As federal health reform legislation has stalled, health policy attention turns to the states, which have many tools to reform their health care systems. While 1115 waivers rightly get a lot of attention, because of their ability to reshape state Medicaid programs, the Affordable Care Act’s Section 1332 waivers continue to be a promising avenue for states.
Data Needs and Requirements Related to State-Based Marketplaces: Small Group Convening
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center hosted a Small Group Convening on May 30-31, 2013 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) hosted a Small Group Convening on May 30-31, 2013 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, bringing together state and federal officials as well as technical experts to discuss the varying data needs and reporting requirements related to state-based marketplaces (SBMs). The discussion highlighted data strategies for evaluation, federal reporting, operational decision-making and quality monitoring. The agenda, select presentations, and resources from the meeting can be found here.