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Health

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Finding Long-Term Solutions for Long-Term Care

Roughly half of Americans over 65 are predicted to need long-term services and supports, which include a range of medical and personal care services. To address high costs and ensure quality of care, states, the federal government and health systems use a range of prevention, treatment and coverage strategies.

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Bringing Health Care Prices to Light

Consumers are often in the dark when it comes to health care prices—and they’re not the only ones. Policymakers, employers and researchers frequently lack access to robust price data, which can act as a barrier for assessing health care markets and controlling costs.

NCSL State Liaisons

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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