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As noted on its website, AcademyHealth strives to improve health and health care by advocating for 1) increased federal funding for health services research, 2) better access to data and information to use in research, and 3) more transparent dissemination of research results.
Legislation related to Medicaid/CHIP and behavioral health services, including the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, which became a final rule in March, 2016.
The CMS Office of Legislation serves as a liaison and resource for the U.S. Congress to explain the polices, payment systems, and operations of the Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The Office of Legislation responds to inquiries from Members of Congress and Congressional Committees.
This final rule details the requirements for submitting registration and summary results information, including adverse event information, for specified clinical trials of drug products (including biological products) and device products and for pediatric postmarket surveillances of a device product to ClinicalTrials.gov. The rule was published on September 21, 2016.
Federal legislative information including bill summary status, bill text, public laws by law number, Congressional Record text, House and Senate Committee information.
This site links directly to searches related to health and public welfare, for example, health care reform, electronic health information technology, controlled substances, etc. Note that each day ederal agencies publish numerous documents (articles) in the Federal Register, including proposed rules, final rules, public notices, and Presidential actions.
An independent tool to help the public research and track the activities in the U.S. Congress.
The purpose of this notice is to provide guidance to AHRQ grant applicants regarding posting of clinical trial informed consent forms, as required by the Final Rule amending the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects
Full text of the 21st Century Cures Act, which lays out funding changes for the NIH and investment in precision medicine, drug design and therapies, antibiotic resistance, medical devices, and the opioid epidemic.
The National Law Review is a free resource of health care legal articles addressing regulatory developments, contractual obligations and disputes for both profit and not for profit health care organizations.
Site requires free registration for use.
Allows users to learn about recent events on the Hill as they relate to cancer research, or check the status of pending legislation and find out about hearings of interest to cancer research and advocacy communities.
This page links to AcademyHealth's advocacy tools that enable one to stay informed about the latest in health services research policy, to explore the current legislation, or to spread the word about a specific bill/issue.
This final rule modernizes the Medicaid managed care regulations to reflect changes in the usage of managed care delivery systems.
The final rule to implement the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
This tool helps to determine which federal laws developers need to follow when building mobile health applications. Provided by the FTC, in cooperation with HHS, ONC, OTR, and FDA.
Links to guidance, legislation, administrative simplification, regulations and policy related to the CMS.
U.S. Government Web site to find, view, and comment on regulations and other actions for all Federal agencies. The site facilitates participation in the federal regulatory process by improving the public's ability to find, view, and comment on federal regulatory actions.
The law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in certain health programs or activities.
The Office of the Federal Register (OFR) provides access to the official text of federal laws, presidential documents, and to administrative regulations and notices.
The House Ways and Means Committee Green Book, The Green Book published by the The Green Book published by the Committee on Ways and Means of the United States House of Representatives provides background material and data on the programs within the jursidiction of the Committee on Ways and Means.
This 1992 essay by BH Gray, published in Health Affairs [11, No.4 (1992):38-66], examines the 1989 legislation that created the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (now known as the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - AHRQ). Political complexities are examined. Additional information is available from http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/11/4/38.
One-stop link to U.S. government agencies and information.
This website provides access to information related to legislation on health data privacy.
ASTHO's State Health Policy team tracks and analyzes legislation across the states to identify trends and emerging issues impacting public health and state health agencies.
The Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention has developed several online tools related to heart disease and stroke prevention data trends, policy, and training pieces for states.
The Health Policy Group provides policy analysis and innovative programming for state health policy leaders in the legislative and executive branches.
An overview and multi-year database from NCSL of state-level legislation regarding health disparities.
Article examining the role of the California Health Benefits Review Program as a source of information in state health policy making.
This is a gateway to key laws aimed at improving our health or access to health care. It includes interactive maps, policy surveillance reports, and downloadable data.
The purpose of this website is to educate state policymakers about scope of practice issues related to nurse practitioners, physician assistants and midlevel oral health providers, including interactive state policy maps, a legislation database, case studies, and links to additional resources.
This searchable legislative database brings you up-to-date, real-time information about scope of practice legislation that has been introduced in the 50 states and D.C. You can search 2015-2019 legislation by state, topic, keyword, year, status or primary sponsor.
An interactive tool that provides current telehealth laws and policies, and pending legislation and regulations.
National Association of State Boards of Education's (NASBE) searchable database of written state policies (legal codes, rules, standards, administrative orders, mandates, resolutions, or other means of exercising authority) concerning key areas of school health policy. Site provides a clickable map of the United States and is also searchable by state name or school health topic. Priority topics include: general health education; HIV, STD and pregnancy prevention; asthma management; tobacco use prevention; violence and bullying prevention; mental health services; and physical activity and nutrition policies. Site provides a state-by-state comparison by topic and federal laws, mandates, and rules relating to school health policy.
This website enables one to search bills filed in response to the Affordable Care Act including the latest state measures being considered during 2014 sessions.