Tag: COVID-19

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 ...

Health Policy News – April 2022

This month’s edition of Health Policy News provides a retrospective view of COVID-19, while also looking forward to what is to come as policymakers, states, businesses, and others aim to ...

COVID-19 Lessons Learned Inform Retrospectives of State Responses and Pandemic Preparedness

By Rawson Pino and Margot Thistle As COVID-19 became a national pandemic in the United States in early 2020, states across the country scrambled to respond with public health strategies ...

Where Did We Go During the Pandemic? Using Community Mobility Data to Track Behavior During the PHE

Recently PCG’s Health Innovation, Policy, and Information Technology team has been trying to make sense of trends in claims data during 2020-2021 in Utah, where we are conducting an independent ...

Health Policy News – March 2022

This month’s edition of Health Policy News focuses on opportunities to leverage electronic health tools to improve healthcare delivery. We feature an article prepared by a collective of our subject ...

Federal Behavioral Health Plan Released

This month, the Biden administration released a plan for tackling the nationwide behavioral health crisis. Challenges related to behavioral health are not new, but have only worsened during the now ...

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 ...