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


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 From the Washington Watch blog

​Medicare “Doc Fix” Extension Enacted, Affects County DSH Payments and Other Programs

On April 1, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (P.L. 113-93). The measure delays for one-year... (read more)

3 weeks ago | 0

​Treasury Issues Final Rules Exempting County Volunteers from ACA Coverage Requirement

​On February 11, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued final rules, after an initial announcement on January 10, clarifying that he hours worked by volunteer firefighters and other... (read more)

2 months ago | 0

Big Win for Counties: Volunteer Firefighters and EMTs Exempted from ACA Coverage Requirements

​The National Association of Counties (NACo) is pleased to report that today the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) announced that final regulations on the Affordable... (read more)

3 months ago | 0

​Congress on Track to Enact Medicare Physician Reimbursement “Doc Fix”

​On December 12, Congress acted to prevent cuts to Medicare physician reimbursements that were scheduled to take place on January 1,... (read more)

4 months ago | 0


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Committee Chair
Commissioner Larry Johnson
DeKalb County, GA

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