One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
Smoking is one of the leading causes of death among smokers and the dangers to the health of secondhand smokers – those who live and work in close proximity to s
Federal, state, and local policymakers should plan for and mitigate potential natural hazards.
Federal, state, and local governments should engage in post-disaster recovery efforts that reach all populations, including older adults, people with disabilities, and their
Federal and state governments should encourage coverage and payment of telehealth services for eligible beneficiaries to improve access and the quality of
States should simplify estate planning. This includes allowing the use of electronic wills or trusts to govern the distribution of property at death.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.
Policymakers and health care administrators must conduct adequate emergency preparedness planning to avoid scarcity of medical equipment, supplies, and personnel