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

​Senate Subcommittee Approves Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Spending Bill

On June 10, the Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS) and Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee approved the $157... (read more)

5 weeks ago | 0

​Senate CHIP Reauthorization Bill Introduced

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Extension Act of 2014. The legislation will extend CHIP, which is set to expire on September 30,... (read more)

5 weeks ago | 0

​Action Needed: Senate Appropriations Committee to Consider Labor/HHS Bill Next Week

On June 10, the Senate Labor, Health and Human Service (HHS) Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee plans to mark-up its... (read more)

7 weeks ago | 0

House Democrats Introduce Alternative Mental Health Bill

​On May 6, Rep. Ron Barber (D-Ariz.) introduced the Strengthening Mental Health in Our Communities Act of 2014 (H.R. 4574). The... (read more)

3 months ago | 0


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Committee Chair
Commissioner Larry Johnson
DeKalb County, GA

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