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Health & Human Services Committee Letters

January 24, 2017

Health Care Reform

Letter (from Chair and Vice Chair of the National Governors Association) in response to Representative McCarthy’s request for feedback for potential changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010.


October 24, 2016

Medicare Part B

Letter (from Governor Shumlin and Governor Baker) asking Congressional leadership to fix the Medicare Part B increases for 2017.


June 21, 2016

Opioid Addiction

Letter (from Governor Baker and Governor Hassan) to House and Senate leadership urging Congress to provide sufficient resources to states in order for them to continue the work they have begun to combat the opioid crisis.


March 02, 2016

Medicaid Managed Care

Letter (from Governor Baker and Governor Hassan) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services concerning a proposed rule to overhaul regulations governing Medicaid managed care.


January 08, 2016

Medicaid Data and Reporting

Letter (from NGA Executive Director and CEO Scott Pattison) to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking Member Ron Wyden in response to their November 13 request for information regarding data gaps and opportunities to streamline Medicaid reporting.


October 27, 2015

Health Insurance Marketplaces

Letter (from Governor Baker and Governor Hassan) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services with recommendations regarding health insurance marketplaces.


October 27, 2015

Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers

Letter (from Governor Baker and Governor Hassan) to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Treasury with recommendations regarding Section 1332 state innovation waivers.


October 09, 2015

Medicare Part B

Letter (from NGA Executive Director Dan Crippen) to Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner and House and Senate leadership asking for a fiscally responsible solution to the projected increase in Medicare Part B premiums.


February 18, 2015

Extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program

Letter (from Governor Beshear and Governor Haslam) to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Hatch and Ranking Member Wyden and to House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Upton and Ranking Member Pallone urging them to act quickly to extend federal support for the Children’s Health Insurance Program.