Hospitals and health care providers need financial support to respond to the pandemic and for future viability. In response, Congress allocated billions of dollars in relief funds through multiple existing and new programs. The disbursement of these funds is uncoordinated and so are public reports that track where the money is going, but states need […]
https://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.png00Melanie Felicianohttps://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.pngMelanie Feliciano2020-07-13 15:31:302020-07-13 18:28:28Tracking COVID-19 Federal Relief Funding to Hospitals: A Tool for States
People with substance use disorders (SUD) who are experiencing housing instability or homelessness are particularly at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving states challenged more than ever to identify effective housing strategies that can simultaneously address the complex treatment needs of people with SUD while also curbing the spread of COVID-19 in congregate settings.
https://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.png00Jodi Manzhttps://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.pngJodi Manz2020-07-13 14:13:402020-07-13 18:30:16States Craft Collaborative Approaches to House the Homeless and Curb COVID-19
As families face immense stress from the pandemic, states have rapidly reworked their home visiting programs to continue to support women and children. Because face-to-face services, including case management and family support and counseling, are no longer an option, health departments now deliver these vital services by telehealth. But with this new operating platform, states […]
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To improve the quality of services for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and reduce health care costs, states are implementing strategies to improve access to home health services. Of particular importance as states confront COVID-19-related budget challenges, home health services can help to avoid costly emergency department use, hospitalizations, and institutional […]
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This chart describes each state’s initial stay-at-home order, penalties for noncompliance, dates for phased re-openings including the resumption of non-essential medical procedures, and any delays or reclosings resulting from the recent resurgence of coronavirus infections. It also indicates which states currently have statewide mask requirements.
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COVID-19 has affected nearly every aspect of American life, including access to health insurance coverage, which is critical during a pandemic. Job losses and reductions in hours have resulted in millions losing employer coverage or the income needed to pay premiums, forcing them to join the already sizeable ranks of the uninsured. State marketplaces have […]
https://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/health_and_coverage_access.jpg10001500Melanie Felicianohttps://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.pngMelanie Feliciano2020-07-02 14:12:112020-07-08 13:38:52Thousands Flock to Health Insurance Marketplaces as Coverage Shifts due to COVID-19
https://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/children.jpg7001050Gia Gouldhttps://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.pngGia Gould2020-07-02 09:01:442020-07-07 12:44:54State Medicaid and CHIP Strategies to Protect Coverage during COVID-19
COVID-19 has profoundly affected the health care landscape, raising anew concerns about the high cost of hospitalizations while simultaneously placing new burdens on those facilities and curtailing non-emergency services. Providers, unable to see patients for routine care, lost revenue and many free-standing physician practices are now at risk, and now face increasing pressure to merge […]
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The importance of COVID-19 testing is clear, especially as new cases climb dramatically, reversing earlier successes at controlling the spread of the disease. Lack of a coordinated, federally-led testing initiative and protocols has prompted questions about how often testing should occur, whether both symptomatic and asymptomatic should be tested, and who should pay for it, and in what circumstance. As states […]
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Confronted with a pandemic that impacts the health of women and children – ranging from pregnancy and delivery to access to substance abuse treatment – a consortium of New Jersey state and health care experts launched a Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) initiative to share COVID-19 expertise between specialists and primary care to […]
https://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Pregnant_woman.jpg616400Melanie Felicianohttps://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.pngMelanie Feliciano2020-06-29 16:02:252020-06-30 14:22:46New Jersey’s Project ECHO Builds Provider Capacity to Support Maternal and Child Health during COVID-19
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