Publications Archive

  • Transportation and Energy Innovation Policy Roadmaps

    The National Governors Association has released two new policy roadmaps, which provide governors and senior state policy officials with ideas for how they can prepare their states for the ongoing technology disruption ...

  • Health Care Workforce Redesign

    Scope of Practice Scope of practice defines the types of services that a particular health care worker can provide as well as the circumstances under which such services can be provided, including supervision levels and ...

  • Health Care Workforce Planning

    An accessible, well-trained and flexible health care workforce is vital to governors to improve the health of residents, control cost and accelerate economic development within the state. An adequate workforce is critical to ...

  • Return on Investment and Prevention

    With national attention on transforming health care systems, governors and other state leaders are focused on finding interventions that improve population health and health care quality while reducing health care spending. ...

  • State Options Under ACA Section 1332

    Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) gives states significant flexibility to change many elements of their individual and small group private health insurance markets. The ACA provided flexibility for states to ...

  • State Insurance Marketplace Options

    States have regulatory oversight authority over large portions of their private health insurance markets. The NGA Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) works with states to help them understand the requirements, options and ...

  • Behavioral Health and Social Determinants of Health

    A governor is uniquely situated to look across the state and coordinate action among state agencies, communities and stakeholders. Many governors are actively engaged in aligning multiple health delivery system reform ...

  • Data, Privacy and Interoperability

    New and innovative health care delivery and the payment infrastructure to support those reforms must be built on the interoperable exchange of health data. Interoperable health data exchange requires that systems and devices ...

  • Housing

    As state health officials and governors drive toward improved outcomes and reduced costs for their complex care populations, a common gap has quickly emerged: access to affordable housing. Homeless Medicaid beneficiaries are ...

  • Interagency Collaboration Toward Population Health

    The current conversation about how to reform the nation’s health care system centers on the important task of finding ways to pay for and delivery high quality care that leads to improved outcomes and reduced costs. ...