A new paper from the National Governors Association highlights actions states can take to implement wide-scale adoption of advanced energy storage technologies and determine the extent the technologies will play in each state’s energy future.
A new paper from the National Governors Association highlights existing opportunities for governors to improve state coordination for responding to energy emergencies—natural or humanmade disasters—through enhancements to energy assurance planning and information collection.
NGA brings you up-to-date information on how states are preparing for the spread of the Zika virus, including important information for pregnant women.
States need to leverage housing interventions that improve health outcomes and reduce costs. Through this step-by-step guide, governors can create greater access to housing solutions for high-need, high-cost Medicaid enrollees.
A new paper from the National Governors Association highlights steps states can take to improve preparedness when dealing with public health emergencies.
The majority of high-need, high-cost Medicaid enrollees’ poor outcomes are due to a health care system that is highly inefficient in measuring impact, health outcomes and cost savings. NGA, with the help from states, created core metrics to measure the success of high-need, high-cost programs.
More than 60 percent of spending associated with tobacco use is incurred by state and federal government purchasers of health care.
The Future of Medicaid Transformation: A Practical Guide for States is the end product of an 18-month NGA policy academy and provides a framework for how states can design statewide transformation proposals that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is likely to approve.
Aligning Energy Efficiency and Demand Response to Lower Peak Electricity Demand, Reduce Costs and Address Reliability Concerns
A new paper from NGA examines policies and programs governors can implement to address volatility in electricity use, saving money and increasing reliability for consumers.
Developed by the NGA Center through extensive consultation with senior state officials and other national experts, the road map is a tool to help states respond to the growing opioid crisis.