The impact of the Prevention and Public Health Fund, suggests a Trust for America’s Health report, may be determined by the future health of this generation’s children.
U.S. citizens from coast to coast recognize the importance of the Prevention and Public Health Fund. However, the sequester — which has already slashed $51 million from the law set in place by the Affordable Care Act — puts the fund in great danger in years to come.
To ensure the Affordable Care Act's Navigator program improves access to care for all Americans, the American Public Health Association submitted comments this week on the proposed rule outlining new standards for Navigators and other assistance personnel.
Find out what's going on in public health today, Monday, May 6, 2013.
This week featured a big victory for public health and prevention — literally.
Learn how Community Transformation Grants are bringing unprecedented systemic changes to community health through transportation improvements, disease prevention programs and healthy food initiatives since the historic passage of the Affordable Care Act three years ago.
Public health plays a vital role in providing a health equity lens to implementation of the Affordable Care Act. APHA member Lillian Shirley, MPA, MPH, shares how Oregon has been working with community stakeholders and local health leaders to meet the needs of an entire population.
Health reform is a catalyst for innovation. So writes Terry Allan, health commissioner of the Cuyahoga County Board of Health in Ohio in the latest in a Public Health Newswire series on the impact of the Affordable Care Act marking the law’s third anniversary.
As the three-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act approaches, Public Health Newswire is publishing a new series on the law’s impact since its enactment, written by contributing authors with varying public health perspectives.
Health insurance options for every U.S. citizen take effect Jan. 1, 2014, under Affordable Care Act provisions. To prepare, many states governments are revamping their health care delivery systems in advance.
On Jan. 1, 2014, key provisions in the Affordable Care Act take effect, one of which is the highly anticipated health insurance marketplace. It is designed to ensure that U.S. citizens nationwide can choose their own health care plans.
When it came time to discuss public health during his State of the Union address last night, President Barack Obama saved his loudest statement for last.