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The following is a list of briefings, documents, and publications that have been ranked by the Alliance for Health Reform in order of relevance, 10 being "Exclusively Related" to the issue, to 5 being "Somewhat Related" to the issue. Webcasts, transcripts and resource materials can be downloaded for each briefing listed.
 
RankTypeDescription
10Briefing  Oral Health: Putting Teeth into the Health Care System, 8/17/2012
More than 100 million Americans lack oral health coverage, and therefore have impaired access to dental care. What’s more, poor oral health is an integral factor in physical health, associated with conditions such as diabetes, heart and lung disease, stroke and preterm birth. So regular detection and treatment of oral health problems – which are received more regularly by those with coverage – can improve physical health and quality of life. What does the lack of oral health access cost states? What are different states doing to improve access? With 15 percent of the U.S. population living in dental “Health Professional Shortage Areas,” how can dental workforce shortages be addressed? How can collaborations between dentists and primary care physicians strengthen oral health care in the U.S.? What provisions under PPACA will impact oral health care? What is the status of the oral health demonstration projects authorized by the Act? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) sponsored an August 17 briefing. 
10Briefing  Chronic Disease Prevention: Saving Lives, Saving Money, 7/13/2012
With a continued focus on the need to control the high and rising cost of care, Congress is looking for low cost, high yield policy solutions. Innovative public health initiatives are attracting businesses, improving workplace wellness, and providing a spark to local economies, but is there evidence that public health investments can help prevent chronic disease and reduce escalating health care costs? And how does CBO view these with regard to cutting the deficit and/or affecting long-term costs/savings to the health care system? What can we learn from our experience with tobacco cessation programs? Have initiatives on the local level been effective? How can public health efforts intersect with clinical care? What new initiatives are being designed on the state level? Are these being supported by federal policy and federal funds? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation sponsored a July 13 briefing. 
10Briefing  Preventing Chronic Disease: The New Public Health, 6/10/2011
The nation is facing an epidemic of chronic disease. There is a groundswell of activity in local communities to support healthier lifestyles and help people make long-lasting and sustainable changes that can reduce their risk for chronic diseases. A number of provisions in the health reform law are aimed directly at improving population health by addressing conditions where Americans, live, learn, work, and play - at their schools, worksites, restaurants and more. At this briefing, cosponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a distinguished panel addressed questions such as: Can this focus on the new public health be sustained in light of budget constraints on the federal, state, and local levels? How does the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) relate to public health and prevention activities? How are resources in the $15 billion Public Health and Prevention fund, set up under the ACA, being deployed? What efforts are being made to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in the health of communities nationwide?  
10Briefing  Getting Healthy: Looking Beyond Health Care, 5/15/2009
Where we live, learn, work and play can have an enormous influence on our health and well being. Yet millions of working men and women and their families face almost insurmountable barriers to better health on a daily basis. How much of Americans’ overall health is related to non-health care factors? Which factors are most important for good health? What policy changes could provide more opportunities for people to make healthy choices? This briefing, cosponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, addressed these and related questions, building on the findings of the foundation's Commission to Build a Healthier America (www.commissiononhealth.org).  
10Document  Ursula Bauer's Presentation, 7/13/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Linda Billheimer's Presentation, 7/13/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Thomas Farley's Presentation, 7/13/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Matthew Myers' Presentation , 7/13/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Selected Experts, 12/1/2009
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Speaker Biographies, 6/19/2009
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
10Document  Briefing Agenda, 6/19/2009
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
10Document  Selected Experts, 5/15/2009
 (Word Document)
10Document  Speaker Biographies, 5/15/2009
 (Word Document)
10Document  Getting Healthy: Looking Beyond Health Care, 5/15/2009
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Briefing TranscriptGetting Healthy: Looking Beyond Health Care, 5/15/2009
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Agenda, 5/15/2009
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
10Issue BriefPreventing Chronic Disease: The New Public Health, 9/1/2011
The U.S. is facing an epidemic of chronic disease at the same time as it's facing tough decisions on where to spend limited public health dollars. This issue brief spotlights community programs shown to help reduce chronic disease. Written by Joanne Silberner, formerly of NPR, and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Other PublicationSourcebook 2006- Chap 12: Public Health, 10/9/2006
This chapter from the Alliance sourcebook, “Covering Health Issues, 2006” presents key facts, background, story ideas, experts and websites on public health. It includes information on how public health works, the infrastructure, funding, addressing obesity, public health workforce, health information technology (health IT) , public health and the uninsured, and environmental health. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Other PublicationSourcebook 2004 - Chapter 11: Public Health, 9/1/2004
This chapter from the Alliance sourcebook, “Covering Health Issues, 2004” presents key facts, background, story ideas, experts and websites on the subject of public health. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Other PublicationSourcebook 2004 - Chapter 12: Reproductive Health, 9/1/2004
This chapter from the Alliance sourcebook, “Covering Health Issues, 2004” presents key facts, background, story ideas, experts and websites on the subject of reproductive health. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Other PublicationSourcebook 2004 - Chapter 12: Reproductive Health, 9/1/2004
This chapter from the Alliance sourcebook, “Covering Health Issues, 2004” presents key facts, background, story ideas, experts and websites on the subject of reproductive health. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Other PublicationSourcebook 2004 - Chapter 12: Reproductive Health, 9/1/2004
This chapter from the Alliance sourcebook, “Covering Health Issues, 2004” presents key facts, background, story ideas, experts and websites on the subject of reproductive health. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Offsite Document  Cubriendo temas de salud 2009 , 6/1/2010
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  The Case for Prevention: Tales from the Field, 9/1/2009
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform Adobe Acrobat PDF
10Offsite Document  Why Behavioral And Environmental Interventions Are Needed To Improve Health At Lower Cost., 5/1/2011
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Raising the Excise Tax on Cigarettes, 6/13/2012
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office (Unknown File Type)
9Briefing  Worker Wellness Programs: Do They Work?, 5/31/2013
Starting in 2014, employers will be allowed to charge their workers up to 30 percent more for health insurance premiums if they don't meet certain health goals, under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). An Alliance for Health Reform briefing, Worker Wellness Programs: Do They Work? explained the provisions in the law, and examined employer efforts to improve worker wellness, along with evidence about savings. What effect can tying wellness incentives to premiums have on workers, and especially less healthy workers? What does the evidence say about wellness programs and costs? Under the proposed agency rules related to the ACA provisions, what would be permitted and not permitted in wellness program design and practice? What are key concerns about implementing such programs? A distinguished panel of experts addressed these and related questions. 
9Briefing  Community Health Centers: Can They Plug the Gaps in the Safety Net?, 7/23/2012
Currently, there are more than 1,100 community health centers providing care to approximately 20.2 million people in every state across the U.S. The centers, which have historically received bipartisan support, are in a unique position to serve the millions more who will gain coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Nearly 40 percent of current CHC patients have no health insurance; approximately one third are children. Who do community health centers currently serve and how will this change as the health reform law plays out? How are CHCs faring in the current economic environment? Is there sufficient federal oversight of their operations? How are states and safety-net systems planning for 2014 and the challenges and opportunities presented under the ACA? What will be the impact of scheduled cuts to discretionary programs under the Budget Control Act of 2011 (the sequester)? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Centene Corporation sponsored a July 23 briefing. 
9Briefing  The $174 Billion Question: How to Reduce Diabetes and Obesity, 7/23/2010
Diabetes and obesity have evolved from a national public health concern to a problem of epidemic proportions -- a very costly problem. The direct medical costs and the indirect costs of diabetes are estimated at $174 billion yearly. This briefing looked at the scope of the problem, and some promising solutions. Sponsored by the Alliance for Health Reform and the United Health Foundation.  
9Briefing  Getting the Most Bang for Our Post-Health Reform Buck: Enrolling and Retaining Everyone Who’s Eligible, 12/1/2009
One of the main goals of health reform is to increase access to health care. Frequently overlooked in this effort is finding effective and efficient mechanisms for determining eligibility and enrolling those who are eligible for existing public programs, primarily Medicaid and the the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). How can recruitment and enrollment be streamlined? How can enrollment in public programs affect states’ budgets? To answer these questions and others, the Alliance for Health Reform and PhRMA sponsored a December 1 briefing.  
9Briefing  Rural Health: Laying the Foundation for Health Reform, 10/30/2009
Health care delivery poses unique challenges in rural communities. Provider shortages are particularly acute in rural America, where levels of educational achievement are generally lower and there are fewer opportunities to receive medical training. Unemployment and uninsurance rates are higher in rural areas than elsewhere. What provisions in the various reform proposals affect rural health care? What particular challenges need to be overcome in order to improve care delivery in rural areas? What aspects of health reform will require special accommodation in rural areas? Are delivery systems in rural areas currently able to handle the influx of new patients coverage expansion would bring? How does HIT factor into rural reform? To answer these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform hosted a briefing with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on October 30.  
9Briefing  Making the Case for Prevention: Tales from the Field, 6/19/2009
To improve the health of communities and the general population, an array of health reformers, states and businesses alike are all looking to a range of prevention measures such as chronic disease management, alcohol and smoking cessation, and obesity programs. The hope is that these measures will also improve value and control costs. What types of prevention models are working for business and government? What impact on health have prevention programs had? Does the evidence prove that prevention can cut costs? What emphasis should be placed on community vs. clinical prevention? What improvements need to be made in public health infrastructure, workforce and training to improve prevention efforts? To discuss these recommendations and questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation sponsored a June 19 briefing.  
9Briefing TranscriptBriefing Transcript , 7/18/2012
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9Briefing TranscriptPreventing Chronic Disease: The New Public Health, 6/10/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  State Laws Permitting Health Plan Wellness Programs, 12/7/2009
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9Document  FAQ on Senate HIPAA Provisions on Financial Incentives, 12/3/2009
 - Source: Preventive Health Partnership  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Advocacy letter regarding Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, 10/30/2009
 - Source: AARP (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Briefing TranscriptMaking the Case for Prevention: Tales from the Field, 6/19/2009
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Selected Experts, 6/19/2009
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Making the Case for Prevention: Tales from the Field, 6/19/2009
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  David Williams Presentation, 5/15/2009
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  About the Commission to Build a Healthier America, 5/15/2009
 - Source: Commission to Build a Healthier America (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Senator Frist Presentation, 5/15/2009
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Paula Braveman Presentation, 5/15/2009
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Robin Mockenhaupt Presentation, 5/15/2009
 (PowerPoint)
9Briefing TranscriptPROVIDING A SHOT IN THE ARM: Boosting the Development and Distribution of Vaccines, 5/23/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  James Tallon Presentation: Safeguarding the Health of Katrina's Victims, 9/12/2005
 - Source: United Hospital Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Briefing TranscriptSafeguarding the Health of Katrina's Victims, 9/12/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Walter Orenstein Presentation: Immunization in the United States, 5/23/2005
 - Source: Emory Vaccine Center (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  John Hurvitz Presentation: Vaccine Advance-Purchase Agreements for Low-Income Countries, 5/23/2005
 - Source: Covington and Burling (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Issue BriefThe Case for Prevention - Tales from the Field, 9/30/2009
This issue brief offers an overview of disease prevention strategies, including examples of federal and state efforts. Includes a box on why the Congressional Budget Office declines to attribute savings to prevention programs. Sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Issue BriefRebuilding Louisiana's Health Care System, 7/26/2007
Though the Katrina flood waters have long since receded, the debate continues over how to restore – or even improve – Louisiana’s devastated health care system. This issue brief covers the health care problems still facing the city and proposed solutions. Supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Offsite Document  Lessons from Katrina Boost FEMA’s Sandy Response, 11/3/2012
 - Source: NPR (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Health of Americans a Mixed Bag: CDC Report, 6/19/2012
 - Source: U.S. News & World Report (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Return on Investments in Public Health: Saving Lives and Money, 3/1/2012
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Comprehensive Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Programs Effectively Reduce Tobacco Use, 7/5/2012
 - Source: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  State Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program Saves Money, 1/9/2012
 - Source: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  The Role of Prevention in Bending the Cost Curve, 11/1/2011
 - Source: Urban Institute (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  A Broken Promise to Our Children: The 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 13 Years Later, 11/30/2011
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Addressing Chronic Disease through Community Health Workers: A Policy Brief on Community Health Workers, 12/9/2011
 - Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  “Food and Beverage Marketing to Children and Adolscents: An Environment at Odds with Good Health, 4/1/2011
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Assessing the Economics of Obesity and Obesity Interventions, 3/1/2012
 - Source: Campaign to End Obesity (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Primary Care and Public Health: Exploring Integration to Improve Population Health, 3/1/2012
 - Source: Institute of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  2011 Grant Award Process Highlighted Need and Special Populations and Merits Evaluation, 5/1/2012
 - Source: Government Accountability Office (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  The Prevention and Public Health Fund, 2/23/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs: Health Policy Brief (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  America's Public Hospitals and Health Systems, 2010: Findings from the Annual NAPH Member Hospital Characteristics Survey, 6/11/2012
 - Source: National Association of Public Hospitals (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Redefining Public Health In New York City, 6/2/2012
 - Source: The Lancet (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Can The U.S. Tackle Runaway Health Care Costs And Increase Life Expectancy At The Same Time?, 4/1/2012
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  How Does An Investment In Prevention Improve Public Health?, 9/1/2011
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Living Well with Chronic Illness: A Call for Public Health Action., 1/1/2012
 - Source: Institute of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Can Behavioral Economics Combat Obesity?, 6/19/2012
 - Source: CATO Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  The Power of Prevention and What it Requires, 5/28/2008
 - Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  A Closer Look at the Economic Argument for Disease Prevention, 2/4/2009
 - Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicare Reimbursements Short-Changed Preventive Coordination, 3/9/2011
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  United States health Center Fact Sheet, 8/1/2011
 - Source: National Association of Community Health Centers Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  New Access Point Grant Awards, 6/20/2012
 - Source: Health Resources and Services Association (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Establishing Health Insurance Exchanges: An Overview of State Efforts, 3/21/2012
 - Source: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Are Low-Income Programs Enlarging the Nation's Long-Term Fiscal Problem? Programs Outside Health Care Projected to Decline as Share of Economy, 11/2/2012
 - Source: Center of Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  ‘Ready or Not?’ Preparedness Report Shows that Some States are Ill-Equipped to Deal with Emergencies, 12/19/2012
 - Source: HuffPost GREEN (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Sandy Exposed Hospitals’ Lack of Disaster Preparedness, 11/6/2012
 - Source: Insurance Journal (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Workplace Wellness Programs, 5/10/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Policy Brief (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  A National Strategic Plan for Public Health Preparedness and Response, 9/1/2011
 - Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  One Year Later: Lessons from Recovery After the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake, 4/26/2012
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Prepared for a Disaster and Building Back Better: Terry Cline on Public Health’s Response to Oklahoma Tornados, 6/19/2013
 - Source: NewPublicHealth (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Public Health Preparedness: 2012 State-by-State Update on Laboratory Capabilities and Response Readiness Planning, 1/1/2012
 - Source: Centers for Disease Control (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Recovering from Disaster: NewPublicHealth Q&A with NJ Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd, 7/9/2013
 - Source: NewPublicHealth (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Ready or Not? Protecting the Public’s Health from Disease, Disasters, and Bioterrorism, 12/1/2012
 - Source: Trust for America’s Health (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Timothy W. Manning Testimony before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications, 6/6/2012
 - Source: FEMA (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Get Healthy -- Or Else, 2/27/2007
 - Source: Business Week (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  ADA: Health Risk Assessments, 8/10/2009
 - Source: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Worksite Wellness Programs for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, 9/30/2009
 - Source: American Heart Association (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Asymmetric Paternalism to Improve Health Behaviors, 11/28/2007
 - Source: American Medical Association Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Employers See Well-Designed Worksite Health and Wellness Programs as Strong Value, 7/28/2009
 - Source: Health2 Resources  (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Global Survey Shows Businesses Turn to Wellness Programs to Improve Productivity, 11/19/2009
 - Source: EHS Today (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  If Your Waistline Grows, Should Your Premiums, Too?, 10/8/2009
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Big Brother Is Watching Your Weight, 10/21/2009
 - Source: Slate (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Financial Penalties For The Unhealthy? Ethical Guidelines For Holding Employees Responsible For Their Health , 5/5/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Wellness At What Price?, 9/28/2009
 - Source: National Journal (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Is Congress Serious About Fighting Chronic Diseases?, 11/23/2009
 - Source: Roll Call (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Wellness Programs & Health Risk Assessments, 9/15/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Beyond Health Care: New Direction to a Healthier America Executive Summary, 4/1/2009
 - Source: Commission to Build a Healthier America (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Across America, Differences in How Long and How Well We Live, 4/1/2009
 - Source: Commission to Build a Healthier America Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Reaching America's Health Potential: A State-by-State Look at Adult Health, 5/1/2009
 - Source: Commission to Build a Healthier America (Unknown File Type)
8Briefing  Safeguarding the Health of Katrina's Victims, 9/12/2005
With New Orleans largely evacuated and hundreds of thousands of people separated from their regular health care providers, this briefing addressed questions such as: How will Hurricane Katrina’s evacuees attend to their health and health care needs? How will state, federal and local governments coordinate to meet health needs? How will the health infrastructure in Louisiana and in states taking in those displaced adjust to their new burdens? How can federal programs assist those who have been displaced with their health care needs?  
8Briefing  PROVIDING A SHOT IN THE ARM: Boosting the Development and Distribution of Vaccines in the U.S. and Worldwide , 5/23/2005
In the United States, vaccine use has virtually eradicated smallpox and polio and has drastically reduced the incidence of the dangerous—and formerly common—childhood illnesses measles, mumps and rubella. Despite these strides, market forces and policy dilemmas have created significant barriers to the development and distribution of vaccines both domestically and globally, resulting in dwindling numbers of manufacturers, particularly in the United States. What can be done to increase the number of manufacturers participating in the vaccine market? What additional incentives can be given to manufacturers to develop vaccines for HIV, malaria and other new and emerging threats? To address these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and Health Affairs journal cosponsored a May 23 luncheon briefing in conjuction with the release of the May – June issue of Health Affairs on vaccine issues.  
8Document  Patti Killingsworth's Presentation, 8/3/2012
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8Document  Debra Lipson's Presentation , 8/3/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  James Toews' Presentation, 8/3/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Advocacy letter regarding wellness outcomes and insurance premiums, 9/24/2009
 - Source: AARP (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Creating a Healthier Future Through Early Interventions for Children, 6/19/2009
 - Source: JAMA (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Ounces of Prevention -- The Public Policy Case for Taxes on Sugared Beverages, 4/22/2009
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  In the Balance, 4/8/2008
 - Source: The Washington Post (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  We Can Do Better--Improving the Health of the American People, 11/20/2007
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Washington's Healthiest State Campaign, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Washington Health Foundation/United Health Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Oklahoma Health and Health Systems, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Peter Budetti, M.D. (PowerPoint)
8Document  Oklahoma Health and Health Systems, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Peter Budetti, M.D. (PowerPoint)
8Document  Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention: Addressing the Nation's Leading Killers 2007, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Center for Disease Control (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  The Care of Patients with Severe Chronic Illness: An Online Report on the Medicare Program , 6/15/2007
 - Source: Dartmouth Atlas Project (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Regional Quality Improvement Initiative, 4/1/2007
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Framework for a High Performance Health System in the United States, 8/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  About MHQP, 1/1/2006
 - Source: MHQP (Word Document)
8Document  Sourcelist: Safeguarding the Health of Katrina's Victims, 9/12/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
8Document  Sourcelist: PROVIDING A SHOT IN THE ARM: Boosting the Development and Distribution of Vaccines, 5/23/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
8Document  End-of-Life Care in Nursing Homes: Experiences and Policy Recommendations (executive summary), 11/1/2004
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Issue BriefPublic Health Prevention Efforts: Saving Lives, Saving Money?, 10/29/2012
This issue brief examines chronic conditions as the biggest driver of health care costs, and the potential help of community intervention. Obesity, for example, is closely associated with several chronic conditions, and diabetes and other chronic conditions can often be prevented or delayed by addressing health-related behaviors such as smoking, physical inactivity and poor diet. The briefs draw from information presented from a recent Alliance congressional briefing: Chronic Disease Prevention: Saving Lives, Saving Money, July 13, 2012. Webcast of the briefing available at: http://www.kff.org/ahr071312.cfm  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Offsite Document  New Spaulding hospital learns haunting lessons from Katrina, 5/1/2013
 - Source: Boston.com (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Unequal Access to Wellness Programs, 5/10/2009
 - Source: Rutgers University Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Hospital Emergency Preparedness and Response, 1/1/2012
 - Source: American Hospital Association (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Access to Healthy Foods in Low-Income Neighborhoods: Opportunities for Public Policy, 11/1/2008
 - Source: Yale University Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Overview of State, Local Funds in the Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 4/1/2009
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Obama Proposes $1 Billion/Year Boost for Child Nutrition, 2/26/2009
 - Source: Reuters (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  U.S. Sens. Harkin, Murkowski: Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Children's Health, 4/30/2009
 - Source: IowaPolitics.com (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Radical in the Lunch Line, 5/6/2009
 - Source: The Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Schools Should Increase Exercise and Track Weight Data, Study Recommends, 4/9/2009
 - Source: The Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Congress Plans Incentives for Healthy Habits, 5/9/2009
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Toll of Tobacco in the United States of America, 1/1/2009
 - Source: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Alabama Strategic Program Will Work to Create a Healthier Black Belt/West Alabama, 4/20/2009
 - Source: Alabama Department of Public Health Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Arkansas Leads U.S. in Halting Kids' Obesity, 8/16/2006
 - Source: MSNBC.com (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Arkansas to Flunk Obesity Report Cards, 2/5/2007
 - Source: MSNBC.com (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Five Year Evaluation: Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003, 4/1/2009
 - Source: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Want Salad With That? Make it Fries, 4/6/2009
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Effective Health Care, 1/1/2006
 - Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Drug Effectiveness Review Project, 1/1/2006
 - Source: Oregon Health and Science University (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Public Health's Inconvenient Truth: The Need to Create Partnerships with the Private Sector , 6/19/2009
 - Source: CDC - Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice and Policy (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  States With More Physicians Have Better-Quality Health Care, 12/4/2008
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Fannie Med? Why a “Public Option” Is Hazardous to Your Health, 8/6/2009
 - Source: Cato Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Impact of Worksite Wellness Intervention on Cardiac Risk Factors and One-Year Health Care Costs, 7/2/2009
 - Source: The American Journal of Cardiology Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Ensign Wins Passage of Landmark Wellness Provision, 9/30/2009
 - Source: Senator Ensign (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Wellness Incentives Could Create Health-Care Loophole, 10/16/2009
 - Source: Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  How Safeway Is Cutting Health-Care Costs, 6/12/2009
 - Source: Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Wellness Programs and Lifestyle Discrimination -- The Legal Limits, 7/10/2009
 - Source: New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Insurance discounts for healthy habits spur debate in Washington, 11/4/2009
 - Source: LA Times (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  The Economic Recession: Early Impact on Health Care Safety Net Providers, 1/1/2010
 - Source: CSHC Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Diabetes Prevention Program, 10/1/2008
 - Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Insittue of Health (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Michelle Obama: ‘Let’s Move’ on Childhood Obesity, 2/10/2010
 - Source: Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Sebelius Announces New $250 Million Investment to Lay Foundation for Prevention and Public Health, 6/18/2010
 - Source: Business Wire (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Accountable Care Organizations- Accountable for What, to Whom, and How, 10/20/2010
 - Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Accountable Care Organizations: A Framework For Evaluating Proposed Rules, 3/31/2011
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Health Policy Brief: Accountable Care Organizations, 8/13/2010
 - Source: Health Affairs Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  About REACH, 5/1/2011
 - Source: CDC (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Preventative Services without Cost Sharing, 12/1/2010
 - Source: Health Affairs Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  National Health Care Reform and the Public’s Health, 3/1/2011
 - Source: Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Helping Public Health Institutes Become a Key Player in the ‘New’ Public Health, 10/1/2010
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Disaster Officials Criticize Budget Funding Cut, 6/30/2013
 - Source: The Advocate (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Crisis Standards of Care, 1/1/2009
 - Source: Institute of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Remembering September 11 and Anthrax: Public Health’s Vital Role in National Defense, 9/9/2011
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  A Patient’s Guide to Emergency Preparedness, 1/1/2011
 - Source: American Health Lawyers Association (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Sequestering Public Health, What We Stand to Lose, 3/4/2013
 - Source: The 2x2 Project (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Ricin and the Risk of Bioterror: Are We Prepared?, 4/17/2013
 - Source: Forbes (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Public Health Preparedness and Responses in the USA Since 9/11: A National Health Security Imperative, 9/1/2011
 - Source: Lancet (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Federally Qualified Health Centers and Private Practice Performances on Ambulatory Care Measures, 7/10/2012
 - Source: Goldman, L. Elizabether, Phillip Chu, Huong Tran, and Randall Stafford (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Care Coordination in Fee-for-service Medicare, 6/1/2012
 - Source: Goldman, L. Elizabether, Phillip Chu, Huong Tran, and Randall Stafford Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Number of Uninsured Fell in 2011, Largely Due to Health Reform and Public Programs, 9/13/2012
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Nutrition and Weight Status, 1/1/2010
 - Source: HHS (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Prevention Will Reduce Medical Costs: A Persistent Myth, 5/17/2009
 - Source: Health Care Cost Monitor (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Spotlight on Prevention: Why Strategies that Make Us Healthier are Key to Health Reform, 7/16/2009
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Transforming the Health of Communities, 5/13/2011
 - Source: HHS (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Obesity in the Workplace: Current Programs and Attitudes Among Employers and Employees, 2/1/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Has America Reached its Tipping Point on Obesity?, 9/9/2009
 - Source: STOP Obesity Alliance Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Public Health Implications of Government Spending Reductions, 5/11/2011
 - Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Tobacco Use, 1/1/2010
 - Source: HHS (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  The Myth of Prevention, 5/20/2009
 - Source: The Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Obesity Stigma: Important Considerations for Public Health, 5/1/2010
 - Source: American Journal of Public Health (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  New flexibility for states to improve Medicaid and implement innovative practices, 4/14/2011
 - Source: Department of Health and Human Services (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation, 5/1/2012
 - Source: Institute of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Community Health Centers: The Challenge of Growing to Meet the Need for Primary Care in Medically Underserved Communities, 3/1/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Briefing  MAKING THE CONNECTION: Helping Health Care Providers Collaborate Via Health Information Networks , 5/9/2005
Health care information about individual patients is one of the least automated aspects of the U.S. economy. Promoting greater access to secure, easily shared electronic health records for all Americans has strong support from the Administration and both parties in Congress. What are the latest practical approaches being implemented in the field today to connect disparate pieces of our vast health care sectors for information sharing? What is necessary to achieve broad data exchange while protecting patient privacy and improving consumer choice and control?  
7Document  Speaker Biographies, 8/3/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Arthur A. Gianelli's Presentation - NuHealth Systems, 6/4/2012
 (PowerPoint)
7Document  A Comparative Analysis of Avoidable Mortality in Three Nations and Their World Cities, 3/1/2008
 - Source: European Journal of Public Health (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  United Health Foundation Mission Statement, 8/20/2007
 - Source: United Health Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  In the Driver's Seat, 6/15/2007
 - Source: American Executive (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Building State-Based High Performing Systems of Care, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Christopher F. Koller (PowerPoint)
7Document  Aiming Higher: Results from a State Scorecard on Health System Performance, 6/15/2007
 - Source: Mary Wakefield (PowerPoint)
7Document  Concept Paper for a Redesigned Health Care System, 10/20/2006
 - Source: Louisiana Health Care Redesign Collaborative (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  The Significance of Massachusetts Health Reform, 4/11/2006
 - Source: Edmund Haislmaier, The Heritage Foundation  (Word Document)
7Document  Issue Brief: Massachusetts-Style Coverage Expansion: What Would It Cost in California?, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Institute for Health Policy Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Hospital Quality Alliance: Improving Care Through Information, 11/22/2005
 - Source: CMS (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Improvising to Replace Services for Many Thousands, 9/6/2005
 - Source: Washington Post (Word Document)
7Document  Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney Proposes Individual Mandate as Part of the Solution for Univ, 8/5/2005
 - Source: HR Policy Association (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Briefing TranscriptMaking the Connection: Helping Health Care Providers Collaborate via Health IT , 5/9/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Health Insurance Coverage for Small Employers, 4/19/2005
 - Source: National Health Policy Forum (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) 2010, 1/1/2005
 - Source: CDC (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7ToolkitHealth Care Workforce: Physicians, 10/10/2012
A shortage of more than 90,000 physicians is predicted to occur within the next 10 years--including 45,000 primary care physicians and 46,000 surgeons and specialists. This toolkit, written by Beeta Rasouli of the Alliance, aims to provide an array of resources and perspectives that describe numerous challenges to assuring an adequate physician workforce and some of the proposed solutions under consideration. Supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Offsite Document  The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation: Transforming A Public Safety Net Delivery System to Achieve Higher Performance, 10/1/2008
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Barriers to Serving the Vulnerable: Thoughts of a Former Public Official, 10/1/2007
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  STOP Obesity Alliance Primary Care Briefing: Key Points from Primary Care Provider/Patient Survey Release, 3/16/2010
 - Source: STOP Obesity Alliance (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Prevention for a Healthier America: Investments in Disease Prevention Yield Significant Savings, Stronger Communities, 7/1/2008
 - Source: Trust for America's Health Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Census Releases 2011 CPS Estimates of Insurance Coverage, 9/12/2012
 - Source: SHADAC (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Comparing Federal Government Surveys that Count the Uninsured, 9/1/2011
 - Source: SHADAC (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data from the 2011 National Health Interview Survey, 6/1/2012
 - Source: Center for Disease Control Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2011, 9/12/2012
 - Source: United States Census Bureau (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  More Americans Insured: What’s Behind the Numbers?, 9/12/2012
 - Source: PBS Newshour (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Premium Incentives to Drive Wellness in the Workplace: A Review of the Issues and Recommendations for Policymakers, 2/1/2012
 - Source: Georgetown University Health Policy Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Pathway to Health and Productivity: 2011/2012 Staying@work Survey Report, 12/1/2011
 - Source: National Business Group on Health and Towers Watson (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  The Encroaching Fiscal Cliff:Health Care Edition, 9/17/2012
 - Source: American Enterprise Institute (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Working toward Wellness: Creating Consumer-Friendly Workplace Wellness Programs, 7/1/2012
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  The Common Ground Preparedness Framework: A Comprehensive Description of Public Health Emergency Preparedness, 4/1/2012
 - Source: American Journal of Public Health (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Responding to the H1N1 Pandemic with Vaccines: Vulnerabilities and Lessons Learned, 11/1/2009
 - Source: American Enterprise Institute (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Remembering 9/11 and Anthrax: Public Health’s Vital Role in National Defense, 9/1/2011
 - Source: Trust for America’s Health (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Regulating Food Retail for Obesity Prevention: How Far Can Cities Go?, 3/1/2011
 - Source: Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Communities Putting Prevention to Work, 2/16/2011
 - Source: CDC (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Communities Putting Prevention to Work Brochure, 3/18/2011
 - Source: CDC Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Approximately $40 Million in Affordable Care Act Funds for Statewide Chronic Disease Prevention Programs, 6/1/2011
 - Source: HHS (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  New federal law helps protect genetic privacy of employees, 11/21/2009
 - Source: The Arizona Republic (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Access to Healthy Foods in Low-Income Neighborhoods, 10/10/2009
 - Source: Yale University Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, 1/1/2008
 - Source: Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Frist Highlights AHRQ's Efforts to Improve Quality of Health Care, 2/9/2006
 - Source: Bill Frist, M.D. United States Senator, Tennessee (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Consumer Reports Medical Website Gives Evidence & Treatment Ratings to Make Informed Decisions, 5/17/2005
 - Source: Consumer Reports (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Harry Reid- Issues: Health Care, 5/6/2006
 - Source: Harry Reid Official Websight (Unknown File Type)
6Document  ESRD Disease Management Demonstration Fact , 10/17/2006
 - Source: CMS (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Labor Officials Doubt Wisdom of Health Care Reforms, 4/8/2006
 - Source: Robert Haynes, Massachusetts AFL-CIO  (Word Document)
6Document  Health Care Reform Conference Committee Bill PowerPoint, 4/3/2006
 - Source: Massachusetts Legislature (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Massachusetts and the United States State Medicaid Fact Sheet, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Insulin Analogs: Innovation in the Biotechnololgy, 1/1/2006
 - Source: Bin Zhang, Robert Nocon, and Wendy Everett, New England Healthcare Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (Excerpt Supplement A), 11/1/2005
 - Source: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved  (Word Document)
6Document  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (Excerpt Supplement B), 11/1/2005
 - Source: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved  (Word Document)
6Document  States Most Affected by Hurricane Katrina, 9/12/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Fact Sheet: CMS Actions to Help Beneficiaries, Providers In Katrina Stricken Areas, 9/2/2005
 - Source: CMS (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  HHS ships medical supplies, opens medical shelters, 9/1/2005
 - Source: The Associated Press (Word Document)
6Document  Sourcelist: Making the Connection: Helping Health Care Providers Collaborate via Health IT , 5/9/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Word Document)
6Document  Excellence Centers to Eliminate Racial/Ethnic Disparities, 5/1/2001
 - Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Offsite Document  Looking through a glass, darkly: Eliminiating Health Disparities, 7/1/2006
 - Source: CDC (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Addressing racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare: Using federal data to support local pro, 8/1/2006
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Getting to Smart Health Care, 11/1/2006
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Herceptin - UK Employers Should Prepare for Rise in Healthcare Costs, 6/22/2006
 - Source: Mercer Human Resource Consulting (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Candidates Issue Index, 5/13/2008
 - Source: The Brookings Institution (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  D.C. Needs to Catch up to the Public, 6/19/2009
 - Source: Roll Call  (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Economic Stimulus: CDC Moves Forward , 6/19/2009
 - Source: CDC (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  New Health Report: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Investment in Prevention, 6/19/2009
 - Source: Greenberg Quinlan Rosner / Public Opinion Strategies Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Prevention for a Healthier America, 6/19/2009
 - Source: Trust for America's Health Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  RWJF Grant Supports Innovative Telehealth Model for Bringing Specialty Care to Rural and Underserved America, 8/20/2009
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Navigating the Implementation Process--Reform Overview, 4/12/2010
 - Source: Health Reform GPS (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Comparison of Medicaid Provisions in Deficit-Reduction Proposals, 4/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Mortality and Access to Care among Adults after State Medicaid Expansions, 9/13/2012
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Accreditation of health departments on its way: Fall launch Set, 5/23/2011
 - Source: The Nation’s Health (Unknown File Type)
5Document  Jeffrey Levi Presentation, 6/10/2011
 (PowerPoint)
5Document  Testimony of J. Randall MacDonald Senior VP for Human Resources IBM Corporation, 6/19/2009
 - Source: Testimony - Ways and Means Committee  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Letter to Congress , 6/19/2009
 - Source: Many Organizations (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Employers and Insurers Struggle to how best to Promote Healthy Behaviors, 6/19/2009
 - Source: Pittsburg Post-Gazette (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  The Budgetary Treatment of Proposals to Change the Nations Health Insurance System, 5/27/2009
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  ADEA Statement before Senate HELP Committee, 2/12/2008
 - Source: ADEA (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Instability of Public Health Insurance Coverage for Children and Their Families, 6/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Sourcelist: Beyond the $10 Aspirin-How Well Does Our Hospital Financing System Work?, 1/24/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Word Document)
5Document  Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Early Childhood Health and Health Care, 11/15/2005
 - Source: Pediatrics  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Letter to the President from Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, 8/28/2005
 - Source: State of Lousiana (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Issue BriefOral Health and the Affordable Care Act: Only Part Way to the Finish Line, 10/29/2012
Oral Health and the Affordable Care Act: Only Part Way to the Finish Line, identifies provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that expanded dental coverage, primarily for kids, and called for education. But some provisions in the law have gone unfunded. Many adults currently lack dental coverage, and minorities and poor people are at the highest risk for disease. Some states are considering legislative proposals to train less expensive mid-level practitioners – somewhere between dentists and hygienists – to be able to do more. The briefs draw from information presented from a recent Alliance congressional briefing: Oral Health: Putting Teeth into the Health Care System, August 17, 2012. Webcast of the briefing available at: http://www.kff.org/ahr081712.cfm (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Offsite Document  Transforming Community Health Centers into Patient-Centered Medical Homes: The Role of Payment Reform, 9/28/2011
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  How Safeway is Cutting Healthcare Costs, 6/19/2009
 - Source: Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  An American Solution: Quality and Affordable Health Care, 7/13/2009
 - Source: House Tri - Committee  Adobe Acrobat PDF
5Offsite Document  A Look at Health Care Plans in Congress, 7/13/2009
 - Source: Associated Press (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Community Care of North Carolina , 7/13/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
5Offsite Document  FACT SHEET: INNOVATIVE WORKPLACE PRACTICES: A DISCUSSION WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA, 6/19/2009
 - Source: THE WHITE HOUSE (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Prevention Efforts Provide No Panacea on Health Costs, 6/19/2009
 - Source: Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  The Surgeon General's Report on Oral Health, 5/25/2000
 - Source: Department of Health and Human Services (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Barack Obama's Plan for a Healthy America, 3/1/2008
 - Source: Obama For America Adobe Acrobat PDF
5Offsite Document  AP Interview: Leader of Democrats in next Congress says ethics reform, minimum wage and stem ce, 11/28/2006
 - Source: International Herald Tribune (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Leading By Example: CEO's on the Business Case for Worksite Prevention, 6/19/2009
 - Source: Partnership For Prevention Adobe Acrobat PDF

 

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