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

​$16.3 Billion Veterans Affairs Overhaul Deal Reached

On July 28, House and Senate negotiators agreed to an overhaul package, the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014... (read more)

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​Senate Appropriations Committee Releases Draft Labor-HHS-Ed Bill, Path forward Uncertain

​On July 24, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee released a draft FY 2015 Labor-Health and Human Services-Education bill and an accompanying draft report.... (read more)

3 months ago | 0

Federal Soda Tax Bill Introduced

​On July 30, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) introduced, with co-sponsors Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.), the Sugar-Sweetened... (read more)

3 months ago | 0

National Association of Counties Member Briefs Senate Staff on County Use of Behavioral Health Information Technology to Improve Health Outcomes

On July 22, Salt Lake County, Utah, Mayor Ben McAdams opened a congressional staff briefing on behavioral health information technology. Using Salt... (read more)

3 months ago | 0


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

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