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  • For the first time in the nation’s history, older adults are expected to outnumber children by 2034.
  • Roughly half of Americans over 65 are predicted to need long-term services and supports, more than half of which are paid for by Medicaid.
  • Five states have established Master Plans for Aging, which frame a long-term, comprehensive approach to support the state’s aging population.
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State Public Health Legislation Database

This database covers topics related to public health including infectious disease prevention and treatment, public health reporting and workforce and vaccines. It includes all introduced legislation from 2021 to the present and is updated at least twice per month as legislation is identified by NCSL staff.

EMS Legislative Database

NCSL's new database that brings you up-to-date, real-time information about bills related to Emergency Medical Services.