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Health

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Behavioral Health Policy Series

Explore our four-part series looking at how state legislative actions attempt to increase access to mental and behavioral health-related services.

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Medical Respite Care

Medical respite programs are growing rapidly as an opportunity to support the health needs of people experiencing homelessness and address high health care costs associated with hospital readmissions.

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Health

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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