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HEALTH DISPARITIES LEGISLATION

This report list bills that have been introduced to address the social determinants of health and are aimed at eliminating health disparities for underserved populations. 

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LEGISBRIEF

"Providing Health Care Coverage for Former Inmates" among the challenges people being released from correctional facilities face is not having the resources to obtain the health care services they need. Policymakers are working to connect former inmates to health coverage as a way to increase access to services, decrease admissions to hospitals and emergency rooms, and reduce recidivism.

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OVERVIEW | POPULATION GROUPS

The health priorities and needs of Americans vary based on age, gender, race, and geographic location, among others. This web portal organizes health policy information by population group, including children, adolescents, women, pregnant women, men, minorities, the elderly, rural residents, the uninsured and underinsured, and veterans.

STANDING COMMITTEE

HHS releases new guidance and FAQs for state policymakers on a number of health reform implementation issues.

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