Health Summit Preconference:
Fiscal Implications of Health Reform
NCSL Legislative Summit: Sunday, July 25, 2010
Nolan Langweil, Joint Fiscal Office, Vermont; Vice-Chair, NCSL Health Committee
Lisa Murawski, Legislative Analyst’s Office, California
Meridith K. Wurden, Legislative Analyst’s Office, California, "Evaluating State Fiscal Implications of the Affordable Care Act" (8-page PDF file)
With dozens of new federal law requirements and state options, those responsible for planning and writing state budgets have been working extra hours to analyze how much each state stands to gain, or have to appropriate, to make the diverse parts of health reform work. California fiscal staff explained their approach as one of the first to publish a state-specific report, "Evaluating State Fiscal Implications of the Affordable Care Act"