In a meeting held January 23, the California Health Benefit Exchange Board voted unanimously to offer embedded pediatric dental benefits beginning in 2015.
Covered California staff told... Click Here To Read More
State legislatures across the country are continuing to debate Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Below is a brief summary of policy updates in Arkansas, New Hampshire, Utah and... Click Here To Read More
On March 11, Gov. Susana Martinez (R-NM) approved S.B. 313, the state budget (FY15 appropriations). The approved budget allocates sufficient funding to add six additional New Mexico dental slots to the Western Interstate Commission for... Click Here To Read More
Rep. Jeffrey C. Smith (R-MS), Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, sponsored H.B. 787. The bill as introduced would have authorized the issuance of bonds, up to $31 million, to be used for the construction of a... Click Here To Read More
On February 27, Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) signed S.B. 4. The new law permits the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education (SBCCOE) to establish... Click Here To Read More
A few states have been considering offering free tuition at community colleges, as the cost of higher education continues to rise across the country. Below are examples of what some states are doing to tackle the high cost of higher... Click Here To Read More
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S.B. 659 was introduced on April 1 by Sens. Sherri Smith Buffington (R-LA) and Robert Adley (R-LA). The bill requires the Louisiana Student Financial Assistance Commission... Click Here To Read More
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