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

NACo Calls on Congress to Repeal Excise Tax on Employer-Provided Health Insurance

​On April 28, Berks County, Pa. Commissioner and National Association of Counties (NACo) Board and Executive Committee Member Christian Leinbach represented NACo... (read more)

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Large Urban County Health Leaders Urge Congress to Restore Public Health Funding

​On April 28, public health leaders from Fulton County, Ga., Dallas County, Texas and Los Angeles County, Calif. participated in a... (read more)

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NACo, Partners to Launch Initiative to Reduce Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails

​On May 5th, NACo, the Council of State Governments Justice Center, and the American Psychiatric Foundation, with support from the U.S.... (read more)

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New Bill Would Provide Boost to Health Services in County Jails

​Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced a bill (S.1051) on April 22 that would expand eligibility for National Health Service Corps (NHSC) site designations... (read more)

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 Featured Documents

All Health is Local - Congressional Briefing 

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

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