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 ...

The Federal Administration Issues More Guidance on the No Surprises Act

Implementation of the No Surprises Act (NSA) continued this fall with the release of a second interim final rule (IFR) on September 30, 2021. The NSA—which was signed into law ...

Health Policy News – September 2021

Welcome back, Health Policy News readers! We hope you enjoyed the end of the summer. With fall conference season in full swing, this month’s edition features two updates from recent ...

The Department of Health and Human Services Finalizes Third Exchange Rule for 2022

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized the third part of the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2022 (NBPP) this month. As the Summer Edition of ...

NASHP Conference Features COVID-19 Updates and Forward-Looking Policy Discussions

Nearly every panel at this year’s annual National Academy of State Health Policy (NASHP) conference—which took place from September 20-22—inevitably included some focus on the implications and impact of the ...

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