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Health

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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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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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NCSL COVID-19 DATABASE

State Action on COVID-19

Check out NCSL's new database that brings you up-to-date, real-time information about bills related to and responding to COVID-19 that have been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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COVID-19: State Health Actions

State legislators are rising to the challenge and pursuing various policy options to effectively respond to COVID-19. This webpage includes key health policy information relating to the pandemic, including legislative trends and state actions, federal action and additional resources.

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Overview