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Research

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Health Policy Snapshot: Protecting Consumers from Surprise Medical Billing

Many states have enacted legislation protecting consumers from surprise health care bills over the last few years.

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Afterschool and Summer Learning Legislative Trends

Legislative trends for afterschool and summer learning for 2020-2021.

Map Making

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Key Roles of Optometrists

Providing more than two-thirds of all primary eye and vision health care in the U.S., optometrists are an important access point to the health care system for many.

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State Vaccine Requirements for College Entry

State systems of higher education can require proof of immunization against other diseases covered by routine childhood vaccinations like measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis.

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2021 Election Enactments

All 50 states have introduced election-related bills so far in 2021. This webpage tracks significant elections-related enactments.

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Legislative Oversight of Emergency Executive Powers

Legislative powers and oversight of governor's executive orders. Includes bills introduced or enacted in response to executive orders during the coronavirus.

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Overview