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The American Medical Association Releases a Report Urging Healthcare Stakeholders to Enhance Behavioral Health Integration Through Digital Tools

The American Medical Association (AMA) released a report defining opportunities to incorporate technology to advance behavioral health integration (BHI) and outlining a framework to measure BHI models. This report, which ...

Health Policy News – January 2022

This month’s edition touches on several familiar topics for Health Policy News—but with new insights—including the release of the Proposed 2023 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters (NBPP), the Letter ...

The Department of Health and Human Services Releases 2023 Draft Marketplace Rules & Guidance for Health Issuers

On December 28, 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the Proposed 2023 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters (NBPP), along with accompanying technical guidance on risk ...

The Hidden Costs of COVID-19

As we enter 2022, the COVID-19 pandemic is surging through the United States yet again, this time fueled by the highly transmissible Omicron variant. Although the symptoms of this variant ...

Health Policy News – December 2021

As we come to the end of the year, our December edition is—as usual—a reflection on the past year in health policy, as well as a glimpse into what we ...

Reflections on 2021 and Predictions for 2022

In our last edition of the 2021 calendar year, the Health Policy News team looks back at major health policy-related topics from the last year, as well as discusses the ...

2021 White Paper – “Looking Toward the Future: Health Policy Priorities and Actions in the First Year of the Biden Administration”

Health Policy News is pleased to share our annual fall white paper, “Looking Toward the Future: Health Policy Priorities and Actions in the First Year of the Biden Administration,” in ...

Health Policy News – October 2021

This month, COVID-19 is once again is dominating the news cycle—and Health Policy News has a policy update for readers focused on efforts to prevent future infection surges. This month’s ...

COVID-19 Autumn Policy Roundup

As 2021 ends, the COVID-19 virus is still infecting thousands of people in the country each day. Although the summer provided a brief respite from the virus—with case counts dropping ...

Vaccine Mandates: Steps and Tools to Assist with Compliance

Over the last few weeks, several COVID-19 vaccine-related policy proposals affecting various employee types and employer configurations were released at the federal level. These proposals would require some employers to ...