Tag Archives: Hawaii

State Interest In 1332 Waivers Gaining Steam

In just the past few weeks, there have been interesting new developments on the 1332 waiver front.

November 2, 2016

CMS Bolsters Outreach To Young Adults As Open Enrollment Nears

A new campaign to enroll young adults will employ several different strategies to reach this population, including a gamer social video platform. In other ACA news, Hawai'i has completed its Section 1332 waiver.

September 27, 2016

What’s Behind The Surging Interest In Raising The Age To Buy Tobacco? (Podcast)

In trying to curb tobacco use, a growing number of state and local policymakers want to raise the minimum age to legally purchase cigarettes. To learn about this increasingly popular public health intervention, Health Affairs spoke with California State Senator Ed Hernandez, Chair of the state...

April 12, 2016

New Section 1332 Guidance A Mixed Bag For States

In December, HHS and Treasury released new guidance on how the agencies will evaluate state applications for the ACA’s Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers. For states, it turned out to be a classic example of “be careful what you wish for,” as the the new guidance considerably limits their...

February 29, 2016

Section 1332 Waiver Activity Heating Up In States (Update: New CMS Hub)

Though King v. Burwell looms, don’t lose sight of other recent state action on the Affordable Care Act front. In particular, interest in Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers continues to heat up.

June 24, 2015