Health Policy News Teams Host Webinar on the End of the Public Health Emergency

On November 17th, the HPN team hosted a webinar as a companion piece to an October 2022 white paper – The End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency & the ...

State Efforts to Improve Perinatal Healthcare

State Efforts to Improve Perinatal Healthcare Advancing quality of healthcare continues to be a focus for many states, even as they continue to tackle the impacts of the COVID-19 public ...

Mandatory Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Core Set Reporting

Mandatory Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Core Set Reporting In August 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule, which, if promulgated, would ...

The End of the Public Health Emergency & Effect on Health Insurance Coverage

The End of the Public Health Emergency and the Effect on Health Insurance Coverage   In the coming months it is anticipated that the end of the COVID -19 Public ...

Health Policy News Conference Roundup  

Highlights from the 2022 National Association of Medicaid Program Integrity Conference; Advancing Medicaid Program Integrity – Chris Richter Several members of Public Consulting Group’s (PCGs) Health Payer Services team recently ...

American Rescue Plan Act Funding Progress Updates

Last summer, Health Policy News provided coverage of early planning at the state level to implement Section 9817 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) related to Home ...

Activity Around Section 1332 Reinsurance Waivers Continues

The earliest Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers are reaching their expiration dates, marking a key milestone under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). This article explores the next ...

Health Policy News – May 2022

This month’s edition of Health Policy News includes a summary of the final 2023 Health Insurance Exchange and Qualified Health Plan rules and guidance—updated from our summary of the proposed ...

The Department of Health and Human Services Releases 2023 Final Exchange Rules & Guidance for Health Issuers

As the deadline for submission of Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) approaches, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the final 2023 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters (NBPP) ...

Preparing for the Next Pandemic

Introduction During the last two years, everyday life has been defined by numerous challenges created by COVID-19, including societal restrictions, overflowing hospitals, and consistent illness and death. While COVID-19 itself ...

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