About NASHP

The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) is an independent academy of state health policymakers. We are dedicated to helping states achieve excellence in health policy and practice. A non-profit and non-partisan organization, NASHP provides a forum for constructive work across branches and agencies of state government on critical health issues.

To accomplish our mission we:

  • Convene state leaders to solve problems and share solutions
  • Conduct policy analyses and research
  • Disseminate information on state policies and programs
  • Provide technical assistance to states

The responsibility for health care and health care policy does not reside in a single state agency or department. At NASHP, we provide a unique forum for productive interchange across all lines of authority, including executive offices and the legislative branch.

We work across a broad range of health policy topics including: