Enacted laws and adopted resolutions for 2017.
NCSL Health Innovations Project: Highlights of activities supported by the Commonwealth Fund. Review the diverse completed publications, online reports, Webinars, invitational meetings and national meeting sessions made possible by this grant-funded collaboration. Updated for summer 2017.
2016 state actions include enacted laws in 46 states. In addition there are three states with Executive Orders: Connecticut, Louisiana and Montana. Four states did not hold a regular session in 2016: Montana, Nevada, North Dakota and Texas.
Actions Toward Health System Change 2017: This is a web landing page for links to NCSL information and resources regarding the activity of the Trump Administration and Congress to revise federal health law pertaining to the health insurance market and Medicaid.
State Health Systems Innovations: NCSL’s Health Program, through support from the Commonwealth Fund, seeks to help state legislators and their staff learn about promising health system reforms and policy innovations in areas such as Access, Medicaid, Health Providers and Workforce, private market, public health, social determinants and state laws. Health Reports, 2017
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