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  • 2019 Legislative Tracker

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    January 8, 2019 | Filed under: All

  • National Standards for CYSHCN Measures Compendium Layout 3

    This measures compendium is a reference tool that highlights relevant quality measures aligned with key elements for a system of care for CYSHCN as outlined in the National Standards for CYSHCN.  This tool compiles existing data and quality measures from applicable and widely used measure sets.  Identification of data and quality measures can help states […]

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    November 2, 2018 | Filed under: All

  • PBM Bills Comparison Chart

    Earlier this year, 20 states passed 31 bills to shed light on the opaque business practices of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). States took varied approaches to curb prescription drug costs by regulating PBMs. The chart below details the PBM practices each state tackled, and how their approaches compare with NASHP’s PBM model legislation.   Footnotes 1. […]

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    September 28, 2018 | Filed under: All

  • Oklahoma Signs the Nation’s First State Medicaid Value-Based Contracts for Rx Drugs

    Oklahoma Signs the Nation’s First State Medicaid Value-Based Contracts for Rx Drugs

    On the heels of Oklahoma’s first-in-the-nation, value-based purchasing deal to improve adherence to an antipsychotic drug, the state’s Medicaid agency just signed its second value-based contract for a prescription drug used to treat serious bacterial skin infections. While several private insurers have initiated value-based contracting, which links payments to a drug’s effectiveness and outcome, Oklahoma […]

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    September 25, 2018 | Filed under: All, Front Page, Medicaid

  • NASHP Request for Proposals, Human Resources ASO

    TO: Interested Parties FROM: Ellen Jane Schneiter, Deputy Director RE Proposals, Human Resources ASO: Request for Proposals, Human Resources ASO DATE: September 5, 2018 The Center for Health Policy Development (d/b/a National Academy for State Health Policy or “NASHP”) is accepting proposals from HR outsourcing companies offering ASO services to small businesses. We invite you […]

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    September 6, 2018 | Filed under: All

  • State Health Policy Blog
    #NASHPCONF18: Policymakers Share Their Approaches to Stabilize State Individual Insurance Markets

    #NASHPCONF18: Policymakers Share Their Approaches to Stabilize State Individual Insurance Markets

    During NASHP’s recent state health policy conference, state insurance experts explored the dramatic changes that recent federal action has foisted on their individual health insurance markets. In a second report from this conference session, they highlight strategies they’ve used to stabilize markets and identify lingering challenges to insurance markets’ affordability and choice. While many state […]

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  • Conference Presentations 2018

    Below is a full list of the Conference speaker presentations.

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    August 21, 2018 | Filed under: All

  • #NASHPCONF18 Photo Gallery

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    August 20, 2018 | Filed under: All

  • Pharmacy Benefit Manager Model Legislation: Questions and Answers

    Pharmacy Benefit Manager Model Legislation: Questions and Answers

    These questions and answers explain the role pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) play in the drug supply chain and highlight NASHP’s model PBM legislation that states can use to better oversee PBMs and protect consumers. What are pharmacy benefit managers? Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) contract with health plans to administer their pharmacy benefits. Depending what a health […]

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