Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• CMS Releases New Unwinding Guidance
• New SHVS Publications: Operationalizing Community Engagement
• New SHVS Unwinding Communications Resource Available: Video Message with Your State’s Branding
• Biden Administration Proposes New Rules to Expand Access to Birth Control Coverage Under the ACA
• State updates: CA, KS, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NH, NJ, OH & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Text Messaging Flexibility to Support Unwinding
• Section 1115 Demonstrations
• Can Employer-Sponsored Insurance Be Saved? A Review of Policy Options: Price Regulation
• State Medicaid Innovations to Support Home Visiting Services
• Strengthening Marketplace Network Rules for Essential Community Providers
• State updates: AL, CA, CO, IL, KS, MD, MI, ND, NM, NV, NY, OH, VA, WA, WI & WY

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In This Week’s Update:
• New SHVS unwinding materials
• Promising Practices to Foster Meaningful Health System and Community Partnerships
• Mothers’ Mental Health Challenges Predated the COVID-19 Pandemic
• Realizing the Promise of All-Payer Claims Databases
• State updates: AR, CO, MI, MN, NC, NE, NJ, OR, SC, SD, UT & WA

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• New “In Lieu Of” Services Guidance
• A Playbook for Implementing a State Cost Growth Target
• Millions of Uninsured People Can Get Free ACA Plans
• How Sharing Data Builds More Efficient and Effective Benefits Systems
• State updates: AZ, CA, DC, GA, KS, LA, MA, MN, ND, NE, NJ, NY, RI & WA

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In This Week’s Update:
• SHVS webinar: Unwinding Provisions in the Omnibus
• Medicaid Director Letter
• Medicaid Innovation Award: Coffee Chat with Kentucky and West Virginia
• New Report Highlights Gap in the No Surprises Act
• Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Adults Face Healthcare Access Challenges Related to Limited English Proficiency
• State updates: CO, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK, SC, TN & VA

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• 2024 NBPP
• New Urban Institute Report Estimates Impact of PHE Expiration 
• State and Local Estimates of the Uninsured Population in the U.S. Using the Census Bureau’s 2021 American Community Survey
• Discussion with Medicaid Innovators
• State updates: CA, CO, MD, NC, NH, NM, NV & WA

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Webinar: A Discussion with Medicaid Innovators
• Report: Number of Uninsured Children Stabilized and Improved During Pandemic 
• New Marketplace Enrollment Numbers
• Adults in Medicaid-Enrolled Families Unaware of Redeterminations
• The Erosion of Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance and Potential Policy Responses
• Reducing Racial Disparities in Childbirth-Related Outcomes Through Community Collaboration
• State updates: CO, MI, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OR, TN, TX & WA

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In This Week’s Update:
• Medicaid Expansion’s Fiscal Impact
• Essential Health Benefits Request for Information
• Sugary Beverage Taxes and Public Health
• The ACA’s Preventive Services Benefit is in Jeopardy: What Can States Do to Preserve Access?
• State updates: CA, CO, CT, DE, MI, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OK, OR & WA

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Unwinding Deadline Request
• SHVS Resource Page
• Developing a Payment and Spending Strategy to Advance Health Equity: Checklist for Medicaid Decision-Makers
• 2022 March of Dimes Report Card
• Comparing Federal Government Surveys that Count the Uninsured: 2022
• State updates: AL, CA, CO, DC, IA, MN, NJ, NC, OK, OR, TX, VA & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• New SHVS State Spotlight Series
• Continuity of Coverage Expert Perspective
• Improving Data to Advance Health Equity Solutions
• Equity Changemakers Institute
• Rural Health Equity Toolkit
• State updates: AR, CA, CO, MN, NY, PA, SC, SD & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• OEP Kicks Off
• CMS Final Rule
• State-Based Strategies for Boosting Health Plan Enrollment
• The Institute for Medicaid Innovation 2022 Medicaid Managed Care Organization Survey
• Social Determinants of Health for Infants and Toddlers
• State updates: AL, AR, AZ, CA, IL, MI, MS, NJ, OR & SD

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In This Week’s Update:
• Marketplace Coverage
• Unwinding FAQ
• No Surprises Act Implementation
• OEP kicks off next week
• Birth Equity in Medicaid
• 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey Archives
• State updates: CA, GA, IL, ME, NJ, NV, NY, PA, TN & WI

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Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• Maternal Health Compendium
• CMS Proposed Rule on Medicaid and CHIP E&E
• State Access to Behavioral Health Services
• Strategies in Behavioral Health Integration
• State updates: CO, DE, IL, KY, MD, MI, NE, NH, PA & SC

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:
• PHE Renewed
• “Family Glitch” Rule
• Screening for Social Needs in Healthcare Settings
• Families USA Launches New Center to Lower Costs
• Strengthening Oral Health in the U.S.
• State updates: AK, AZ, CA, KS, MD, MI, MN, NM, OR, VA, WI, & WV

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• SHVS webinar on E&E proposed rule
• Addressing Health-Related Social Needs Through Medicaid Managed Care
• Center for Health and Wellbeing Launches Princeton Pulse Podcast
• CMS Sets Parameters for Optional Health Home Benefit for Medically Complex Children
• State updates: IN, MI, MN, & more

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In This Week’s Update:
• Latest Medicaid and CHIP enrollment numbers
• National strategy on hunger, nutrition and health
• Robust, Diverse, and Resilient Behavioral Health Workforce in Massachusetts
• NAMD Federal Policy Brief: Behavioral Health Equity
• State updates: AL, KS, MA, MN, NE, NV, NJ, NM & OR

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CDC Data Shows More Than 80% of Pregnancy-Related Deaths are Preventable 
Health Insurance Coverage Estimates from the 2021 ACS and CPS
The Future of Aging Policy: A Snapshot of State Priorities
How Changing the Marketplace Coverage Benchmark Could Impact Affordability
State updates: AZ, MI, NC, NJ, NV, OH, OK, OR & RI

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In This Week’s Update:
• Summary of E&E Proposed Rule
• Advancing Oral Health Equity for Medicaid Populations
• Analysis of Recent National Trends in Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment
• State-Level Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance
• State updates: CA, KS, KY, MI, NM, NY, OK, OR & WV

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• Public Charge Rule and Preventive Services Decision
• Protecting Coverage for Postpartum Individuals
• Requesting an Extension of Nurse Aide Training
• Aligning in Crisis: Strategies & Tools to Leverage Federal Funding
• State Updates: DE, IN, ME, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OK, TN & WV

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•Enrollment and eligibility proposed rule
•Expanding Equitable Telehealth Access: Federal Funding Opportunities to Support Universal Broadband
•Assessing Physician Acceptance of Medicaid Patients Using State Health Compare
•State updates: AZ, CA, FL, IA, LA, MN, MO, NC, NE, NH, NJ, RI & WI

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• No Surprises Act Final Rule
• ASPE Projects Coverage Losses Post-PHE
• Lessons From the California Health Care Quality and Affordability Act
• States Take Charge of Healthcare Costs
• Unwinding the Medicaid Continuous Coverage Provision: Projected Enrollment Effects
• State updates: AL, CA, CO, CT, IN, MI, NV & WI

Weekly updates

•PHE Likely to be Extended
•Advancing Health Equity Learning Collaborative
•A Community-Centered Approach to Data Sharing and Policy Change: Lessons for Advancing Health Equity
•Optional Medicaid Health Home Benefit
•State updates: AZ, CA, CO, GU, HI, IL, MA, MD, MN & OH

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In This Week’s Update:

Inflation Reduction Act
Toolkit: Medicaid Managed Care Procurements
Section 1902(e)(14) Waiver Approvals
New Public Health Modernization Project
Developments in Section 1115 Budget Neutrality Policy
State Updates: CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, MS, NJ, NM & OR

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

National Uninsured Rate Reaches All-time Low
Analysis of State Medicaid Enrollment Forms
Meeting Social Needs in Tennessee Medicaid
Colorado Option Advances Equitable Access to Healthcare
Strengthening Communications to Medicaid Enrollees
State Updates: AZ, GA, IL, ME, MI, MN, MO, NJ, NY, OR & UT

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

57th anniversary of Medicaid
Section 1557 proposed rule
Medicaid Managed Care Contracts
CMS Releases Maternity Care Action Plan
Latest Legal Challenges to the ACA
Technology to Improve Quality within MMC
State Updates: AZ, CA, CT, DE, GA, IN, KS, LA, MA, MS, NY & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

• COVID-19 PHE Renewed
• New Funding for Connecting Kids to Coverage 
• Transitions to Exchange Coverage
• Medi-Cal and Health Equity for Pregnant People
• State Updates: CA, GA, MA, ME, MI, MT, NE, OR, TN & WA
 

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

Transition to 988
Social Screening in Healthcare Settings
Medicaid Pathways Program applications open
Health Coverage Options for Ukrainian Nationals
Health Plan Premiums Poised to Spike in 2023
State Updates: AK, AR, CA, CT, MI, MN, MT, NJ, NY & OR

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

New SHVS Social Care Resource
Implementing ‘988’
Expiration of ARPA subsidies
Post-PHE State Telehealth Policy Trends
State updates: CO, ME, MT, NH, NC, NV, TN & WA

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

Maternal Health
Children’s Uninsurance
Building Community Power
State Health System Performance
State Updates: CA, CT, MA, NM, OK, OR, VT & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

Measuring Screening for Social Risk Factors
COVID-19 Vaccines for Children
SBM Race and Ethnicity Data Collection
LGBT Experiences Accessing Care
State Updates: AZ, CA, CO, IL, IN, KY, WV & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

New SHVS Unwinding Resources
Budget Neutrality Requirements
Healthcare Debt in America
Help Improve Medicaid and SNAP Data Coordination
Reducing Health Disparities Among the Medicaid Population
State Updates: DC, LA, ME, MI, MN, NE, NJ, NM, NC, OR, VA & WA

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

New SHVS Unwinding Tool
Medicaid Leadership Institute Applications Open
Medicaid Managed Care Innovation In Response to Pandemic
FAQ's on Agent Compensation and Availability of Coverage
Implementing Social Risk Factor Screening Measures
Standards for Provider Network Adequacy in Medicaid
State Updates: CO, DE, GA, MI, NH, NC, TX, VA & WV

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

New SHVS Expert Perspective: State Medicaid Strategies
Racism As A Barrier to Health Equity
CMS Extends Deadline to Use ARP Funding 
State of Babies Yearbook
Mental Healthcare: Addressing Inequities In Quality
State Updates: AZ, CO, DE, IL, LA, MT, NC, WI & WV

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

Twelve Month Postpartum Expansion News
Medicaid: Social Risk Factor Screening Measures
Averting Premium Shock in the Marketplace
What Racism Costs Everyone
State updates: LA, MN, ND, NJ, NM, NY, OK & OR

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

PHE news
New tool: ARPA Funding for Communities
Healthcare Costs in the Absence of ARPA
School-based behavioral health services
State Updates: CA, CO, GA, MA, MI, MN, NH, TX, VA & WA

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In This Week’s Update:

New SHVS Unwinding Communications Resource
Assist Leadership Programs
Assisting states with Medicaid Redeterminations
Medicaid Continuous Coverage: Fiscal and Enrollment Implications
Leveraging Medicaid to Reduce Youth Homelessness
State updates: AL, CT, FL, LA, MD, MI, MT, NC, OR, WA & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

New SHVS Resources: NBPP and Family Glitch
Text Messaging As A Strategy For The Unwinding
The Role of Marketplaces in Mitigating Coverage Loss
Medicaid Funding of Community Health Workers in States
State Updates: CA, GA, HI, ME, MN, NE, SC, TN & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

Final 2023 NBPP
New Medicare Special Enrollment Period
New SHVS toolkit: Medicaid Estate Recovery
County Health Rankings
Prioritizing Childhood Mental Health
State updates: AZ, CO, CT, FL, NM, OH, OR, PA, TN & WI

Weekly updates

In This Week’s Update:

CMS Health Equity Strategy
Toolkit: Preparing for the end of PHE
Consumer Experiences with Healthcare Costs
Healthcare Cost Growth Targets and Health Equity
Approaches to Increase Primary Care Spending
State Updates: CA, KS, KY, MA, MI, MN, NE, RI,  VT & WA