Health Policy Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to public health and healthy communities, including disease and injury prevention and health promotion, health disparities reduction, mental and behavioral health services, and financing delivering health care.

Policy Platform & Resolutions 2023-2024

County governments are integral to America’s current health care system and will be crucial partners in 
achieving any successful reform.

Updates & Analysis

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Senate HELP and House Energy and Commerce pass PAHPA reauthorizations out of committee with amendments

Both the U.S. House Energy and Commerce and U.S. Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) committees passed their versions of a Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) reauthorization bill

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U.S. Surgeon General releases Advisory and National Strategy to Advance Social Connection

On May 2, the U.S. Surgeon General released an Advisory and National Strategy highlighting the growing number of individuals in the U.S. that are experiencing loneliness, isolation and disconnection 

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Bipartisan legislation introduced in House and Senate to address Medicaid Inmate Exclusion Policy

Bipartisan legislation has been reintroduced in both chambers of Congress that would amend the Medicaid Inmate Exclusion Policy 

Committee Chair

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Hon. Helen Stone

Commissioner, Chatham County Ga.

Committee Contact

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Blaire Bryant

Legislative Director – Health | Large Urban County Caucus
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