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Resources by State: Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands - Information About COVID-19
Resources and information on the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands' response to COVID-19, including the latest news and ongoing preparedness activities.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation
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FY 2020: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Northern Mariana Islands Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in the Northern Mariana Islands in Fiscal Year 2020. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Progress Toward Rubella Elimination — Western Pacific Region, 2000–2019
Reports on rubella vaccination coverage levels and rubella supplementary immunization activities by country and area in the Pacific. Includes data for American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Micronesia, Palau, and the Marshall Islands.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(24), 744-750
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Compacts of Free Association: Populations in U.S. Areas Have Grown, with Varying Reported Effects
Describes estimated migration of citizens from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau, and reported costs related to this migration in Hawaii, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Also explores effects of this migration on governments, workforces, and societies in these and other areas of the United States, including costs of providing healthcare and extending access to the Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicaid.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Initiatives in Three USAPI Jurisdictions
Summarizes efforts in Guam, Palau, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to improve cardiovascular health outcomes. Highlights strategies that can be applied to hypertension control programs and chronic disease prevention projects.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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Medicaid and CHIP in the Territories
Summarizes federal requirements and design features of Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as operating in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Features statistics including number of enrollees and percentage of the population enrolled, and program costs, with breakdowns by federal or territory spending levels and by location, using data from fiscal year 2019.
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
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Medicaid and CHIP in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Summarizes key requirements and design features of Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in the Northern Mariana Islands. Features statistics on program costs from fiscal years 2011-2019, with breakdowns by federal spending and Northern Mariana Islands spending.
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
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Title V MCH Block Grant Program - Northern Mariana Islands, State Snapshot: FY 2020 Application/FY 2018 Annual Report
Executive summary of program activities and high-level data from the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant Program. Includes contact information and amounts of funding by source and service level.
Date: 11/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Intergovernmental Advisory Committee to the Federal Communications Commission Advisory Recommendation No: 2019-2 in the Matter of State, Local Tribal, and Territorial Regulatory and Other Barriers and Incentives to Telemedicine
Examines the technical infrastructure necessary for effective telemedicine delivery in state, territorial, tribal, and local (rural and urban) areas. Discusses the regulatory barriers including legislation, licensing, reimbursement, malpractice insurance, and privacy that obstruct its development and utilization, and offers recommendations addressing these barriers. Appendix A presents case studies of broadband and telehealth development in several states and territories.
Date: 11/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Federal Communications Commission, Intergovernmental Advisory Committee to the Federal Communications Commission
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Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant - Northern Mariana Islands: FY 2020 Application/FY 2018 Annual Report
Describes maternal and child health programs in the Northern Mariana Islands, including a program overview and a needs assessment. Features data on financial, program, and performance measures, and includes demographic information on ethnicity and race, household types, poverty levels, maternal and infant mortality, and statistics related to healthcare and health insurance.
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maternal and Child Health Bureau
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