NGA ISSUE LIBRARY

Our nation’s Governors are dedicated to leading bipartisan solutions that improve citizens’ lives. Through NGA, Governors identify priority issues and deal with matters of public policy and governance at the state, national and global levels. NGA teams work side-by-side with state leaders to identify challenges and develop solutions. View NGA products below, filterable by content type and topic.

Public Health Crises and Pharmaceutical Interventions: Improving Access While Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability

Public Health Crises and Pharmaceutical Interventions: Improving Access While Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) released Public Health Crises and Pharmaceutical Interventions: Improving Access While ...
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NGA Releases Roadmaps for Governors on Transportation and Energy Innovation

SANTA FE—The National Governors Association (NGA) released two new policy roadmaps at the 2018 NGA Summer Meeting in Santa Fe, ...
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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 ...
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Executive Authority During Energy Emergencies: A Road Map for Governors

Executive Authority During Energy Emergencies: A Road Map for Governors

The NGA Center for Best Practices has released Executive Authority During Energy Emergencies: A Road Map for Governors. The road map ...
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State Public Safety and Autonomous Vehicle Technology: Recommended Actions for Governors

Summary The NGA Center for Best Practices released policy guidance on autonomous vehicles. The issue paper, entitled State Public Safety and ...
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Health Care Workforce Redesign

Scope of Practice Scope of practice defines the types of services that a particular health care worker can provide as ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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State Insurance Marketplace Options

States have regulatory oversight authority over large portions of their private health insurance markets. The NGA Center for Best Practices ...
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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 ...
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Data, Privacy and Interoperability

New and innovative health care delivery and the payment infrastructure to support those reforms must be built on the interoperable ...
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