Health Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to public health and healthy communities, including disease and injury prevention and health promotion, health disparities reduction, financing delivering health care, including services for the uninsured, underinsured, and medically indigent, Medicaid, Medicare, long-term care, behavioral health services, substance abuse prevention and treatment, and services for persons with developmental disabilities.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 2014 Legislative Conference Presentations


 Fact Sheets


 From the Washington Watch blog

Action Needed! House to Vote on Cutting the Prevention and Public Health Fund

​The Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF), a critical funding stream for county public health departments, is under immediate threat as the... (read more)

11 days ago | 0

Letters Circulating in Senate in Support of Prevention and Public Health Fund

​Three letters in support of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF)... (read more)

3 weeks ago | 0

Bills Aimed at Improving Mental Health Introduced in the House

​Two bills that address mental health issues have been introduced in the House this month. Reps. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) and... (read more)

3 weeks ago | 0

NACo Provides Input to IRS on Excise Tax on Employer-Provided Health Insurance

​On May 15, NACo submitted comments in response to the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) notice seeking feedback on the excise tax on... (read more)

3 weeks ago | 0


 Featured Documents

All Health is Local - Congressional Briefing 

Committee Chair
Commissioner, Chair Mary Ann Borgeson
Douglas County, NE​

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