Efforts To Expand Health Insurance Coverage, Improve Quality

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"Leading the Way: State Health Reform Initiatives," National Governors Association:The issue brief highlights states' health care initiatives, whichinclude increasing coverage through expansions of public and privateprograms and restructuring the private insurance marketplace.

Stateefforts also are aimed at improving quality and increasing preventionand wellness by instituting measures such as pay-for-performancesystems, electronic data exchange and early treatment of preventablediseases. The issue brief includes a comprehensive state-by-stateoverview of the initiatives (National Governors Association release,8/14).

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