Health Policy News

Our weekly enewsletter brings members the most current developments in health policy in the state and nation.

  • Health News Update - February 5, 2018


    Social determinants of health (SDOH), such as food insecurity and housing instability, can determine health outcomes, but the healthcare industry isn't effectively collecting SDOH data or addressing social needs that can affect a person’s health, according to a new report by the National Quality Forum.

  • Health News Update - January 2, 2018


    A new national study estimates that thousands of deaths per year are caused by air pollution, underscoring the connection between physical environment and health. The effect was greater for low-income people, African-Americans, women and those over 70.