Tag: state health and value strategies

A Long-term Financing Solution for Mobile Crisis Services

Policymakers increasingly recognize the need for alternatives to law enforcement-driven responses to behavioral health crises. In a new issue brief for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State Health & Value Strategies program, CHIR teamed up with experts from Manatt Health to provide recommendations for a hybrid coverage and funding approach for mobile crisis services.

State Policy Options to Encourage Greater Use of Telehealth in State-Regulated Health Plans

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought renewed and urgent interest in using telehealth to enable remote access to care across service areas and provider types. CHIR’s JoAnn Volk and Sabrina Corlette summarize federal legislation and guidance as well as actions state departments of insurance can take to encourage greater access to telehealth services in an article for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State Health & Value Strategies project.

Proposed Marketplace Program Integrity Rule: Summary and Implications for States

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has proposed new standards for Affordable Care Act marketplaces “program integrity.” CHIR expert Sabrina Corlette, in her latest piece for State Health & Value Strategies, summarizes the proposal and outlines implications for state marketplaces, insurance departments, and the consumers they serve.

What’s in the Association Health Plan Final Rule? Implications for States

The Trump administration has released new rules to expand the availability of association health plans that are exempt from many of the Affordable Care Act’s consumer protections. In her latest article for State Health & Value Strategies’ Expert Perspectives blog, CHIR’s Sabrina Corlette covers key provisions of the new policy and digs into the implications for states, insurance markets, and the consumers and small businesses that purchase private coverage.

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