Federal, state, and local governments should engage in post-disaster recovery efforts that reach all populations, including older adults, people with disabilities, and their
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.
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.
Federal, state, and local policymakers should plan for and mitigate potential natural hazards.
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.