State Health Reform Assistance Network

The State Health Reform Assistance Network (State Network) is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program dedicated to providing technical assistance to states in order to maximize coverage expansions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Grantee Info

Route 1 and College Road East

P.O. Box 2316
Princeton, NJ 08543-2316


Deborah H. Bae
Program Officer

Latest Content


Reference Pricing: An Overview and Suggested Policy Considerations

January 1, 2015 | Issue Brief

Reference pricing helps reduce medical costs for insurers and purchasers alike. Understand how it works, as well as important policy considerations.


Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance and Excepted Benefits

January 1, 2015 | Issue Brief

There’s confusion about which insurance products qualify as “excepted benefits” and are therefore exempt from several requirements of the ACA. Read the brief to understand the guidelines.


Addressing Specialty Tier Pharmacy Benefit Design Issues

August 1, 2014 | Issue Brief

Prescriptions have a big effect on rising health care costs. Insurers are increasingly passing on costs based on tiered pharmacy benefit designs, which may illegally discriminate against patients. Learn more about this and regulatory approaches.

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