Read a rundown on the top public policy issues facing state lawmakers in 2015, state-private sector partnerships for infrastructure, e-cigarettes and taxes and dealing with cuts to mental health programs.
NCSL Legislative Summit: Sunday, July 25, 2010
Running time: 00:31:50
Representative Elaine Harvey, Wyoming
Michael Karpf, UK HealthCare, Kentucky
Keith Mueller, Department of Health Management and Policy, Iowa, "Meeting the Need for Primary Care Providers: Challenges and Opportunities for States" ( 11-page PDF file)
William Wagner, Family Health Centers Inc., Kentucky, "Community Health Centers: Workforce and Access Issues" ( 6-page PDF file)
The 2010 Health reform law will provide coverage to approximately 32 million uninsured Americans in 2014. The Affordable Care Act contains provisions to strengthen the health workforce so states can meet the growing need. Learn about innovative existing state programs, and options for expanding the health workforce.
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