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Federal Issues | Health and Human Services

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State Roles Using 1332 Health Waivers

Learn how states can use "Section 1332" health innovation waivers to go beyond the current features in parts of the ACA. Includes developments to October, including proposed regulations released 10/23/18.

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Health Insurance Exchanges

Read this NCSL report for latest 2018-2019 plan information on state actions and responses to implement exchanges as outlined in the Affordable Care Act. Includes state information about insurers and premiums. Updated for January 2019.

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FEDERAL ISSUES | HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Federal Issues | Health and Human Services

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on patients, families and caregivers is a growing public health concern. States have a keen interest in Alzheimer’s and dementia policy with the rising numbers of diagnosable cases, the large impact the disease has on state and federal budgets and the possibilities of intervention.

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CMS Final 2019 Payment Notice Rule

CMS released a final rule outling changes to state run insurance marketplaces, these regulations will take effect on June 18, 2019. States will find guidance and other helpful documents below as they navigate the changes and their role in implementing them.

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