Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
Public transportation providers should receive sufficient funding to ensure a clean and safe operating environment for employees and riders during public health emergencies.
Federal and state governments should encourage coverage and payment of telehealth services for eligible beneficiaries to improve access and the quality of
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health crisis of proportions and complexity not seen in over a century.
Policymakers and health care administrators must conduct adequate emergency preparedness planning to avoid scarcity of medical equipment, supplies, and personnel
Health care providers and individuals should be educated about behavioral risk factors for contracting and spreading serious communicable diseases.