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The following is a list of briefings, documents, and publications that have been ranked by the Alliance for Health Reform in order of relevance, 10 being "Exclusively Related" to the issue, to 5 being "Somewhat Related" to the issue. Webcasts, transcripts and resource materials can be downloaded for each briefing listed.
 
RankTypeDescription
10Briefing  Health Insurance Exchanges: Can States and the Federal Government Meet the Deadline?, 7/27/2012
According to the health reform law, health insurance exchanges are to begin covering people in every state by January 2014. But many states are just now beginning to think about their options for state-run exchanges and federal-state partnerships to run them. What needs to happen between now and January 2014 for states to successfully implement exchanges and other aspects of health reform? Will the federal government be prepared to administer exchanges in states that are not building their own? Will individuals who enroll in health plans through the federal exchange still be eligible for subsidies or premium tax credits? What does the Supreme Court ruling on the Medicaid expansion mean for exchanges and for coverage for the population below 133 percent of the federal poverty level? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund are sponsoring a July 27 breakfast briefing.  
10Briefing  Health Care After the Supreme Court Decision: What's Next?, 7/9/2012
The Supreme Court has ruled on the constitutionality of the health reform law. But many provisions in the law require specific actions to be taken and deadlines to be met by states, providers and others in order to implement various aspects of health reform scheduled to take effect in January, 2014. How many states will be ready to open the doors of their health insurance exchanges on schedule? Will the federal government be prepared to administer such exchanges in states that are not building their own? Will states that choose to participate in the Medicaid expansion be ready to cover the newly eligible? Will some states likely choose not to participate in the expansion? To answer these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Family Foundation cosponsored a July 9 luncheon briefing. 
10Briefing  Webinar: Implementing Health Reform in the States, 3/27/2012
The health care overhaul law leaves many key decisions to the states. For example, states have a lot of leeway in how they set up health insurance exchanges, where uninsured individuals and small business will be able to buy coverage starting in 2014. This webinar offered an update on what's happening in the states with implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and what lies ahead. Cosponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Association of Health Care Journalists.  
10Briefing  Keeping Coverage Continuous: Smoothing the Path between Medicaid and the Exchange, 5/20/2011
When fully implemented, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will increase the number of insured Americans primarily through Medicaid expansion and the creation of state-based insurance exchanges. A key design challenge for those implementing the reform law is how to manage churning, when people cycle in and out of public programs as their income varies. What approaches are states and the federal government taking to minimize the disruption from churning? Will people be able to keep their provider as they move across the Medicaid-exchange divide? How can private insurers and Medicaid overcome possible technical and cultural barriers to a cooperative working relationship? To answer these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund sponsored a May 20 luncheon briefing. 
10Briefing  50 Ways to Implement Health Reform: State Challenges and Federal Assistance, 8/2/2010
What challenges need to be overcome by the states to implement various provisions in the health reform law? This briefing, cosponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, looked into how the states and the federal government are working together to implement the law -- both near-term provisions, such as high-risk pools, as well as other provisions farther down the road, such as setting up exchanges and instituting changes to Medicaid eligibility.  
10Briefing  AIMING HIGHER: Results from a State Scorecard on Health System Performance , 6/15/2007
Following up on last year’s national scorecard on the U.S. health system performance, The Commonwealth Fund has developed a state scorecard to assess state variations in key areas of access, quality, hospital use and cost, equity and health outcomes. Results of the state-level comparisons were reviewed and analyzed at a luncheon briefing sponsored by the Fund and the Alliance for Health Reform.  
10Briefing  STATE HEALTH INITIATIVES: What's Next?, 5/30/2007
New initiatives are cropping up in one state after another aimed at helping the uninsured. The most comprehensive efforts have been in Massachusetts, Vermont and Maine. California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has attracted national attention for his plan to cover virtually all in that state, and legislative leaders have their own plans. But many other states are also moving toward expanded coverage. This briefing presented a nationwide roundup, and thoughts on how state-level activity could affect prospects for national health reform. Resource materials are available for downloading, including an extensive list of expert sources. 
10Briefing  Which Way To Turn? Options for Rebuilding the Gulf Region's Health Infrastructure, 5/11/2007
More than two years after hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf region and destroyed large swaths of New Orleans, local and federal officials are trying to determine the appropriate approach to rebuilding the health care system. Prior to Katrina, Louisiana’s health care infrastructure was a two-tiered system. The middle class relied largely on the private health care system while the poor relied on a state-sponsored hospital network known as the “Charity” system.  
10Briefing  STATE HEALTH REFORM INITIATIVES: Are There Lessons for Federal Policymakers?, 11/20/2006
Polls consistently show that addressing problems in our health care system remains a top concern for most Americans. But while major health care reform efforts have stalled in Washington, many states are attempting to address the rising number of uninsured on their own. This briefing focused on such efforts in three states – Massachusetts, Vermont and Utah.  
10Briefing  The Massachusetts Health Plan: How Did They Do It?, 5/8/2006
On April 4, 2006, the Massachusetts legislature approved a plan requiring all adults to purchase health insurance by July 2007, or face a fine. The plan is projected to expand coverage to 95 percent of the state’s uninsured residents over the next three years. How did Massachusetts craft such a far-reaching plan with bipartisan support? What do health care providers, consumers and businesses think of the plan? What are the prospects that other states might adopt certain features of the Massachusetts experience?  
10Document  Event Summary, 8/2/2010
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
10Document  Sourcelist, 8/2/2010
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Materials List, 8/2/2010
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Briefing Transcript50 Ways to Implement Health Reform: State Challenges and Federal Assistance, 8/2/2010
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  SELECTED RESOURCES: State Health Coverage Initiatives, 5/25/2007
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Briefing TranscriptTranscript: State Health Reform Initiatives: Are There Lessons from Federal Policymakers?, 11/20/2006
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10ToolkitToolkit: ERISA and State Health Reform, 8/7/2007
Many policy experts believe that sweeping general reform to our national health system is not likely to happen without success stories from state-level reforms. Yet many state reforms may be in conflict with the federal statute known as the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, or ERISA. This toolkit, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, covers the basics and ERISA and presents expert opinion on both sides of the ERISA vs. state reform issue. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Issue BriefRebuilding Louisiana's Health Care System, 7/26/2007
Though the Katrina flood waters have long since receded, the debate continues over how to restore – or even improve – Louisiana’s devastated health care system. This issue brief covers the health care problems still facing the city and proposed solutions. Supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10ToolkitMassachusetts Health Reform Toolkit, 7/5/2007
Starting July 1, every adult in Massachusetts is required to have health coverage (except for 60,000 people exempted by the state). This toolkit, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is designed to help you understand the state's pace-setting near-universal coverage plan and its implications, with links to representative articles and documents from across the ideological spectrum. You will also find a list of selected experts and websites. We recommend these articles and experts to you, and welcome your suggestions for additions to our list. You may email those to info@allhealth.org  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Briefing  "The _____ (Doctor/Nurse/Other) Will See You Now": Rethinking Scope of Practice, 7/17/2013
A July 17 webinar (1:00-2:30 ET) gave you the latest on a flurry of state legislation to allow nurses, nurse practitioners and other medical providers to do more to care for patients.  
9Briefing  Taking the Long View: Story Ideas After the Supreme Court's Health Reform Decision, 7/19/2012
It’s been said that the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will keep legions of lawyers employed for years to come. The same could be said for health reporters, political writers, bloggers, editorialists, talk show bookers, TV news producers and documentary makers. Rather than dousing controversy about the health reform law, the 5-4 decision has sparked more controversy. Dozens of questions remain – questions which media audiences will want answered. This briefing, cosponsored by the Alliance and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provided reporters with dozens of story ideas for months to come.  
9Briefing  Essential Health Benefits: Balancing Affordability and Adequacy , 2/3/2012
Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), insurance plans offered through state insurance exchanges – as well as non-grandfathered plans offered in the individual and small group markets – will be required to cover a set of health benefits and services called the “essential health benefits” package. Guidance issued last month by the Department of Health and Human Services will give each state some discretion to specify benefits within the 10 categories specified in the law. The implementation of the essential health benefits package raises many questions. What is the task before states in selecting and designing “benchmark” plans that are comprehensive but also affordable? What does it mean for health plans to have the ability to offer benefits that are “substantially equal” to the benchmark plan? How will states incorporate state benefit mandates? What recommendations did the Institute of Medicine make on ensuring that health plans are affordable over time? To address these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund sponsored a February 3 briefing.  
9Briefing  The State of Children's Health, Care and Coverage, 4/4/2011
A record 90 percent of children now have health coverage – one-third of whom are covered by public programs, Medicaid and CHIP. Yet about 7.5 million children remain uninsured, including 5 million who are eligible for Medicaid and CHIP but not enrolled. Who are the at-risk kids? How are states faring with enrollment and retention? Are state budget issues creating a dilemma for kids' coverage programs? How will children and families be affected once major parts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) become effective in 2014? What initiatives are in place to keep kids healthy? This luncheon briefing, cosponsored by the Alliance and the Centene Corporation, addressed these and related questions. 
9Briefing  Designing a Marketplace that Works: Steps to Affordable Coverage, 10/22/2010
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted in March 2010 calls for the establishment of state health insurance exchanges -- marketplaces through which individuals and small businesses can purchase affordable insurance. This briefing looked at ACA provisions regarding exchanges, and the implementation challenges and opportunities associated with their establishment. Cosponsored by The Commonwealth Fund.  
9Briefing  Getting Connected: Can the ACA Improve Access to Health Care in Rural Communities?, 10/13/2010
Residents of rural communities face unique health care challenges, including fewer health care providers, higher rates of chronic disease, and lower adoption rates of health IT. This briefing looked at provisions in the health reform law pertaining to rural care issues, including telehealth. Cosponsored by the United Health Foundation.  
9Document  Timothy Jost's Presentation , 7/27/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Sara Collins' Presentation , 7/27/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Brian Webb's Presentation , 7/27/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Safety Net Hospitals Event Summary, 6/18/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Allison Presentation: The State of Medicaid Programs, 3/3/2011
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Thomas Betlatch Presentation, 2/22/2010
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Jason Helgerson Presentation, 2/22/2010
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  The Secrets of Massachusetts’ Success: Why 97 Percent of State Residents Have Health Coverage, 11/1/2009
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, State Health Access Data Assistance Center (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Rural Health: Laying the Foundation for Health Reform, 10/30/2009
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Assuring Health Coverage for Rural People Through Health Reform, 10/30/2009
 - Source: Rural Policy Research Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Briefing TranscriptResults from a State Scorecard on Health System Performance, 6/15/2007
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Washington's Healthiest State Campaign, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Washington Health Foundation/United Health Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  America's Health Rankings 2006, 6/15/2007
 - Source: United Health Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  2006 National Healthcare Quality Report, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Aiming Higher: A State Scorecard on Health System Performance, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Cathy Schoen (PowerPoint)
9Document  Oklahoma Health and Health Systems, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Peter Budetti, M.D. (PowerPoint)
9Document  Building State-Based High Performing Systems of Care, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Christopher F. Koller (PowerPoint)
9Briefing TranscriptWhich Way To Turn? Options for Rebuilding the Gulf Region's Health Infrastructure, 5/11/2007
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Regional Quality Improvement Initiative, 4/1/2007
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Excerpted Governor's State of the State Addresses 2007, 3/9/2007
 - Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  2007 'State of the States' Addresses: Health Care Looms Large, 3/1/2007
 - Source: Stateline (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  State of the States 2007, 1/1/2007
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Changing Definition of ‘Dependent’ Who is insured and for how long?, 9/28/2006
 - Source: National Conference of State Legislatures (Word Document)
9Briefing TranscriptThe Massachusetts Health Plan: How Did They Do It?, 5/8/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Tim Murphy Presentation: Massachusetts Health Care Reform, 5/8/2006
 - Source: Tim Murphy (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  James Mongan Presentation: Alliance for Health Reform/Kaiser Family Foundation Briefing, 5/8/2006
 - Source: James Mongan, MD (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  High cost for health insurance: Massachusetts plan would run billions more in California, 4/27/2006
 - Source: San Francisco Chronicle (Word Document)
9Document  The Significance of Massachusetts Health Reform, 4/11/2006
 - Source: Edmund Haislmaier, The Heritage Foundation  (Word Document)
9Document  Health Care Access and Affordability Conference Committee Report, 4/3/2006
 - Source: Massachusetts Legislature (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Executive Summary: Massachusetts-Style Coverage Expansion: What Would It Cost in California?, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Institute for Health Policy Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Issue Brief: Massachusetts-Style Coverage Expansion: What Would It Cost in California?, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Institute for Health Policy Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Massachusetts Health Care Reform Plan, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Commission  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Health Insurance Regulation by States and the Federal Government: A Review of Current Approache, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Health Policy Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Massachusetts Legislative Proposal to Achieve Universal Health Care Coverage: HB 4850 Summary, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Americas Health Insurance Plans (Word Document)
9ToolkitMedical Malpractice Reform: A Toolkit, 8/7/2013
Medical malpractice reform has been a contentious area of debate among health care policymakers. The resources in this new Toolkit, co-written by Shane Durkin and Erin Buchanan of the Alliance, will help you understand why this has been a partisan debate throughout the years and describe the research behind traditional tort reform. It will also help you understand the more innovative approaches being tested and what we should look forward to in the effort to reform the medical liability system.

The Toolkit includes:
  • Key facts about medical malpractice, including costs and types of physicians most at risk
  • An explanation of why medical malpractice reform has fallen to the states and what innovative approaches are being tested
  • Links to articles and reports explaining and analyzing these and past reforms
  • A list of health care experts who have been involved or written extensively on medical malpractice reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Issue BriefImplementing Health Reform - Federal Rules and State Roles, 10/14/2010
Implementing the new health reform law falls in large measure to the federal government. But all 50 states and the District of Columbia have responsibilities under the new law. This issue brief describes how federal and state government efforts will mesh, and some key tasks to be performed by each. Written by Deanna Okrent of the Alliance and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Other PublicationHow 10 People Reshaped Massachusetts Health Care, 5/30/2007
This article describes the dynamics of the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector board, 10 people from very disparate perspectives who were charged with working out the details of the universal coverage plan approved by the Massachusetts legislature. Reporter Laura Meckler shows how the members of the board were able to find compromises on a variety of issues, driven by a desire to make the Massachusetts plan work. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Offsite Document  State Coverage Matrix, 5/1/2007
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  2007 Comprehensive Health Care Reforms: Side-By-Side, 1/1/2007
 - Source: National Conference of State Legislatures (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Side-By-Side Comparison of 2007 Comprehensive Health Care Reforms, 1/1/2007
 - Source: National Conference of State Legislatures (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Strategies in Progress, 1/1/2007
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Health Care for All Kids: About All Kids, 1/1/2007
 - Source: State of Illinois: All Kids (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Letter to Congressional Leadership on Economic Stimulus, 1/28/2008
 - Source: National Governors Association (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Hospitals Bracing for Steep Cuts in Funding, 2/4/2008
 - Source: New York Sun (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Strategies to Help States Address Increased Expenditures During Economic Downturns, 10/1/2005
 - Source: Government Accountability Office Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Current Issues in Medicaid: A Mid-FY2008 Update, 1/28/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid, 11/8/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP): Reauthorization History, 1/28/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Governor Schwarzenegger's Plan: Stay Healthy California, 4/27/2007
 - Source: California Health Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Governor Rendell Aims To Make Healthcare Affordable, 3/30/2007
 - Source: CBS 3 (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Governor Signs Comprehensive Health Care Reform Legislation - Press Release, 5/25/2006
 - Source: Jim Douglas, Governor of Vermont - Vermont.gov (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Feature: Maryland: Increasing Adult Eligibility While Cutting the Budget, 8/10/2009
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid, 8/6/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Affording Shared Responsibility For Universal Coverage: Insights From California, 3/24/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Access and Affordability: An Update On Health Reform in Massachusetts, Fall 2008, 5/28/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  The Louisiana Experience: Successful Steps to Improve Retention in Medicaid and SCHIP, 2/1/2009
 - Source: Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Weathering the Storm: States Move Forward on Child and Family Health Coverage Despite Tough Economic Climate, 11/1/2009
 - Source: Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Express Lane Eligibility Efforts: Lessons Learned from Early State Cross-Program Enrollment Initiatives, 8/1/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, The Children's Partnership Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Secretary Sebelius Awards $40 Million to States to Find, Enroll Children in CHIP, Medicaid, 11/30/2009
 - Source: HHS Press Office (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Wisconsin's BadgerCare Plus Coverage Expansion and Simplification: Early Data on Program Impact, 10/1/2009
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, State Health Access Data Assistance Center Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Child Friendly? How Texas' Policy Choices Affect Whether Children Get Enrolled and Stay Enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP, 2/1/2009
 - Source: Center for Public Policy Priorities, The Texas Association of Community Health Centers Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Health Insurance Exchanges in Healthcare Reform: Legal and Policy Issuess, 12/31/2009
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Implementation and Enforcement of Health Care Reform - Federal versus State Government, 12/30/2009
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Virtual Health Insurance Exchange: Utah Goes Live, 8/20/2009
 - Source: X Prize (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State-Based Health Reform: A Comparison of Health Insurance Exchanges and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, 6/20/2007
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Health Insurance Exchanges: A Typology and Guide to Key Design Issues, 7/20/2009
 - Source: The Health Industry Forum Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Letter to Harry Reid and Nancey Pelosi, 1/6/2010
 - Source: National Association of Insurance Commissioners Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid and State Budgets: Looking at the Facts, 4/1/2008
 - Source: Georgetown University Health Policy Institute: Center for Children and Families Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  State of the States, 1/1/2010
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  RHODE ISLAND’S MEDICAID PROPOSAL WOULD PUT BENEFICIARIES AT RISK AND UNDERMINE THE FEDERAL-STATE PARTNERSHIP Could Set Dangerous Precedent for Other States, 9/4/2008
 - Source: CBPP Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Expansion Ignores States’ Fiscal Crises, 1/5/2010
 - Source: Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  In The States: Moving Ahead and Falling Behind with Reform, 2/3/2010
 - Source: New America Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid and State Budgets: From Crunch to Cliff, 10/1/2009
 - Source: KFF Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Precarious Position: States Must Balance Declining Revenues With a Growing Need for Medicaid, 7/1/2008
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  State Efforts to cover low-income adults without children, 9/1/2008
 - Source: National Association of State Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Budget for Fiscal Year 2011, 1/1/2010
 - Source: DHHS (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  A New Approach to the State-Federal Relationship In Health, 1/16/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Health care law will alter high-risk pool, but just how hasn't been worked out, 4/17/2010
 - Source: The Seattle Times (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Fact Sheet- Temporary High Risk Pool Program, 4/1/2010
 - Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Covering High-Risk Insurance Pools: Victoria Colliver, 5/1/2010
 - Source: Association of Health Care Journalists  (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Health Insurance Reform and Your State (HHS-Gov): Map By State , 5/26/2010
 - Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services  (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Facing Obamacare: What States Should Know , 5/3/2010
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Actions to Implement Federal Health Reform , 6/20/2010
 - Source: National Conference of State Legislatures (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Decison-Making in Implementing National Health Reform, 5/1/2010
 - Source: National Governors Association Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Health Care Reform Law: Timeline for Small Businesses , 4/13/2010
 - Source: National Federation of Independent Businesses  (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Specialty Care Safety Net Initiative, 10/7/2010
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  A Case Study of Rural Health Care in the Economic Downturn, 10/1/2009
 - Source: North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  State Health Facts, 11/1/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation  (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  What if states ditch Medicaid?, 11/8/2010
 - Source: The Washington Post-Ezra Klein Blog (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Health Care Homes: Annual Report on Implementation 2009, 12/1/2009
 - Source: Minnesota Department of Human Services. (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Toward Meeting the Needs of Vulnerable Populations: Issues for Policymakers' Consideration in Integrating a Safety Net into Health Care Reform Implementation, 1/1/2012
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Funding for State Safety Net Hospitals Approved, 5/23/2012
 - Source: Boston Globe (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Are Feds Giving a Safety Net to Massachusetts's Hospitals?, 10/24/2010
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation: The Foundry (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  2-Year Project Helps Reduce Non-Emergency Cases in Hospital EDs, 5/9/2012
 - Source: New Jersey Hospital Association (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  How each state will approach health care act, 7/12/2012
 - Source: USA Today (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Decision Time For States On The Affordable Care Act, 7/2/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs blog (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Ruling Puts Pressure on States to Act, 6/28/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Health News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Health Law Deadlines Under Pressure, 6/30/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Health News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Taxation Without Representation: The Illegal IRS Rule to Expand Tax Credits under the PPACA , 7/1/2012
 - Source: Case Western Reserve Research Paper Series in Legal Studies (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Could The Health Law End Up Back In Court? Opponents Think So, 7/18/2012
 - Source: NPR (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Yes, the Federal Exchange Can Offer Premium Tax Credits, 7/11/2012
 - Source: Health Reform Watch blog (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Health law ruling reveals governors' split, 7/9/2012
 - Source: USA Today (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Who could fall between the cracks?, 7/3/2012
 - Source: Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  GAO Finds HRSA Failing Taxpayers, Patients, Due to Ineffective Management of Community Health Center Program, 6/21/2012
 - Source: Offices of Senators Tom Coburn, Michael Enzi, and Richard Burr (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  The Future Role of Community Health Centers in a Changing Health Care Landscape, 1/1/2011
 - Source: The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Emerging Issues in the FQHC Prospective Payment System, 9/1/2011
 - Source: National Association of Community Health Centers (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  New Access Point Grant Awards, 6/20/2012
 - Source: Health Resources and Services Association (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Health Law Deadlines Under Pressure, 6/30/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Health News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  The Massachusetts and Utah Health Insurance Exchanges, 3/31/2012
 - Source: Lessons Learned Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Establishing Health Insurance Exchanges: Three States' Progress, 7/1/2012
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Monitoring the Impacts of Health Reform at the State Level: Using Federal Survey Data, 3/1/2011
 - Source: SHADAC (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Mortality and Access to Care among Adults after State Medicaid Expansions, 9/13/2012
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Issue Brief: State Lawmaker's Guide to Evaluating Medicaid Expansion Projections, 9/7/2012
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  South Carolina's View: The Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion is the Wrong Approach, 9/6/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Expansion: States' Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 8/1/2012
 - Source: Government Accountability Office Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Eligibility Expansion: Arguments For and Against States Opting for ACA Medicaid Expansion, 9/10/2012
 - Source: The Piper Report (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  How Health Reform's Medicaid Expansion Will Impact State Budgets, 7/25/2012
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Status of the ACA Medicaid Expansion after Supreme Court Ruling, 11/19/2012
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Briefing  Community Health Centers: Can They Plug the Gaps in the Safety Net?, 7/23/2012
Currently, there are more than 1,100 community health centers providing care to approximately 20.2 million people in every state across the U.S. The centers, which have historically received bipartisan support, are in a unique position to serve the millions more who will gain coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Nearly 40 percent of current CHC patients have no health insurance; approximately one third are children. Who do community health centers currently serve and how will this change as the health reform law plays out? How are CHCs faring in the current economic environment? Is there sufficient federal oversight of their operations? How are states and safety-net systems planning for 2014 and the challenges and opportunities presented under the ACA? What will be the impact of scheduled cuts to discretionary programs under the Budget Control Act of 2011 (the sequester)? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Centene Corporation sponsored a July 23 briefing. 
8Briefing  The Health of Safety-Net Hospitals: How are They Faring? What’s the Outlook?, 6/4/2012
Safety-net hospitals play a critical role in providing care to vulnerable populations, especially at a time when employer-sponsored coverage has declined and the demand for safety-net services has gone up. While the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) creates some opportunities for safety-net providers, it also presents significant challenges. Who does the safety-net system currently serve and how will this change as the health reform law plays out? How are safety-net hospitals faring in the current economic environment and how are they altering the way they provide care right now? What are some policy options for sustaining financial viability of safety-net hospitals in the short-term and long-term? The Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund cosponsored this briefing to answer these and related questions. 
8Briefing  Program Integrity: How Much Money Can Combating Health Care Fraud and Abuse Save? , 3/5/2012
Headlines regularly call attention to pockets of fraudulent activity in the health care area--scams that amount to millions and potentially billions of dollars. The stories typically focus on catching the crooks but not so much on efforts to prevent fraud, waste and abuse in health care programs. Both types of efforts are important. With continued concerns about rising health care costs and the current focus on deficit reduction, how much money can be saved and put to better use by reducing waste, abuse and outright fraud? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Centene Corporation sponsored a March 5 briefing. The focus was not so much on the criminal aspect of the problem, but rather on how to coordinate the efforts of Medicaid, Medicare, the private sector and others to prevent and combat the waste, fraud and abuse. 
8Briefing  Inside Deficit Reduction: What it Means for Medicaid, 11/10/2011
Medicaid currently provides health and long-term care to 68 million Americans, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would significantly expand Medicaid beginning in 2014. As a countercyclical program, Medicaid typically faces increased enrollment at the same time that states are looking to cut their budgets. Although the Budget Control Act of 2011 exempts safety-net programs like Medicaid from across-the-board cuts, Medicaid has remained a keenly debated topic in discussions of how to reduce the deficit. Which proposals affecting Medicaid might receive serious consideration by the “super committee” in its quest to find $1.2 trillion or more in savings by its November 23 deadline? What impact would these changes have on the populations served by this program, providers, and states? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and four cosponsors presented a November 10 briefing. 
8Briefing  Health Insurance Exchanges: See How They Run, 5/11/2009
Various proposals to expand coverage to uninsured Americans and reform the health insurance market include the establishment of a health insurance exchange. The most widely discussed example of such an exchange is in Massachusetts, and it arrived recently with Massachusetts’ 2007 health reform efforts. Many are looking to the Connector, as the Massachusetts program is known, to inform their discussions of a national insurance exchange. But is that the only model? What is actually meant by a health insurance exchange and how might it work? What’s in it for the consumer? How would vulnerable populations be protected? Who stands to benefit? To answer these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund sponsored this May 11 briefing. 
8Briefing  Massachusetts Health Reform: Bragging Rights and Growing Pains, 5/19/2008
The Massachusetts health care reform plan has been a success in many ways, with more than 340,000 formerly uninsured residents gaining coverage. But the program is costing more than expected and the majority of the newly insured require hefty government subsidies that may not be sustainable. This briefing, cosponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation, looked into the program's successes and challenges. 
8Briefing  Healthcare and the Economic Slowdown: Medicaid, State Revenues and Federal Spending Plans, 2/15/2008
What is the relationship between Medicaid spending and the economy; and between Medicaid and state budgets? What impact did the 2003 federal Medicaid matching rate increase have on Medicaid coverage and state fiscal situations? What would be the likely impact of an increase in Medicaid funding in the current fiscal environment? How are proposed Medicaid and SCHIP changes in the president’s budget likely to affect these two public programs and state budgets? What other fiscal pressures are being felt by state Medicaid programs? This briefing, cosponsored by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, addressed these and related questions. 
8Briefing  STATE COVERAGE INITIATIVES: Will Moving Toward Universal Coverage Make the System Work Better for Everyone?, 10/26/2007
There is mounting evidence that the U.S. system is often financially inefficient and delivers poor quality. There is also research suggesting that having so many people without insurance can adversely affect the quality of care for everyone, even those with insurance. A new report by The Commonwealth Fund sets forth principles for providing universal coverage in ways that could promote a high performance health care system. Several states are already trying to reform their health care systems. How is implementation of universal coverage progressing in Massachusetts? How are negotiations moving forward in California and Pennsylvania to pass health care reform legislation? In addition to improving access and quality, what else should states do to improve the health and health care of their citizens? This briefing, sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund and the Alliance, addressed these and other important questions.  
8Briefing  Who Cares What Patients Think?, 12/4/2006
The growing complexity of our health care system, and time demands on providers, can cause patients’ non-obvious needs to get lost in the shuffle. Sometimes, the result can be less-than-optimal care. In response, providers are trying to be more responsive to patients’ cultural traditions, family situations, personal preferences and values. Some have tagged this movement “patient-centered care.”  
8Briefing  Improving Coverage Stability For Kids in Medicaid and SCHIP, 6/16/2006
One byproduct of the patchwork system of public and private health insurance coverage in the United States is that individuals can gain or lose health insurance as they gain or lose jobs, or gain or lose eligibility for public programs. This phenomenon, known as “churning,” can lead to gaps in health insurance coverage and unnecessary administrative costs for state governments that have to process the same individuals repeatedly. What—if any—changes should be made at the state and federal level to reduce coverage instability? Should states streamline enrollment and renewal processes?  
8Briefing  Helping the Medicare Savings Programs Get Savings to Seniors, 6/12/2006
The Medicare Savings Programs provide assistance with premiums — and in some instances, cost sharing requirements — to Medicare beneficiaries of limited income and resources who do not qualify for full Medicaid benefits. What lessons does Part D enrollment offer that could apply to the savings programs? What techniques are working well for the savings programs that could apply to Part D enrollment? How could newly released recommendations from The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) improve the Medicare savings programs if implemented? How feasible are these recommendations?  
8Briefing  Ideas for Making Health Insurance More Affordable for Small Businesses, 4/24/2006
This briefing covered proposals in Congress that aim to reorganize the health insurance market for small businesses, particularly through Small Business Health Plans (SBHPs). Proponents argue that SBHPs would result in more consumer choice, lower costs and reduced regulatory burdens, while skeptics say that SBHPs would remove benefit mandates and rating structures put in place in many states. 
8Briefing  Exploring Realistic Coverage Options for the Uninsured, 10/28/2005
This briefing explored questions such as: Will consumer-directed care offer new hope for coverage? Will policy makers consider Medicaid or SCHIP expansions? Can tax credits be structured to encourage the uninsured to buy insurance in the private market? Will local public/private initiatives pave the way for national policies?  
8Document  Source List, 11/10/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Materials List, 11/10/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Speaker Bios, 11/10/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Agenda, 11/10/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Allison Presentation, 11/10/2011
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8Document  Chernof Presentation, 11/10/2011
 (PowerPoint)
8Document  McCann Presentation, 11/10/2011
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8Document  Rowland Presentation, 11/10/2011
 (PowerPoint)
8Briefing TranscriptTranscript, 11/10/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
8Document  Event Summary, 11/2/2010
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8Briefing TranscriptTranscript, 10/22/2010
 (Word Document)
8Document  Source List, 10/20/2010
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8Document  Applying 21st Century Eligibility and Enrollment Methods to National Health Care Reform, 12/1/2009
 - Source: Urban Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  The Uninsured: What Do the New Numbers Mean for Health Reform?, 9/18/2009
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Health Insurance Exchanges: See How They Run, 5/11/2009
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8Document  Cathy Schoen Presentation, 5/11/2009
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8Document  Linda Blumberg Presentation, 5/11/2009
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8Document  Rick Curtis Presentation, 5/11/2009
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8Document  Nancy Turnbull Presentation, 5/11/2009
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8Document  What Health Insurance Exchanges or Choice Pools Can and Can't Do About Risks and Costs, 5/1/2009
 - Source: Institute for Health Policy Solutions (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Aiming Higher: Results from a State Scorecard on Health System Performance, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Mary Wakefield (PowerPoint)
8Document  Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention: Addressing the Nation's Leading Killers 2007, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Center for Disease Control (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  The Care of Patients with Severe Chronic Illness: An Online Report on the Medicare Program , 6/15/2007
 - Source: Dartmouth Atlas Project (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Evolving Beyond Traditional Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance, 5/1/2007
 - Source: The Brookings Institution - Hamilton Project (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Governor's Health Care Proposal, 4/26/2007
 - Source: Office of the Governor of California (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  President’s “Affordable Choices” Initiative Provides Little Support for state efforts to expand, 4/3/2007
 - Source: Center for Budget and Policy Priorities (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Federal Leadership Needed to Support State Coverage Initiatives, 3/13/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Word Document)
8Document  Post Katrina Health Care: continuing Concerns and Immediate Needs in the New Orleans Region, 3/13/2007
 - Source: House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on “Post Katrina Health Care:…” (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Health Care in New Orleans: Before and After Katrina- Testimony, 3/13/2007
 - Source: House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on “Post Katrina Health Care:…” (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Testimony-Frederick P. Cerise, 3/13/2007
 - Source: House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on “Post Katrina Health Care:…” (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Data Brief: The AHRQ's National Healthcare Quality Report 2006, 3/1/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Health Reform in Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont: An examination of state strategies..., 3/1/2007
 - Source: Maine Health Access Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  State of the States: Building Hope, Raising Expectations, 2/1/2007
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  State Strategies to Expand Health Insurance Coverage: Trends and Lessons for Policymakers, 1/1/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Affordable high quality health care for all Maine people, 1/1/2007
 - Source: DirigoHealth - Maine.gov (Word Document)
8Document  Prescription for Pennsylvania, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Governor's Office of Health Care Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Vermont Health Care Reform: Five-Year Implementation Plan, 12/1/2006
 - Source: State of Vermont Agency of Administration (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Sourcelist: STATE HEALTH REFORM INITIATIVES: Are There Lessons for Federal Policymakers?, 11/20/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
8Document  Lischko's Presentation: State Health Reform Initiatives, 11/20/2006
 (PowerPoint)
8Document  Leddy's Presentation: State Health Reform Initiatives, 11/20/2006
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8Document  Thurston's Presentation: State Health Reform Initiatives, 11/20/2006
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8Document  Burton's Presentation: State Health Reform Initiatives, 11/20/2006
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8Document  Gauthier's Presentation: State Health Reform Initiatives, 11/20/2006
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8Document  From New England to the Golden Gate Bridge: A look at Creative Coverage Expansions at the St..., 11/1/2006
 - Source: New America Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  From New England to the Golden Gate Bridge: A Look at Creative Coverage Expansions..., 11/1/2006
 - Source: The America Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Concept Paper for a Redesigned Health Care System, 10/20/2006
 - Source: Louisiana Health Care Redesign Collaborative (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Low Medicaid Spending growth Amid Rebounding State Revenues: Results from a 50-Stat Medicaid Bu, 10/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Family Founation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  The Massachusetts Health Plan: Lessons for the States, 7/18/2006
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Louisiana Health Care Redesign Collaborative: Issue Brief , 7/1/2006
 - Source: Louisiana Health Care Redesign Collaborative (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Sourcelist: The Massachusetts Health Plan: How Did They Do It?, 5/8/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
8Document  The Massachusetts Health Plan: Proceed with Caution, 4/26/2006
 - Source: Grace-Marie Turner, The Galen Institute Health Policy Matters (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Understanding Key Parts of the Massachusetts Health Plan, 4/20/2006
 - Source: Robert Moffit and Nina Owcharenko, The Heritage Foundation Web Memo (Word Document)
8Document  Massachusetts Raises the Bar for Health Care Reform, 4/17/2006
 - Source: David Kendell, Progressive Policy Institute (Word Document)
8Document  Healthcare plan needs dose of common sense, 4/17/2006
 - Source: Marcia Angell, Boston Globe (Word Document)
8Document  Romney's Health Reform Plan Offers Framework for Other Governors, 4/12/2006
 - Source: Edmund Haislmaier  (Word Document)
8Document  Bill of Health, 4/10/2006
 - Source: Arnold Kling, The CATO Institute (Word Document)
8Document  Despite Bay State Breakthrough, Money Still the Big Obstacle to Covering the Uninsured, 4/10/2006
 - Source: Congressional Quarterly Health Beat (Word Document)
8Document  Labor Officials Doubt Wisdom of Health Care Reforms, 4/8/2006
 - Source: Robert Haynes, Massachusetts AFL-CIO  (Word Document)
8Document  Health bill premiums may exceed predictions: Ability of some to pay at issue, 4/6/2006
 - Source: Liz Kowalczyk, Boston Globe (Word Document)
8Document  An Act Providing Access to Affordable, Quality, Accountable Health Care Section-by-Section Sum, 4/6/2006
 - Source: Massachusetts Legislature (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Statement by AFL-CIO President John Sweeney on Massachusetts Health Care Reform, 4/5/2006
 - Source: John Sweeney  (Word Document)
8Document  Health Care Reform Conference Committee Bill PowerPoint, 4/3/2006
 - Source: Massachusetts Legislature (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Health Policy and Strategy Associates, Inc. April 2006 Client Bulletin, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Robet Laszewski (Word Document)
8Document  Memo: Massachusetts-Style Coverage Expansion: What Would It Cost in California?, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Institute for Health Policy Solutions (Word Document)
8Document  Massachusetts and the United States State Medicaid Fact Sheet, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Health Insurance Regulation by the States and the Federal Government, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Georgetown University Health Policy Institute  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Uncharted Territory: current Trends in Section 1115 Demonstrations, 3/1/2006
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives- Academy Health (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  CAHPS Hospital Survey, 2/1/2006
 - Source: CAHPS (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Dual Eligibles: Making the Case for Federalization , 2/1/2006
 - Source: National Governors Association  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Key MHQP Accomplishments, 1/1/2006
 - Source: MHQP (Word Document)
8Document  About MHQP, 1/1/2006
 - Source: MHQP (Word Document)
8Document  Overview of AHRQ’s CAHPS Program, 1/1/2006
 - Source: AHRQ (Word Document)
8Document  State Profiles - Massachusetts: Reforming the Health Care System, 12/1/2005
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Health-Care Crisis: States Are Rushing In?, 11/28/2005
 - Source: William Symonds, BusinessWeek (Word Document)
8Document  Roadmap to Coverage: Synthesis of Findings Executive Summary, 10/1/2005
 - Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Analysis of State-Level Health Insurance Market Reforms, 10/1/2005
 - Source: National Association of Health Underwriters (Word Document)
8Document  Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney Proposes Individual Mandate as Part of the Solution for Univ, 8/5/2005
 - Source: HR Policy Association (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Ebbing and Flowing: Some Gains, Some Losses as SCHIP Responds to Third Year of Budget Pressure, 5/1/2005
 - Source: The Urban Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Alan Weil Presentation: Medicaid Waivers, the MMA & States, 4/4/2005
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy (PowerPoint)
8Document  Experiences with Your Doctor Survey: MHRQ Survey, 1/1/2005
 - Source: MHRQ (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Overview of the Utah Section 1115 Waiver, 7/1/2004
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Is There a Hole in the Bucket? Understanding SCHIP Retention, 5/1/2003
 - Source: The Urban Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  ERISA Regulation of Health Plans: Fact Sheet , 3/6/2003
 - Source: Congressional Research Service  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8ToolkitThe Presidential Health Care Plans: What You Need to Know, 10/11/2012
Health care is an increasingly important issue in this year's close presidential election, but sorting out what the candidates are proposing - and what it all means - is difficult. The resources in this new Toolkit will help you to move beyond the rhetoric. The debate can be boiled down to three central questions. Should the country continue to implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, should states receive federal block grants to run Medicaid as they wish, and how can the federal government lower costs in Medicare, the health care program for seniors and the disabled?

The Toolkit includes:
  • An explanation of the candidates' positions
  • Key facts about the status of health care coverage, Medicare and Medicaid
  • Links to news articles and reports explaining and analyzing the proposals and listing advisers to the candidates
  • A list of health care experts who understand the plans and their implications
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Issue BriefThe Case for Prevention - Tales from the Field, 9/30/2009
This issue brief offers an overview of disease prevention strategies, including examples of federal and state efforts. Includes a box on why the Congressional Budget Office declines to attribute savings to prevention programs. Sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Other PublicationHealth Care Coverage in America: Understanding the Issues and Proposed Solutions 2008, 4/28/2008
This 24-page guide, newly updated, provides a readable overview on how Americans get health coverage, why coverage is so important, why so many of us don’t have coverage and what could be done to ease the problem. Includes many graphs and links to sources of additional information, including a glossary of health coverage terms and several specific proposals for change. Also includes nine questions to ask when evaluating any health reform proposal. Supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8ToolkitToolkit: Crowd-out and SCHIP, 9/12/2007
Congress and the White House are gridlocked on SCHIP reauthorization beyond November. President Bush has vetoed the first SCHIP bill to cross his desk. CMS has issued tough new rules governing when states can open up their SCHIP programs to children above 200 percent of the federal poverty. One reason for all of the above: crowd-out – the phenomenon of people dropping private health coverage when public coverage becomes more easily available. This toolkit, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, helps explain why crowd-out occurs and offers links to late-breaking developments affecting SCHIP enrollment. A list of experts and websites is also included.  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Other PublicationHiding in Plain View: ERISA Preempts Provisions of Massachusetts 'Play or Pay' Health Care Reform Law, 9/18/2006
Reviews the Massachusetts "play or pay" health care reform law within the context of ERISA and highlights key provisions that are, or are not, in conflict with the federal benefits law. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Offsite Document  MHQP 2005 Statewide Patient Experience Survey Results Adult PCP Survey Item Frequencies, 1/1/2005
 - Source: MHQP Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  A Case Study of the Utah Primary Care Network Waiver, 3/1/2006
 - Source: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Welcome - Illinois Covered, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Illinois Covered: Affordable Healthcare for All (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Illinois Covered Plan Details, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Illinois Covered: Affordable Healthcare for All (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Health Care for All Kids, 1/1/2007
 - Source: State of Illinois: All Kids (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Medicaid HIFA Waiver Comparison: Arkansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, 12/1/2006
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Designing Vermont’s Pay-for Population Health System, 11/1/2010
 - Source: Preventing Chronic Disease 2010 (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Medicaid Coverage and Spending in Health Reform: National and State-by-State Results for Adults at or below 133% FPL, 5/1/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured  Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Covering High-Risk Insurance Pools: David Hage, 5/1/2010
 - Source: Association of Health Care Journalists (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  The Mississippi Delta's Healthcare Blues -- Noam Levey, 6/3/2010
 - Source: Los Angeles Time (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  State Medicaid Reform After Obamacare, 11/16/2010
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Community Care of North Carolina: Building Community Systems of Care through State and Local Partnerships, 6/1/2009
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund. (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Consumer Power: Five Lessons from Utah’s Health Care Reform, 10/20/2010
 - Source: Heritage Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Trading Up, Not Trading In: California Passes a Landmark Health Benefit Exchange Law, 10/20/2010
 - Source: The New Health Dialogue (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  NM Considers Models for Health Insurance Exchange, 10/20/2010
 - Source: The New Mexico Independent (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Grants Awarded for State Health Insurance Exchanges, 10/20/2010
 - Source: Los Angeles Time (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  California Blazes a Trail for Exchange Implementation, 10/20/2010
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Quinnipiac Sets an Ambitious Goal for Its Future Medical School, 10/12/2010
 - Source: The Conneticut Mirror (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  New UCSF Report Identifies Steps to Increase Diversity in Medical Workforce, 4/13/2010
 - Source: UCSF News (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Nursing Shortage Expected to Worsen, 11/16/2010
 - Source: Florida Today.com (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  An Update on State Budget Cuts, 11/5/2010
 - Source: Florida Today.com (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid, 10/1/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured  Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Where Are the States Today? Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility Levels for Children and Non-Disabled Adults, 2/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured  Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Medicaid: A Lifeline for Blacks and Latinos with Serious Health Care Needs, 10/1/2011
 - Source: Families USA (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Updates on State Budgets in Recession and Recovery, 11/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  A Profile of Medicaid Managed Care Programs in 2010: Findings from a 50-State Survey, 9/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Republican Consensus Recommendations to The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, 10/1/2011
 - Source: US Senate Committee on Finance (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Proposal to Establish Federal Medicaid Blended Rate‟ Would Shift Significant Costs to States, 6/24/2011
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Untangling Medicaid Myths, 11/7/2011
 - Source: The Boston Globe (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Beacon Community Program, 9/30/2010
 - Source: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Connecting California: The Impact of the Stimulus Package on Broadband and Telehealth Expansion, 4/1/2009
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Telemedicine Coverage Now Mandated in Virginia, 4/19/2010
 - Source: American Medical News (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Telemedicine Offers Doctor’s House Calls, 8/17/2010
 - Source: Bangor Daily News (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Health Services to be Connected; Broadband Project Will Help Link Providers to Their Patients Who Live in Rural Parts of the State, 9/29/2009
 - Source: Charleston Daily Mail  (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  UPMC Among Few in State Using 'tele' Technology, 8/29/2010
 - Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  The Causes and Consequences of the Rural Uninsured and Underinsured,, 4/1/2009
 - Source: Center for Rural Affairs  Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Enrollment is Driving Mediciad Costs but Two Targets can Yield Savings, 9/1/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  States Should Tap New Tools to Help Medicaid Beneficiaries Maintain Coverage, 3/12/2009
 - Source: CBPP Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Implementation Timeline for Federal Health Reform Legislation, 4/13/2010
 - Source: National Governors Association Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  State budget’s Medicaid cuts worry Centra president, 1/17/2010
 - Source: Newsadvance.com (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick proposes to raise $100 million in new taxes, fees, 1/31/2010
 - Source: Masslive.com (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Medicaid in a crunch: A mid fy 2009 update on state Medicaid issues in a recession, 1/1/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid, 9/1/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Health Exchanges: Different Political Railroad Tracks to the Same Station?, 9/4/2009
 - Source: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Maximizing Kids' Enrollment in Medicaid and SCHIP: What Works in Reaching, Enrolling and Retaining Eligible Children, 2/1/2009
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Building on Success to Effectively Integrate Current Children’s Coverage with National Health R, 8/1/2009
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  State Buy-In Programs: Prospects and Challenges, 11/24/2008
 - Source: Urban Institute (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Covering All Children: Issues and Experience in State Policy Development, 5/1/2008
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Weathering the Storm: States Move Forward on Child and Family Health Coverage Despite Tough Economic Climate, 9/1/2009
 - Source: Georgetown Center for Children and Families (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Health Care Reform for Children with Public Coverage: How Can Policymakers Maximize Gains and Prevent Harm?, 6/1/2009
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Urban Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Governors Fear Medicaid Costs in Health Plan, 7/20/2009
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Rules of the Road: How an insurance exchange can pool risk and protect enrollees, 3/31/2009
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Health Insurance Exchange: Organizing Health Insurance Marketplaces... , 4/1/2009
 - Source: Urban Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  State Insurance Marts: A Place to Shop, Compare, and Enroll, 1/8/2009
 - Source: BlueCross BlueShield Association Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Bill Vaughan Testimony Before the House Committee on Ways and Means, 4/22/2009
 - Source: House Committee on Ways and means (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Final Report: Health Insurance Exchange Study, 3/27/2008
 - Source: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Employers Reject the Health Insurance Exchange, 2/1/2008
 - Source: TRL Consulting Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Overview of Purchasing Pools Policy Options, 4/1/2009
 - Source: RAND Compare (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  State Health Reform: How to Fund a Statewide Health Insurance Exchange, 7/30/2007
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Massachusetts Health Reform: Solving the Long-Run Cost Problem, 1/15/2009
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation / Urban Institute (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Report from Massachusetts: Employers Largely Support Health Care Reform..., 7/14/2007
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Affording Shared Responsibility for Universal Coverage: Insights From California, 3/24/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Designing Health Insurance Market Constructs For Shared Responsibility: Insights From CA, 3/24/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Overview of State, Local Funds in the Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 4/1/2009
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Arkansas Leads U.S. in Halting Kids' Obesity, 8/16/2006
 - Source: MSNBC.com (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Arkansas to Flunk Obesity Report Cards, 2/5/2007
 - Source: MSNBC.com (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  How Rick Scott and Rick Perry Could Cost Hospitals Billions, 10/31/2012
 - Source: Forbes (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  The Dropping Uninsured Rate, in One Map, 9/12/2012
 - Source: Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Establishing Health Insurance Exchanges: An Overview of State Efforts, 7/1/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Decision Time for States on the Affordable Care Act.” , 7/2/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Where States Stand on Implementing Health Care Law, 6/28/2012
 - Source: Associated Press (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  SHADAC Data Center, 9/1/2012
 - Source: SHADAC - State Health Access Data Assistance Center  (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  ED Visits in Massachusetts: Who uses Emergency Care and Why?, 9/1/2009
 - Source: Urban Institue Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  America's Public Hospitals and Health Systems, 2010: Findings from the Annual NAPH Member Hospital Characteristics Survey, 6/11/2012
 - Source: National Association of Public Hospitals (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Recommendations to The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, 10/13/2011
 - Source: US House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Governors Scramble to Rein in Medicaid, 2/28/2011
 - Source: The Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Health Insurance Market Reforms: Rate Restrictions, 6/1/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Briefing  Community Health Centers: Their Post-Stimulus Role in Health Reform , 2/23/2009
Community health centers (CHCs) play a key role in the U.S. health care safety net. They provide primary health care and other health services for medically underserved populations, including 1 in 8 Medicaid beneficiaries, 1 in 7 uninsured persons, 1 in 3 people in poverty, 1 in 10 minorities, and 1 in 9 rural Americans. Congress has now approved a stimulus package that includes almost $2 billion for health center infrastructure. It is timely, then, to look at how community health centers fit in today’s system, and how they might fit in a reformed system. Who is being served by CHCs today? What role do CHCs play in easing the widespread primary care shortage? What are the challenges facing CHCs as they strive to meet the growing need? How should we evaluate the benefit derived from spending the stimulus money? To address these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform, with support from the United Health Foundation and the National Association of Community Health Centers, sponsored a February 23 briefing. 
7Briefing  Children’s Health Coverage: A Primer, 2/2/2009
Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) play a crucial role in the U.S. health insurance system by providing coverage for more than one in four children. During 2005, about 29 million children were enrolled in Medicaid at some point in the year and more than 6 million were covered through SCHIP. How do Medicaid and SCHIP work today to cover children? How can enrollment simplification and outreach help reach those children who are eligible but unenrolled? Do state programs differ in eligibility requirements and benefits offered? How are state budgets holding up under the strain of the economic downturn? What will be the impact of the recession on coverage of children in Medicaid and SCHIP? To address these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured sponsored a February 2 briefing. 
7Briefing  UNDERSTANDING MEDICAID, 4/4/2005
With rapidly rising health care costs and pressures on both federal and state budgets as a backdrop, lawmakers are considering a variety of changes to Medicaid this year. This briefing will offer a chance to learn more about the fundamentals of Medicaid, for those who would like to brush up on their knowledge as well as those new to the subject. What is Medicaid’s impact on state and federal budgets? What’s driving its dramatic growth in enrollment and spending? What are “waiver” programs, and what is the difference between “optional” and “mandatory” populations? How will the Medicare Modernization Act affect Medicaid (considering that it is known mostly for its prescription drug benefit for Medicare beneficiaries)? 
7Document  Source List, 6/1/2012
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7Document  Materials List, 10/20/2010
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7Briefing TranscriptHealth Insurance Exchanges: See How They Run, 5/11/2009
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7Document  Coordinating Medicaid and CHIP, 3/1/2009
 - Source: Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Briefing TranscriptCommunity Health Centers: Their Post-Stimulus Role in Health Reform, 2/23/2009
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7Document  As Feds Eye Health Overhaul, States' Experiences May Prove Helpful, 9/26/2008
 - Source: Congressional Quarterly HealthBeat (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Massachusetts Health Care Reform is Pioneer Effort, But Complications Remain, 3/18/2008
 - Source: Annals of Internal Medicine (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  20 States Face Total Budget Shortfall of At Least $34 Billion in 2009, 2/1/2008
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Bad Ideas, 1/29/2008
 - Source: Galen Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Economic Stimulus Proposal, 1/28/2008
 - Source: National Governors Association (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Letter to Senate Finance Committee, 1/28/2008
 - Source: Senator John D. Rockefeller IV, et al. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Healthy Stimulus, 1/28/2008
 - Source: Center for American Progress (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Letter & Recommendations on Economic Stimulus, 1/18/2008
 - Source: National Conference of State Legislatures (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Assessing the Macro Economic Impact of Fiscal Stimulus 2008, 1/1/2008
 - Source: Moody's Economy.com (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Collins - Why Universal Health Insurance is Necessary for a High Performance Health System, 10/26/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (PowerPoint)
7Document  Haase - California: Riding the Wave to Universal Coverage?, 10/26/2007
 - Source: New America Foundation's California Program (PowerPoint)
7Document  Iselin - Health Care Reform: Massachusetts One Year Later, 10/26/2007
 - Source: Massachusetts Divison of Health Care Finance and Policy (PowerPoint)
7Document  Miller - Universal Coverage: Curb Your Enthusiasm, 10/26/2007
 - Source: American Enterprise Institute (PowerPoint)
7Document  Torregrossa - Prescription for Pennsylvania, 10/26/2007
 - Source: Pennsylvania Governor's Office (PowerPoint)
7Document  Comparison of California Health Coverage Expansion Proposals, 10/12/2007
 - Source: California Healthcare Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  The Massachusetts Health Reform: Assessing Its Significance and Progress, 9/21/2007
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Selected Experts List, 8/29/2007
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Trautwein - Alliance for Health Reform Briefing on Crowd-Out, 8/29/2007
 - Source: National Association of Health Underwriters (PowerPoint)
7Document  Kohler - Crowd-Out in New Jersey FamilyCare, 8/29/2007
 - Source: New Jersey Department of Human Services (PowerPoint)
7Document  Getting Ready for Reform: Insurance Coverage and Access to and Use of Care in Massachusetts..., 8/28/2007
 - Source: The Urban Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  CMS SHO#07-001 - Letter from Dennis G. Smith Re: SCHIP, 8/17/2007
 - Source: Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  The Massachusetts Health Plan: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, 6/28/2007
 - Source: The Cato Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Advancing Quality Improvement Research: Challenges and Opportunities--Workshop Summary, 6/15/2007
 - Source: National Academy of Sciences (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Aiming Higher: Results from a State Scorecard on Health System Performance (Exec Summary), 6/1/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Cerise's Presentation -- Options for Rebuilding the Gulf Region's Health Infrastrutcure, 5/11/2007
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7Document  Osofsky's Presentation -- Options for Rebuilding the Gulf Region's Health Infrastrutcure, 5/11/2007
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7Document  Rowland's Presentation -- Options for Rebuilding the Gulf Region's Health Infrastrutcure, 5/11/2007
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7Document  Sourcelist -- Options for Rebuilding the Gulf Region's Health Infrastrutcure, 5/11/2007
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7Document  Giving Voice to the People of New Orleans: The Kaiser Post-Katrina Baseline Survey, 5/3/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Riley's Presentation: Medicaid 101: Medicaid's Role for Children and Families, 4/16/2007
 - Source: Governor's Office of Health Policy and Finance, Maine (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Massachusetts Health Care Reform Plan, 4/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Letter (on rebuilding New Orleans after Katrina)- Michael Leavitt, 3/21/2007
 - Source: Department of Health and Human Services (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  States in Action: A Bimonthly Look at Innovations in Health Policy, March/April 2007, 3/20/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Davis' Presentation: Health Coverage Revisited: Exploring Options for Expansion, 3/15/2007
 - Source: Karen Davis (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Using Clinical Evidenceto Manage Pharmacy Benefits: Experiences of Six States, 3/1/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Medicaid Matching Formula: Responding to States in Times of Need, 3/1/2007
 - Source: AARP (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  The Administration Again Proposes to Shift Federal Medicaid Costs to States, 2/14/2007
 - Source: Center for Budget and Policy Priorities (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Uninsured in America: Problems and Possible Solutions, 1/2/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Resuming the Path to Health Coverage for CHildren and Parents, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Comission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Frequently Asked Questions & Glossary Terms, 1/1/2007
 - Source: DirigoHealth - Maine.gov (Word Document)
7Document  Vermont Health Care Reform Five-Year Implementation Plan, 12/1/2006
 - Source: State of Vermont Agency of Administration (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Massachusetts Health Plan is No Model for Other States, 10/26/2006
 - Source: Galen Institute (Word Document)
7Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid , 10/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Overview of Vermont’s Health Care Reform, 10/1/2006
 - Source: State of Vermont Agency of Administration (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Case Study of Virginia: Exploring Medicaid and SCHIP Enrollment Trends and Their Links to..., 7/1/2006
 - Source: Covering Kids and Families (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Briefing TranscriptImproving Coverage Stability For Kids in Medicaid and SCHIP, 6/16/2006
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Laura Summer Presentation: Improving Coverage Stability For Kids in Medicaid and SCHIP, 6/16/2006
 - Source: Laura Summer (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Briefing TranscriptHelping the Medicare Savings Programs Get Savings to Seniors , 6/12/2006
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Instabilities of Public Health Insurance Coverage for Children and Their Families: Causes, Cons, 6/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Automatically Enrolling Eligible Children and Families Into Medicaid and SCHIP: Opportunities, , 6/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  A Roadmap for Change: Bringing the Hope of Recovery to Louisianans with Mental Health Condition, 6/1/2006
 - Source: Prepared for LA Department of Health and Hospitals (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Maximizing MSP Enrollment with Part D: Lessons from Three States, 5/1/2006
 - Source: State Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Baseline Comparison of the Part D Low-Income Subsidy and MSP Eligibility and Enrollment Rules , 5/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  How Applicant Data for the Part D LIS Can Boost Enrollment in Medicare Savings Programs, 5/1/2006
 - Source: State Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Opinion Pieces Address Massachusetts Health Insurance Law, 5/1/2006
 - Source: KaiserNetwork.org  (Word Document)
7Document  Romney defends health plan to skeptical conservatives, 4/26/2006
 - Source: Alan Wirzbicki, Boston Globe (Word Document)
7Document  Massachusetts House Overrides Gov. Romney's Vetoes of Health Legislation Provisions, 4/26/2006
 - Source: KaiserNetwork.org State Watch (Word Document)
7Document  Mitt makes his case for Massachusetts health bill, 4/25/2006
 - Source: Congressional Quarterly Health Beat (Word Document)
7Document  Owning Up to the 'M' Word in Massachusetts, 4/24/2006
 - Source: Congressional Quarterly Health Beat  (Word Document)
7Document  M. Kofman Presentation: Ideas for Making Health Insurance More Affordable for Small Businesses , 4/24/2006
 - Source: Georgetown University Health Policy Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Briefing TranscriptIdeas for Making Health Insurance More Affordable for Small Businesses, 4/24/2006
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  AFL-CIO President Criticizes Massachusetts Health Care Law, 4/18/2006
 - Source: KaiserNetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  The Health Care May Be (Almost) Universal, But No So the Kudos, 4/17/2006
 - Source: Congressional Quarterly Health Beat (Word Document)
7Document  Kennedy: Mass Leads the Way in Health Care for All, 4/12/2006
 - Source: Senator Edward Kennedy (Word Document)
7Document  Statement by AFL-CIO President John Sweeney on Massachusetts Health Care Reform, 4/12/2006
 - Source: John Sweeney (Word Document)
7Document  Massachusetts will fail, 4/9/2006
 - Source: USA Today (Word Document)
7Document  Section-by-Section Analysis of H. 4850, An Act Providing Access to Affordable, Quality, Account, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Mental Health & Substance Abuse Corporations of Massachusetts (MHSACM) (Word Document)
7Document  Performance Incentive Programs- Chart pack, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Association Sponsored Health Plans: Legislation in the 109th Congress , 3/29/2006
 - Source: Congressional Research Service  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Initial Health Policy Responses to Hurricane Katrina and Possible Next Steps, 2/1/2006
 - Source: The Urban Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  New Mexico State Coverage Insurance, 1/1/2006
 - Source: National Conference of State Legislatures (Word Document)
7Document  Income Eligibility Levels Chart by State, 1/1/2006
 - Source: KFF - statehealthfacts.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Evaluating Utah’s Section 1115 Waiver, 1/1/2006
 - Source: Utah Department of Health  (Word Document)
7Document  Financing Health Coverage: The Fiscal Relief Experience, 11/9/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Rick Curtis Presentation: Exploring Realistic Coverage Options for the Uninsured, 10/28/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Briefing TranscriptExploring Realistic Coverage Options for the Uninsured, 10/28/2005
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  A Healthy construction Model, 10/4/2005
 - Source: National Review Online (Word Document)
7Document  States' Fiscal Status and Actions to Slow Medicaid Spending, 10/1/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Medicaid Responsiveness, Health Coverage, and Economic Resilience: A Preliminary Analysis, 9/27/2005
 - Source: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Facilitating Enrollment in Medicare Savings Programs and Medicare Part D, 9/1/2005
 - Source: State Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Mapping Children’s Health Coverage Enrollment Recommendations for Improvement, 7/1/2005
 - Source: Children’s Health Initiative of Greater LA (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  The Role of States in Improving Health and Health Care for Young Children, 7/1/2005
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Promising Strategies for Medicare Savings Program Enrollment, 12/1/2004
 - Source: State Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Mental Health Care Disparities Among Youths Vary by State, 10/1/2004
 - Source: Academy Health  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  The Role of Medicaid in State Economies: A Look at the Research, 4/1/2004
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  SCHIP Disenrollment and State Policies, 6/1/2002
 - Source: The Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Has the Jury Reached a Verdict? Early Experiences with Crowd-Out Under SCHIP, 6/1/2001
 - Source: The Urban Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7ToolkitLegal Challenges to the New Health Reform Law, 5/18/2010
Constitutional challenges health reform were already in the works before President Obama signed the new reform law on March 23. On what grounds are states objecting? Are any of the lawsuits filed likely to succeed? This toolkit, written by Kevin Arts, addresses both questions. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Offsite Document  Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 1/1/2007
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  CAHPS Hospital Survey Chartbook: What Patients Say About Their Experiences With Hospital Care, 3/1/2006
 - Source: AHRQ and the National CAHPS Benchmarking Database Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Children's Health Insurance Reform: Increasing Coverage and Expanding Access in the States, 2/6/2007
 - Source: National Conference of State Legislatures (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Health Care Reform Fact Sheet, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Office of the Governor of the State of California (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  CAHPS Program and Principles: Frequently Asked Questions, 11/20/2006
 - Source: CAHPS and AHRQ (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  CAHPS Health Plan Survey 3.0, 1/18/2006
 - Source: AHRQ (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Health Insurance Regulation by States and the Federal Government: A Review of Current Approache, 4/6/2006
 - Source: Health Policy Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Who Gained the Most Under Health Reform in Massachusetts?, 10/16/2008
 - Source: The Urban Institute (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  States Moving Toward Comprehensive Health Care Reform, 11/5/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Estimated Number of Children Enrolled in Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance, 7/1/2008
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Federal Matching Rates for Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), 12/1/2008
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Upper Public Program Eligibility Levels for Children and Adults, 12/1/2008
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Program Design Snapshot: State Buy-In Programs for Children, 11/1/2008
 - Source: Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Coping With SCHIP Enrollment Caps: Lessons From Seven States’ Experiences, 2/1/2007
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Fixing SCHIP and Expanding Children’s Health Care Coverage, 5/2/2007
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Emerging Health Information Technology for Children in Medicaid and SCHIP Programs , 11/19/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Health Coverage of Children: The Role of Medicaid and SCHIP, 11/24/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Covering Uninsured Children: Reaching and Enrolling Citizen Children with Non-Citizen Parents, 1/22/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Next Steps in Covering Uninsured Children: Findings from the 2007 Kaiser Survey of Children's, 1/22/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Chartbook on Health Insurance Coverage of America's Children, 1/22/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Enrolling Uninsured Low-Income Children in Medicaid and SCHIP, 1/22/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Health Insurance Status of Children in America, First Half 1996-2007, 8/1/2008
 - Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Revisiting Crowd-Out, 9/1/2007
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Health Care in Massachusetts: Key Indicators, 1/1/2008
 - Source: Massachusetts Division of Health Care Finance and Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  States in Action: A BimonthlyLook at Innovations in Health Policy, 5/1/2008
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Annual Report: MA Health Care Quality and Cost Council (Executive Summary), 4/1/2008
 - Source: Massachusetts Health Care Quality and Cost Council (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  In Massachusetts, Universal Coverage Strains Care, 4/5/2008
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Health Care for All: A Healthy Voice, 1/1/2008
 - Source: Health Care for All Massachusetts Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Massachusetts Health Care Praised, But Struggles with Cost, 4/28/2008
 - Source: PBS NewsHour (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Revisiting Massachusetts Health Reform: 18 Months Later, 12/1/2007
 - Source: Community Catalyst Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Massachusetts Health Reform Tracking Survey, 7/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  After The Mandates: Massachusetts Employers Continue To Support Health Reform As More Firms Off, 10/28/2008
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Court upholds San Francisco employer insurance mandate, 10/27/2008
 - Source: American Medical Association (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Employers Who Had Fifty or More Employees Using MassHealth, Commonwealth Care, or the Uncompens, 5/15/2008
 - Source: Massacusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services Division of Health Care Finance and Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Financing for Massachusetts Preserves Health Plan , 10/1/2008
 - Source: The New York Times (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Health Care Reform in Massachusetts — Expanding Coverage, Escalating Costs, 6/26/2008
 - Source: New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Health Care Reform in Massachusetts: Medicaid Waiver Renewal Will Set a Precedent, 7/2/2008
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Health Connector Facts and Figures, 10/1/2008
 - Source: Massachusetts Health Connector (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  How Have Employers Responded To Health Reform In Massachusetts? Employees' Views At The End Of , 10/28/2008
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  How Many Are Underinsured? Trends Among U.S. Adults, 2003 and 2007, 6/10/2008
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Is Massachusetts a Model at Last?, 1/3/2007
 - Source: American Enterprise Institute (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Letter to Speaker DiMasi and Senate President Murrary, 7/23/2008
 - Source: Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Malpractice in Massachusetts: How Bay State Policy Undermines Health Reform, 9/15/2008
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Massachusetts Health Reform: High Costs and Expanding Expectations May Weaken Employer Support, 10/30/2008
 - Source: Center for Studying Health System Change (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Mass. eases health assessment rules, 10/6/2008
 - Source: Business Insurance (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Massachusetts Health Care Reform: Two Years Later, 5/19/2008
 - Source: The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Massachusetts may delay penalties, 9/22/2008
 - Source: Business Insurance (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  On the Road to Universal Coverage: Impacts of Reform in Massachusetts at One Year, 6/3/2008
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Poll Shows Strong Support for MA Health Reform Law, 7/15/2008
 - Source: Harvard University School of Public Health (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Report to the Massachusetts Legislature Implementation of the Health Care Reform Law, 10/2/2008
 - Source: Massachusetts Health Insurance Connector Authority (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  http://www.mahealthconnector.org/portal/site/connector/menuitem.d7b34e88a23468a2dbef6f47d7468a0, 9/6/2008
 - Source: The Boston Globe (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Taking Massachusetts National: An Incremental Approach to Universal Health Insurance, 7/1/2008
 - Source: The Brookings Institute (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Testimony of Michael Widmer: Employer Fair Share Contribution Hearing, 9/5/2008
 - Source: Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Impact of Health Reform on Underinsurance in Massachusetts: Do the Insured Have Adequate Protec, 10/16/2008
 - Source: The Urban Institute (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Two safety-net hospitals hit hard by budget cuts, 10/17/2008
 - Source: The Boston Globe (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Fact Sheet: Children, 1/5/2008
 - Source: Cover the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Uninsured Children and Adolescents With Insured Parents, 10/1/2008
 - Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Seven Steps Toward State Success in Covering Children Continuously, 10/1/2006
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Academy for State Health Policy (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Community Health Clinics Flourish, but Doctors are Few, 6/19/2007
 - Source: The Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Access to Specialty Care and Medical Services in Community Health Centers, 9/30/2007
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  The Quality of Chronic Disease Care in U.S. Community Health Centers, 1/15/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Community Health Centers Tackle Rising Demands and Expectations, 12/15/2007
 - Source: Health Systems Change (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  E-Health Snapshot: Harnessing Technology To Improve Medicaid and SCHIP Enrollment and Retention, 5/16/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured and The Children's Partnership (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Future of Hurricane Recovery Aid Uncertain, 5/3/2007
 - Source: Associate Press (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  NACHC Praises Historic Signing of Economic Stimulus Legislation, 2/17/2009
 - Source: National Association of Community Health Centers (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Families with Mixed Eligibility For Public Coverage: Navigating Medicaid, CHIP, and Uninsurance, 10/1/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Allowing Multiple Insurance Exchanges in a Single Area Would Make it Harder to Obtain Affordable, Good-Quality Coverage, 7/8/2009
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Medicaid could get billions, 1/31/2010
 - Source: Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Cuts mean no hospice for some near death, 2/1/2010
 - Source: Arizona Daily Star (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Michigan health care groups fear more cuts to Medicaid, 2/1/2010
 - Source: Holland Sentinel (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Implementation Timeline for Federal Health Reform, 4/13/2010
 - Source: National Governor's Association Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  The Effect of the Health Reform Law on Arizona's Health Care Budget, 3/25/2010
 - Source: Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Badgercare Plus: Medicaid and Subsidies Under One Umbrella, 8/1/2009
 - Source: National Association of State Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Medicaid and the Uninsured, 1/1/2009
 - Source: KFF Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  What is the Breakdown of President Barack Obama’s 2011 Budget, and What are Conservative Solutions to Such Spending Sprees? , 2/1/2010
 - Source: Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Profile of Rural Health Insurance Coverage: A Chartbook, 6/1/2009
 - Source: Rural Health Research and Policy Centers Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: A Summary of Provisions Important to Rural Health Care Delivery, 6/1/2010
 - Source: Rural Policy Research Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  A Series Examining Health Care Issues in Rural America, 7/1/2010
 - Source: Center for Rural Affairs Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Health Coverage for the High-Risk Uninsured: Policy Options for Design of the Temporary High-Risk Pool, 5/1/2010
 - Source: National Institute For Health Care Reform Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Medicaid Matters…in Super Committee Deficit Reduction Deliberations, 9/30/2011
 - Source: Paraprofessional Health Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Moving Ahead Amidst Fiscal Challenges: A Look at Medicaid Spending, Coverage and Policy Trends, Results from a 50 State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2011 and 2012, 10/31/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Letter to The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, 10/12/2011
 - Source: America's Hospitals and Health Systems Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  House Republican Budget Plan: State-by-State Impact of Changes in Medicaid Financing, 5/31/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Implications of a Federal Block Grant for Medicaid, 4/30/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  The High Cost of Capping Federal Medicaid Funding, 4/30/2011
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  DataBrief: Dual Eligibles – Health Services Utilization, 2/28/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  DataBrief: Eligibility Pathways for Dual Eligibles, 2/28/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  How States Can Survive the Medicaid Crisis, 2/28/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  A New Medicaid: A Flexible, Innovative and Accountable Future, 8/30/2011
 - Source: Republican Governors Public Policy Committee (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Solving the National Medicaid Crisis, 5/6/2011
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  DataBrief: Dual Eligibles Across the States, 10/31/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  DataBrief: Dual Eligibles, Chronic Conditions, and Functional Impairment, 10/31/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Key Questions about Medicaid and its Role in State/Federal Budgets and Health Reform, 1/1/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Supreme Court Lets Health Law Largely Stand, 6/28/2012
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  For Health Sector: Forward, March, 6/29/2012
 - Source: The Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  The Individual Mandate: How Sweeping?, 3/21/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid and the Budget Control Act: What Options Will Be Considered?, 10/31/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Medicaid Financing Issues: Provider Taxes, 5/31/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Small Business Health Insurance Exchanges: Potentials and Pitfalls, 2/9/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Ruling Puts Pressure on States to Act, 6/28/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Health News (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Implementing Health Reform: A Final Rule On Health Insurance Exchanges, 3/3/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Implementing Health Reform: Amidst Turbulence, Federal Work Goes On, 4/27/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Tax Credits In Federally Facilitated Exchanges Are Consistent With The Affordable Care Act’s Language And History, 7/18/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  CBO is taking the states threats to opt-out of the Medicaid expansion very seriously, 6/24/2012
 - Source: Washington Post Wonkblog (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  For Health Sector: Forward March, 6/29/2012
 - Source: The Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Romney Aide Helps States Comply With Health Care Law, 7/21/2012
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Article written by Republican Senator (South Carolina) Jim DeMint: Three Things You Need to Know About Today’s Census Uninsured Report, 9/12/2012
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  The Supreme Court’s Medicaid Ruling: ‘A Shift In Kind, Not Merely Degree’, 6/28/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  ACA Implementation-Monitoring and Tracking: Maryland Site Visit Report, 3/1/2012
 - Source: The Urban Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Obamacare Silver Linings: A Limited Victory for Limited Government, 6/28/2012
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  State Health Insurance Exchange Laws: The First Generation, 6/1/2012
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Could the Health Law End Up Back in Court? Opponents Think So, 7/18/2012
 - Source: Shots NPR’s HealthBlog (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Status of State Health Insurance Exchange Implementation, 7/24/2012
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Rewriting The Obama Health Law Through Regulation?, 6/26/2012
 - Source: Forbes Health Matters (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Governance Issues for Health Insurance Exchanges, 1/1/2012
 - Source: National Academies for Social Insurance (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Decision Time for States on the Affordable Care Act, 7/2/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Federally Facilitated Exchanges and the Continuum of State Options, 12/1/2011
 - Source: National Academy of Social Insurance (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Toward an Effective Health Insurance Exchange: A Roadmap to Successful Health Care Reform, 6/1/2012
 - Source: Center for American Progress Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Health Insurance Exchanges: Key Issues for State Implementation, 9/1/2010
 - Source: Academy Health Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Estimates for the Insurance Coverage Provisions of the Affordable Care Act Updated for the Recent Supreme Court Decision, 7/1/2012
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  How each state will approach health care act, 7/12/2012
 - Source: USA Today (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Building a Relationship between Medicaid, the Exchange and the Individual Insurance Market, 1/1/2012
 - Source: National Academy of Social Insurance (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  State Actions to Address Health Insurance Exchanges, 6/1/2012
 - Source: National Conference of State Legislatures (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  A Costly Dental Destination: Hospital Care Means States Pay Dearly, 2/1/2012
 - Source: The PEW Center on the States (Unknown File Type)
6Briefing  Latino Health and National Health Reform, 8/13/2008
Hispanics will make up almost three out of every 10 people in the U.S. by 2050. What health concerns do Latinos have? What special prevention efforts are needed for this community? Will we have enough health professionals who are culturally competent to care for Latinos? How should national health reform proposals address the health needs of Latinos? Who should pay for the health care of undocumented immigrants without health coverage? This briefing, cosponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, addressed these and related questions.  
6Briefing  Making Sense of Medicare's Drug Benefit: Information and Resources to Help Beneficiaries, 11/7/2005
To help understand the basics of the new Medicare prescription drug benefit, the nonpartisan Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Family Foundation held a briefing especially for congressional staff, including district and state staff, but also of interest to others. Panelists were Tricia Neuman of the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Medicare Policy Project; Jack Vogelsong of Pennsylvania’s State Health Insurance and Assistance Program; Beatrice Disman of the New York Region of the Social Security Administration; and Julie Goon of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  
6Briefing  Safeguarding the Health of Katrina's Victims, 9/12/2005
With New Orleans largely evacuated and hundreds of thousands of people separated from their regular health care providers, this briefing addressed questions such as: How will Hurricane Katrina’s evacuees attend to their health and health care needs? How will state, federal and local governments coordinate to meet health needs? How will the health infrastructure in Louisiana and in states taking in those displaced adjust to their new burdens? How can federal programs assist those who have been displaced with their health care needs?  
6Document  Materials List, 6/1/2012
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6Document  Terry Gardiner, 10/22/2010
 (PowerPoint)
6Document  Sara Collins, 10/20/2010
 (PowerPoint)
6Document  Timothy Jost, 10/20/2010
 (PowerPoint)
6Document  Sourcelist, 11/7/2008
 (Word Document)
6Document  Employers protesting upcoming health care assessment, 8/13/2008
 - Source: The Patriot Ledger (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Massachusetts Health Reform: Bragging Rights and Growing Pains, 5/19/2008
 - Source: Word Document (Word Document)
6Document  Single-Payer Utopia? (Response to Marcia Angell), 4/25/2008
 - Source: Galen Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  The Effects of Medicaid Reimbursement Rates on Dental Care, 3/1/2008
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Letter to Senate Finance Committee, 1/28/2008
 - Source: AFSCME, AHA, et al. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  A Roadmap to Health Insurance for All, 10/18/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  California Health Care Reform: Then and Now, 10/9/2007
 - Source: Office of the Governor of California (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Health Reform and Healthcare Homes: The Role of Community Health Centers, 9/30/2007
 - Source: Harvard Health Policy Review (Word Document)
6Document  Health Insurance Connectors and Exchanges, 9/1/2007
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  SCHIP Voter Opinion Poll, 8/22/2007
 - Source: Cover the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Rules May Limit Health Program Aiding Children, 8/21/2007
 - Source: New York Times (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Ineligible? Don't Be So Sure, 8/21/2007
 - Source: Washington Post (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Estimates of Changes in SCHIP and Medicaid Enrollment of Children Under H.R. 3162, 7/27/2007
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Massachusetts Health Reform: Employers, Lower-wage Workers and Universal Coverage, 7/1/2007
 - Source: Center for Studying Health System Change (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  SCHIP Letter to Sen. Baucus and Sen. Grassley, 6/21/2007
 - Source: National Association of Health Underwriters (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Conservatives Combat SCHIP with Fuzzy Math, 6/15/2007
 - Source: The New Republic Online (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Benefits of a SCHIP Premium Assistance Program, 6/1/2007
 - Source: National Association of Health Underwriters (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  SCHIP Premium Assistance FAQ, 6/1/2007
 - Source: National Association of Health Underwriters (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  How 10 People Reshaped Massachusetts Health Care, 5/30/2007
 - Source: The Wall Street Journal (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Speaker Bio's -- Options for Rebuilding the Gulf Region's Health Infrastrutcure, 5/11/2007
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6Document  Doctors sue state of Louisiana, 5/1/2007
 - Source: LA Times (Word Document)
6Document  The State Children's Health Insurance Program, 5/1/2007
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Letter- Dennis Smith (CMS), 4/24/2007
 - Source: CMS (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Post-Katrina Report: Mental Health System Deficient in La., 4/24/2007
 - Source: USA Today (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Letter- Sonia Madison (CMS), 1/11/2007
 - Source: Health and Human Services (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Rx for Pennsylvania, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Office of the Governor of Pennsylvania (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  State Policy Options to Improve Delivery of Child Development Services: Strategies from the ABC, 12/1/2006
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  United States: The Massachusetts Health Care Reform Act’s Health Insurance Nondiscrimination Ru, 11/13/2006
 - Source: Mintz Levin Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group (Word Document)
6Document  HMOs: State plan too easy on firms, 11/11/2006
 - Source: Boston Globe (Word Document)
6Document  Dirigo’s Next Phase, 8/9/2006
 - Source: Bangor Daily News (Word Document)
6Document  Premium Assistance in Medicaid and SCHIP: Ace in the Hole or House of Cards?, 7/17/2006
 - Source: National Health Policy Forum (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Sourcelist: Improving Coverage Stability For Kids in Medicaid and SCHIP, 6/16/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
6Document  Stan Dorn Presentation: Improving Coverage Stability For Kids in Medicaid and SCHIP, 6/16/2006
 - Source: Stan Dorn (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Sourcelist: Helping the Medicare Savings Programs Get Savings to Seniors, 6/12/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Word Document)
6Document  Sourcelist: Ideas for Making Health Insurance More Affordable for Small Businesses , 4/24/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Word Document)
6Document  CAHI Urges Gov. Romney: Don't Sign It: Massachusetts Health Plan Is No Model for Reform, 4/10/2006
 - Source: Council for Affordable Health Insurance (Word Document)
6Document  Administrative Costs Associated with Enrollment and Renewal for MSPs: A Study of New Hampshire , 2/1/2006
 - Source: State Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Administrative Costs Associated with Enrollment and Renewal for MSPs: A Study of Minnesota, 2/1/2006
 - Source: State Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Briefing TranscriptMaking Sense of Medicare's Drug Benefit, 11/7/2005
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Premium Assistance Programs: How Are They Financed and Do States Save Money? , 10/1/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Briefing TranscriptSafeguarding the Health of Katrina's Victims, 9/12/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  States Most Affected by Hurricane Katrina, 9/12/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Reinsurance: How States Can Make Health Coverage More Affordable For Employers and Workers, 8/1/2005
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Local Coverage Initiatives: Solution or Band-Aid for the Uninsured?, 6/29/2005
 - Source: National Health Policy Forum (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) 2010, 1/1/2005
 - Source: CDC (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Executive Summary- Coalition of Leaders for Louisiana Healthcare (COLLAH) , 1/1/2005
 - Source: Coalition of Leaders for Louisiana Healthcare (COLLAH) (Word Document)
6Document  Bringing Culture Change to Louisiana Nursing Homes/Report From the Frontlines of Culture Change, 11/9/2004
 - Source: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  SCHIP Disenrollment and State Policies, 6/1/2002
 - Source: The Children Health Insurance Research Initiative (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Understanding the Dynamics of Crowd Out, 6/1/2001
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization Program (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Offsite Document  LSU seeks $200 million more in financing for health care, 5/2/2007
 - Source: The Times- Picayune (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Jim Douglas, Governor of Vermont, Governor Signs Comprehensive Health Care Reform Legislation, 5/25/2006
 - Source: Office of the Governor of Vermont (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Massachusetts Universal Care Plan Faces Hurdles, 7/1/2007
 - Source: The New York Times (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  MA Health Plan May Exempt 20% of the Uninsured, 4/12/2007
 - Source: The Boston Globe (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  CA Senate Republicans Introduce Health Care Solutions, 10/10/2007
 - Source: California State Senate Republican Caucus (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Unions Give Up on Governor's Health Plan, 10/16/2007
 - Source: Los Angeles Times (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Health Care Bill Vetoed, 10/13/2007
 - Source: The Sacramento Bee (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Universal Push for Insurance, 10/11/2007
 - Source: Philadelphia Inquirer (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  First Pieces of Governor Rendell's 'Prescription for Pennsylvania' Signed Into Law, 7/20/2007
 - Source: Office of the Governor of Pennsylvania (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  A State Finds No Easy Fixes on Health Care, 7/10/2007
 - Source: The New York Times (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Identifying and Evaluating Equity Provisions in State Health Care Reform, 4/23/2008
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States, 8/1/2008
 - Source: U.S. Census Bureau Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Setting Income Thresholds in Medicaid/ SCHIP: Which Children Should Be Eligible?, 1/12/2009
 - Source: The Urban Institute (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  SCHIP and “Crowd-Out:” The High Cost of Expanding Eligibility, 9/20/2007
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  The Fiscal Survey of States, 12/1/2008
 - Source: National Association of State Budget Officers and National Governors Association Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee Hearing, 5/22/2007
 - Source: Committee on Education and Labor: U.S. House of Representatives (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Kids tooth-pulling expenses are higher than cleaning costs, 12/24/2007
 - Source: The Charleston Gazette (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Financing State Coverage Expansions: Can New Medicaid Flexibility Help?, 9/1/2007
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  NGA's Medicaid Reform Principles, 3/5/2007
 - Source: National Governors Association (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Federal court dismisses New Jersey suit over SCHIP limits, 12/22/2008
 - Source: American Medicial News (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Fact Sheet for CBO’s March 2008 Baseline: State Children’s Health Insurance Program, 3/22/2008
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  SCHIP, crowd-out, and the August 17 directive, 4/9/2008
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  A House Is Not A Home: Keeping Patients At The Center Of Practice Redesign, 5/11/2007
 - Source: Centers on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Improving Children’s Health: A Chartbook about the Roles of Medicaid and SCHIP, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Centers on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  SCHIP Enrollees with Special Health Care Needs and Access to Care, 8/1/2006
 - Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Do SCHIP Enrollees Stay Insured?, 5/1/2008
 - Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  SCHIP Ever Enrolled in Year, 2/7/2008
 - Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Medicaid Re-Enrollment Policies and Children’s Risk of Hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care, 10/22/2008
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009: Health Insurance Market Reforms , 4/20/2010
 - Source: National Association of Insurance Commissioners Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  A Fix for the Utah Health Exchange, 12/21/2009
 - Source: The Salt Lake Tribune (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Children's Health Information Technology Action Plan, 12/15/2008
 - Source: The Children's Partnership (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  The Cost-Effectiveness of Improving Diabetes Care in U.S. Federally Qualified CHC, 12/15/2007
 - Source: Health Services Research (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Delivering Quality The Health Center Model of Primary Care, 8/15/2006
 - Source: National Association of Community Health Centers (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Special Populations, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Health Resources and Services Administration (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  What is a Health Center?, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Health Resources and Services Administration (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Persistent Disparities in Health Insurance Coverage: Hispanic Children, 1996-2005, 11/1/2008
 - Source: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  What Happens to SCHIP After March 31, 2009?, 12/19/2008
 - Source: Congressional Research Service (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2008, 9/1/2008
 - Source: Employee Benefit Research Institute (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Fact Sheet – Differences between CPS ASEC and ACS, 9/18/2012
 - Source: United States Census Bureau (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  A Guide to the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act Decision, 7/1/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  We lost on health care. But the constitution won., 7/1/2012
 - Source: Washington Post, Outlook (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Hail to the Chief (John Roberts, That Is): Thoughts on the Legislative Implications of Today’s Ruling., 6/28/2012
 - Source: Brookings (Unknown File Type)
5Briefing  UNDERSTANDING RESOLUTIONS, RECONCILIATION, and OTHER BUDGETARY RULES OF THE ROAD, 2/11/2005
What are the basic steps in the budget process, and how are budgetary levers used to shape health policy? Who are the key actors at the various stages of the process? If there is a reconciliation bill, how will it be considered in the House and in the Senate? And if there is an effort to reduce the deficit by half over five years, what might this mean for major health programs?  
5Document  Estimating the Hidden Tax on Insured Californians due to the Care Needed and Received by..., 5/21/2007
 - Source: New America Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Health Reform Massachusetts Style: Ink Blot Test and Example for Us All, 5/15/2007
 - Source: New America Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  An Analysis of Leading Congressional Health Care Bills, 2005-2007: Part I, Insurance Coverage, 3/19/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Hospital-acquired Infections in Pennsylvania, 3/1/2006
 - Source: PHC4 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Sourcelist: Making Sense of Medicare's Drug Benefit, 11/7/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
5Document  Sourcelist: Safeguarding the Health of Katrina's Victims, 9/12/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
5Document  Christine Ferguson Presentation: EPSDT and RIte Care, 9/9/2005
 - Source: Children's Investment Project (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Assessment of the Dental Public Health Infrastructure in the United States, 7/1/2004
 - Source: NIDCR (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5ToolkitMarketplace Enrollment Helpers, 9/27/2013
Beginning October 1, insurance marketplaces open for enrollment, and millions of people will be eligible to purchase plans. To guide them in the application process, the federal government has invested in programs to train community organizations and hired staff. Most of the money has gone to so-called navigators and assisters, which are tasked with helping individuals, families and small businesses compare and contrast plans, identify what type of financial assistance may be available and help complete and send application forms for insurance.  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5ToolkitMarketplace Enrollment Helpers, 9/27/2013
Beginning October 1, insurance marketplaces open for enrollment, and millions of people will be eligible to purchase plans. To guide them in the application process, the federal government has invested in programs to train community organizations and hired staff. Most of the money has gone to so-called navigators and assisters, which are tasked with helping individuals, families and small businesses compare and contrast plans, identify what type of financial assistance may be available and help complete and send application forms for insurance.  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Offsite Document  U.S. Health Center Fact Sheet, 6/15/2008
 - Source: National Association of Community Health Centers (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Fact Sheet, 2/9/2009
 - Source: Urban Health Plan (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Falling Behind: Americans’ Access to Medical Care Deteriorates, 2003-2007, 6/1/2009
 - Source: Center for Studying Health System Change Adobe Acrobat PDF
5Offsite Document  Health Coverage of Children: The Role of Medicaid and CHIP, 10/1/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
5Offsite Document  ‘Our system has failed’ Medicaid mothers are refused dental care, 12/10/2007
 - Source: The Charleston Gazette (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  SCHIP Guidelines: Principles for Health Insurance Coverage for Children and Families, 5/21/2007
 - Source: American Enterprise Institute (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  A State Policy Agenda to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 6/28/2004
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Using Data on Race and Ethnicity to Improve Health Care Quality for Medicaid Beneficiaries, 6/1/2006
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Democratic Hopefuls Agree on Medicare as Healthcare Model, 1/21/2008
 - Source: LA Times (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  For Want of a Dentist, 2/28/2007
 - Source: The Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Universal Health Insurance Reform, 9/24/2008
 - Source: University of Utah Center for Public Policy & Administration (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  The 2007 State of the Union Address: The President's Health Insurance Proposal Is Not a Solutio, 1/24/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Health’s Ailment; A new Congress may patch up a few problems, but don’t expect a cure, 11/20/2006
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5Offsite Document  What Supreme Court health care ruling means to business, 6/28/2012
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