Navigator Workforce
• Medicaid Managed Care and Health Equity Resource
• State Updates: CA, CO, IL, KS, MD, MN, NJ, NV, NY, PA & OR
• Changes in Federal Data Due to COVID-19
• Provider Attitudes Towards SDOH Screening
• Opportunities for Improving Pediatric Care

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• HHS Plan for COVID-19 Boosters 
• State updates: CO, DE, FL, IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, MN, NM, NY, NC, TN, WI & WY
• COVID-19 and Delays in Seeking Health Care for Children   
• How Insurers Can Advance Health Equity
• Transforming Child Care Through Anti-Racism

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• New SHVS resource: Health Equity Language Guide for State Officials
• CMS Issues Guidance for Programs Post-Pandemic 
• State updates: AZ, CA, CO, MD, MO, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, UT & WI   
• Innovation at CMS: A Vision for the Next 10 Years
• Discrimination and Adverse Health Care Consequences
• Latest Enrollment Data During SEP

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• New SHVS Resource: Equitable Vaccine Distribution
• Event: Strategies for States to Drive Equitable Vaccine Distribution and Administration
• State Updates: AL, CT, IL, MT, NC, ND, NH, NM, NY, PA, RI, VA & WI  
• Health Insurance Among Workers with Disabilities  
• State Health Policy Resources from Altarum
• Impact of COVID-19 and Federal Policies on Small Business Insurance

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• CMS Repeals 2019 Public Charge Determination
• HHS Renews Public Health Emergency
• State Updates: CA, LA, ME, MD, MO, NC, OR & WI
• Leveraging Community Expertise to Advance Health Equity
• The Case for the Accountable Health Communities Model
• Medicaid Policy Options for CYSHCN Post-COVID-19

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• HealthCare.gov SEP Enrollment Numbers
• Advancing Equity in Telehealth
• State Updates: AZ, DC, DE, ID, KS, MD, NC, NJ, NY & WI
• Funding Opportunity for • Substance Use Crisis Response
• Streamlining Benefits Access Systems
• Innovations in Medicaid Managed Care Webinar Series

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• New SHVS expert perspectives   
State updates: MD, MT, ND, NH, NY, OK, OH, WA & WI
• Lessons From Early Rate Filings   
• Advancing Medicare and Medicaid Integration
• Medicare Coverage Gap Fact Sheet

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• New CMCS Director  
• ACA Parameters for 2022
• Rule Limiting Surprise Billing
• State Updates: IL, LA, MA, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OK, OR, RI, & VA   
• Building Health Equity Into Medicaid Budgeting
• Understanding Racial Health Disparities in NY
• Learning Collaborative on Midwifery-Led Care Models  

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment
• Expanded Funds for State-Based Marketplaces
• State updates: AZ, CA, CO, CT, GA, IN, KY, MN, NE,NJ, PA, & WI
• State Health Care Cost Benchmarking Models
• Native Americans and Health Equity
• Oversight on Health Care Provider Consolidation

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• SCOTUS Decision Affirming the ACA
• Special Enrollment Period Insures 1 Million
• State Updates: CO, CT, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, VA, WV, & WY
• Upcoming Webinar on State Health Equity Measurement
• State Employee Health Plans and Cost Containment Strategies
• Health Sector Economic Indicators

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• Health Equity in National Payment Reform Efforts
• State updates: AK, AZ, CO, MI, ND, NJ, NY, NC, OK, OR, WA, WV & WI
• Event: Performance Measurement for State Medicaid
• Leveraging Medicaid for Children’s Health
• Health Equity and Premium Pricing

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• “Month of Action” to vaccinate 70% of Americans 
• New resources on COVID-19 vaccine distribution
• State updates: AZ, CO, GA, LA, MN, NE, NJ, NM, NY, PA, TX, & WA
• Event: New State Option for Community-Based Mobile Crisis Interventions 
• Apply for Medicaid Leadership Institute
• Telehealth and equity

Weekly updates

• New CMS Administrator
• State updates: CO, DC, ME, MI, NC, OH, TX, VT, WA & WI
• Chilling effect on immigrants families during pandemic
• Webinar: Exploring states’ option for mobile crisis interventions
• Health equity tracker
• Medicaid waivers to address homelessness: Lessons from states

Weekly updates

• SHVS Resources On Collecting Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data
• Treasury Clarifies Use For COVID-19 Relief Funds  
• State updates: AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, KS, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, PA, TX, VA, WA, & WI
• Upcoming Webinar On Improved Behavior Health Crisis Resources
• Health Equity From A Medicaid Medical Director’s View
• Estimating And Examining The Cost Of Postpartum Coverage Expansion

Weekly updates

• New CDC Guidance on Masks
• CMS Enhances Home and Community-Based Care
• HHS Interprets Section 1557 to Include LGBTQ Americans
• State Updates: CA, MI, MO, NC, NJ, OH, OR, VA & WI
• Implementing Primary Care VBP Through Medicaid Managed Care
• COVID-19 Vaccines Experiences Among Hispanic Adults  
• Analyzing COVID-19’s Effect on Young Mental Health

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